Its cold. I mean really cold … and while I used to be much better at braving it for a run. I am not doing well this year. Yesterday I actually got dressed, completely bundled got my game face on and headed out. I lasted 3 mins. Its soooo cold.
Skye thinks I’m a wimp.
I always love fitness classes, but when its cold I love them even more. Some that I am loving lately are:
This has been on my radar for a while, I mean its practically sweeping the nation in expansion. And there is a great reason for it.
I would compare this to a Boot Camp class (similar to Barry’s) minus the crazy intensity shoved in your face. Don’t get me wrong, its intense and a phenomenal workout … but there is no screaming and grunting. Its 1/3 Treadmill, 1/3 WaterRower, 1/3 Strength and you rotate through circuits of all 3. Every class is different and challenging in its own little way. I’m a huge huge fan!
You wear a heart rate monitor and workout in zones. Your heart rate is displayed on flatscreen in a few places so that you can check in with the zone you are in. The effects of which are said to make for a great “after burn” … so basically you are still burning when you are chowing down on your lunch post class. #winning
There is a great article by Well+Good on the class here
*another bonus to this class is that it is not nationwide … check the site. They are seriously EVERYWHERE.
Oh how I want a Peloton bike in my house. I love the options at Peloton. They play to all schools of riders … what I mean by that is that there are some indoor cycling classes that are very much based on the rhythm (I.E. Soul Cycle) and others that are based on the metrics of the ride (I.E. Flywheel). Peloton has both types of classes.
They also have a super luxe studio in NYC. Think coffee shop, cushy couches, no narrow hallways that sweaty people brush against each other in (so gross).
If you own a bike at home you can either join a class that is currently happening or you can select one that already happened. My fav feature is that you can virtually ride with your friends. So I would like to propose that we all get Peloton Bikes and have virtual rides!! So fun right!
This is my new suburban barre love. Its subbing for Figure 4 and doing an amazing job.
All the pulsing, burning, micro movements that feel like small knives are in your muscles amazingness. Sounds like torture and it kinda is, but the results and the feeling after a class are OH. SO. WORTH. IT.
Now your turn … any thing to add to these? I am always looking to try out a new class!
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