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With the new year, comes new health goals. If you’re looking to try a new fitness routine and not sure where to start, we’ve got you covered. There’s something for everyone in our 9 types of workouts to try in 2019 – whether you want something high intensity or something that feels too fun to be a workout, you’ll find your spot. Try one or try them all!


1. Cardio Kickboxing at North Liberty Extreme Fitness

Work all your muscles at this bootcamp-style fitness class. NLXF combines kickboxing, strength and cardio classes to give you a full-body workout.  You’ll be using a combination of dumbbells, resistance bands, steps and other equipment in various ways for a different workout every time.

North Liberty Extreme Fitness
650 Pacha Pkwy, North Liberty, IA 52317


2. CrossFit at CrossFit the Challenge

Get a full-body workout with elements of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing, and more. You’ll be doing movements that you do in everyday life – jumping, pushing, pulling, squatting, carrying and others to build core strength. View the class schedule here.

CrossFit the Challenge
2811 Wiley Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


3. BodyPump at Northland Fitness

If you want to get lean, build strength and work all your major muscle groups, you need to try BodyPump at Northland Fitness. This 55 minute barbell class uses weights with light repetition to strengthen your body. View the group fitness schedule here.

Northland Fitness
202 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


4. Pilates at Rivercity Pilates

Looking to stretch, strengthen and balance your body? Pilates may be the exercise for you. You will have improved posture, more body awareness and easier movement. Rivercity Pilates, located in North Liberty, has a variety of pilates and yoga classes. View the class schedule here.

Rivercity Pilates
1210 Jordan St #1, North Liberty, IA 52317


5. Spin at Burst Cycle

If you’ve ever wanted to take spinning for a spin, Burst Cycle is the place to go. Great vibe, lights off and all types of music while you burn calories and get a great work-out on a stationary bike. View the class schedule here.

Burst Cycle
5300 Fountains Drive NE, Suite 112, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411


6. Hot Yoga at Hothouse Yoga

Sweat it out and stretch out your body when you attend a yoga class at Hothouse Yoga. There are over 50 classes a week for yogis of all levels (beginner to expert). View the class schedule here.

Hothouse Yoga
250 12th Ave, Coralville, IA 52241


7. Burlesque Dance at Vitality Fitness

Ladies, if you want to work out without feeling like you’re working out, take a fun burlesque class at Vitality Fitness in downtown Cedar Rapids. Their classes include Vintage Burlesque, Cabaret Burlesque and Vixen Dance. Don’t worry if you’ve never danced before, they have both beginner and intermediate classes. Sorry guys, this studio is for women only. See the class schedule here.

Vitality Fitness
333 1st St SE #350, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


8. Barre at Barre 3

A mix of cardio and mindfulness, Barre is a full body balanced workout that aims to sculpt, slim and stretch your body. You’ll use barre and exercise equipment like small hand weights to  choreographed music.

Barre 3
1312 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, Iowa 52246


9. Cardio Dance at Midwest Athletic Club

If you like Zumba, you’ll love Cardio Dance. You’ll forget you’re working out – you’ll feel like you’re at a fun weekend party with great music. View the class schedule here.

Midwest Athletic Club
4700 Tama St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

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