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5 Benefits of Group Training

It can be difficult to motivate yourself to move. Group training gives you the extra encouragement boost you need to get up and active, while keeping your health and fitness goals in check. 

Check out the other benefits group training can have on your winter exercise routine.

1. Motivation
Catchy music, fast-paced moves and an Instructor with a seemingly endless amount of energy – if you’re ever in need of a pick-me-up, group training classes are your best source of motivation. Having other people exercising alongside you can also give you the boost you need to keep moving – nobody likes falling behind, right?

2. Structure
When you’re working out, having a consistent or well-structured plan in place is a must to see results. Combining group training sessions into your weekly workout routine will give you a structured foundation from which to build strength, lose weight or tone your body. 

3. Accountability
Just like personal training, group training sessions hold you accountable for turning up and putting 100% effort into your workout. That sense of accountability you feel is what will prevent you from staying put inside and putting on another episode of Game of Thrones.

4. Fun
Exposure to a fun and social environment is why many people prefer group training to a lone gym session. The variety of exercises you undertake and the camaraderie between your fellow exercise participants makes group training 

5. Support
Both your trainer and your fellow participants are there to support and assist you throughout your entire sweat session. This support group can be just what you need to power through your workout, push yourself a little bit further and reach your health and fitness goals.

This article was provided by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

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