Wednesday 22 September will see National Fitness Day celebrate its 10th anniversary!
This year’s theme is ‘Fitness Unites Us’. National Fitness Day’s organisers aim to encourage people across the country to celebrate the benefits of getting active together.
Physical activity has the ability to unite and inspire individuals to take charge of their physical and mental health.
At Gymcatch we believe fitness is empowerment. It is a vehicle to whatever you want it to be, whether that’s health improvements, a confidence boost, a better social life, giving you more energy at home or at work. It doesn’t matter.
National Fitness Day is a celebration of that empowerment.
And it is also a celebration of those incredible concepts and dedicated instructors who make fitness possible.
Take Clubbercise® for example. A fun full body workout with a banging soundtrack that combines low-impact dance, toning and combat moves with options to suit all fitness levels. All this in a supportive and uplifting environment. Classes are held in a darkened room with disco lights and their trademark LED glow sticks. And because it is so much fun it is incredibly effective.
Another firm Gymcatch favourite is Boxercise®. Boxercise® is an exercise concept based on the training methods used by boxers. Sessions typically involve hitting focus pads but no class involves hitting an opponent. It is a fun, challenging and safe workout which is great for stress busting, accessible to all ages and fitness levels. It provides that safe, fun an inclusive exercise that we should celebrate on National Fitness Day.
And let’s not forget Boogie Bounce. Boogie Bounce is a complete exercise programme performed on a mini trampoline with Patented T-Bar Handle. The programme consists of a highly effective H.I.I.T cardio section followed by a toning section, working bums, tums and thighs. Every muscle in the body is worked, even the facial muscles – presumably because the bouncers can’t stop smiling!
Another fantastic concept that has reached the UK from its home in Australia is The Jungle Body®. An exercise & movement-to-music concept offering a range of soul-igniting and beat-driven programming for everyone. The Jungle Body put particular focus on supporting your mental health and being the participant’s happy place. Their programs are about celebrating & empowering all body shapes, ages, sizes & fitness levels with classes that are inclusive, vibrant, welcoming & 100% stress free.
With National Fitness Day coinciding with this year’s Strictly, why not combine fitness with a bit of dancing with FitSteps? You too can learn the Waltz, Cha Cha, Quickstep & Jive! Mixing the beautify Ballroom with the up-tempo Latin provides an all over body workout that is so much fun you don’t feel like you are getting fit! Transform your body and have fun dancing to music that will get your heart pumping!
High energy yet suitable for everyone and super fun, Beatz is choreographed across a wide range of music genres, meaning there really is something for all tastes. This all-inclusive group fitness class comprises of three workouts: the original format Beatz, PWR Beatz, Glow Beatz.
What if you’re one of those people that likes a lot of variety in their fitness? Well GroovX might be the the one for you. GroovX is 8 concepts in one: Blast, Box, Dance, Gold, Latin, Sculpt, Stix an Flow. That means there is surely something for everyone! And if you want a bit of variety, there’s always something new to chose from.
However, if you want to rockout and workout then Pound will offer you that. Channel your inner rockstar with this full body cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums.
FightKlub for example has been around since 2003 and is a non-contact martial arts workout to music, perfect suited to individuals looking for a high intensity workout, but also great for groups.
I want to dance, swing and sweat I hear you say? Well say no more. Broadway Boogie is a high energy dance fitness workout inspired by broadway and musical theatre from stage and screen. You can dance, sing and express yourself while working out to all your favourite musical show tunes. Become a broadway star and take on every leading role as you embrace a different character with every single track and perform at your best.
Wherever you are in the UK you’ll find an instructor delivering one of these, and many other, amazing concepts on National Fitness Day. So whether you’re a regular, you’ve not been for a while or you’ve never done anything like this before, join millions of others this National Fitness Day, 22 September 2021 and find the perfect concept for you.
Simon joined Gymcatch as a founding team member and oversees the commercial, legal and regulatory parts of the business. After studying history at Bristol University Simon converted to law at BPP in London. He trained at Norton Rose where he gained multi-jurisdictional corporate, finance and commercial experience. Outside of work, Simon spends his time running and walking in the Derbyshire Dales, ruining recipes and following the meteoric rise of Burton Albion Football Club.