BY: Lively Staff

November 12, 2018

7 Different Workouts for Every Type of Person

One fitness class does not fit all. There are people who prefer barre classes over high-intensity workouts. Keep reading to see if you fit any of the below descriptions – and find out which workout you should try out next.

If Your Bed Is Your Most Prized Possession …

Try doing leg lifts while binging your favorite Netflix show or swiping right on Tinder. You’ll feel the burn in your lower abs in no time. Thank you, bed!

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If You’re Intimidated by Strength Training …

Have no fear! Try weightless workouts (they’re surprisingly difficult!) or attend a kettlebell kickboxing class to begin dabbling in the world of weightlifting.

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If You Feel Like You’ve Mastered Mat Pilates …

Give barre a shot! You won’t be able to see the work in action due to the total-body workout’s tiny isometric movements. But you will feel sore the next day, guaranteed.

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If You’re Always on Your Feet …

Incorporate some heel lifts! Whether you’re stuck in line at the post office or are chopping veggies for dinner in your kitchen, give your calves a major boost by lifting your heels up and down.

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If You’re Totally Burnt Out with Your Current Routine …

Make it fun with a dance class! Try your hand (or feet) at salsa or Zumba. You’ll be surprised by how many calories you can torch in one session. You’ll be having too much fun to notice.

RELATED: The Best 10-Minute Morning Workout to Help Boost Your Metabolism

If You Can’t Find a Gym That’s Close Enough to Home …

Exercise at home! There are plenty of workout streaming services to choose from, whether you’re looking for an intense session or a low-impact routine. One that’s caught our attention? MIRROR, a nearly-invisible interactive home gym. Just hang it up on your wall and connect to endless workout classes through Bluetooth.  

If You’re Dreading Your Morning Runs Come Winter …

Stick to treadmill classes! Mile High Run Club, Shred 415 and Barry’s Bootcamp are just three fitness studios that provide HIIT classes incorporating treadmills.

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