Get that January health kick off to a great start by trying one of the latest exercise classes to launch for 2015...
PRIMAL SERIES – LA FITNESS
This new series of high intensity classes aims to take you back to basics, drawing on the latest fitness trend for natural movements, such as pulling, bending and twisting. It’s made up of 5 different 30-minute classes, which aim to tone your whole body, sculpt your core, boost flexibility, build power and agility, and strengthen.
This new class fuses power yoga with tribal dance moves and plyometrics (exercises which make your muscles exert maximum force in short intervals). It’s a high intensity workout, great for toning, training your core and burning calories. gymbox.com
The Grid is another series based on different primal movements, including squatting and lunging. It’s broken down into four separate high-intensity classes, which also incorporate obstacles and fitness equipment. Each class aims to test you to the max, and you can expect to burn 700-900 calories per session. virginactive.co.uk
This 40-minute class aims to give you a taste of how it feels to train like a real Team GB athlete. The programme focuses on the five key fitness discplines required by elite athletes: speed, endurance, power, agility and strength. It’s divided into three phases, each followed by a functional workout, designed to strenghten your core.
This new class offers a structured pool workout, providing a mixture of different routines, strokes, speeds and lengths to encourage you to push yourself. It also includes various exercises incorporating water dumbbells, kick boards and buoys to help you improve your cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength. Classes vary according to ability, and last between 30 and 60 minutes. nuffieldhealth.com