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Best classes to improve your strength and endurance

Written by Christine

Exercise: some people can’t get enough and others can’t stand the thought of it. The problem is that for many of those who dread the idea of going to the gym or breaking a sweat, they simply haven’t found the right workout for them. They have the idea of doing endless cardio, like running on a treadmill, and make excuses not to exercise. However, more and more people are discovering that there are other ways to feel great and get in shape, especially by trying out fitness classes and improving strength and endurance. You will gain muscle mass, tone, and little by little working out will be something to look forward to and not a chore. Here are some of the best classes that you can try to help improve your strength and endurance in Barcelona.

Toning classes at DuetFit

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DuetFit has several locations across Barcelona, all of which include all fitness classes in the monthly membership. Several classes can help you to improve your strength and endurance, and some that you can try at DuetFit and their training are BodyPump and Duet Suspension Training. Suspension training uses body weight and bands to help you tone your muscles as much as possible in a short amount of time. BodyPump burns calories and trains all the major muscle groups which help you tone and get fit. You can check the schedule for all classes on DuetFit‘s website. Address: Carrer del Bruc, 49.

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Tone up at Holmes Place

Holmes Place is one of the most well-known gyms in Barcelona that has several locations in the city, each which has top-notch facilities and amazing group classes. Holmes Place has classes that are unique to only this gym, which can help you build up your muscle mass, improve flexibility, and increase endurance. Try Global Training, which is a complete cardio workout which works in toning and stretching to give you a full exercise routine. You’ll torch calories while working different muscle groups and increasing your lung capacity. For those looking for a real challenge, try Spartans, an advanced class that cardio, strength, agility, and resistance. This class requires previous preparation and is for serious athletes, but might be the perfect fit if you want to push yourself. Address: Carrer de Balmes, 44-46

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Barre Barcelona

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Barre Barcelona is a fitness studio where you can have a truly unique workout that’s unlike any other in a typical gym. This studio has barres, like in a ballet studio, and coordinates different routines and workouts that help you to improve both your strength and endurance. You will also gain more confidence, power, and control over your body movements the more that you practice. Barre will become your new favorite workout once you start and notice that your body is changing and becoming stronger every day. Address: Carrer de Balmes, 53

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About the author


Christine is a traveler, teacher, writer, and beach-lover, exploring Barcelona one tapa at a time!

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