Yoga & Meditation
Perfect if you're looking to work on your balance and flexibility, as well as lower stress levels and promote better sleep, yoga and meditation are both amazing fitness options to choose from
If you're a beginner in the art of yoga, then be sure to take a quick glance or read at this article. We've gone through the different types of yoga that you may encounter on your journey and what each different variant entails. This is also a great way to understand what to you can expect in class and whether or not it will be a great fit for you and what you're looking for,
Click here to read more about the various types of yoga.
How that you're all clued up and ready to go, it's time to find the perfect studio to start your yoga journey at. Luckily for us, there are plenty of studios in Johannesburg, most of which also offer inline classes which you can do in the comfort of your own home. Click here to take a look at our list of yoga studios and where you can find them.
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Let's face it, everyday living can before rather stressful. And not only does this stress take its toll on our bodies and inner peace, but it also messes with our sleeping patterns and eating habits. This is where mediation comes in handy. Great for relieving stress and lowering your cortisol levels (known to cause weight gain), meditation is a must-add to your health and fitness lifestyle. To get you started, we went in search of mediation apps to download and use when stress is starting to affect various aspects of your life.
Click here for Top Meditation Apps.
Cardio & HIIT
Cardio is an important part of your fitness regime as it's great for heart health. But where can you find classses and workout sessions where you can increase your heart rate and sweat like crazy? We know of a few places!
Burn 1 000 calories in one hour while having a blast at SWEAT 1000. Their studio at Blubird Chopping Centre in Birnam offers fitness lovers a unique workout option that'll have you gaining your summer body in no time. Other than enduring exciting workouts that's always different, unique and tiring (in a good way), you'll be motivated with bright lights, epic DJs spinning great beats as well as passionate instructors who will push you, until the end.
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Now it's time to tone those muscles and get ripped! Strength training is only good for those gains, but it's also great for weight loss seen as you'll be using more energy to lift weights. Here's where you can learn how to lift weights properly and get your gains game going.
Who hasn't heard of CrossFit? This is just the place if you're looking to get into the strength training side of life. But not only do they offer that. They're so much more than that, also incorporating an "off the carbs, off the couch" lifestyle, along with gymnastics, running, cardio and many other exercise variations. Click here to take a look at what this lifestyle has to offer and whether it's something you'd like to incorporate into your life.
Fun Exercise Alternatives
Looking for something a little more exciting than running on the treadmill and doing bicep curls with dumbbells? Then why not take the boredom out of the ordinary and do something fun when it comes to your workouts? Think along the lines of joining a zumba class or even taking up a dancing class to get your heart rate up?
Dance Classes in Joburg
Get on your dancing shoes and turn up the music, it's time to hit the dance floor! Believe it or not, but dancing is a great way to get some cardio into your daily workout routine. So why not sign up for dancing classes in the city? Best of all, not only will you be getting your steps in, but you'll also be learning a new skill! Keep your eyes peeled on this page as we go in search of Joburg's fun-filled dance classes.