The MAC
Gym at FBC Brandon



Become all things to all men so that by all
​​​​​​​possible means some might be saved.

1 Corinthians 9:22 


Group 

Group Exercise Classes


All classes are appropriate for all levels of fitness. Instructors teach several different options throughout class to accommodate beginners as well as challenge the more fit. Classes are for participants ages 10 and older.  Ages 10 - 13 must have an adult present during the entire class.  Classes are all 45 minutes long. *Indicates class is for ladies only. **Class has a 6-person max due to equipment inventory. Use of a foam roller is mandatory.  More are welcome if individual provides their own equipment/foam roller. 


Class Schedule

A complete exercise class schedule can be downloaded here.


Group Exercise Class List:

The below list of class descriptons for all age groups.  

ABSolution - This  class provides a workout without the impact or stress on your joints. Class is mostly mat based with an emphasis on core training.

Barre Above - One of the hottest trends to work the entire body in this low impact workout that incorporates elements of Ballet and Pilates using a ballet bar (or chair), mats, bands, etc.for muscle endurance for a longer leaner body.

bootcamp - A fun, motivating, highly exhilarating style training program including cardio, agility, core & strength training. 

circuit training-a class combining both aerobic exercise and strength training designed to increase endurance, muscular strength, coordination, core strength and flexibility. Class varies each week and can easily be adjusted to all fitness levels. 
classic cardio - 45-minutes of straight low-impact cardio. Class taught on a 32-count beat to fun, energetic music. Easy to follow steps that repeat makes this class perfect for any fitness level. 
deeper stretch (YOGA) -Stretching poses are held to increase flexibility, build strength, improve posture with an emphasis in breath. Class is done on a mat.

gentle stretch(YOGA) - Stretching poses are held to increase flexibility, build strength, improve posture with an emphasis in breath. Class is done on a mat, but can be modified in a chair if needed
easy flow(YOGA) -Yoga that moves through a stretching warm-up, to a gentle transition by flowing from one classic yoga pose to another. A fun class to build strength, posture and flexibility with emphasis on breath. 

functional fitness - perform tasks in training that replicate the movements found in life; improve muscle and core strength while increasing your heart rate.

pilates - A movement system that stretches and strengthens all of the major muscle groups with no impact. Focus is on the core muscles. Class is done on a mat.  

total body - This class targets 7 major areas of the body in the most effective way using the Body Sport Pump Bar, dumbbells, bands, balls, gliders, etc. The focus  in this class is to fatigue each muscle group. There is NO cardio & NO impact and can be modified to your fitness level. 7 targeted areas are: Lower body, Chest, Back, Triceps, Biceps, Shoulders and Core.
tri-fusion - This class is composed of three parts to help improve overall balance, flexibility and muscle endurance  Ballet for toning and posture improvement, Pilates for core strength and stretching for flexibility training. It is a fun fluid class appropriate for all levels. 

Zumba - The newest Latin-based workout.  Easy to follow choreography to energetic upbeat Latin and Christian music.  A real cardio and spirit booster.  (*class is for ladies only)


Active Adult Group Exercise Class List:


Deeper Stretch (Yoga) - Stretching poses are held to increase flexibility, build strength, improve posture with an emphasis on breath. Class is done on a mat.

Gentle Stretch (Yoga) - Stretching poses are held to increase flexibility, build strength, improve posture with an emphasis on breath. Class is done on a mat, but can be modified in a chair if needed.
Senior stretch (chair based YOGA) - Stretching poses are held to increase flexibility, build strength, improve posture with an emphasis on breath. Class is done in a chair and standing.
Easy Flow (YOGA) - Yoga that moves through a stretching warm-up, to a gentle transition by flowing from one classic yoga pose into another. A fun class to build strength, posture, flexibility with emphasis on breath.
Classic Cardio - 45 minutes of straight low-impact cardio. Class is taught on a 32-count beat to fun, energetic music. Easy to follow steps that repeat, makes this class perfect for any fitness level.

Functional Fitness - perform tasks in training that replicate the movements found in life; improve muscle and core strength. Class is progressed from a Silver Sneakers Class and done standing and on a mat.
Stride & Strength - a unique class using the walking track and strength exercises. Class averages a mile walk intermixed with strength and flexibility exercises. All exercises are done standing or seated. This class is great for beginner and intermediate walkers. 

SilverSneakers®:

Classic - Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living.  Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance.  A chair is available if needed  for seatedor standing support.

Circuit - Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout.  Upper body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography.  A chair is used for standing support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.

Tai Chi – A gentle class that focuses on breath, balance and strength flowing through a sequence of exercises


Indoor Cycle Classes

The following are descriptions of our indoor cycle classes.  

cycle - a group class done on stationary bikes where the instructor simulates a ride. Together, you travel on flat roads, climb hills, sprint and race! It is truly a fantastic cardiovascular class great for all levels. Classes are 45 minutes long.

HIIT - a 30-minute High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout to achieve fast results. The short duration of the workout will motivate you to push your physical and mental limits. It features bursts of intensity where you work as hard as possible, followed by periods of rest that prepare you for the next effort. The payoff is you will smash your fitness goals and burn calories for hours after each workout.

Participants are encouraged to bring a towel and water bottle to cycle classes.