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Group Fitness Classes

Waist of Time: Say No to Waist Trainers

Percell Dugger | Posted 05.19.2016 | Black Voices
Percell Dugger

To be honest, your body already has a natural "waist trainer."

What's the Right Fitness Class for You?

Matthew Taub and Felicia Taub | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Matthew Taub and Felicia Taub

Bottom line. The right class for you is the one that you are going to go to. That is really the answer. Find what you love. It may not be the first class you try. In fact, it probably won't be. But try and keep on trying. Until you find YOUR workout.

What's Better: Group Fitness Classes Or A Gym Membership?

Jamie Walker | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Choosing between a gym membership and group classes isn't an easy decision.

The Rise Of The Fitness Tribe

Elle Penner | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elle Penner

A fitness tribe is what you make of it. It can be infinitely flexible or it can be a bit more formal, with scheduled workouts, eating plans, and a tribe name (let's go, Cardio Queens!). Still, the most successful fitness tribes have four key ingredients.

Putting the Soul Back in Group Fitness

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

We are, most of us, in this business to help others, to bring some health and happiness into people's lives. Our professional sense of community only serves that purpose and makes us stronger, more creative and more vibrant. Let's not be petty.

Exercising Your Fear: Group Fitness

Hank Hanna | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Hank Hanna

I was enjoying the group classes because they were challenging me physically. But that wasn't the only thing that I was enjoying about them. I met some really cool people in those classes. People of all sorts of different physical and fitness levels.

5 Reasons Why I'm A Fitness Boot Camp Dropout

Dana McMahan | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

Sweating along in the company of others may be just the motivation plenty of fitness buffs need, but after signing up for my first fitness bootcamp recently, I've realized it's best for everyone if I stay out of public gyms and group workouts and hole up in my garage gym instead. Here's why.

Your Group Fitness Checklist

Rupa Mehta | Posted 05.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

I am a big believer in the power of group fitness. Whether it's the energy of hundreds of yogis sweating together at an outdoor festival or a group of 40 spinners rocking out to Kanye remixes, group fitness inspires healthy camaraderie and shines a bright light on the world of wellness.

The Pleasure and Perils of Exercise Class

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Unlike solitary exercise on a machine or weight lifting, taking classes often makes going to a health club a social event. You can do a couple of things to help decide whether a specific exercise class will be right for you.

McFitness: Are Fitness Classes Going the Way of Fast Food?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 12.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

These types of classes I'm talking about are known as "pre-choreographed." It's the same concept as McDonald's. Wherever you go to and take this particular class, you'll be getting the same exact routine anywhere in the world.

Is CrossFit Only For Maniacs?

Penny Love | Posted 11.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Just to keep me on my toes, I'm going to resist the urge to use the term "audacious radical fitness zealots" when referring to CrossFit, a strength and conditioning program for what I would call the "over-the-top" athlete.

Choosing The Right Fitness Class For You

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Quick -- where can you go to sway like a belly dancer, build strength like a weightlifter and sprint like a sergeant? If you belong to a typical modern fitness center, you already know the answer.

What's Hot and What's Not for Spring Fitness

Jill S. Brown | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home
Jill S. Brown

Now that it's time to shape up before you ship out on your vacation, what's going to get you into shape as fast as possible? A look at the fitness trends for 2011 may be a good place to start.

Exercise Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Don't Weight! The New Year is well on its way to springtime. If you haven't bought into the infomercials about dropping two sizes in a week or taking ...

12 Hot Fitness Trends You Should Know (Photos)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Twelve hot fitness trends you should know about!