Les Mills BODYVIVE™

Using the VIVE™ ball and VIVE™ tube, you’ll enjoy a 55-minute group fitness workout which includes cardio exercise, resistance work, core training, mobility and balance. Great music from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and today provides the perfect soundtrack to your workout.

WHAT IS BODYVIVE™?

A cross-training workout with the perfect mix of cardio, core and strength. It’s designed specifically for women, and will tone the entire body. Developed by a team of leading fitness professionals, BODYVIVE™ 3.1 is one of the safest and most effective workouts around. We mix basic moves like lunges, squats and tubing exercises, with great music to leave you feeling satisfied, motivated and energetic.

Guided by an experienced instructor, you’ll get all the attention you need to execute movements correctly, whatever your fitness level.

WHAT WILL BODYVIVE™ DO FOR ME?

BODYVIVE™ offers the core benefits of all LES MILLS™ programs; namely, an enjoyable, motivating group fitness experience that delivers real results. Specifically, BODYVIVE™ is designed to:

  • Increase heart-lung fitness
  • Improve muscular strength and endurance
  • Improve flexibility and range of motion
  • Better agility, core stability and balance
  • Improve posture
  • Assist weight loss through elevated calorie usage and training in fat-burning range
  • Reduce risk of bone and joint degeneration

DESCRIBE A TYPICAL CLASS

BODYVIVE™ starts with a simple warm up and cardio training which makes up the Heart Fitness block. It continues with a Functional Strength block, before a final block of Core and Restorative exercises. Throughout the class, you will use the VIVE™ ball and VIVE™ tube.

HEART FITNESS

1. RISE & SHINE

The class opens with easy, flowing moves to warm the body.

2. CONNECT & GO

The muscles of the upper body are activated with bigger movements to drive the heart rate up as the VIVE™ ball is introduced to the workout.

3. DANCE CARDIO

Have fun with simple dance steps and rhythms. Enjoy developing coordination while you work out.

4. INTERACTIVE CARDIO

The room dynamic changes and intensity increases with simple athletic-type moves and a focus on powerwalking.

5. FITNESS CARDIO

This is the ‘peak’ and your last chance to lift your heart rate with big, strong and simple athletic moves.

FUNCTIONAL STRENGTH

6. TAI CHI & YOGA

Drop down a gear to work on mobility and flexibility with a big focus on breathing to help recover.

7. BALANCE & LEG STRENGTH

Balancing your body – on one leg or both – builds strength and stabilizes the muscles that support great posture.

8 & 9. FUNCTIONAL STRENGTH

Build strength in the upper and lower body using the BODYVIVE™ equipment.

CORE & RESTORE

10. AB STRENGTH

Strengthen and tone the abdominal muscles with Pilates-based moves.

11. BACK CARE

A combination of strength, stabilization and mobility work, this track helps build and maintain great posture.

12. RELEASE & RESTORE

Long-held stretches to unwind the body and leave you feeling rejuvenated and energized.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Water and a towel. Wear comfortable clothing – a T-shirt and track-pants are fine! Friends and family are highly recommended!

HOW FIT DO I NEED TO BE?

You don’t need to be fit – just physically active and able to move freely.

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I DO BODYVIVE™?

There is no limit! We suggest 2-3 times per week, in conjunction with other physical activities.

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