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Superset Soldier and Other New Classes Live Now!

Kick off the week on strong note.

Get back into the swing of things with all new Aaptiv classes. Whether you’re looking for motivation to make it to the gym, or are looking for ways to practice more self-love in 2019, we’ve got a class for you. Try taking Aaptiv Trainer Kenta Seki’s Superset Soldier, a strength class with a focus on supersets. Or, take Nourish Mind, Body, & Soul with Aaptiv Trainer Ceasar Barajas, a guided meditation and restorative flow all in one.

Treadmill

Sprinter’s Checklist with Ackeem E.
Speed Work: This class is all about speed work. Your sprints will range from 30 to 60 seconds with 1 minute recovery after each one. Your baseline paces will be 3.5 and below for recoveries and 8.0 and up for sprints.

Surges Like This with Ackeem E.
Intervals: Building endurance and speed is the focus for this class. Push through 60-second speed surges after every 2-minute tempo interval. You’ll be a bit fatigued after the sprints, but believe in yourself and power through. Don’t stop!

Tempo Building with Elena M.
Intervals: The goal of this class is to build speed and find your tempo. Warm up, then work through two 7-minute tempo builds, in which you’ll progress from a jog to a faster push before recovering.

Running with Billie Jean with Jaime M.
Intervals: Focus on form and posture as you walk, jog, and run up some hills. The word of the workout is “present” so work to remain aware of how your body and mind feels throughout this workout.

Inclined to Run on Incline with John T.
Intervals: This intermediate treadmill workout alternates between two challenges: endurance running with increasing incline and beat-based intervals with no incline. The goal of this workout is to improve your endurance despite incline changes and to find your top speeds.

Going Bad on ‘Em with Meghan T.
Incline + Sprints: This workout has two parts. Part one is a fartlek run. You’ll hold a base pace of 6.0 and run through eight 60-second sprints. Your sprinting speeds range from 7.0 to 9.0. The last 10 minutes will be incline intervals. Your incline will be 10.0 and you’ll alternate between 1 minute of walking and 1 minute of running on incline. Your run speeds will range fro 5.0 to 5.8.

HIIT Interval Hell with Meghan T.
HIIT: This treadmill workout is broken into three parts. It opens with 10 minutes of endurance work, then moves into a 15-minute progression interval. You’ll increase the speed every 2 minutes. The class closes out with five 45-second sprints. Your top speed will be 9.5. Enjoy a walk between each sprint. This is a total HIIT workout that aims to improve stamina, speed, and endurance.

Outdoor Running

Tempos and Sean Paul with Elena M.
Intervals: This fartlek run is all about playing with speed. You’ll build your tempo pace as the beat builds—and it will really build! Run to a playlist of Sean Paul songs.

Flying to the ‘90s with Jaime M.
Walk + Jog: In this class, you’ll walk, power walk, and jog. There are nine songs on this ’90s-themed playlist, each bringing a different challenge. The word of this workout is “fly.”

What Feels Good For You with John T.
Intervals: This outdoor run challenges you to maintain a steady base pace and pick it up to a tempo pace when the beat drops. The goal of this workout is to build on your base pace to become a stronger, faster runner.

Track Team with Meghan T.
Intervals: This is a track workout! Push through a 9-minute interval meant to simulate a mile, two 6-minute intervals meant to simulate a 1200-meter interval (3 laps), one 4-minute interval meant to simulate an 800-meter interval, and two 400-meter intervals (2 minutes each). You’ll also challenge yourself with push-ups and enjoy recoveries between each interval. Make sure you have access to a track or flat road!

Strength Training

Strength Passages with Ackeem E.
Full Body + Weights: Work through two sections of three rounds each. One movement uses weights, one doesn’t, and one focuses on core. You’ll feel this in your entire body.

Burnin’ to Queen B. With Kenta S.
Full Body: Warm up for 2 minutes, then work through four circuits of four exercises each. Perform each move for 30 seconds and repeat. The focus here is on cardio with bodyweight movements and burning calories.

Superset Soldier with Kenta S.
Full Body + Weights: Grab a set of light to medium dumbbells for this class. Work through seven supersets of two exercises each. Perform each exercise for 30 seconds before immediately starting the next move. Recover for 15 seconds and then repeat the superset. The mantra for the class is “fight for it.”

Leg Day with Meg with Meghan T.
Lower Body: This is a quick lower body workout! Perform each of the five exercises for 40 seconds. The movements include glute bridges, air squats, curtsy lunges, running in place, and pulse lunges. Repeat the circuit twice! This is a great class to pair with a treadmill workout.

Yoga

Meditate and Flow with Ceasar B.
Guided Meditation + Vinyasa Flow: This class combines a vinyasa flow with a guided meditation. Start with a 5-minute seated meditation, then transition into various poses, including child’s pose, cat/cows, sun salutations A & B, warriors 1 & 2, triangle pose, hip bridges, and savasana. Get ready to work and unwind at the same time.

Meditation

Nourish Mind, Body, & Soul with Ceasar B.
Guided Meditation + Restorative Flow: This class combines a guided meditation with a restorative yoga flow. Use this class to help the body, mind, and soul restore after a tough workout, a long day or week, or as a way to unwind and relax anytime. Start with a 5-minute meditation, then move into poses, including dead bug, windshield wipers, pigeon pose, and savasana.

Indoor Cycling

Riding with Audio with Ed H.
Intervals: In this advanced cardio ride, explore various cadences and build up speed and resistance as you go. You’ll need physical and mental strength to push yourself through.

Fundamental Ride with Ed H.
Intervals: This ride is all about the fundamentals and basics of indoor cycling. Work through climbs and flats both in and out of the saddle to get acquainted with the bike.

Boogie on that Bike with John T.
Intervals: You’ll need a set of small hand weights, ranging from 2lb to 5lb. This intermediate cycling ride incorporates light hand weights to sculpt your biceps, upper back and core. Get ready to also work in and out of the saddle, add on resistance, and use the musical drops as cues to push past the rhythm.

Pedaling Like Marilyn with Katie H.
Intervals: Warm up and then get ready to work in and out of the saddle. Push through three sections in this class. The first focuses on finding your intensity levels. The second is about having fun with changing between those levels. The third section will test your limits. It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it!

Cycle to the Top with Katie H.
Hills: Work both in and out of the saddle for every single song. Get ready to work your way up and down three big hills. Those pushes are four minutes long each. Between the hills, you’ll play with intensity to get that heart beating fast and those muscles working.

Elliptical

Getting Rid of the Toxic with Jaime M.
Intervals: This class is a mixed bag! The maximum resistance is 8.0 and the maximum incline is 10.0. Sprint, crush hills, and push through endurance climbs. The word of this workout is “reach.” The playlist features hits from the 90s.

The Advanced Beginner with John T.
Intervals: The goal of this workout is to stretch the limits of a standard beginner elliptical workout with heavier resistance, longer pushes and shorter recovery time (all while dancing on the beat, of course). Take the challenge!

Uphill Intervals with John T.
Intervals: This intermediate elliptical class includes five songs. The first two focus on climbing up a hill with incline while maintaining the rhythm and pace. The last three songs include intervals with high incline at varying resistance levels. The goal of this workout is to improve your resistance and incline training and boost your metabolism.

Stretching

Stretching with a Towel with Kenta S.
Full Body: Grab a hand towel and use it as a prop to push deeper into each stretch. Unwind to an all-Coldplay playlist.

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