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by Jessica L. Cline on Jan 19, 2015

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Get members' hearts pumping with these high-intensity fusion classes.

DynaSpin, found at Fitworks in Beaver-creek, Ohio, combines Spinning® and dynamic movements into an inclusive, full-body workout. The class starts with 30 minutes of indoor cycling before segueing into 30 minutes of dynamic movements that utilize fitness toys, including BOSU® Balance Trainers, battle ropes, TRX® Suspension TrainersTM and more.

Located at the Om Factory in New York City, Budokon® Yoga blends martial arts and yoga to incorporate more strength and agility. The class follows a hatha style, but works with an athletic flow.

CrossTown Kids, offered at Cross-Town Fitness in Chicago, is a health and fitness program designed to educate children about the importance of exercise and prepare their bodies and minds for optimal health. This 30-minute class focuses on specific developmental needs and healthy-living skills, including cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, coordination, flexibility and strength. The program also offers educational sessions on nutrition and wellness.

Members at the Roger W. “Pip” Moyer Community Center in Annapolis, Maryland, can choose from a variety of fitness classes, including HIIT & Run. This session takes attendees to the center’s indoor track, where they rotate through sprints, Tabata training and strength work.

Core Fusion Barre+Cardio, offered at Exhale® in Dallas, is a 60-minute, high-intensity fusion class. The session starts with 30 minutes of high-intensity interval training, followed by 30 minutes of barre-based movements to give participants a full-body workout.

Fight Club, at Pure Austin Fitness in Austin, Texas, is a high-intensity, full-body workout. This class combines air kickboxing, air boxing, MMA drills, circuits and athletic conditioning drills to challenge participants and get their hearts pumping.

Found at Studio Novo in Nashville, Tennessee, the Lagree FitnessTM workout uses a third-generation Megaformer™ to combine strength and cardiovascular training, core work and stretching into one 50-minute session. This class helps attendees improve their strength, endurance, flexibility and alignment while restoring their bodies’ natural balance.

Seniors at Southside Strength & Fitness in Anchorage, Alaska, get a full-body workout with Fit to Be Retired. The session, designed specifically for older adults, uses kettlebells and other fitness tools to work the core and increase whole-body strength, balance and agility.

WATERinMOTION, offered at RecPlex in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, is a low-impact, high-energy aquatics class that is suitable for all ages and fitness levels, according to the online class description. This 60-minute session has the same intensity as a comparable land-based class and takes participants through a variety of dynamic movements.

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About the Author

Jessica L. Cline

Jessica L. Cline IDEA Author/Presenter

Jessica is an Editorial Assistant at IDEA Health & Fitness Association. She graduated from Colorado State University with a BA in journalism and a BS in health and exercise science. She has a GFI certification from ACE and is working on a Health Coach certification. Jessica is a long distance runner who has competed in half and full marathons. She enjoys running, hiking, walking her dogs, horse back riding and any outdoor activities.