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Exercise vox pop: group or solo?

Busy spin class. By USAG-Humphreys.


Group exercise classes are becoming more popular and many fitness clubs claim that classes such as Spinning and Aqua Aerobics are their life blood.

In light of this, Alt.Cardiff wanted to find out which Cardiff residents prefer to exercise with others rather than alone.

Local personal trainer, Ross Smith says, “I think a lot of people go to gym classes for the motivational aspect of having someone instruct you what do to and how to do it effectively – the same reason why people want a personal trainer, which is to spur them on through their fitness regime.”

We took to Cardiff town centre and asked the question: when you exercise do you prefer to exercise alone, with a friend or in a group? 

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