We all lead busy lives, and often things such as work, family, and daily obligations get in the way of one crucial thing. You. Your physical and emotional health is of utmost importance and finding the time and motivation to get to the gym may sometimes be difficult.

When you do find the time to work out, you may struggle to determine which exercises you should even be doing, let alone, how to do them correctly. In situations like this, group fitness classes offer the benefits you need. Joining a fitness class will help you build the necessary foundation to drive your personal health goals well into the future.

Here are the top 4 benefits of group classes:

1. Motivation

When surrounded by like-minded individuals, you remain inspired. There is nothing like the rush experienced in a group fitness class next to a bunch of people working hard to reach their goals, together. It’s rather empowering!

2. Class Structure

Each group class offers a warm-up, vigorous workout, and a cool-down process. Proper technique, is crucial and warming up beforehand helps raise your heart rate and loosen your joints and muscles before getting to the more advanced portion of the workout. The cool-down process helps you to safely lower your heart rate while stretching the muscles worked out during class.

3. Certified Trainers

In structured group settings, you get all of the perks of a high-paid personal trainer for half the price of a one-on-one session. Additionally, it’s the instructor’s job to show you proper form and assure participants are exercising correctly. If you fail to execute exercises using the proper techniques your muscles won’t reap the benefits of them and CHANCES OF INJURY INCREASES

4. Promotes Social Interaction

Social interaction means higher endorphin levels. Synchronized activities elevate mood and enhance a sense of bonding. As much as you love your family, affording yourself the opportunity to socialize with others in a group setting may give you that added boost you need to keep coming back for more!

As summer approaches, it’s time for you to find your healthy balance. Matrix Fitness Spa is here to help you get back on track. We offer a wide array of 1 hr classes seven days a week. Choose from XBIKE, YOGA, PILATES, TRX, Yoga and more- and the icing on the proverbial cake is you’re sure to find a time that works for you!