Les Mills Body Combat
BODYCOMBAT™ is a high energy martial arts-inspired workout. You’ll learn how to punch, kick and strike your way to superior fitness and strength.
This non-contact workout requires no experience but teaches you moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu. Leave your inhibitions at the door and bring your best fighter attitude – you’ll be releasing stress, having a blast and feeling like a champion before you know it.
WHAT WILL BODYCOMBAT™ DO FOR ME?
- Improve heart and lung function and reduce the risk of heart disease
- Tone and shape key muscle groups
- Burn calories for a leaner body
- Improve coordination and agility
- Improve bone density
- Improve posture and core strength and stability
- Build self-confidence
DESCRIBE A TYPICAL CLASS
Your BODYCOMBAT™ instructor will lead you through all the moves in this 55 minute workout which includes combat tracks (a mix of upper and lower body) and power tracks (boxing and fitness training).
Teaches all the moves that will be used throughout the class. Warms the body to leave you mentally and physically prepared for the battle ahead.
2. COMBAT 1
Visualize your opponent and engage in your first fight combination.
3. POWER TRAINING 1
Enter an aerobic training zone with a focus on speed, power and endurance.
4. COMBAT 2
Fight for your life, with power and energy in every combination!
5. POWER TRAINING 2
The halfway mark, using punches only to drill the upper body for a second time.
6. COMBAT 3
An opportunity to recover as we lower the intensity to prepare for the final phase.
7. MUAY THAI
The workout explodes in a Muay Thai encounter where elbows and knees go into overdrive to take your fitness to the next level and leave your opponent for dust!
8. POWER TRAINING 3
Give everything you have and don’t look back until you complete this upper-body power blast and seal the deal on your fitness objectives.
Take to the floor to complete the workout with strength training.
Payback time – where you stretch out and lengthen all those hard-worked muscles.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I DO BODYCOMBAT™?
You’ll be hooked on BODYCOMBAT™ – but don’t overdo it! For best results, try and do a class two or three times a week.
HOW FIT DO I NEED TO BE?
BODYCOMBAT™ is for everyone with moderate fitness levels. Because the moves are simple, you do not need to be especially well coordinated.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Trainers and any kind of workout gear that you feel comfortable in. You are going to sweat, so bring a towel and a water bottle.
WILL BODYCOMBAT™ HELP ME IN SELF-DEFENSE?
BODYCOMBAT™ is a non-contact fitness program, not a self defense course – however, fitness is beneficial in any situation.