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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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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The Best Barre Workout DVDs Available on Amazon

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Want to get an amazing workout at home? Try one of these! According to this guest post by Jessica Smith (Know her? We love her!), these are the best barre workout DVDs you can get on Amazon right now!  6 Best Barre Workout DVDs on Amazon Barre workouts offer some pretty amazing better body …
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Propel Fitness Challenge: Grab a Workout Buddy!

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. You might think the hardest part of triathlon training is fitting in the three different sports, but you'd be wrong. The hardest part is fitting in all the other stuff that makes you stronger in those …
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6 Tips for Your First Barre Workout

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Lately it seems like there are ballet-based or barre studios opening all over New York City with promises of creating a dancer's physique (think long, lean muscles and perfect posture). At first, they can seem pretty darn intimidating. You walk into a sparse studio with mirrors everywhere and …
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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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SparkPeople Does It Again—Tone and Sculpt With Coach Nicole Workout DVD

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Talk about a movement! SparkPeople.com has helped millions of people become active and healthy and their Total Body Sculpting with Coach Nicole DVD is no exception. This all-in-one DVD features three 20-minute workouts that focus on sculpting and toning a beautiful and fit body. With tons of …
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Nutrition Bar Head-to-Head Taste-Off: Barre Bars vs. Gnu Flavor & Fiber Bars

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In our pursuit of being the ultimate guinea pigs for you, today we taste-test two new snack bars---Barre bars and Gnu Flavor & Fiber bars that boast uber nutrition and a delicious taste. Who will win? Read on for this bar-a-licious head-to-head competition... Barre Bars Barre workouts are …
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Raising the “Barre” and Dropping the Ego by Trying Something New

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After all these years, you've probably come to realize that even when I say I'm going to stick to a new schedule that, well, it doesn't last for too long. I've never really been one to get in a fitness rut. Give me a month or two's time, and I'll be trying this and scheduling that and generally, you …
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Barely Made the Bar with Zayna Gold’s Boston Body Barre DVD

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If I once was a Bostonian, am I always a Bostonian? I’m not quite sure, nevertheless the pride which comes from living in Boston for five-years has always stuck with me. It’s one of those things, like when you see a Boston Red Sox cap or a Patriots jersey and you just want to call out “Hey, I used …
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