What is LES MILLS ™ ?
Founded in New Zealand, in 1968, four-time Olympian Les Mills started his first gym in Auckland. It was a simple operation, basic strength and cardio training for a small community of athletes. Now, it is offered in over 20,000 health clubs around the world, making it the largest global franchise AND the gold standard of group fitness..
LES MILLS ™ uses music and science in all fitness programs, to enhance class participation, connection, and the power of group fitness. Their aim to is to create life- changing fitness experiences for consumers worldwide.
LES MILLS ™ has been revolutionizing the group fitness industry for nearly 40 years and exercise science plays a big part in that. For more research articles & the LES MILLS website: click here.
All instructors are certified through Les Mills, a very difficult certification to obtain and keep.
What is BodyPUMP ™ ?
BodyPump is a 55 minute strength training workout, using a barbell and weight plates. Instructors will coach you through scientifically-backed moves and techniques with encouragement, motivation, and great music! It is a total body workout and will burn up to 540 calories. The most popular, global weight training class. Find out more here.