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August 2015: Indoor + Outdoor Workouts

 

August 2015 Calendar Final

Get outside! We are excited to share our indoor + outdoor August Workout Calendar! The dog days of summer are coming to an end. But you still have a month to get your body in shape for the rest of beach season.  As you soak up the sun, we hope you enjoy this challenge.

We are also SUPER excited to partner with MPG Activewear, makers of technically advanced activewear infused with fashion forward styling. MPG is giving away two head-to-toe complete outfits during the challenge. Simply login to Booya Fitness and complete at least one workout. Every workout completed equals one entry. Meaning the more workouts you complete, the more chances you have to win.

MPG is also offering all Booya users 15% off any regular priced women’s activewear. Just enter code: MPGFORBOOYA15 at checkout. Get ready to sweat (and shop)!

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The Latest Fitness Crazes to Try this Summer

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we’re short on fitness trends!  Try one of these active options to help maintain your bikini bod.

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Outdoor Bootcamp

If you still want to get in a killer workout but don’t want to be stuck indoors, why not try an outdoor bootcamp? Many take advantage of the natural landscape by incorporating hills and benches into the workout, and you’ll get that group camaraderie aspect that’ll keep you motivated.

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Boxing

Models like Gisele are loving boxing workouts – and for good reason!  The fat-burning workout is great for sculpting strong muscles, plus it’s an awesome stress release.

Aqua Cycling

Take spin to the next level with aqua cycling.  Bikes are placed in waist high water, so the water acts a resistance to increase your calorie burn and build endurance.

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Obstacle Course Training

Obstacle course gyms like Iron Sports  and Brooklyn Zoo are popping up across the country.  You’ll do things like jump from platform to platform, swing on monkey bars, and scale walls.  It’s a great way to keep your body guessing and have fun while building strength and agility.

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SUP Fitness

Standup paddleboard yoga is a favorite, but the new SUP Fitness classes are great, too!  They consists of activities like cardiovascular paddling, toning moves, and HIIT – all on the water so your body has to work harder to stay balanced.

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Rowing

Fitness studios like Row House are doing what Soul Cycle did for the spin bike.  Rowing is a highly-effective, full-body workout that’s also low impact.  A circuit style rowing workout will consist of cardiovascular rowing intervals paired with strength training moves.

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Rock Climbing

Anyone whose ever tried to scale up a wall knows that rock climbing is a serious total-body workout that builds a killer upper body and core.  In a training session, you’ll not only be working your body but also engaging your mind to think quick and problem solve.

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Healthy Picnic Recipes

We’re all for dining al fresco this summer!  Pack up one (or some!) of these healthy, portable recipes for your next trip to the park or beach.

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Tuna Couscous Salad // The Realistic Nutritionist

Elevate canned tuna with this make-ahead recipe featuring fresh summer radishes, greens, and chives.

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