Here’s the problem with most ‘reviews’ of exercises classes: the reviewers never know what the hell they’re talking about. The protocol goes like this:
1. Believe everything the PR hype claims.
2. Assume that being tired is a sign that it worked.
3. Assume that being sore the day afterwards is a sign that it really worked.
NOT AT LIVE HARD. In this episode, we talk through a few of the fitness classes we’ve been doing recently (including BarreCorre, Pure Cycle, and a few others) from a more-or-less informed perspective, and the conclusions will surprise you. Plus! We discuss your nominations for Hardest Workout Ever, you get a chance to make Joel do the consensus absolute worst one, and everyone goes absolutely nuts about Krav Maga. It’s a stone cold banger. Listen below.
Last Man Standing on AirDynes will make you glad you’re not there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hlOGZ5N6a8
BarreCore is better than you’d expect: http://www.coachmag.co.uk/fitness/5278/hit-the-barre-we-learn-a-thing-or-two-at-barrecore
You really should watch the spin class episode of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSexyQeD_vA
Have a look at F45 here: https://f45training.co.uk/londonbridge/
We’re not being mean, Jon Jones really has poked quite a few people in the eyes: https://twitter.com/SoozieCuzie/status/751234573137305600
Here’s Geoff Thompson’s ‘Fence’, technique, which seems to be almost universally well-regarded by self-defence types: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6OJnZG3joA
…and here’s a good example of how learning a couple of straight punches will get you out of trouble: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdM3Pa3cSsM