All SLLC Fitness class descriptions
South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture offer a range of fitness and weight loss classes across 22 leisure facilities. Sometimes it can be hard to remember what each fitness class has to offer you.
Below is the list of classes on offer and what the class can do for you.
20:20:20 is a total body workout combining the moves of Body Attack, Body Pump and Abs.
50+ Exercise specifically targets the needs of older adults in a fun and challenging workout. It will boost cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance.
Abs is a short sharp class focusing on the muscles of the trunk, abdominals and lower back. It builds strength and stamina in those areas. Class content and style may vary between instructors. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Aerobics combines rhythmic and muscle conditioning exercises to improve cardiovascular fitness, and shape and tone your body. Class content and style may vary between instructors. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Aquafit combines rhythmic and muscle conditioning exercises in shallow water. It helps to improve cardiovascular fitness and shape and tone your body. The support provided to the body by water reduces the risk of muscle and/or joint injury. Class content and style may vary between instructors. Suitable for all fitness levels.
AquaNatal is a gentle water-based exercise class for post and ante natal mums. It promotes relaxation and wellbeing whilst improving cardiovascular fitness combined with some muscle conditioning exercises.
AquaZumba is a water-based fitness workout using all the fun and funky moves of Zumba with the impact removed. Come join the Pool Party. TM
Baby Yoga promotes baby wellbeing, strengthens the spine and neck and encourages development. Parents benefit from confidence in handling baby while strengthening their core. Both parent and baby will enjoy increased interaction and communication.
Body Attack is the sports-inspired cardio workout for building strength and stamina. This high energy interval training class combines athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilization exercises. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Body Balance combines Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates to build flexibility and strength and leave you feeling centred and calm. It uses controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music. This creates a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.
Body Combat is the fiercely energetic cardio workout inspired by martial arts. It draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai.
Body Jam is a fusion of the latest dance styles and hottest new sounds. It puts the emphasis as much on having fun as on breaking a sweat. So grab a friend, get front and centre, and get high on the feeling of dance.
Body Pump is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups. It uses the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls.
Body Step is an energizing workout that uses simple movements on, over and around a height adjustable step. Cardio blocks push fat burning systems into high gear and muscle conditioning tracks shape and tone your body.
Body Vive is the low-impact, whole body group fitness workout that uses VIVE™ balls, VIVE™ tubes and body weight. It helps to boost fitness and core strength.
Breakdance Calling all Bboys and Bgirls. This is a fun dance class for kids learning basic breaker moves and putting them to your favourite R&B music.
Cardio 1 & 2 is a referral only class aimed at improving cardiovascular fitness. It combines muscular strength and endurance exercises which make every day activities feel easier. Medical referral only.
Circuit Training is a full body athletic workout combining cardiovascular drills and strength, done in time specific intervals. It combines body weight and equipment exercises to improve cardiovascular fitness and challenges all major muscle groups. Class content and style may vary between instructors. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Clubbercise® is a fitness class that feels more like a night out than a workout. Fun, easy-to-follow dance fitness routines dancing to club anthems from 90’s classics to the latest chart hits. Using rave glow sticks it is taught in a darkened room with disco lights. With high and low impact options Clubbercise® is great whether you’re just starting out or you’re already a fitness freak!
Club Circuit is a low to moderate intensity class using a combination of body weight exercises and equipment. It specifically focuses on improving posture, balance and lower limb strength.
Club Movers is a low to moderate intensity circuit workout. It specifically focuses on improving cardiovascular fitness, making every day activities feel easier.
Fitsteps is an energetic, upbeat dance class designed to achieve real, measurable fitness results. The dance workout mixes the graceful steps of Ballroom and the up-tempo steps of Latin dances. It creates fun-filled classes where you don't even realise you're getting fit! Transform your body and have fun dancing to music that will get your heart pumping!
Fun Stroller Fitness is an outdoor muscular toning session where mum works out with baby in the buggy. Both can enjoy fresh air and fun while power walking/jogging and making resourceful use of structures and space.
HIIT is high intensity interval training that alternates periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods. An excellent way to maximize a workout in limited time.
Indoor Cycling is high energy interval training on a modern stationery bike that is fully customizable to the user. You control tension or resistance on the bike to suit your fitness level and how challenging you want the workout. Class content and style may vary between instructors.
