July 5, 2024

Slow down and feel the burn in this class designed to set your glutes on fire. Ignite your workout by using wide bands to tone, shape and sculpt your lower body and core. This workout delivers a one-two punch by using tempo variations and band variations to intensify each work effort.  

Why Try Slow Burn?  

The slower the better! Add a sizzle to your workout with large flat resistance bands to sculpt and define your lower body and core. Sizzle with faster pace exercise and scorch with super slow burners for the ultimate in glute, legs and core training. That’s hot! 

What Is Slow Burn Like? 

Slow Burn utilizes distinct tempo changes to challenge your lower body and add a “sizzle” to your workout. Utilizing large flat bands, this workout focuses on the core and lower body. Alternate sizzle and scorch work efforts to challenge your glutes, hamstrings and quads in this 30-minute express workout. Sizzle work is done at a quicker pace and the scorch work effort is super slow to bring on the burn.  

Who Are Slow Burn Classes Best For? 

Both beginners and experienced gymgoers will thrive with simple exercises using one tool, the fabric exercise band to provide resistance. Access beast mode quickly as you realize these bands mean business! Experience quick muscle fatigue to challenge even the seasoned fitness pro. All levels welcome in Slow Burn. 


Is Slow Burn a Good Workout? 

Slow Burn will ignite your muscles and improve body composition safely and effectively using the flat fabric resistance bands. You can expect: 

  • Lower Body Strength. Bands emphasize a different phase of work, at the end of the arc of movement (where the band is most taut), rather than free weights, which emphasize the beginning of the arc of movement. 
  • Core Strength. Single leg exercises encourage the muscles of the core to activate, strengthening and developing balance. 
  • Mobility. By recruiting smaller stabilizing muscles during exercises like hip abduction, the body gains more hip mobility, resulting in lower injury. 
  • Improved Body Composition. Muscle mass requires more calories to sustain, which burns more fat, resulting in a leaner appearance. 
  • Safety. By using flat resistance bands rather than hand weights, participants have a lower risk of dropping heavy weights or overexerting by choosing a weight that is too heavy for them. 

How Difficult is Slow Burn? 

5/10 . Fire it up! All fitness levels welcome. Simple to follow exercises using only bodyweight and the fabric elastic resistance band yields muscle fireworks for all levels of fitness.  

How Long Is Each Class? 

Slow Burn is a 30-minute nonstop fitness bonfire of lower body strength with core training. 

What Should I Wear? 

Come ready to play. Typically, people wear sweat wicking clothing that will offer ample coverage and will stay put and allow you to move with ease throughout the range of motion of exercises.  

Cross training Gym Shoes.  Comfortable shoes that offer support and stability as you move and balance during class.   

What do I need to Bring? 

Hydrate, my friend! Make sure you have plenty of water with you.  Also, pop a towel in your gym bag to catch your sweat, as you will be dripping and glistening. Most importantly, bring a great attitude and smile to share.  

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What Types of Strength Classes Are Available?

Band Camp 

Get ready to hear the music of your legs, glutes, and core in Band Camp, where flat bands become the instruments to sculpt your lower body into one lean, muscular powerhouse. Learn the patterns in Band Camp Basics, then advance to the Band Camp Booster level to orchestrate your muscles into a fat-burning ensemble  

Barbell Bound.

Bound for time? Bound for results? You’re bound to raise the bar in this singular workout that combines two types of strength training. Lift your way through barbell sets alternated with bound rounds and burnout sets utilizing heavy resistance bands to produce a grueling workout that will leave you unbelievably strong, focused and barbell bound 

Barre Bootcamp.

Become a lean, mean ballet dancer in this fusion class. Inspired by ballet and strength training, this high intensity barre class targets your arms, core, thighs, and booty to help you create a long, lean dancer’s body. Get ready to feel the barre burn.  


Hang from the durable TRX® ropes to push, pull, lift and lower your body through Spiderman moves for a total body suspension workout that also super-strengthens your core.   


This upper and lower body strength-based class utilizes heavier weights to provide a total body workout with balance, core and strength segment and chisel your muscles.   


Get ready to shake things up in this high energy, strength and endurance workout as you shift in a circle from station to station using advanced strength equipment including Tomahawks, Sandbags and Barbells. Recover in the Epicenter with body weight exercises designed to cause tremors throughout your body. Come prepared to be moved!  

Push Point. 

Explore your limits and push your boundaries in this Intense strength-based workout, alternating plyometrics and strength training. The Push Point utilizes Tabata intervals to create a rollercoaster ride of work! Participants alternate blocks of controlled lower body and heavy upper body weight training followed by the adrenaline rush of a power block of plyometric lower body work efforts and lighter upper body sculpting. Pattern the work, then PUSH it: that’s The Push Point! 


Focus on Strength, Length, Agility and Mobility and get SLAMMED in this hard-hitting high intensity class utilizing Hyperwear sand bells. You’ll slam, push, pull and drag your sand bell through a series of hardcore heavy hitting exercises designed to chisel your body and slam you into shape. 

Top It Off. 

Shape and sculpt every muscle in your upper body in this two-part, heart-pumping workout. Using weights and isometric exercises, you’ll work through a series of sweat inducing exercises to tone and chisel your arms, shoulders, chest, and back.  

Looped In.

Get LOOPED IN to a great workout utilizing the Slastix Loop by Stroops. Shape and strengthen your lower body and chisel your abs in this workout that incorporates dedicated segments of lower body toning, core conditioning and explosive cardio intervals. This workout accelerates in intensity as the class progresses. Are you ready to be IN The LOOP?  

Find a SLOW BURN Class at a Crunch Near You  

Embark on your fitness journey effortlessly! Explore Slow Burn and all of our other exciting classes at your nearest Crunch. Find Loaded Yoga, Slammed and other exclusive classes here and start your journey to a stronger and fitter you today!

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