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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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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Workout I Did (and Survived!): Orangetheory Fitness

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I'm always looking for a new challenging workout (why I go to the gym that I do!). And I remember reading Crystal's recount of her time at an Orangetheory Fitness class and thinking to myself: "Man, that sounds hard/fun! Too bad there's not one in Kansas City yet." Then, boom! One opened in …
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Win a SweatGuru SweatFriends Workout Package!

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You know how we just gave you some awesome group ex ideas for working out with your best fit friend and now you're both all, "OMG, I cannot WAIT to try Acro Yoga with you!" We've got some super sweaty, seriously radical prizes from SweatGuru: Classes for three readers, plus their BFFs! In case …
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Facing a Fitness Fear By Diving Right Into a Water Aerobics Class

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. As part of our series of Propel fitness challenges that I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I was up first for the challenge of conquering a fitness fear. A couple of genuine fears I have were kind of off …
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