The Benefits of Being Fit

Being physically active is a key component to leading healthier lifestyle. Together, well-balanced, nutritious meals and regular physical activity can have these benefits:

  • Increased longevity
  • Reduced risk of disease
  • Increased energy levels
  • Healthier sleep patterns
  • Improved mood
  • Reduces chances of injury

 

Group Fitness throughout CHS

Carolinas HealthCare System LiveWELL offers a variety of group fitness classes for all ability levels. Please bring your badge to class to participate. For more information, see class descriptions below.

Most group fitness classes are free. Here are the locations:

LiveWELL Office
801 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203
LiveWELL Fitness Calendar

CHS NorthEast Wellness Center
1090 Gateway Court Northeast, Concord, NC 28025
CHS NE Fitness CalendarAugust Calendar
$5 drop-in fee for fitness classes | $10 to join the Wellness Center

CHS Kings Mountain
706 W. King St., Kings Mountain, NC 28086 | Community Room
CHS Kings Mountain Fitness Calendar

CHS Cleveland
201 E Grover St, Shelby, NC 28150
CHS Cleveland Fitness Calendar

Step Class  Step Aerobics is a fun classic cardio workout. The step is a 4-inch raised platform, you step up, around and down from the platform in different patterns to boost your heart rate and breathing and strengthen your muscles.
Kickboxing A fast-paced cardio kickboxing class that is sure to get your heart rate up for optimal calorie burn! Optional to complete class using 1-2lb weights or no weight at all.
Zumba A fitness class that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training.
R.I.P.P.E.D.  A combination of cardio kickboxing to start, followed by light weight training. This class uses 1-2lb weights for cardio kickboxing and 4-8lb weights for strength training. This class ends with low impact mat exercises. 
Socasize A high energy dance class with a creative blend of Caribbean dance movements.
Pure Strength Using body weight and 6-8lb weights and a weighted body bar in repetitive, controlled movements to build, tone and strengthen muscle.
PiYo  A class that is a blend of Pilates and Yoga. The Pilates part strengthens and tones the body, while the Yoga part promotes mindfulness and relaxation. 
Barre  A complete body workout fusing ballet barre conditioning, yoga and pilates. 
Body Party  Body Party "In the Club" is a fitness experience that goes beyond the ordinary workout, incorporating high energy dance moves that will make you feel like you are at a dance party with your friends! 

 

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