Group Exercise

Exercise for Extroverts: Tips and Tricks

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As I mentioned in yesterday's post about exercising as an introvert, the introvert/extrovert discussion is getting a lot of play, and I feel like it's all for the better. Things can only improve when we have a better understanding of ourselves and each other, right? (And if you're interested in …
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Exercise for Introverts: A Handy Guide


Over the last six months or so, the introvert/extrovert discussion has just blown up online. And personally, I love it. The difference between the two isn't just a matter of loving to be at home alone with your books vs. wanting to party all the time. For example, I'm an introvert, but I'm not a …
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Workout I Did: Fusion Fly


Long, long ago, Karen and I took a class at Fusion Fitness in Kansas City--- and it pretty much rendered me useless for the rest of the day and the two days following because, OMG, the soreness. And not just any soreness. This was like epic, I-didn't-know-I-had-a-muscle-there or …
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Workouts Over the Decades — Talk About a Revolution!


The following is a post sponsored by LES MILLS. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Oh, workout trends of the past! Remember the step and aerobics craze of the 80s? Or how kickboxing and group cycling took off in the 90s and 00s? Well, it's time for a new phase in the workout …
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Workout That Scared Me: Horse Farm Hundred


If you've followed my triathlon training for a while, you'll know that my comfort level on the bike is ... not terribly high. I only started using clipless pedals (you know, the ones where your shoes actually clip to your pedals, which is completely confusing given the name) and riding on the road …
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6 Tips for Making the Perfect Workout Playlist


The following is a post sponsored by LES MILLS. For our sponsored post policy, click here. When you’re the program director of LES MILLS’ programs BODYPUMP and RPM — creating both the choreography and planning which tunes to use for some of the most popular workouts in the world — you’re job …
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4 Hot New Group Exercise Classes to Try


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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Cycling at Flywheel Sports With Venus Williams


Every once in a while I get an assignment from Fit Bottomed Girls that makes me squeal with delight, but when I was given the chance to take a special Flywheel Sports class with co-founder Ruth Zuckerman and her special guest tennis ace Venus Williams? Well, as we say in New York --- forget about …
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The Rise of the Strong Woman — Lift It, Ladies!


The following is a post sponsored by LES MILLS. For our sponsored post policy, click here. We are huge, huge, huge fans of weight lifting and strength training. After all, lifting weights has been shown to be, kind of, the magical cure-all for all things health, including building strong bones, …
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