Many people wish to improve their heart and lung efficiency, lose weight or gain muscle mass. But did you know that in order to reach your objectives, it is important that you plan for it using three crucial elements:
If you still have not established a plan, or if it is incomplete, let us guide you on the path to success and discover the most effective training methods!
I suggest you start with a simple and fun workout! Aerobics or Zumba classes will get you moving on routines set to up-beat, dynamic music. You are ready for something more intense? Try our Boot Camp or Indoor cycling classes, they will give you your money’s worth. Chose the one that best suits your schedule and experience 30 to 60 minutes of high intensity overachievement to improve your cardio and optimize calorie expenditure.
Learn a wide variety of strength training moves and how to execute them the right way in a LesMills CXWORX or LesMills BODYPUMP class. LesMills CXWORX is an effective and intense 30-minute workout. It tones core muscles through functional exercises, whereas LesMills BODYPUMP will develop your entire muscles system’s endurance through a lot of repetitions performed with light to moderate loads.
Eventually, if you want to gain muscle mass, it will become important to gradually increase the intensity of your workout all the while reducing the number of repetitions you execute (preferably to 8-12 reps, maximum) to reach optimal time under tension maximizing micro-tears that are beneficial to muscle growth. To get advice on the proper training methods, loads to use and tempo to comply with, you can meet a trainer, free of charge, during what we call « L’heure du coach », or purchase a 60-minute private training session with a personal trainer.
The popularity of marathons of all sorts grew tremendously over the last few years. When developing one’s workouts around running, it becomes necessary to vary the type of workouts to avoid overtraining and stay motivated. Including one or two Indoor cycling or POWER CARDIO classes to a weekly workout routine, contributes to increasing the aerobic capacity additionally to soliciting muscle groups in a different way, thus limiting the possibility to develop stress injuries.
If you prefer working out alone, ask a personal trainer to build a varied cardio training plan which includes short, interval, and longer training sessions.
Don’t worry, we thought of you too! Take the time to meet a personal trainer during the initial training session included in your Énergie Cardio membership. Not only will they help you define your goal, but they will find the solution to satisfy your needs and help you set up different strategies that will lead you to success.
Enjoy your workout!