NYSC Lab’s BFX Build class is a challenging, but doable strength-focused workout which takes you through various intervals and sets. Perfect for all levels.
Fitness clothes and sneakers.
A typical class has four sets: (i) five strength exercises done for one min each - three times through, (ii) three core exercises done for one min each - once through, (iii) five strength exercises done for one min each - three times through, and (iv) three core exercises done for thirty secs each - twice through.
Examples of exercises: squat to curl to shoulder press with weights, TRX rows, presses, and triceps, squat thrusts w/ a high row w/ a kettlebell, chest presses.
Typical equipment used: weights (heavy and medium), TRX, kettlebell, gliders, and a mat.
Challenging, but can make it as hard or easy as you’d like by using different weights.
All levels can do this class w/ adjustments.
The instructor isn’t as strict w/ the interval timing so you can easily miss some time of the exercise.
Basic exercises, but allows you to focus and push.
Sweat Level: 💧💧💧
First Timers: Email for free trial.
Returners: $20 per class for NYSC members, $32 per class for non-members..
NYSC Lab also offers packages that reduce the per class price and they also offer unlimited classes per week/month.
Studio is clean and basic (not in a bad way).
Equipment feels new.
The teachers are knowledgeable and encouraging.
Music could be better and louder.
Energy could be more hyper.
The class is in the BFX is one studio room of the NYSC Lab. Located on the space’s main floor.
They don’t let people in the studio until about one min before class starts.
Shares a lobby and locker room with Cyc Cycling and Stoked.
Locker rooms, showers, and lockers w/ automatic locks are located on lower level.
Yes, to switch up my strength routine.
NYSC Lab's Class Offerings
- BFX Burn - 50 min cardio focused class.
- BFX Build - 50 min strength focused class.
- BFX PTC Endure - 60 min cardio focused class.
- BFX PTC Lift - 60 min strength focused class.
- BFX Restore - 60 min foam rolling and stretching class.
- B3 - a 60 min cardio + strength HIIT class based to the beat of the music.