Your Guide to the Most Common Group Fitness Classes

You've probably heard group fitness classes are a great way to work out. They're led by a certified instructor, you'll feel extra motivated by the people around you and all you have to do is show up. What's not to love?

But one look at your gym's weekly calendar or online browsing session for boutique studio classes and you might be left scratching your head. Body Pump? What's that? And is kickboxing just boxing with, uh, kicking? You've heard the word "Pilates" tossed around, but what exactly happens in those classes?

We know you have questions, so we're breaking down a few of the most common workout classes that we're seeing everywhere these days.

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