Build lean muscle and boost your metabolism. Enjoy all of the rewards of lifting heavy weights without the risk! After only a few weeks, you will start to experience the benefits of getting stronger, increasing bone density, improving endurance, and more.
This class format is now available on our livestream platform. Sign up and get strong!
WHAT IS BUILD?
Build is a 45-minute group workout class that teaches you how to lift heavier weights properly. Think 8, 10 and 12 pounds to start versus CrossFit-style and benching 3x your body weight. The classes are carefully programmed to ensure we are working the body in a balanced way that yields results (stronger muscles) and avoids injuries.
We start slowly and focus on alignment and form. Over time, you will be amazed by your ability to progress up in weight or movement complexity. Like all in-person Alkalign classes, the experience is customized and optimized for YOU.
The format is not like Align. It will be much slower and will focus on one movement pattern at a time versus the “flow” of class you might be used to.
WHY ARE WE OFFERING THIS?
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BUILD
- Boosting your metabolism
- Maintaining bone density
- Increasing lean muscle / preventing age-related loss of lean muscle
- Functional applications to real world (things in real life are heavy – grocery bags, suitcases, backpacks, car seats, kids, dogs, etc.)
- Improving athletic performance and reducing risk of injury during those activities
- Increasing functional range of motion
WHO SHOULD TAKE BUILD?
Are you interested in lifting heavier or experiencing any of the above benefits? If so, this is for you. If you’ve considered lifting but are afraid, this is for you. If you have no interest, no worries. A consistent Alkalign practice includes a lot of weight-bearing exercises to maintain bone density as well as the balanced strength to live in a strong, functional body. Build45 is designed to complement Alkalign and anything else you do in life. We offer lots of modifications so we can optimize class for you.
WHEN DOES BUILD TAKE PLACE?
Build45 is Alkalign’s newest offering. Check out our livestream schedule to find out when you can Build with us.
WILL I GET BULKY?
HOW DO I COMBINE THIS WITH MY OTHER ALKALIGN CLASSES?
You are more than welcome to supplement our 2x week sessions with Align45 or your own cardio 1-2 times per week, but don’t overdo it! Back-to-back workouts in the same day or on consecutive days will likely impede your progress and could be a recipe for injury. We strongly suggest you try Recharge and Yoga Flow to make sure you are giving your body enough time to recover from your Build45 classes and are maximizing your results.
WHY WE DON'T OFFER BUILD EVERYDAY
Two to three times a week can equal all the gain! Studies show adding heavier lifting just twice a week gives you all the benefits of lifting without the added stress and pressure on your joints. This will also give you ample time for recovery, which is why we don’t offer Build everyday.
IS BUILD INCLUDED IN MY MEMBERSHIP?
Build45 is included in our Livestream memberships. It is currently not included in our Alkalign Anywhere on-demand only membership. You can add Build to your on-demand membership or purchase a subscription a la carte.