Life Fit

 

for Older Adults


Covid-19 – OPERATING IN ORANGE, COVID-19 PROTECTION FRAMEWORK

From Friday 3 December, due to government regulations and requirements, all members will be required to have a My Vaccine Pass to access our facilities. We will only need to verify your My Vaccine Pass once, for the length of its validity. Please speak to reception if you need help accessing your My Vaccine Pass.

  • Continue to scan in on arrival
  • All members must bring a towel with them to ALL classes/workouts.
  • If you are sick or unwell please stay home, if you do attend and you are unwell please respect our staff who may ask you to leave our facility and obtain a COVID-19 test.
  • Mask use is encouraged but not mandatory unless in public spaces, ie reception foyer

 
 

Our award winning Life Fit programme offers you qualified, experienced and caring instructors who will deliver group classes catering for mature participants or those new to exercise. The Life Fit programme isn’t just a programme, it is a community for like-minded older adults to move their bodies together in a fun, safe, friendly and social environment. Our group class options include aerobic, resistance, flexibility, and balance training for all ages, stages and abilities.  

Our group classes are designed to:

  • Be fun and inclusive
  • Keep you agile and active
  • Improve and maintain fitness and mobility
  • Meet new people

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Life Fit Info and Classes

We advise you to check with your GP before embarking on any exercise programme.  It is vital that you inform your instructor of any ailment or medical condition you may have before the start of each session (high blood pressure, diabetes, angina, asthma etc).  Should you be dependent on medication, we expect you to carry your medication on your person for your safety. We recommend you wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing, eg shorts or trackpants with a t-shirt, with safe comfortable shoes.

Classes

Life Fit Stretch and Tone
Suitable if you are wishing to begin an exercise programme; gentle aerobics to warm-up the body and mobilize the joints, then gently strengthening, toning and stretching the muscles.
Life Fit Circuit
Cardiovascular and muscle strength exercises. Provides weight bearing exercises essential in the prevention of osteoporosis.
Sit and Be Fit
For people new to exercise with limited mobility, a fun chair-based work out to music which aims to improve muscle strength, heart / lung fitness, joint flexibility and balance.
Life Fit Step/Pump
A combination of two popular class styles that gives you a balanced strength and cardio workout – it’s also a lot of fun!
Life Fit Step
Provides a cardiovascular workout together with hip, leg and upper body strength and muscle tone.
Life Fit Exercise to Music
Low impact cardiovascular exercise to music, provides strengthening of all major muscle groups, mobilizing of the spine and all the joints, and gentle stretching.
Life Fit Pilates
Gentle Pilates for Older Adults or those with mobility problems. Completion of an Introductory course is essential before attending Level 2 classes; see separate brochure for details

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Pryme Movers
A gym-based session for members and non-members, working on your own programme in the fitness centre under caring guidance from an instructor and in the company of other Life Fit members. Selected times only. Class payment required for non-members.
Life Fit Spin
Stationary bikes are used to get a cardio workout without stressing the joints. Ideal for older adults and beginners who are keen to improve their fitness and/or to lose weight through Spin.
Zumba Gold
Modified Zumba moves to captivating Latin music designed to suit seniors or those just starting to exercise. A fun, low-impact way to improve heart and lung fitness and coordination.
Life Fit Tone
A low impact aerobics class that builds your strength and stamina with specific muscle conditioning phases. The class changes week to week so your body can benefit from a variety of exercises and equipment while a supportive and motivating instructor guides you through each exercise.

 

 

Life Fit Timetable - City Y

Time MON TUE WED THU FRI
8:30am Life Fit Spin
9am PrYme Movers Stretch Core Breathe PrYme Movers Life Fit Spin
10.30am Life Fit Circuit
11am Life Fit Circuit

 

 

Life Fit Timetable - Bishopdale

 

Time MON TUE WED THU FRI
8am Life Fit Circuit
Level 2 only
Life Fit Circuit
Level 2 only
Life Fit Circuit
Level 2 only
9am Life Fit Circuit Life Fit Circuit Life Fit Circuit Life Fit Circuit
 
Life Fit Spin
Life Fit Circuit

Life Fit Step

9.30am Exercise to Music Stretch & Tone
10am Life Fit Circuit Life Fit Circuit Life Fit Circuit Life Fit Circuit

Sit & Be Fit

Life Fit Circuit
10:30am Step/Pump Zumba Gold
11am Tone
12pm Pilates Pilates
2pm Life Fit Circuit

 

Book Classes Here

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Contact

YMCA Bishopdale P 03 359 8320 E fitness@ymcachch.org.nz

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