Find your fitness family with this plateau-proof program for all levels.

R.I.P.P.E.D. is a unique drop-in Group Exercise class that provides results and inspires community. This constantly evolving, high-energy workout combines an easy and effective cardiovascular workout interlaced with weights and resistance.

What to expect in R.I.P.P.E.D. classes

 “R.I.P.P.E.D. is not like other classes,” promises instructor Ken Johnson a Group Exercise instructor at the Y in Burnsville, Hastings, Hudson and West St. Paul. Here’s why …

As you may have guessed, R.I.P.P.E.D. is an acronym. The letters represent the different sections of the class, which include:

  • Resistance
  • Intervals
  • Power
  • Plyometrics
  • Endurance
  • Diet

The class always starts with a warm-up and ends with a cool-down, and instructors weave in a core section as well.

“Each section is constantly changing the level of workout,” explains Ken. “And with multiple sections, the change in muscle memory creates results.”

More than that, Ken says the class creates a tight-knit community with members of all ages and all skill levels. “It’s a family atmosphere that is like no other.”

Why give R.I.P.P.E.D. a try?

If you’ve struggled with workouts that plateau for you at a certain point—or you’re just looking for something fun that actually works—this class is for you.

Designed to be plateau-proof, each component of R.I.P.P.E.D. provides a uniquely different emphasis or system response. Your body never gets used to the constantly changing format.

Regular R.I.P.P.E.D. participants achieve undeniable, ultimate results in minimal time, boasting 750-1000 calories burned in just 50 minutes. Plus, the class can help you:

  • Improve heart and lung health
  • Strengthen muscles and bones, reduces risk of osteoporosis
  • Improve posture, coordination, agility and flexibility
  • Stimulate your brain
  • Improve energy
  • Promote weight loss

If you’ve never tried R.I.P.P.E.D. before …

Keep in mind that this program is for everyone. There are low- and high-level options for each section of the workout. Instructors are always there to help you modify the workout to find a level that works best for you.

“For new members, I want them to enjoy the class while having a good time. This is your workout,” says Ken. “If you enjoy what you are doing, you will keep doing it.”

R.I.P.P.E.D. is a Group Exercise class, which means it’s free for Y members. Drop in to give it a try at any time. Find a R.I.P.P.E.D. class today.