want to get a jump on the competition or just get in great shape, speed
up the process with this high intensity workout.
This high intensity class
is called ďspeedĒ. Led by Equinox, New York instructor Joe Dorr, itís a
series of drills designed to improve your coordination and agility while
revving up your metabolism.
Well itís a fun way to burn
a tremendous amount of calories. Thatís the main goal is to burn a lot
of calories and have a great time while doing it.
The drills are multi-directional
and include intervals of sprinting, back pedaling, and side shuffling.
Joe compares the caloric expenditure of this class to that of a car in
the city versus a car on a freeway.
A car on a freeway is a consistent
pattern at a high speed. Well "speed" is going really high and really
low, like a car in a city, hit the pedal, release, hit the pedal, release,
so the car going through the city actually burns more fuel. and thatís
Students change direction
anywhere from 400 to 1000 times during the class, producing quick reaction
time, great for reacreational athletes.
Any sport that requires speed
and agility, "speed" will definitely help you with that. Soccer, football,
basketball, tennis, squash, racquetball, I mean you name it, it will definitely
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