The Most Intense 45 Minutes Of Your Life Is Well Worth The Gruelling Effort
With the plethora of celebrity fitness routines out there to target every muscle group and to suit different fitness goals, choosing the perfect workout can be quite overwhelming. Whether your goal is to slim down, bulk up or just maintain your overall health, the revolutionary fitness programme F45 is the perfect holistic routine for time-strapped working professionals yearning to get the most out of their precious workout time. Merging the best elements from High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Circuit Training, and Functional Training, F45 Training offers over 27 distinct types of 45-minute workout experiences. Although rigorous and certainly not for the faint-hearted, this full-body workout allows you to exercise at your own pace and decide how hard you want to push yourself at each 45 second interval, making it accessible to everyone regardless of their fitness level.
First launched in Australia in 2014, F45 Training reached Singapore’s shores early last year and its popularity has spread like wildfire since. High-profile celebrities like Hugh Jackman, Nicole Richie and Ricky Martin have been said to be major fans of revolutionary training sessions.
More than just the latest fitness craze, this optimal combination of interval, cardiovascular and strength training has been proven to be the most effective workout method for burning fat and building lean muscle. Compared to steady-pace run on a treadmill for 45-minutes, research has shown that it is more effective to burn fat with 15 minutes of High Intensity Training training several times per week. Not only do you burn more doing this, but the effect of all the intense exertion kicks your body’s repair cycle and metabolism into hyper drive post-workout.
To keep motivation levels high during the intense workout, the sessions are designed to be team-based and feature a diverse range of workout routines never repeated through the course of the week. The studios contain TVs that demonstrate the daily workouts at each station and offer heart rate monitoring and gamification software. Trainers are also ever-present, ready to offer personal encouragement and support.
Situated right in the centre of town, F45 Amoy Street caters perfectly to time-starved professional with busy schedules, offering three morning sessions for the early risers at 6.00am, 6.50am and 7.40am, two lunch time slots at 12.10 and 1.00pm and another three at 5:20pm, 6.15 pm and 7.10 pm for those who prefer to de-stress after work. If you’re up for the challenge, F45 Training offers a one-week trial test the waters before making a decision whether to become a regular.