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Exercise Classes

4 Great Group Exercise Classes

Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living

You know the saying less is more? Well, forget about it, because when it comes to working out, more is totally more. We're talking about friends, ...

Family-Style Fitness

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

If we are really serious about doing something to reverse the unfitness of many Americans, we need to have places to exercise that are inexpensive or free, convenient and open when families have the time to use them.

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.

We Tried It: 305 Fitness Dance Party

Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kate Bratskeir

Because the moves were so dynamic and the music was so high-energy, I really believed Sadie when she said it didn't matter if I got all the steps, as long as I kept moving. I left the studio with the biggest high, and I woke up the next morning sore all over (in the best way).

Bring Your Own Stilettos (BYOS) Exercise Class

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

As a surgeon who performs bunionplasty surgery to help women return to high heels and pointy-toed shoes, I can only encourage women to consider exercise programs that are aimed at strengthening the feet and legs.

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.

Choosing The Right Fitness Class For You

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.13.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

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.

Chicago's Outdoor Workout Options

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

It's nearly 100 degrees, but all the pizza you ate during the seemingly endless winter is still with you. Whether you want to get your bod ready for t...

12 Hot Fitness Trends You Should Know (Photos)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Twelve hot fitness trends you should know about!