Strength Classes

We offer a range of classes to improve your strength at Bluecoat Sports. Find out more below.

Strength-focused, weight training workouts help you burn fat and tone up, as well as improve your bone and muscle strength.

These classes are enjoyed by many of our members, pay as you go members and guests who want to have fun and firm up. We offer a range of classes for all ages to improve your strength at Bluecoat Sports, including our popular HIIT classes, Kettlebell classes and TRX classes. In addition to this, we offer some very popular Les Mills Classes for further HIIT workouts and fitness training.

Our strength training classes

Core Express

Improve your balance, posture and core stability whilst reducing the risk of lower back pain by strengthening your core in our 30-minute class. With a mix of bodyweight, resistant bands, TRX and kettlebell movements, training your core will not be a chore!

COMING SOON!

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Suitable For : Anyone

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Class Duration : 30 minutes

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When : COMING SOON

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Equipment Needed : Drink

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

METCON

Train like an athlete in this metabolic conditioning class. Using exercises such as wall balls and sled pulls to help you increase your strength, boost your metabolism, and condition your cardiovascular system. Feel your fitness levels improve week on week.

COMING SOON

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Suitable For : Anyone

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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When : COMING SOON

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Equipment Needed : Drink

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Lifting Course

Join Jack, England’s Strongest Man U23’s in our latest 6 week lifting course! Whether you’re a beginner and need to learn the fundamentals of strength training or have experience but want to enhance the way you lift. This course will focus on deadlifts, squats and carry out overhead presses.

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 1 hour

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When : 6th April-11th May

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Equipment Needed : Drink

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Cost : Members: £31.50, Non members £42.00

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Memberships Included : None

Boxfit Express

A 45-minute version of our Boxfit class with just as much energy. Prepare to sweat – It’s time to get the boxing gloves on! This full body workout will challenge not only your cardiovascular fitness but also help boost your strength and endurance through the combination of bodyweight and free weight exercises. Inspired by boxing techniques, our expert instructors will teach you several drills that’ll get your heart pumping. Enjoy the fresh air as this class takes places in our outdoor workout area.

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Suitable For : Anyone

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Drink, Towel

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Body Pump Express

A 45-minute version of our Les Mills Body Pump class with just as much energy. This barbell class gives you a total body workout and strengthens your entire body. This group fitness class challenges all your major muscle groups with exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls. Choose your weight and work to your own limits as you follow along with our expert instructors, building strength whilst enjoying your workout. This class is set to music, giving you the ultimate motivation to get your sweat on!

Note: Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of each advertised class time to allow for the setup of equipment.

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Suitable For : Anyone

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Drink, Towel, Mat

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Buggy Fit

A brand new drop-in session, starting January 2024!

This session will provide a friendly and supportive social environment where you can get your body moving & meet like-minded mums after birth. Follow our qualified instructor’s guidance as they take you through a functional whole-body approach with elements of low-impact cardio, core, pelvic floor restores and toning exercises with body weight and resistance bands.  

You must have been signed off by your doctor (around 6-12 weeks, depending on type of delivery) before starting any postnatal fitness programme.

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Suitable For : Postnatal women (You must have been signed off by your doctor)

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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When : From January 2024, every Thursday 11:30-12:15

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Equipment Needed : Mat

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Kettlebells in the Yard

A technique-based session utilising the kettlebell to perform full body dynamic movements, focussing on muscle power and strength whilst toning the entire body. This versatile piece of equipment is perfect for exercises such as swings, squats, lunges and presses. With kettlebells from 6kg to 32kg, this class is suitable for all fitness levels. Enjoy the fresh air as this class takes places in out outdoor workout area. Lift, swing & sweat!

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Suitable For : Anyone

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Drink

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

HIIT

A high intensity interval training session suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. Work to your own limits during repeated intervals of exercise and rest, utilising functional exercises to target your entire body incorporating strength, cardiovascular and core exercises. Work hard, but most importantly train with a smile on your face!

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Towel

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Family Circuits

Join us for Family Circuits and get the whole family moving! This 45-minute high-intensity interval training class is designed for parents and children to train together! This class requires high levels of energy to keep up with the kids whilst our team puts you through your paces. Work to your own limits, incorporating strength, cardiovascular and core exercises. This class is suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. Family fitness made fun!

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Suitable For : Parents and children ages 12+

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Drink

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Cost : Adult: £6.50 Junior: £5.00

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, Junior Plus, Teen, PAYGO

Power Hour

A 60-minute strength focussed class utilising a mixture of barbells, kettlebells, and functional movements. Not too sure how to make the most of your current workout routine? Under the guidance of our expert instructors, you will learn a variety of weightlifting movements and watch your technique improve week on week! Build your confidence and strength alongside the safety of our instructors as they watch over and motivate you.

