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Best Fitness Classes In The Philadephia Area

Trying out fitness classes at AFC Fitness is a great way to figure out which type of class you like. Are you looking for core strength and the calmness of Yoga? Or, are you in a quest to find which fitness classes burn the most calories? Which can be extremely valuable when you need to lose weight quickly for a wedding or a special event.

No matter which type of group fitness you’re interested in, AFC Fitness offers the best fitness classes in the Philadelphia area. And of course, you will need to leave the gym looking your best, so all AFC Fitness locations have luxury locker rooms, showers, sauna, and steam.

Now, after you read this article, all you have to do is sign up for a free trial fitness class.

BEST CYCLING CLASSES

Cycling, or spinning classes as they are also called, start by taking seat on the latest hi-tech stationary bike while following instructions from some of the top cycling class instructors in Philadelphia.  As you pedal through sessions of different paces, you are starting to see why indoor cycling classes near Jenkintown are known to help riders lose up to 500-900 calories per workout even though the class is under an hour long. AFC cycle and spin classes offer top-of-the line bikes and equipment that help you get the most out of your workout including: fitness tracker compatibility, audio systems, LED lighting, perfectly designed studios with AC, free parking, and demanding but caring instructors. If you don’t want to commit to a membership, you can try your first class out for free.

YOGA CLASSES

For over 25 years locals have known that the best yoga classes near Bala Cynwyd, or any AFC location, are at AFC Fitness.  With several types of Yoga classes to choose from no other fitness center in the area offers more dedicated yoga studios per club. The best Yoga instructors in Philadelphia choose to teach at AFC because the Yoga mission has always been consistent, helping members transform their fitness and wellness routine which then transforms their everyday life mindset.

Inside the studios, class participants, or yogis, are encouraged to push beyond their comfort zone and as a result, become more secure in themselves while increasing strength and balance at the same time.

AFC Fitness Yoga studios offer a free trial yoga class in Bala Cynwyd, Jenkintown, Northeast Philadelphia and Feasterville club locations. With multiple yoga studios around the Philadelphia area, you can be sure to find a location near work, school or home.

Note, there are many types of yoga classes – For the beginner: Hatha, For the fit-minded: Vinyasa,  For healing: Bikram, and for the fidgety: Ashtanga.

Many people ask if Yoga is an effective weight loss exercise. Short answer is yes. Long answer is, any exercise or movement where you are pushing yourself and burning calories will assist weight loss. Of course the only way you will truly lose weight, no matter which exercise you do, is if your total calorie burn is greater than calories taken in. AFC recommends trying a yoga class for a few weeks before asking yourself is yoga good for weight loss.

ZUMBA CLASSES

The  Zumba Instructors at AFC Fitness are from many different descents, incorporating international culture into every local Zumba class.  Zumba styles include Salsa, Hip Hop Cha Cha,  and more. Members of all ages can join a class for their ability level so you can take on dance moves while having fun and working out at the same time. AFC Fitness offers Zumba classes which focus on firming and toning and other classes which highlight pure dancing. If you’re a first-timer, make sure you take advantage of the free Zumba class trial.

WHY HAVE ONE FITNESS CLASS WHEN YOU CAN HAVE THEM ALL? 

It’s common to find boutique fitness studios in the Philadelphia area offering one type of fitness class such as cycling or yoga or maybe even Zumba.  But if you want to mix more than one of these workout classes and then some, consider joining AFC Fitness. With over 100 classes per week, AFC has something for everyone.

Whether you purchase a gym membership or begin a free gym trial, start your new fitness class routine at AFC Fitness! Our health and fitness clubs are in Feasterville, Jenkintown, Bala Cynwyd and Northeast Philadelphia.

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