8 Gym Classes That Don't Feel like Exercise
Sick of the treadmill? Stay in shape with these high-intensity alternatives!
If your body (or brain) is bored of the same workout routine, it's time to take a new approach. There are tons of innovative gym classes that let you blast fat while you're having fun. Whether you're bouncing around on Kangoo boots or perfecting dance moves to the music of a live DJ, these unique cardio workouts torch calories without feeling like exercise. If your city doesn't offer these exact classes, research local gyms and studios for similar concepts.
"Piloxing is a total-body workout," says Kristin Floyd Hurtado, operations manager and trainer at The Piloxing Academy in Los Angeles, Calif. "It burns between 400 and 900 calories per hour. It is a workout that will change your life."
Celebs like Hilary Duff, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Tisdale swear by the motivational group classes, where every student wears weighted gloves to maximize cardiovascular health.