Type: Cardio / Aerobic / Full Body Toning
Location: Upstairs Studio
Calories Busted: Up to 740 per class
Class Level: Beginner to Advanced
Gender: Male & Female
BODYCOMBAT is a fun, empowering cardio workout where you will undergo a cracking workout, whilst relieving stress and raising your heart rate. This energetic class, available throughout our Fitness & Wellbeing estate, is strongly influenced by martial arts such as Karate, Boxing, Taekwondo, Tai Chi and Muay Thai.
The classes are supported by powerful music and energetic instructors. You will punch, kick and kata your way through calories to a leaner, healthier, fitter body. As with all LES MILLS programs, a new BODYCOMBAT class is produced every three months with new music and choreography to keep things fresh and exciting for all.
Each session lasts 55 minutes. In a typical class, you will start with warm up, followed by combat and power workouts (guards, jab, cross, hook, upper cut, front kick, roundhouse kick and side kick) and end with cool down. The classes can be explosive, so remember to pace yourself.
Don’t worry you do not need to have prior martial arts experience to take part in a BODYCOMBAT session. This class is suitable for all those with a moderate fitness level and the movements are quite simple so you don’t need to be greatly coordinated. Male or female, old or young – come and give BODYCOMBAT a go.
Tones and shapes key muscles
Improves heart and lung function and reduces the risk of heart disease
Burns calories for a leaner, fitter body
Improves co-ordination and agility
Improves bone density
Improves posture, core strength and stability
The satisfaction of being a member of a group exercise
What to wear: Normal gym clothing will do just fine
What to bring: At least one bottle of water and a towel