Pilates

Studio Review: Brooklyn Bodyburn and the MegaFormer

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A little over a year ago Tracy Carlinsky (a former ballet dancer) decided to take her love of the Lagree Fitness system (which she discovered while living in Los Angeles) and bring it to one of the trendiest neighborhoods in New York City: Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Since then, Brooklyn Bodyburn has …
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Da Vinci BodyBoard Review: The Next Generation of Core Boards

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It’s hard to believe, but I have been writing for Fit Bottomed Girls for more than two years (wow!)! And in that time I have met a variety of incredible fitness people and taken more than my fair share of fancy new classes all over New York City. However, no one has ever offered to drop by my place …
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5 Pilates Tips to Improve Your Practice

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Love Pilates? Trying to fit more Pilates sessions into your New Year? Always wanted to try it? No matter where you fall on the Pilates spectrum, today's New Year New Rear Week post with Pilates tips from STOTT PILATES is for you! "There’s always room for novices and experts alike …
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All the Right Moves for Your First Stand Up Paddleboard Workout

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I'm still pretty psyched about my stand up paddleboarding adventures up north, and although I haven't gotten out on a paddleboard since reentering the U.S., that doesn't mean I'm not planning yet another SUP workout.Only this time, I went to the experts for some tips.Pretty much my favorite workout …
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Review: Kristin McGee’s Strong Sexy Svelte Workout

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During my internship I tried a wider variety of food and exercises than I have in my whole life (which might be only 24 years, but still!). Swimming was my entire fitness life until I turned 17 and quit (a long story and regrettable decision), so when Jenn had me choose another workout DVD to review …
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Workout I Did: SUP Yoga and Core

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Prior to my recent vacation, I had tried stand up paddleboarding (SUP) once. It was in the Gulf of Mexico during a volleyball tournament. My back was hurting from hitting the ball around the day before, my legs were in ridiculous pain due to my first week doing Insanity, and, well, I'd had a big …
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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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Workout I Did: Jamba Juice FiTrends Expo, Part One

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So, I know I just did a Workout I Did post, but I have to do another one! Because, ladies. I did a whole day of working out with FBG Tish and just have to share---like every single detail! Well, half of the details technically, as FBG Tish will be providing a run-down of the rest of the amazing …
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Go ‘Barre’: 3 Barefoot Socks to Try in Your Next Yoga, Barre or Pilates Class

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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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Changing Pilates With the STOTT PILATES Towel Workout DVD

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Remember that awesome guy…you know, the one who started the Pilates revolution? Oh yeah, Mr. Joseph Pilates! Well, as the fitness industry has evolved over the years, so has the world of Pilates. I mean, Pilates participation in North America grew 601 percent since 2011! Like what? In fact, 10.7 …
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