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4 Hot New Group Exercise Classes to Try

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I recently embarked on a fitness “stay-cation” in my hometown of New York City to try out a whole slew of classes and take a peek at the swankiest fitness studios. After sweating and lifting, jumping, banding and attempting poses all over this fine city, I am reporting back my personal favorites. …
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Experience the Beauty of Bollywood Dance With This Doonya Workout DVD Set

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Dance has always been a key part of many cultures and personal expression, and many different types of dances have been made into workouts, like hip hop and even stripping. Ever since Bollywood dancing came on the scene, it has been fun to see this beautiful type of dance that combines many …
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Workout DVD Review: Step Up Revolution Dance Workout

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I have always loved dancing, so when Jenn showed me a stack of workout DVDs to review, it took me all of five seconds to find Step Up Revolution Dance Workout and give it a good home. While most workout DVDs are fun but can get repetitive after a while, I knew this one was going to be a keeper, so I …
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Get Addicted To Sweat with Nicole Winhoffer

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With temptations around every corner, there are many things to be addicted to in this world. My No. 1 addiction though has been my solution for relieving stress, curbing my (sometimes) excessive love for food and is always a big part of getting together with my girlfriends. My addiction is …
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Fit Tip Friday: Stay Motivated by Trying One of These New Fitness and Nutrition Trends!

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Remember how we teased a couple of weeks ago that we have another fit tip from the the Jamba Juice FiTrends Expo---and the Miss Venus Williams (seriously, we're still needing to be pinched from this event---Tish and I were dancing just a few to the right of Venus in the above photo!)? Well, it's …
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Kristen’s Best Fitness Memory

What's your best fitness memory? That's the Question of the Week that each FBG is asking herself! Inspiration for this post comes from the super cool Brooks Running Run Happy campaign! As seems to be the case with my fellow FBGs, I sure have a lot of amazing fitness memories. However, two of my …
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Workout I Did: Jamba Juice FiTrends Expo, Part Two

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Whenever Jamba hosts an event, I know I'm in for a full day of intense muscle jubilee. The first year Jenn and I attended Jamba's day of workouts, I didn't properly fuel, and I paid for it handsomely with fatigue and Gumby-like limb movements. This year, I tried to prepare a bit better. I made sure …
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Go ‘Barre': 3 Barefoot Socks to Try in Your Next Yoga, Barre or Pilates Class

Barre Socks were developed by two Bar Method instructors!

Barefoot workouts are all the rage these days, but, let's be honest, sometimes your feet need a little extra help with traction---or protection from dirty studio floors---when hitting up a yoga, Pilates, barre or martial arts class. So from preventing slipping to keeping your feet warm and …
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Turbo Fire Review: It’s All Fired Up

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After my marathon, I needed something else to keep me going with my workouts. Jenn gave me the Turbo Fire DVDs, and I thought, "Hey, why not?" I thought it looked intense, but I was determined to tackle it (check out my progress, phase by phase here, here and here). Chalene Johnson, the …
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Have a Kinect? Just Dance!

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You know the age-old "I don't have time" excuse? Well, there have been a few reviews, like this review of Just Dance 3 for the Xbox 360, that I’ve put off for just that reason. At first, the reason was legitimate. After all, it came in the mail right when my son was born. But then it kept getting …
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