Build strength, increase lean muscle mass and decrease body fat

Work your muscles in every way possible in this class designed to build strength, add definition, increase your bone density, and decrease your body fat by increasing your lean muscle. You will use a variety of equipment and your body weight to change the shape of your body.

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in class
  • No registration required
  • Ages 13+ may attend unaccompanied by an adult

A Typical Class

Class will begin with a warm-up. Then, class participants use their body weight and fitness equipment to challenge all the major muscles of the body. The instructor will focus on a variety of multi-joint and single-joint exercises that are both functional and power-driven. No muscle gets neglected in this class!

Outcomes/Benefits

  • Improve strength and muscle endurance
  • Improve general fitness
  • Shape and tone muscles
  • Improve bone density (helps ward off osteoporosis)

Tips + Preparation

  • New to class? Arrive a little early so our instructor can give you some pointers
  • Arrive 5 minutes early so you have time to gather and set-up your equipment
  • Good posture is the foundation of all exercise. Focus on good technique
  • Protect your joints. Always keep them slightly bent – not locked – and perform movements smoothly

Equipment Needed

  • A variety of equipment (per instructor)
  • The Y provides all equipment for this class

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class dressed and ready to move your body
  • Comfortable, functional clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Proper gym shoes that fit comfortably (we recommend cross-trainers or running shoes)
  • Water bottle
  • Sweat towel (available at the Welcome Desk)