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 1 hour

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Equipment Needed : Towel

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Kettlebells

The kettlebell is the star of the show in this class. This versatile piece of equipment will be used to create a full body strength workout. You can expect to perform exercises such as squats and lunges, with the additional element of the kettlebell for an added push. Our instructors will guide you in learning the correct technique for lifting the kettlebell, helping you to build your strength and power week on week. 

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Towel, Mat

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Memberships Included : Full, Gym, Classes, PAYGO

TRX Classes

TRX (Total Body Resistance) training is a form of suspension training that uses body weight exercises to develop your strength, balance, and core stability. In this class, use the TRX harness as training tool to leverage your gravity and workout against resistance. Our instructors will guide you in using the TRX harness, creating a full body workout that will challenge your body with lunges, press up’s and squats.

If you are a beginner, please arrive at least 5-10 minutes early to discuss how to use the TRX equipment with your instructor.

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Towel, Mat

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Body Balance

Les Mills Body Balance combines yoga, tai chi, and Pilates to give you a workout that builds flexibility and strength, leaving you feeling centred and calm. This class is not just a workout for your body but your mind as well. With an inspired soundtrack, breathing control, concentration, and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses, you will enjoy a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 1 hour

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Equipment Needed : Towel, Mat

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Body Pump

Les Mills Body Pump is a barbell class that gives you a total body workout. This group fitness class challenges all your major muscle groups with exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls. Choose your weight and work to your own limits as you follow along with our expert instructors, building strength whilst enjoying your workout. This class is set to music, giving you the ultimate motivation to get your sweat on!

Note: Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of each advertised class time to allow for the setup of equipment.

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 1 hour

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Equipment Needed : Towel, Mat

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Bootcamp

A full body workout that will challenge not only your cardiovascular fitness but also boost your strength and endurance through the combination of bodyweight and free weight exercise. Prepare to sweat as our Fitness Team puts you through your paces, challenging your whole body to reach your own fitness goals. Be ready for a variety of different exercises, from squats to burpees and see your strength build week on week.

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Towel

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Bootcamp Extreme

Up for an extra challenge? Be prepared to be pushed to your limits in this full-body 45-minute cardiovascular and functional strength workout. Our Fitness Team will challenge you with new exercises each week. During Bootcamp Extreme, you can expect to use a range of equipment, including slam balls, tyres and kettlebells. Work outside your comfort zone and see your fitness abilities improve week after week. Minimal rest, maximum results!

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 45 minutes

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Equipment Needed : Towel

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Circuits

This class uses equipment and body weight exercises to give you a full-body workout, combining resistance training with high-intensity aerobics. Target all your major muscle groups for a great full-body workout. Expect to mix up your workout routine week on week at our Circuit Training class as our instructors set you a number of exercise workstations to complete one after the other. Complete the challenge and feel the results!

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 14+

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Class Duration : 1 hour

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Equipment Needed : Towel

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

Boxfit

Prepare to sweat – It’s time to get the boxing gloves on! This full body workout will challenge not only your cardiovascular fitness but also help boost your strength and endurance through the combination of bodyweight and free weight exercises. Inspired by boxing techniques, our expert instructors will teach you a number of drills that’ll get your heart pumping.

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 16+

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Class Duration : 1 hour

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Equipment Needed : Towel

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Memberships Included : Full, Gym, Classes, PAYGO

Senior Gym

Our Senior Gym class is a supervised session for our senior members (60yrs+) looking to get their sweat on! For the first half of the session, the seniors can design their own workout on our first-class equipment. Our expert instructors will then lead the last 30 minutes of the session, challenging the seniors to a circuit including a mixture of cardiovascular, resistance and mobility exercises designed to get the entire body moving!

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Suitable For : Anyone aged 60+

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Class Duration : 1 hour

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Equipment Needed : Towel

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Memberships Included : Full, Classes, PAYGO

The benefits of HIIT and strength training classes

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and strength classes offer a range of benefits that cater to various fitness goals. They are excellent for improving cardiovascular health and boosting metabolism. This type of workout is efficient, allowing individuals to achieve significant results in a shorter period compared to traditional steady-state cardio. Strength training also aids in weight management by increasing muscle mass, which, in turn, accelerates the body’s resting metabolic rate. 

Benefits of these classes include:

  • Improved cardiovascular health
  • Efficiency for time-constrained individuals
  • Boosted metabolism, aiding in weight loss
  • Enhanced aerobic and anaerobic fitness
  • Increased muscle mass and overall strength
  • Increased bone density, reducing osteoporosis risk
  • Improved joint flexibility and stability

Book onto one of our strength and HIIT classes in Horsham today and see your fitness levels improve.