Depending on what you are trying to accomplish, or what muscle groups you are looking to train, the various Les Mills classes can help you in different ways. If you’re not sure which Les Mills class is right for you, we’ve created this guide to help you decide.
Les Mills BODYPUMP
Class description: The original barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit. The key to BODYPUMP™ is THE REP EFFECT™, a breakthrough in fitness training focusing on high repetition movements with low weight loads. This will help you achieve strength and introduce lean body muscle conditioning.
Primarily a strength class, Les Mills BodyPump takes you through different tracks that utilize barbells and weights to focus on different muscle groups. These tracks include exercises like squats, chest press, deadlifts, lunges, reverse curls, triceps dips, crunches, and more. This combination will target your legs, chest, back, triceps, biceps, shoulders, and core.
Les Mills BODYATTACK
Class description: A high-energy fitness class with moves that cater for total beginners to total addicts. We combine athletic movements like running, lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats. A LES MILLS™ instructor will pump out energizing tunes and lead you through the workout – challenging your limits in a good way and leaving you with a sense of achievement.
Les Mills BodyAttack is a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) class that will train your whole body with aerobic movements and some strength exercises as well. Prepare to sweat as this class will really get your heart pumping! Expect to perform exercises such as running/sprints, high knees, squats, jumping squats, lunges, jumping jacks, skaters, push-ups, triceps dips, mountain climbers, crunches, leg lifts, three-step run, tuck jumps, butt kicks and burpees. If you’re looking to build stamina, tone your body, or improve your agility, this class is definitely for you!
Les Mills TONE
Class description: The optimal mix of strength, cardio and core training guarantees a complete workout in 45 minutes. The challenging mix of lunges, squats, functional training and resistance band exercises will help you burn calories and take your fitness to the next level. LES MILLS TONE has a wide variety of options accommodating all fitness levels ensuring everyone leaves the workout feeling successful.
What is Les Mills Tone? It’s your all-in-one workout and the goal is in the name – to get toned! One of the great things about this class is it’s very fluid, and the instructor can change the focus and intensity of each class. The movements are rather simple and low-impact, so it’s easy for anyone to start out. Like all Les Mills classes, you can modify the intensity of the workout to maximize your results.
Les Mills CXWORX
Class description: Build core strength, plus improve functional fitness of the abdominals, mid-section, and glutes. You will target everything from the thighs to the shoulders. Instructors will guide you through correct technique as you work with resistance bands and weight plates, as well as bodyweight exercises like crunches, and hovers.
Les Mills CXWorx has a strong focus on training your core. As the description mentions, you’ll utilize weights and resistance bands as well as the weight of your own body to build strength and burn calories. It’s a great way to challenge your abs beyond just doing crunches or planks. You’ll also work your shoulders, back, and glutes, too! If you’re looking to tighten up your midsection and improve your posture, this class is a great choice.
Les Mills Classes Near Me
These classes are great for all participants, from beginner to experienced. All exercises can be modified to suit your fitness level.
Looking to try a Les Mills class? Elite Sports Clubs offers them at all 5 locations in Mequon, Glendale, Brookfield, and Waukesha. See our class schedule to find one that fits in your routine!Group Exercise Class Schedule