Workout Matchmaker: I Want to Get Toned
"Workout Matchmaker" is designed to help you get the most our of our group-fitness program: In each column, we'll take a specific wellness goal and outline a few classes that you can take to meet this goal.
Here, we take a common wellness goals: getting toned. We all know that we need to shape and contour our muscles if we want to get toned, but which group-fitness class is the best option for develop a lean, mean fightin' machine without getting overly bulky or puffy looking? Let's go to the workout matchmaker....
Shape those muscles
To get tone, we need to build up our muscles and burn body fat. And to do so, it's not about piling on more and more weight when you work out with dumbbells and free weights. It's about working out smarter -- not harder -- to get results that you can see and feel.
Start with Dancer's Body
Dancer's Body is one of i.d. gym's most popular signature group-fitness classes. Offered throughout the week, this class helps you get a lean, strong body through a fusion of Pilates and Barre exercises. We'll target the arms, legs, hips, butt, thighs and abs for a killer workout that will leave you sore -- but wanting more!
If Dancer's Body isn't you're type...
Not every match is made in heaven, so we've got other classes that can help you get tone too. Try Body Sculpt, a group-fitness class every Monday, Tuesday and Saturday that incorporates hand weights, resistance tubing and BOSU trainers to help you develop strength and get leaner.