Fitness classes

We offer a wide range of exercise classes at a very high standard to suit everyone's wants and needs for studio exercise.

Fitness classes
ClassDescription
Absolution Eveyone's solution to stronger, firmer, better abs! A floor based 30 minute class that will test your abs to the limit.
Aerobics A combination of high impact moves which raise the heart rate, burn calories and improve leg strength, with low impact sections for improving the overall tone of your body.
Body Balance This is a yoga, tai chi, pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.
Body Combat A fiercely energetic program inspired by martial arts, and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai. Supported by driving music, you strike, punch, kick and kata your way through calories to superior cardio fitness.
Body Conditioning Suitable for all levels, a toning class for the whole body. Floor work included.
Body Pump Barbell classes that will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body fast! Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements, you'll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle.
Body Sculpt A unique class, which will surprise you each week with new exercises and equipment, designed to tone the whole body. Never boring!
Box Fit Circuits Circuit training is a proven method of increasing power and aerobic fitness, expect a high level of running and repetition movements against the clock. Box Fit Circuits will include some classic boxing fitness methods.
Fat Blast Interval training (alternating resistance exercise with bursts of intensity) to blast away fat and shape up at the same time, whilst working at your own pace.
High Intensity Training (HIT) Shed fat and increase fitness with the use of weights, steps etc. Work at your own level, no choreography involved!
HIT Circuits Circuit training is a proven method of increasing power and aerobic fitness, using a wide range of weight bearing and equipment based exercise stations. Expect a high level of running and repetition movements against the clock.
HIT Spin Spinning with a difference! With this class you get the best of both worlds - a high level cardio workout mixed with body weight circuit style exercises for a workout that will target every muscle in your body!
Insanity Turning old school training on it's head - with insanity you work flat out in three to five minute blocks and take breaks only long enough to gulp some air and get right back to work.
Motiv8 Mondays An energising, upbeat, and directional physical preparation session for all students who are part of the Performance Sport programme. Designed specifically to support clubs and athletes develop the movement patterns and competencies needed to play their sports.
Pure Abs Hard core 30 minute abs and core session.
Pilates Pilates works on the entire body. It focuses on the primary postural muscles (stomach and back). This principle of working from a strong centre is incorporated into all Pilates exercises. The body is therefore always well balanced and protected.
Specialised classes Designed to meet the needs of individuals who need extra care, support and instructor supervision to exercise safely and effectively.
Spinning Like to burn 400 calories in a single 45 min workout? This is the session for you, no skill needed just energy. Spinning takes you through a varied cycle journey building endurance, speed and recovery powers.
Spin and Abs As it sounds - an intense cardio workout to burn fat and tone arms and legs, with an ab section to strengthen your core muscles.
Sports Circuits A proven method of increasing power and aerobic fitness, using a wide range of weight bearing and equipment based exercise stations. Expect a high level of running and repetition movements against the clock.
Swiss Ball Abs Core conditioning class using the stability balls. Great for toning: abs, back and whole lower body area. This is a must for any one looking to tone the body quickly and effectively whilst at the same time enjoying some great relaxation techniques all in one class.
Total-tone Barbel A class using barbells to tone and sculpt the entire body. Different every week to keep things interesting!
Tums, Bums and Thighs Targets the areas you most want to improve, using your own bodyweight as resistance and incorporating a high degree of floor work.
Yoga With the use of different postures, breathing, and relaxation techniques, this session will help to realign the body, lengthen neglected muscles and noticeably tone your physique.
Zumba One of the fastest-growing, dance-based fitness crazes. Come along and try its easy-to-follow dance moves, and body-toning benefits.

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Fit and Fabulous

Students' Union Fit and Fabulous is an exciting programme of exercise classes, activities and sports sessions for female students and staff.