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Posted By Onelife Fitness on Dec 5, 2016 2:33:08 PM

There is definitely strength in numbers. Teaming up with like-minded fitness buddies in a group setting is an amazing way to keep yourself accountable and drastically increase your chances of fitness success. Not sure if group fitness classes are right for you? Check out our top reasons why group classes are an amazing way to keep your fitness commitment:

No Planning Necessary

Think of all of the decisions you have to make when fitting in a workout: What time should I go to the gym? Is today a cardio or strength day? Elliptical or treadmill? Lower body or upper? What is the ideal number of squats for my summer bikini body? You get the idea…! Save yourself the hassle and frustration by selected your favorite classes from the group fitness schedule and putting them on your calendar in advance. No thinking required - just show up and leave the workout planning to your instructor! 


The Motivation to Keep Going

Losing steam during your workout? When working out on your own, it may be natural to slow down or take a break. But in a group class, all you have to do is look around the room to find the motivation to keep going - not to mention the continuous encouragement from your instructor! Feeding off of your classmates’ energy will give you the push you need to keep going and not give up - positive peer pressure! And bonus - knowing that your new fitness friends will wonder where you are if you don’t show up for the next class will give you extra motivation to keep coming back.


A More Complete Fitness Program 

When planning your own workout, it can be easy to do the same moves day in and day out. By trying out different classes, you’ll enjoy a wider range of exercises and workout styles to keep your body guessing. You can easily shake things up by alternating cardio-based classes with strength classes and yoga options. Even if you stick to the same class, your instructor will keep each workout fresh by changing up the moves performed. 


Expand your Circle

On your own, it’s easy to get lost in your own world on the fitness floor. You likely put your headphones in and tune the rest of the world out while you get to work. In a class setting, you’ll have a chance to meet plenty of people with similar goals, whether it’s a simple hello before class, or singing along together to the music. And new fitness friends is extra motivation to keep coming back to crush your fitness goals!


Try a group fitness class and discover for yourself the many benefits of working out with a group! From BarreOne, Zumba and BodyPump to Silver Sneakers and PiYo, we’ve got something for everyone. Find your perfect class here.


What Our Clients Say

Really great gym. The layout is perfect, never a competition for cardio equipment and the classes have all been awesome.

Shawna W.

I love this place, great environment, friendly staff and customers. I've been here about three weeks and its worth my time, I'm really motivated to get into shape.

James L.

I love this gym. They have everything you could want in a gym: sauna, pool, hot tub, hot yoga, classes galore, stretch equipment/area, tons of machines, basketball gym, childcare, hydro-massage, etc, etc. Overall our family is very happy here- there's something for everyone at a reasonable price.

Kerry W.

They have all the cardio machines you need with a full movie cardio room. Heated swimming pool. Full sized basketball court. Tons of free weights and cable machinery. You should never have to stand around waiting to use anything. All the amenities are beautiful. The sauna is great. They have private showers for all guests and FREE WIFI!!

Ken P.

I'm a huge fan of the Onelife Fitness in Newport news, Norfolk and Virginia Beach. The gyms are well equipped, well run, and all have very diverse range of equipment and classes to suit most fitness needs.

Troy W.

Love this gym! They have everything, it's very clean and aesthetically pleasing, there's a pool, hot tub, sauna, nice locker rooms, basketball court, two floors of workout equipment, great classes, etc etc! For the price you pay, it is a really great deal and definitely makes working out fun and enjoyable! Would highly recommend.

Konnor M.

I love this place! Customer service is awesome! Front desk always smiling and greets you! There is such a wide selection of classes in afternoons, evenings and weekends. So, even though I am a working mom i can find a class perfect dor my schedule! LOVE Nicole's hot yoga!

Tracy Guy

Probably the best gym I've ever been a member of. Great customer service, huge and has everything. Just about any exercise, article or video you've seen where you've said "I've never even seen that equipment before", this gym has that equipment.

Donald B.

Love this gym! Such a spectacular price, location, and convenience. I signed up the first day of my free 3 day pass because I fell in absolute love. The trainers are amazing. I workout with Adam and love his guidance and motivation during the training session. All the equipment is new and beautiful. In addition to the wonderful trainers and equipment, the group classes are empowering. I also enjoy using the space if a class is not going on. You must join this gym!

Alanna R.

This gym is the total package, friendly staff, nice people around, lot of weights and machines, clean, wide, different activities are possible.
Love it.

Sergio L.

I LOVE this gym! The classes and instructors are awesome! I lost 2lbs in one week doing classes and personal training. Love that there is so much equipment you never have to wait.

Jessica H.

This gym is incredible. Top-of-the-line equipment, lap pool, onsite theater, basketball courts, functional intense training areas, group exercise classes throughout the day (7 days/week), spa-inspired locker rooms...what more could I ask for?

Michelle L.

This is an awesome and amazing gym! One Life is the best one I have ever belong to and absolutely love it :-) it is clean, professional and I cannot say enough good things about it. I would never consider going anywhere else. I love all of the cardio equipment, free weights, circuit training and classes. The locker rooms are exceptionally clean and well-kept. Another plus is the Wi-Fi.

Virginia D.