Booking is available 15 minutes before each class starts.
Aquafit is a low-impact form of resistance training which is great for improving both cardiovascular fitness and toning muscles. It is one of the most popular types of training as it is suitable for everyone regardless of age or current level of physical fitness.
Aquafit is also referred to as water aerobics and it has many health benefits such as increasing balance and enhancing cardiovascular and muscle endurance in a fun and upbeat environment. Water is a unique medium which offers equal resistance and thus the body is forced to use all of its muscles accordingly, this means your body gets a workout which it will receive nowhere else.
BURNS 396 CALORIES
Hydroburn is a high intensity programme, delivered in deep water, for those who are looking for a challenging workout with absolutely no impact – making it an ideal alternative for athletes maintaining cardiovascular fitness and strength through rehabilitation and cross-training, while also increasing flexibility and reducing body fat.
Water provides unique challenges and benefits to the body’s core strength and stability when exercising. The buoyant environment means that muscle stabilisers of the spine and pelvis are constantly active and engaged throughout the class. The reduction in your heart rate, caused by the deep water, allows you to work harder while not feeling the strain associated with a land-based workout.
BURNS 473 CALORIES
Les Mills Body Balance
Ideal for anyone and everyone, BODYBALANCE™ is the yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life.
During BODYBALANCE™ an inspired soundtrack plays as you bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates. Breathing control is a part of all the exercises, and instructors will always provide options for those just getting started. You’ll strengthen your entire body and leave the class feeling calm and centered. Happy
Les Mills Body Pump
BODYPUMP™ is for anyone looking to get lean, tone and fit- fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition. BODYPUMP™ gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 590 calories. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music – helping you achieve much more than on your own! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more. Burns 590 calories per workout
Les Mills CX Works
Exercising muscles around the core, CXWORX™ provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body. A stronger coremakes you better at all things you do, from everyday life to your favorite sports - it’s the glue that holds everything together. All the moves in CXWORX™ have options, so it’s challenging but achievable for your own level of fitness. During the 35-minute workout trained instructors guide you through correct technique as you work with resistance tubes and weight plates, as well as body weight exercises like crunches, and hovers. You will also get into some hip, butt and lower back exercises.
Les Mills RPM/Spin
Les Mills RPM or Spining is the most popular classes at UCD Sport and Fitness. Known for its fast fat burning results spinning simulates outdoor cycling but has the benefits of being performed indoor. Your spin certified intructor will lead you through a fun, energetic and challenging series of climbs descents and sprints. Your spin bike can be set to your own resistance making it as challenging as you want.
The Pilates Method, pioneered by Joseph H Pilates, focuses on strengthening, toning and improving flexibility for your body resulting in a functionally strong and balanced body. Our popular Pilates classes will leave you feeling strong and supple, with a toned slim waist and improved posture. Start creating your new and balanced body today and enjoy the benefits of a flatter stomach and reduced stress levels tomorrow! Burns 484 calories
TRX is a revolutionary, suspension based total-body fitness program that utilises gravity against the individual’s own body weight to simultaneously develop strength, core strength, balance, flexibility and joint stability. Movements and exercises are performed in multiple planes meaning an infinite number of training possibilities. You control the difficulty by where you place your feet and your body making it as easy or as challenging as you want.
Yoga is the ancient Eastern practice of trying to attain permanent peace. Now taught as a system of physical exercise, Yoga utilises both relaxation techniques and slow stretching movements to help build and sculpt your body. Now you can increase your flexibility and balance as well as relieving stress and relaxing. Get involved today and experience the mental health and musculo-skeletal benefits!