Group Fitness

Campus Recreation offers a variety of fitness programs that aim to meet the workout needs of our patrons. We want to do anything we can to assure you are able to enjoy a full, well-rounded and healthy lifestyle.

Spartan-X Group Fitness

The Spartan-X group fitness program offers a combination of exercise classes to meet all your needs. Instructors have the expertise and training to teach safe, motivating classes. By taking a Spartan-X group fitness class, you will be entering an inspiring environment with the motivation of a group setting while having fun. Follow @SpartanRec on Twitter and Facebook to get the most up to date schedule information.

Classes are 50 minutes unless otherwise specified. Participants must register within 24 hours of the class using the RecIt Fitness app (see the Register for a Class tab for more information). Come to any class you want, whenever you want. Make sure to sign up early to guarantee your spot, as some classes will fill up. Please let the instructor know of any conditions that might be bothering you.

Spartan-X Schedule
Day  Class Time Instructor
Monday Flow Yoga 12:30-1:20 p.m. Julia
Monday Power Yoga 5:10-6:00 p.m. Julia
Monday Poi 6:10-6:30 p.m. Julia
Monday  Pilates 6:40-7:30 p.m. Julia
Monday Grind 7:40-8:30 p.m. Shimia
Monday Ab Master  8:40-9:00 p.m.  Shimia
Tuesday Gentle Yoga 12:00-12:50 p.m. Bryanna
Tuesday Upper Body Xpress 5:10-5:40 p.m. Bryanna
Tuesday Hydro Power 5:30-6:15 p.m. Maya
Tuesday Lower Body Xpress 5:50-6:20 p.m. Bryanna
Tuesday Muscle Ballet 7:30-8:20 p.m. Holly
Wednesday Shred  4:40-5:10 p.m.  Bryanna 
Wednesday Yoga  5:20-6:10 p.m.  Bryanna  
Wednesday  Upper Body Sculpt  6:20-6:45 p.m.  Shimia 
Wednesday  Lower Body Sculpt  6:50-7:25 p.m.  Shimia 
Wednesday Ab Master  7:35-7:55 p.m.  Tyler 
Thursday  Ab Master  3:10-3:30 p.m.  Bryanna 
Thursday  Grind  5:00-5:50 p.m.  Shimia 
Thursday  Hydro Power  5:30-6:15 p.m.  Maya 
Thursday  Muscle Ballet  7:30-8:20 p.m.  Holly 
Friday  Cycle45  12:00-12:45 p.m.  Sarah
Friday  Abs Blaster  12:50-1:00 p.m.  Sarah 
Friday Yoga  1:10-2:00 p.m.  Bryanna

Want to know more about a particular class? Check out our class descriptions! 

Register for a Class
  1. Download the FREE REC*IT FITNESS app for iOS or Android. 
  2. Login with an IMLeagues account. Or, create an account from the welcome screen. 
  3. Search for Spartan-X Group Fitness classes by date or activity. 
  4. Join or add classes to your schedule (users will receive push notifications about their classes two hours prior to start time. 
  5. Share classes with friends. 
  6. Check schedules in the My Classes section 
  7. Come to class and GET FIT!

Need help? Watch the Using REC*IT Fitness video.

Class Descriptions
Ab Master (30 min)/Blaster (10 min)

It doesn't take two hours to create a sculpted core. Try these short abdominal classes designed to fit into any busy schedule.

Core Fusion

Get a toned and tight core in 50 minutes with this cardio and abs Spartan-X Class! This class is flexible to serve the needs of all students- it will get beginners into shape, it will challenge advanced athletes. Both men and women are welcome!


Improve your cardiovascular endurance on our cycle bikes while riding to rocking music. Intervals, hill climbs and sprints will get you in your best shape over the 45 minutes. Appropriate for all fitness levels.


Combining a motivating mix of popular dance music, oldies, and international music, this 50 minute class helps both beginners and seasoned athletes break the plateau through dance.  


A hot  50 minute workout with the best hip-hop and popular music! This high energy workout will burn calories while boosting your twerk technique like never before.

Hydro Power

A 45-minute, total body, pool workout. Cardio-respiratory endurance is increased and joints are moved through their full range of motion. The intensity of your workout is governed by your conditioning level.

Lower Body Xpress

Lower body focused class in only 30 minutes. Various weighted and body weight exercises combine with abdominal exercises to tone, firm and lift your booty while sculpting thighs and shrinking love handles.

Muscle Ballet

A  50 minute dance inspired, low impact and high intensity program using the bars. This class is designed to engage the whole body with a focus on stability, flexibility and stamina to deliver results!

Shred and Stretch

Get shredded with a time effective, high intensity interval training workout that engages your entire body. Get flexible and relaxed with 20 minutes of calm stretching. Come for one or stay for both!

Upper Body Xpress

Only 30 minutes! Combine classic upper body weight room exercises with great music, effective technique and the creative talents of the USC Upstate group fitness team to deliver improved muscular endurance of the shoulders, chest, bis, tris, back (lower and upper), and the abdominal region. 


Gentle 50 minute yoga improves flexibility and core strength. Slow yoga flow and calm breathing strengthens and relaxes people of ANY fitness level.  Meditate and stretch away the stress of the day! Try out each of our instructors to experience their different styles.

Check out to see the full schedule and to sign up for classes. All classes are free for all members. 

Personal Training

USC Upstate also offers personalized training programs to help you get the most out of the Wellness Center. These programs will enhance your physical fitness, and aid you in achieving your fitness goals. Learn more about personal training rates and programs