Insanity is a high intensity training (HIT) equipment-free full body workout via non-stop strenuous stamina training. It incorporates plyometrics, strength and balance, agility and co-ordination, functional core work, and a stretch. Low impact options are available. Increases cardiovascular fitness, burning carbohydrates and fat more efficiently with a calorie burn lasting 3 to 24 hours post workout.
Jog Scotland is a structured, progressive outdoor walk/jog programme. Caters for the complete beginner through to intermediate runners. Individual goals are set out along the way to help you meet your fitness aims.
Kettlercise is a series of athletic moves which burn fat and improve muscle tone and strength. Swing, clean and press your way to a leaner, more toned physique. One piece of equipment, one goal… and that’s fat liberation. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Line Dancing is a fun way to get fit and learn some new moves. Triple step, applejack and pivot turn your way to fitness with line dances set to upbeat music. Beginner and novice classes available.
LBT is a Legs Bums and Tums workout focused on strengthening and toning the abdominal area, buttocks, hips and thighs. Class content and style may vary between instructors. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Metafit is a short sharp full body workout. Combining cardiovascular drills and strength done in time specific intervals, using body weight exercises. You will improve cardiovascular fitness as well as challenging all the major muscle groups for all round fitness gains. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Military Fitness is an invigorating outdoor workout targeting all round fitness gains. Usually graded by ability, beginner, intermediate or advanced, so you work at a level to challenge and progress your fitness. Suitable for all fitness levels.
P90X Live is a group focussed total body strength and cardio class. It incorporates personal training and functional strength coaching. Classes are designed for all fitness levels, from beginners to advanced. Instructors work closely with participants to modify exercises, showing them progressions and regressions so everyone is challenged.
Pilates is a series of gentle core exercises done either seated or lying on a mat. These build flexibility, but also strength, endurance, and whole body coordination.
POUND lets you become the music in this exhilarating full body workout. It combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired movements. The workout is easily modifiable and designed for all fitness levels. POUND provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities
Power Chi Yoga takes your body through a series of challenging postures in standing, seated and lying positions. It improves body awareness, flexibility, strength and muscle tone while focusing on breathing and mindful movement.
Power Hoop is a full body toning and shaping class using a weighted hoop. Class content and style may vary between instructors. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Street Dance evolved from the streets of America. This fun kids' dance class puts together popping, locking and hip-hop moves with a little bit of attitude to upbeat music.
Strength and Balance is a referral only class aimed at improving posture, strength and balance.
Swiss Ball uses a series of varied exercises where the body responds to the ball's instability to remain balanced. This engages more muscles, mainly the core. This class can improve muscle tone, strength and balance. Class content and style may vary between instructors. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Tai Chi and Stretch is a blend of Tai Chi and some gentle stretching to balance the body’s energy flow. It gives a sense of calm and wellbeing. It encourages the fullest range of motion around joints maintaining good mobility and muscle condition.
Urban Rebounding is performed entirely on a unique, high quality, spring enhanced mini trampoline with a non-slip surface. The programme uses familiar aerobic moves, sports specific conditioning moves and core stabilization techniques to ensure a full body workout. It provides a surprisingly challenging cardiovascular workout without excess stress on the heart, muscles and joints. Suitable for all fitness levels and ages. It is extremely good fun and puts smiles on faces!
Yoga takes your body through a series of postures in standing, seated and lying positions to improve body awareness, flexibility, strength, muscle tone while focusing on breathing and mindful movement. Generally followed by 10-15 minutes of meditation or relaxation.
Zumba is a dance-based fitness workout inspired by traditional cumbia, salsa, samba and merengue music. Designed to burn fat and tone muscles. Ditch the workout, join the party. TM
ZumbAtomic is the crazy cool dance fitness workout for kids set to hip-hop, salsa, reggaeton and more. A Total Blast!! TM
Weigh to Go is a 10 week programme promoting healthy lifestyles in conjunction with NHS Lanarkshire. It consists of 45 minutes nutritional information and 45 minutes of circuit style exercise. Participants are expected to undertake both elements of the class as the class is suitable for all levels of fitness.
willPower & Grace is a unique full body cardio sculpting barefoot workout. Combines boot camp intensity, self awareness of yoga practice, discipline of Pilates and the uplifting philosophy of a meditation session. Suitable for all fitness levels.
NB Class participants must be 12 years or over with the exception of Body Pump which is 14 years or over. For indoor cycling participants should be 12 years or over and at least 4ft 11in/150cm.