Would You Rather? Fitness Moves Edition

Let’s face it, in every class, there is that one move we love to hate. Well, we were curious — if we pitted popular fitness moves against each other, which ones would ClassPassers choose? We’re starting with the basics. So, which of these popular fitness moves would you rather do in class?

Vote for your picks and see what other ClassPassers said! 

 

Benefits

Squats
Squats are great for a total lower body workout. They work most of the major muscle groups of the butt, hips and thighs. 

  • Tone the legs
  • Lift the butt
  • Strengthen the core
  • Increase flexibility

Burpees
Burpees are an awesome, calorie-torching, strength-building, full body exercise.

  • Strengthen the core
  • Build endurance
  • Improve stamina
  • Burn calories

 

Benefits

Pushups
Pushups are a classic fitness move that work pretty much every muscle in your body. 

  • Burn calories
  • Improve balance
  • Strengthen the core
  • Tone the arms

Plank
The plank is one of the best exercises for core conditioning but it also works your glutes and hamstrings, supports proper posture, and improves balance.

  • Strengthens the core
  • Improves balance and posture
  • Increases flexibility 

 

Benefits

Jumping Jacks
Jumping jacks are a classic type of calisthenics-style exercise that gets the whole body moving. 

  • Burn calories
  • Increase heart rate
  • Improve stamina

High Knees
High knee exercises can be done as a healthy warmup for a number of core and leg muscles.

  • Strengthen quads
  • Burn calories
  • Increase heart rate
  • Improve stamina

 

Benefits

Skater Jumps
Performing regularly can enhance your balance and coordination, which will help prevent lower-body injuries.

  • Strengthen legs
  • Burn calories
  • Increase heart rate
  • Improve stamina

Box Jumps
This fitness move builds power, trains your fast twitch muscle fibers and makes you more athletic. 

  • Strengthen legs
  • Burn calories
  • Improve stamina

 

Benefits

Crunches
This classic fitness move is a safe and effective way to work the muscles at the front of your abdomen.

  • Strengthen abdominals 
  • Improve stamina
  • Burn calories

Jogging in Place
One of the most convenient and effective cardiovascular exercises you can perform. 

  • Increases heart rate
  • Burns calories
  • Improves stamina

 

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