Strength Training for Metcon – The Why

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Metabolic Conditioning (Metcon) classes have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their ability to provide an efficient and effective full-body workout. However, the intensity of Metcon workouts can be challenging and may require a high level of fitness. This is where strength training comes in. Incorporating strength training into your training routine can significantly improve your performance in High Intensity Classes.

Strength training is essential for building muscle mass, increasing bone density, and improving overall physical fitness. Additionally, it can help to improve your power output, which is crucial for high-intensity functional training. By increasing your strength, you will be able to perform more repetitions and maintain proper form, allowing you to get the most out of Higher Intensity workouts. 

Strength training also helps to prevent injury by improving your joint stability and overall body mechanics. A stronger body is better able to handle the stresses of high-intensity workouts, reducing the risk of injury and allowing you to train consistently without setbacks.

Furthermore, strength training can improve your cardiovascular endurance by increasing the efficiency of your heart and lungs. This allows your body to perform better during workouts that require high levels of cardiovascular endurance.

Strength training proves to be a vital component in improving performance in high intensity workouts. It can help you to increase your power output, prevent injury, and improve your cardiovascular endurance, all of which are essential for getting the most benefit out of your training. So, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced athlete, be sure to make strength training a part of your fitness routine to maximize your performance in high intensity workouts. 

Our Strength classes are held on our Level 2 Athletic Zone where you will be under the guidance of one of our expert team of coaches, ensuring proper lifting mechanics, loading and intensities suited to each and every individual.