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About Our Strength-Conditioning Classes

Strength-Conditioning classes are fun and challenging workouts. These low, medium, and high-intensity exercise classes are specifically designed to target the entire body utilizing a variety of traditional, functional, and strength training tools.

 

Skill level: Basic, Intermediate, & Advanced Classes Available

 

Benefits

  • Muscular Strength
  • Endurance
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Functional Fitness

 

Class Preparation

  • Alert your instructor of any injuries so they can provide modification options.
  • Take the time to warm up before engaging in high intensity movements.
  • Maintain core stabilization throughout to decrease risk of injury.

 

Check the class schedule to find Strength-Conditioning fitness programs near you. Simply select the day you want and view the daily schedule for the branch.

Focusing on only two areas, this class is power packed!  Biceps, triceps, shoulders and forearms are targeted in any given class using a variety of equipment. This class also has hit ‘em hard abdominal work using mainly your own body weight.

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

ATHLETE30® is a high-intensity interval training workout that will get you in performance shape. Experience hard-hitting and innovative drills designed to improve endurance, agility, power, and speed. With expert coaching and high-powered music, you will be motivated to be the best you can be! LET’S HIIT IT!

 

High Intensity
Intermediate Skill

This high intensity sports conditioning class combines skills and drills that will challenge your inner athlete by focusing on the 6 essential athlete goals: strength, speed, power, agility, endurance and muscular balance. Strength and power work is achieved utilizing a variety of equipment for challenge; cardio portion may include plyometric work and running. Class portions likely to go outside if weather permits. Check out the schedule and join an athletic conditioning workout today!  *Bring a Mat/Towel.  Mats will not be provided. *Make sure you book your spot! Members must show proof of registration via phone entry. Unsure how? Check out our App tutorial via our video library. Keyword Search: Reservations.

 

High Intensity
Intermediate Skill

This workout is the definition of sweat equity!  We'll move, lift and rotate in a way that your whole body craves!  Mobility is part of our everyday movement but only recently has it become attributed with optimal athletic performance. Flexibility refers the ability to stretch it's muscle to it's full length while mobility also allows you to move those muscles through a full pain-free range of motion.  By adding mobility to your strength training routine you'll leave with your muscles fatigued and your joints buttery! 

Medium Intensity
Intermediate Skill

Circuit training workouts are an excellent boredom buster! Whether you're lunging, jumping rope, or lifting weights, participants will rotate through a variety of cardio and strength based stations for a total body workout. There are endless circuit weight training benefits, come to a class and see for yourself!

Medium Intensity
Basic Skill

If you are looking to effectively train every part of your body this is the class for you! A great combination of cardiovascular training with the indoor cycle plus a variety of strength training movements. This circuit involves a combination of indoor cycle cardio drills, body weight strength and functional training introducing the TRX suspension trainer.

Medium Intensity
Intermediate Skill

Focusing on only two primary muscle groups, this class is power packed!  We’ll concentrate on the gluteus (maximus, medius & minimus) along with the supporting team members of the upper thighs to help you build and define powerfully strong and functional muscles!  Then we’ll take an exploratory journey through the complex layers of the trunk (oblique’s, abdominis and spinal muscles) for a beautifully balanced torso that not only provides a trim waistline but also reduces the risk of injury in everyday activities.   Great for those just getting started on their fitness journey and those wanting a more detailed understanding into the recruitment and activation of these core muscles.    

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

Group Active is perfect if you are new to exercise or have not exercised in a long time. Also ideal for the super busy and fit who need to get it all - cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility.

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

Group Blast® is an athletic cardio workout that uses The STEP® to improve agility, coordination, fitness, and strength.

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

Group Centergy® is an invigorating mind-body workout incorporating yoga and Pilates fundamentals with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility, and strength.

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

Group Core® is a three-dimensional strength training workout that includes integrated exercises using body weight and weight plates to improve athletic performance.

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

Group Power combines traditional strength exercises with the hottest functional training moves to make you fitter and stronger. High-rep training, athletic movements, and a periodized training approach are key components of this results-driven workout. Add to this dynamic and motivational music and it simply is the most fun you’ll have strength training.  *Bring a Mat/Towel.  Mats will not be provided. *Make sure you book your spot! Members must show proof of registration via phone entry. Unsure how? Check out our App tutorial via our video library. Keyword Search: Reservations.

Medium Intensity
Basic Skill

In Group Power 101 we'll review the basic structure of the Group Power workout and review some of the more challenging moves so you are ready to take on Group Power with confidence!   Great for beginners who want to prepare for an upcoming class or for regular attendees that want to improve their form or learn some beneficial modification options.  

