The Lagree Fitness Training Method™ is taught on the Megaformer developed by Sebastian Lagree. This workout combines strength, endurance, cardio, balance, core and flexibility training.
Springs are used for resistance, which is variable and allows for peak muscle contraction while reducing the stress on the joints and the connective tissue. Depending on the exercise, resistance can either support or work against the client.
Changing the angle of the body will affect the intensity of any exercise. Angle can be easily represented by the difference between a plank on the toes vs the knees, or a plank on the hands vs the forearms.
Range of Motion
Lagree Fitness™ focuses on form and each movement is kept within the range of motion that targets the specific muscle or group of muscles.
Lagree Fitness™ utilizes slow and controlled movements. When working with and against resistance slowly, the tension on muscles stays constant, recruiting more muscle fibers. Slow and controlled movements activate the slow-twitch muscle fibers also known as your fat-burning, endurance building muscle fibers.
We focus on time under tension to bring muscles to fatigue for effective recruitment and engagement. Most exercises are performed for at least 60 -120 seconds.
~ Changing one of these elements immediately changes the intensity of the exercise.