Monday night I went to a free trial class of a new running/ workout class in New York City called FitnessRuns.
They offer 30 or 60 minute outdoor classes at parks around the city that incorporate running + strength, drills or yoga.
I totally love this concept and I’ve been looking to switch up my workouts a bit recently so I was excited to try it out.
We ran from the meeting location down to a park where we did intervals of sprints, strength & cardio drills (squats, mountain climbers, jumping jacks, tricep dips, pushups, etc.) and then ran back to the original location and did a few cool down stretches.
I loved this type of workout, but to be honest I think the prices are a bit steep ($15+ for a 30 minute class & $25+ for a 60 minute class), especially considering the classes are held outdoors. On top of that, I actually live on Long Island, not in the city, so I’d have to take the train to the city as well ($15 RT) – that would make each class $30-$45 for me (= not worth it).
But…it did get me thinking that I can totally do this kind of workout on my own! (I know it won’t be quite the same as doing it with a group, but it does fit much better with my budget right now!)
Right in my neighborhood there are several small parks, plus the local high school with a track that would be perfect for this type of thing! Since I’m not training for anything specific right now I’m going to try to rotate this type of “run” into my workouts and see how it goes!
What do you think, would you like this type of workout?
Do you have a favorite strength/ cardio drill I should include?
**I have no affiliation with FitnessRuns, I just went to check out their free trial class. If anyone in NYC wants to check it out visit their website to get your first run free!**