Our instructors deliver classes that are engaging and welcoming and we ensure members get great value by limiting class numbers and maintaining a personal coaching style.
We will coach you to move with total body control, activating core stabilisers and strength throughout the whole body.
CALISTHENICS FOR BEGINNERS
Monday 18:00-19:00 Functional Fitness Bristol Studio
Thursday 18:00-19:00 Functional Fitness Bristol Studio
The meaning of calisthenics is simply body weight strength. Calisthenic exercises increase total body strength, fitness and flexibility, through movements such as pulling or pushing one-self up, bending, jumping, or swinging – using only one’s body weight for resistance. We will be working towards handstands, muscle ups, front levers, back levers, planche, human flags and many more skills with the progressions and regressions to match.
Thursday 07:00-07:45 Ashton Court Estate, Bristol (summer time) Functional Fitness Bristol Studio (winter time)
This class is based on our ability to move well in all three planes of movement – focusing on natural movements within our natural environment.
Jumping, balancing, climbing, lifting, crawling, running off trail, throwing and catching are amongst some of the movements & skills we will be working on.
The sessions are organic, interactive and concentrate on the way we are designed to move freely amongst nature in a rural setting.
STRESS BREAKER HIIT
Wednesday 12:30-13:05 Queens Square, City Centre, Bristol
Friday 12:30-13:05 Queens Square, City Centre, Bristol
This 30min high intensity fitness class is a fantastic cathartic release of stress and tension. We handpick exercises to specifically release stress and tension, giving you a chance to push out your aggression in a safe and controlled way.
The Queens Square class is fast, intense and fun – releasing your work tension through exercise is brilliant for your body and mind.
BOXING & CONDITIONING
Wednesday 18:30-19:30 Functional Fitness Bristol Studio
This fitness class focuses on improving boxing technique and fitness using pad work and a range of boxing drills and circuits. Every class will be different from week to week working on different skills/drills and catering for all fitness levels.
The class will give you a fantastic cathartic release and you will always leave the studio with a smile having had an awesome, fulfilling workout.
OPEN GYM SLOTS
This is an open gym session which provides an opportunity for you to work individually on your olympic lifting and/or other plan with a coach on hand to give you helpful tips when needed. A skeleton workout will be written up for you to follow if you don't have a plan in place.
OUTDOOR FUNCTIONAL TRAINING
Saturday 08:30-09:30 Ashton Court Estate, Bristol.
From week to week every class will be different – in one session you may work with sledge hammers, tractor tyres & battling ropes and the next you could be working on stair runs, bodyweight work and core – so you never know what’s coming next. Our classes cater for all fitness levels and you will leave feeling great knowing you’ve had an awesome full body workout with friendly people.
Tuesday 18:15-19:15 Functional Fitness Bristol Studio
This class is all about kettlebells - how to use them safely and effectively, why we should be using them and what main lifts we should be incorporating into our training routines for maximum results. Used by the Soviet block for years, kettlebells are the secret to many olympic athletes and film stars intense training programs to get strong and reduce body fat quickly.