Why not get fit at the Mount Isa PCYC
If you’re looking to get fit in Mount Isa, why not check out our local Mt Isa PCYC in Isa Street? Locals have been going there for over 30 years. It offers group fitness classes, 24/7 gym access to training equipment plus a range of other programs. Read on to find out more.
These early morning, 45-minute, group classes are held three times each week from 5.45am to 6.30am (on Monday, Wednesday and Friday). The class exercises are designed to both boost your cardiovascular fitness and increase your strength in a fun, challenging environment.
It’s a great way to increase your energy levels, lose unwanted body fat and tone your muscles. The classes cater for all age levels and abilities with a variety of upper and lower body exercises.
SWEAT classes are designed to make you do just that – sweat. They are high intensity strength and fitness classes held on Monday and Thursday nights at 6pm with plenty of exercises and intervals no longer than a minute. They are designed for those at an intermediate or advanced fitness level.
Boxing is a great way to keep fit and you don’t have to worry about getting hit with the PCYC’s BoxFit classes where focus pads are your target/opponent. Contact the PCYC for current session times.
Activ8 Fundamentals program
The Activate8 Fundamentals program provides you with:
- 8 educational programs
- 3 staged gym programs
- ongoing health and fitness advice and support.
Youth and community programs
Like all PCYC’s, the Mount Isa centre offers a range of youth and community programs, as well as programs for older adults. There’s something for everyone.
The benefits of getting and staying fit
Getting and staying fit can provide you with both physical and mental health benefits, including:
- Weight management
Exercise helps control body weight by burning calories. It promotes fat loss, increases metabolism, and preserves lean muscle mass, which is essential for maintaining a healthy weight.
- Improved cardiovascular health
Regular exercise strengthens the heart muscle, enhances blood circulation, and lowers blood pressure. It reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks, strokes, and high cholesterol levels.
- Enhanced respiratory function
Exercise improves lung capacity, making breathing more efficient. It helps oxygenate the body and removes carbon dioxide more effectively.
- Stronger muscles and bones
Doing weight-bearing exercises or resistance training increases muscle strength and promotes the growth of new muscle fibres. It also enhances bone density and reduces the risk of osteoporosis and fractures.
- Increased flexibility and joint mobility
Certain exercises enhance flexibility and joint range of motion. This can lead to improved posture, reduced muscle imbalances and a decreased risk of injuries.
- Enhanced immune function
Regular exercise boosts the immune system, making you less susceptible to common illnesses like colds and flu. It can also improve the body’s ability to fight off more serious conditions.
- Improved mental health
Exercise releases endorphins, which are natural mood boosters. It helps reduce stress, anxiety, and symptoms of depression. Regular physical activity is associated with better cognitive function, increased focus, and improved sleep quality.
- Better overall energy levels
Doing physical activity increases energy levels by improving blood flow and oxygen delivery to the muscles and tissues. Regular exercise can combat fatigue and enhance overall stamina and endurance.
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