*Bring a Mat/Towel.  Mats may not be available. *Make sure you book your spot in both 101 & Group Power if you plan to attend the subsequent class.  Registration to 101 does not guarantee your spot in Group Power. 

Medium Intensity
Basic Skill

Group Power combines traditional strength exercises with the hottest functional training moves to make you fitter and stronger. In this EXPRESS version we'll sample the Group Power workout in a smaller package to perfect some core movement patterns for ultimate success!  Form is EVERYTHING! *Bring a Mat/Towel.  Mats will not be provided. *Make sure you book your spot! Members must show proof of registration via phone entry. Unsure how? Check out our App tutorial via our video library. Keyword Search: Reservations.

Medium Intensity
Basic Skill

Physical (and mental) activity is crucial to our health. Our Group Power On Demand classes provide the activity your body craves in a more private setting. Using our specialized Group Power equipment you'll experience traditional exercises and integrated movement training. Power is for everyone, and we think it's the most fun you can have strength training! 
*These classes will run at their scheduled time via our custom On Demand technology and supervised for safety by our YMCA team members.

Medium Intensity
Basic Skill

High intensity interval training, or HIIT training is an exciting workout that offers an aerobic, anaerobic, muscular endurance and fat burning exercises that will push you to your limits. The HIIT cardio routine alternates between intense bursts of multiple cardiovascular challenging activities with brief transitions *Modifications available.

Extreme Intensity
Intermediate Skill

High intensity interval training, or HIIT training is an exciting workout that offers an aerobic, anaerobic, muscular endurance and fat burning exercises that will push you to your limits. The HIIT cardio routine alternates between intense bursts of multiple cardiovascular challenging activities with brief transitions *Modifications available.

Extreme Intensity
Intermediate Skill

What is interval training? A challenging class using a unique blend of aerobic & muscular endurance training. You’ll alternate between higher intensity cardiovascular drills and complimentary muscular endurance exercises for the ultimate two-in-one workout! Your instructor will lead you through this total body workout using a variety of strength equipment and your own body strength. No previous experience required. Modification options will be provided upon request.

 

Medium Intensity
Intermediate Skill

This Introduction class is geared towards the beginner student. Want to explore and get a taste of what a TRX class is like? We will get your questions answered, work on some proper set up and form and then go through a short sample workout. A great introduction to the format!

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

QuickFit consists of cardiovascular and strength training exercises led by our amazing fitness instructors. The QuickFit classes are designed to help participants gain stamina, build lean muscle mass, while increasing balance and flexibility. These classes provide a great introduction to equipment in your home facility and to our amazing YMCA staff teams! Check out a QuickFit class near you!

Medium Intensity
Basic Skill

Sculpt and tone exercises focus on adding definition to your physique with higher reps and lower weight. These sculpt and tone workouts help improve your circulation, metabolism and caloric burn, further enhancing the shape and definition of your muscles. Body sculpt classes use a variety of traditional and functional strength training tools.

Low Intensity
Basic Skill

An awesome combination of our Total Strength & Athletic Conditioning workouts. *Bring a Mat/Towel.  Mats will not be provided. *Make sure you book your spot! Members must show proof of registration via phone entry. Unsure how? Check out our App tutorial via our video library. Keyword Search: Reservations.

High Intensity
Intermediate Skill

Enjoy a strong motherhood with this energizing, Cardio Strength class designed specifically for a mother’s body. Transform core muscles, pelvic floor, strength & posture with this not-so-typical, “mommy-fitness” class.  Pregnancy and postnatal modifications are offered where needed!  

 

Medium Intensity
Intermediate Skill

This is a more intense version of Total Strength. This total body strength training class is designed to create a stronger, leaner and more balanced musculature. Strength work may inlcude a variety of equipment such as dumbbells, barbells and resistive bands while working to high-energy music. Prior strength training experience recommended.

High Intensity
Advanced Skill

This total body strength training class is designed to create a stronger, leaner and more balanced musculature. Strength work may include a variety of equipment such as dumbbells, barbells and resistance tubing while working out to high-energy music.  Open to all fitness levels.

Medium Intensity
Intermediate Skill

TRX® (Total Body Resistance Training) is a group suspension training body blast. TRX® is a revolutionary method of leveraged body-weight exercises. Safely perform hundreds of exercises that build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility, core strength and prevent injuries. The intensity level is your choice.

Medium Intensity
Intermediate Skill