Q: What equipment is used during Kosama Group Fitness Class?
A. MY ZONE HEART ZONE MONITOR: We use MyZone Heart Rate Technology to exercise within prescribed heart-rate zones that helps you burn more calories during class, and for hours afterwards. Also referred to as interval training, our Kosama workouts are all written to train in your prime heart rate zone. You will improve your stamina, lose body fat and achieve a slimmer, more toned physique. We work smarter not harder. KETTLEBELLS: Originally used as a mean of optimal training by the military, Kettlebell training is a highly effective means of building applied strength and endurance. HEAVY BAGS: A large, floor anchored padded bag used for our cardio kickboxing classes. These classes are a combination of different martial art techniques, utilizing punching, kicking, and avoidance moves to improve cardiovascular condition, endurance and muscular strength, and overall agility BODY WEIGHT/PLYOMETRICS: A series of fitness training exercises used to produce fast, and powerful movements using only your body. Plyometric exercises include jumps, hops, drop jumps, and lateral movements. SUSPENSION: Provides a low impact, high intensity workout that allows the user to change the intensity and difficulty of the exercise to meet their specific needs at any time during their workout. WEIGHTED BARS: Used in a variety of our workouts, including strength, conditioning, kick-boxing, and flexibility-based workout, these exercises promote balance and alignment in addition to enhancing strength, providing versatility and fun. SPEED ROPES: Properly used, speed ropes improve cardiovascular fitness, tones muscles, burns calories, and is considered ?good for the heart? by leading cardiovascular experts. It also strengthens your upper and lower body and has a lower impact than jogging. FOAM ROLLERS: [and other similar fitness tools.] Ideal for recovery between workouts, as relief for tired, aching muscles, and good for increased blood flow and circulation. Will also aid in improving range of motion. Widely accepted as a way to decrease your chance of injury and enhance recovery after an injury.
Q: What do you mean by 'group fitness redefined'?
A. There are many group fitness programs, but none like Kosama. The Kosama workout incorporates traditional functional fitness principles but by providing 30 different workouts each month, maximizes the benefit and reduces the repetitiveness of other group fitness programs.
Q: How does your program differ from CrossFit?
A. While both CrossFit and Kosama are functional, group fitness programs, the Kosama workout was created by a health care practitioner and certified fitness instructor with the intent of maximizing your fitness results while reducing the likelihood of injury.