Online Fitness Classes

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Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on September 24, 2020 and last updated on July 13, 2023

The topic of Online Fitness Classes serves as an excellent conversation topic for English learners, providing them with an opportunity to enhance their language skills while exploring the realm of health and fitness. Engaging in discussions about online fitness classes allows English learners to practice conversational English, expand their vocabulary related to fitness terminology and develop their ability to articulate their opinions and preferences.

Additionally, discussing the benefits and challenges of online fitness classes can help learners improve their critical thinking and argumentative skills while broadening their knowledge of health and wellness practices in an English-speaking context.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

About Online Fitness Classes

In the ever-evolving world of fitness, online fitness classes have emerged as a popular and convenient option for individuals seeking to improve their health and wellness. Online fitness classes provide a virtual platform that allows people to engage in guided workouts from the comfort of their own homes or any location with an internet connection. These classes encompass a wide range of activities, from yoga and pilates to high-intensity interval training and dance workouts.

With live sessions and pre-recorded videos, online fitness classes offer flexibility, personalised instruction, and a sense of community, making them a desirable option for fitness enthusiasts of all levels.

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • fitness (noun)
  • exercise (verb)
  • keep fit (idiom)
  • carry out (phrasal verb)
  • in-person (adjective)
  • sign up (verb)
  • look forward to (phrasal verb)

Conversation Questions

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  • Have you ever tried an online fitness class? If yes, did you like it? If not, would you like to try one?
  • What are the benefits of online fitness classes?
  • Are online fitness classes as effective as attending physical fitness classes at a gym or studio?
  • How do online fitness classes help individuals maintain a regular exercise routine?
  • What are the disadvantages of online fitness classes?
  • How do online fitness classes provide a sense of community and support for participants?
  • Is the convenience of online fitness classes worth sacrificing the social interaction and in-person guidance of traditional classes?
  • How much do you think online fitness classes should cost?
  • What factors should someone consider when choosing an online fitness class?
  • Do you think online fitness classes will increase in popularity during the next few years? Why?
  • Have you ever participated in a live-streamed fitness class? How did it differ from pre-recorded classes?
  • Are online fitness classes more accessible to a wider range of people compared to in-person classes?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.