Have you ever wanted to have fun great fun, burn fat and build muscle at the same time?

Then Switch Playground is your answer.

 

 

 

Switch is a full body fitness programme combining carefully selected aspects of cardiovascular, functional, plyometric training, boxing, core stability and power-flow yoga to create the ultimate workout that stimulates the body and pushes the mind.

With a live DJ playing some awesome tunes to keep you pumped and hyped and trainers to keep you motivated throughout the 1 hour session, you are sure to come back for more.

 

 

 

Switch incorporates its sessions with HIIT (High Intense Interval Training).

You are usually paired and spend two minutes on a station with your partner and move from 1 station to the next.

 

 

Benefits of HIIT?

  • Helps build endurance- High intensity training adapts to the cellular structure of muscles which enables you to increase your endurance while doing any type of exercise. “Journal of Physiology,” posted a study where people participated in HIIT for eight weeks and the results showed that they had doubled the length of time they could ride a bicycle while keeping the same pace.
  • Burns calories and fat in a shorter period of time – HIIT is great if you have a limited amount of time to work out. Studies show that 15 minutes of high intensity interval training burns more calories than jogging on a treadmill for an hour.
  • Effective energy use – HIIT uses a system of work-hard-then-recovery intervals, alternating between high intensity workouts with short resting periods. Through interval training your body learns how to efficiently use the energy that comes from your body’s energy system. HIIT also helps remove toxic wastes from your muscles during the resting periods. Alternating between the exercises also helps you breathe effectively
  • Boosts metabolism – The American College of Sports and Medicine said that High Intensity Interval Training helps you consume more oxygen than a non-interval workout routine. The excess amount of oxygen consumed helps increase your rate of metabolism from about 90 minutes to 144 minutes after a session of interval training. Thus the increased metabolism helps burn more calories at a faster rate.
  • Burn calories and fat hours after you leave the gym- When participating in such high intensity workouts your body’s repair cycle goes into hyper drive. This means in 24 hours after a HIIT workout your body is still burning calories and fat whereas in steady-pace workouts, you may not.
  • No heavy equipment necessary– HIIT workouts are extremely cost efficient because you need zero/light weight equipment!
  • Lose fat and not muscle – Steady cardio is often associated with losing muscle. HIIT workouts, however, combine weight training (the weight being your body) and effectively allows dieters to preserve their muscle gain while still shedding weight.
  • Good for heart health – They say that extreme training helps build extreme results. It’s hard for most people to push themselves to an anaerobic zone where you lose your breath and feel your heart pounding faster and faster. With interval training it’s easier to push yourself to that level because of the rest interval that comes right after you reach that point. This helps keep a healthy heart and helps blood flow effectively throughout your whole body.
  • Challenging – HIIT workouts offer seasoned workouts a new challenge and beginners a quicker way to see results. You are constantly pushing yourself out of your comfort zone therefore you can never get bored with your workout!

 

After the workout the trainer will take you all through a great stretching session and you are more than welcome to enjoy  a delicious protein shake post your workout and spoil yourself to some Switch apparel

Location & Contact
Stoneridge Centre, Shop L9
Cnr Hereford Road & Stoneridge Drive
Greenstone Hill
011 5240899
greenstone@switchplayground.com
Instagram: @switchplaygroundgrs