Workout We Want to Try: City Row

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We've written about SELF Magazine's Girl vs. Sweat series before, and it's seriously awesome. Laura Prangley is HILARIOUS. We so want to work out with her. And hang out with her. This workout she did recently at City Row is no joke! And, it looks like she did a great job in it. It just kept going, …
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What to Expect: Zumba

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I remember the first Zumba class I ever witnessed. My gym has a large instruction room with a window that lets the whole gym look inside, and I recall feeling the thumping beat through my sneakers while watching a large group of women (and a few men) --- all ages, sizes, colors and ability levels …
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Tips for Your First Pole-Dancing Class

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Hold on to your knickers folks, but the notoriously “so bad it’s hilarious” movie Showgirls was introduced to the world nearly 20 years ago! In 1995, the squeaky clean Saved by the Bell star Elizabeth Berkley played stripper (I mean dancer) Nomi, and it caused something of a media sensation at the …
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The New Workout That’s Like Yoga Blocks With Attitude

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If you think that yoga blocks are only good for, you know, yoga, think again because Crunch gyms now has a class developed by celebrity trainer Terri Walsh called B-Method that utilizes them to challenge your core, create long and lean muscles and get an overall amazing workout. The class is the …
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Hitting the Barre With My Buddies for the Propel Fitness Challenge

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. I'll admit I'm reasonably strong, and can move fairly quickly (for short bursts, that is). But what I am not is flexible, and the class I chose to attend with my friends for the Propel Fitness Challenge …
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What to Expect in a Water Fitness Class (and Why It’s Not Just for Old Ladies)

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I recently took my first water aerobics class, a to-do on my list that I've been putting off for reasons of fear or not knowing what to expect. I know it's silly, but there's always a bit of a mental barrier to trying something new --- and when it's something like a class where you actually have to …
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ClassPass: A Clever Fitness Idea for Folks Who Need the New

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I don't know about you, but if I don't switch up my workouts every couple of weeks I get super-duper bored and start to check out. I know I'm not alone in this instinctual need to try new things and keep my muscles guessing (aka screaming) because there's this group called ClassPass that allows you …
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