Group Exercise Classes are run within our Exercise Physiology service as a social, cost effective way to move towards your health and fitness goals.
Here are 5 reasons why Group Exercise Classes will be a great for you.
- You’re looking for structured exercise program
A program designed by an Exercise Physiologist is clinically proven and driven by evidence. Our clinic has the capacity to objectively measure the progress of your fitness and rehabilitation, giving you motivation and clarity that you’re on your way to achieving what you want.
We have six Group Exercise Classes spread across early mornings, lunch time and evenings, giving you the motivation and consistently to look after your health at a set time. You can also pre-purchase a 10-pack of classes to make your visits more cost effective.
2. You like exercising with friends
Helping our patients enjoy and have fun exercising is one of our biggest goals. Join a Group Exercise Class if you love to be social, have a chat, and be supported by new friends as you all work towards your programs.
3. You carry a health condition or injury that challenges your physical ability
Exercise Physiologists are the experts in rehabilitation programs and using exercise to assist in pain management and chronic health conditions. The exercise prescribed is evidence-based and given in collaboration with other health professionals you’re involved in such as your physiotherapist, GP or surgeons. They also specialise in women’s health conditions and seniors' health.
4. You want more confidence in the gym
Starting a new exercise program can be especially daunting if you haven’t had too much experience with sports, it’s been a long time since you were consistently active or if you’re trying to manage a new injury or health condition. Exercise Physiology will give you the confidence and motivation to work towards new physical goals.
5. You want to be healthier, fitter and less injury prone
Starting a new exercise program can be especially daunting if you haven’t had too much experience with sports, it’s been a long time since you were consistently active or if you’re trying to manage a new injury or health condition. Exercise Physiology health. Starting a new exercise journey can be daunting. An Exercise Physiologist is the perfect starting point to help benefit your general health and wellbeing, no matter what stage of life or fitness level you are at.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I start?
You first have an Initial 1:1 assessment to discuss your goals, work through an assessment and set up a suitable exercise program for your individual needs. You may also transition from assessment by your physio into groups if your practitioner thinks you are suitable.
What happens in a Group Exercise Class?
The classes run for 1 hour with each group member having their own tailored exercise program to complete in the Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine state of the art gym. This will be under the supervision of our Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Steph Tucker, who will ensure you’re keeping good technique continuing to progress through your exercises and keep edging towards your goals.
You may like to organise a group with friends and family together or attend and meet some new people in the process.
Does my private health insurance cover Group Exercise Classes?
Our 1:4 group exercise classes are suitable for anyone wanting to complete a tailored and supervised exercise program to help achieve their personal health, fitness or rehabilitation related goals.
Private health insurance may cover a portion of your payment – we advise checking with your individual fund.
Note – There are also options for Medicare subsidies for group exercise physiology in Type 2 Diabetics (Medicare item 81100 to 81125). See the reference form here.
About Steph Tucker
Steph Tucker is an Exercise Physiologist who has a passion for helping people to move enjoyably while improving quality of life and health. She enjoys assisting people with any exercise background to discover a way for them to be active. Steph has a particular interest in women’s health and lower limb musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
Steph has a strong belief in ensuring her interventions are based on her clients goals and needs, while combining this with the most recent evidence based treatment in order to achieve the best outcome for each individual.Book in your Initial appointment now