Fitness, Health

What is Fitmob? + Athleta Giveaway

October 20, 2014

This weekend, I had the good fortune of attending a Fitmob class and seeing for myself firsthand what Fitmob was all about. I first heard about Fitmob from my boss of all people, and I had been interested to learn more ever since. So …

What is Fitmob?

What is Fitmob?

What is Fitmob? Good question – Fitmob wanted a way to help motivate people and make fitness fun again! They have a really cool community based approach to fitness that let people workout both indoors and outdoors within their own neighborhood. They essentially are creating fitness communities within San Francisco and holding great workout classes for people to attend! It’s a very innovative approach and so on point, as most people enjoy working out with others and not alone. Fun fact, Tony Horton is one of Fitmob’s co-creators. Yep, the P90X guy, how cool is that?!

My experience with Fitmob

If you go on the Fitmob website, you are prompted to enter your zip code and are then brought to a page where you can browse through a bunch of different workout classes. I decided to try a class called ‘UrbanKick’ this saturday because I absolutely love kickboxing.

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 Fitmob Headquarters; easy to spot!

I went with a friend (double the fun!) and unfortunately, we could not do UrbanKick because there was no power in the Fitmob HQ, and the door was locked! The instructor, Justin, was quick thinking and asked if we would all be alright with going to a park nearby and doing a bootcamp style workout. I did not mind although I asked if we could do a more cardio focused bootcamp since I had done a Kayla Itsines circuit the other day, and he was very accommodating. The workout itself was great! We started out with a warmup consisting of high knees, jogging on the spot and sprints (shudder) and moved on to some leg work (think squats, squats, and more squats!) and then finished up with some core work. It was definitely a good workout although the park was pretty muddy and I got my new Asics all muddy!!! I wish I had worn my old Nikes haha, but oh well. Justin was such a fun instructor and kept us all laughing despite wanting to yell obscenities at him when he made us do jumping lunges (they are HARD!).

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 Me and my lovely friend, Amy

review of fitmob training in san francisco

 Me and Justin, our instructor!

Although I do prefer doing my own workouts, I think Fitmob is definitely something to try if you want to be motivated and to have fun whilst working out. There was a great community feel and everyone was very friendly and welcoming.

Athleta Giveaway

Onto the fun stuff … giveaway πŸ™‚ Who doesn’t like the chance to win free goodies? And this is a truly good one as you get the chance to win a $25 gift card to Athleta! Athleta is a chic brand that sells activewear such as yoga pants and lots of other fun workout clothes. All you have to do is follow the instructions below, easy peasy!

EDIT: Although it is not required, I would love for you to leave me a blog post of what you answered for the question. I was supposed to make that option ‘Leave a Comment on the Blog’ as opposed to ‘Answer a Question’. You don’t have too, but I would truly appreciate it πŸ™‚

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Hope you all enjoyed this post. I am so happy I finally tried out Fitmob and I hope you try it out soon too!

Honestly yours,

Special thanks to Sverve on behalf of Fitmob for sponsoring this post & giveaway. All views remain my own unbiased opinions.

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  • Katie G October 23, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    I love the idea of local workout groups – We don’t do that enough around here..
    However jumping lunges sound like my idea of hell…lunges always make my leg’s hurt so much the next day! πŸ™‚ x

    • Honestly Fitness October 23, 2014 at 12:53 pm

      Yeah, but in all fairness the weather in the UK can be so horrendous that outdoor group workouts would be pretty miserable lol! But there should be more studios to help people do local group workouts.
      Ugh, jumping lunges truly are hellish. It is amazing how such a seemingly innocent move can cripple us the next day isn’t it?!
      Thanks for stopping by, lovely πŸ™‚ xx