This HIIT, strength training and Pilates-inspired workout utilizes the Lagree Fitness Megaformer™ to effectively combine strength, endurance, balance, core, mobility and cardiorespiratory training in each and every move. It is intense on the muscles, but low-impact and safe on the joints, spine and connective tissues.
Physical fitness is more than being able to run long distance or lift heavy weights at the gym or how long you worked out or at what intensity. Fitness is a science, and ours is an internationally patented program that is proven. Put quite simply - it works.
Megaformer Group Classes
45 Minutes - offered in willow glen and Los Gatos annex
JuJu Life specializes in Lagree Fitness, the workout of choice by Hollywood’s elite, celebrated athletes and people who simply want the most booty-shaking, body rocking and fun workout around.
The 45-minute, intense total-body workout, done on the patented Megaformer M3S, uses slow and controlled movements with constant tension to work your slow-twitch muscle fibers to failure…yes, failure. The best part? There's virtually no impact for people who may have been hurt during other high impact workouts.
This workout is unlike anything you’ve ever done and the results are amazing.
Not only do you burn an average of 600 calories per class, but for the next 20-24 hours after class, your metabolism is increased so your body can repair the muscles.
The workout is designed for all fitness levels. It’s the job of our trainers to make sure that modifications are given, proper positioning is taking place and that you have an intense, challenging workout without risk for damage to your joints or muscles.
With hundreds of moves and resistance options, every class is different so you will never get bored. Additionally, because of the versatility of the exercises and the tension, your body won’t plateau, which happens often with other workouts.
During class, you may hate us. After class, you’ll want to hug us….with your toned arms and tight abs.
This class is designed to introduce newcomers to the Megaformer machine and class structure. Moves will remain basic, and instructions will be broken down so that clients build a deep understanding of proper alignment, the foundational principles of Lagree Method, and a familiarity with the names of the moves.
New clients will receive a great workout while learning the method and gaining confidence. Seasoned Juju clients are invited to the class as well to refresh the basics and get that burn that can be even deeper when going back to essentials.
Have you been away from exercise for a while and not sure if your core strength is where it needs to be for a Lagree class? Are you curious but intimidated by the intensity and results promised in a Juju Life Megaformer class?
This class is designed as a 4 week series to get you prepared for the rigors and challenges of The Megaformer
Utilizing mats, props, and the Megaformer, your teacher will assess strengths and weaknesses to personalize a plan for you to get you ready and confident to jump into class. Emphasis will be on building core muscles and balance as well as orientation on the Megaformer.
You will receive a candid assessment so that you can start Megaformer class at the right time for you. The class rotates through material so you may begin at any time. This class may be repeated as many times as desired.
Understanding Our Method - Going Deeper
Slow and Controlled Movement with Constant Tension
The movements are performed slowly and with control as this forces the muscles to stay contracted throughout the entire range of motion, which is a key factor in promoting strength. The constant tension recruits more muscle fibers and is a very efficient way to “wake” up muscles that have become familiar with traditional exercises.
Intensity is the amount of effort required to do the work. The workout at Juju Life is very intense without putting stress on the joints or the spine.
Every class is designed to work the muscles to failure. Muscular “failure” happens when the muscle can no longer move or contract concentrically. Your body will start by recruiting your slow twitch fibers first, as the set progresses and those fiber weakens, your body will recruit your fast intermediate muscles fibers (type 2a and 2b); finally, your body will recruit your fast twitch fibers.
We work multiple muscles at the same time through compound movements. Aside from being extremely time efficient, working multiple muscles at the same time burns more calories than isolation exercises, develops core strength faster, stimulates balance and body coordination better, keeps the heart rate up, and builds strength quicker than isolation movements.
Stretch and Rest
At last, it is only during the “resting” time that your body is actually getting stronger. During the rest and recovery time, your body is releasing all the hormones necessary for tissue repair and strengthening. Many people think resting is a joke. It’s not. Your body will not change without active recovery time.
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