KNSFHP 1148.06 (1 credit)
This course is designed for students with little to no experience with group fitness formats, and for those interested in taking a more focused approach to group fitness training. The class will introduce students to a variety of instructor led group formats as a means to increased fitness and to introduce students to the benefits of cross training. Students will complete a mixture of workouts including indoor cycling, circuit cycling, interval training, cardio kickboxing, cardio step, mixed intensity rhythmic aerobic training, muscular endurance training, and integrated core and flexibility. Students will track health and skill related fitness through pre- and post-test assessments.
What you will learn:
- Understand safe and effective aerobic and interval training
- How to use perceived exertion as a tool to understand intensity
- Class formats will include: HIIT, Boot camp, Kickboxing, Step, Indoor Cycling, Circuit Cycle, Core & Balance work, Muscular endurance
- How to have fun while working out!
What to expect:
- Nearly all classroom time will be spent doing a physical activity
- Develop and implement personal fitness objectives
- Track and log activity throughout the semester
- Pre and post testing of your fitness and your body composition
- Improved muscular strength and endurance
- Skills learned in this class can be used for ongoing health and fitness
- Development of a personal training regiment
- Listening to music while exercising can improve work out performance by 15%.
- Cardiovascular exercise helps create new brain cells. This improves brain power and brain activity.
- Exercising on a regular basis helps boost your immune system. This means you’ll get sick less often than people who don’t exercise.
- If you’re someone who has trouble sleeping or staying asleep then working out is your answer. Exercise helps to clear your head and helps you feel relaxed.