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8 Winter Workouts to Check Off Your Bucket List

It’s almost 2015 and you know what that means: New Year’s resolutions. Focus on the coming months and the quite cold weather to create a fitness bucket list. It’s a great way to stay active during the winter and try new activities that can burn a lot more calories than you might think.

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Sledding

Whether you have kids or just want to embrace your inner child, sledding is a great way to stay active while having fun. It also burns mega calories: a 150 pound woman sledding for an hour can burn up to 500 calories. Continue reading

Pilates 101: What to Know

New to fitness? Or maybe you haven’t taken this popular mind-body class yet and want to go in fully informed. We’re breaking down the benefits of Pilates so you can feel confident heading into your workout.

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You’ll Gain A Balanced Body

Téana David, instructor of Cardio Pilates, says that she likes Pilates because “it is so well-rounded and creates a body that is long, lean and uniformly toned”. Pilates focuses on moves that target each muscle group throughout the body to create a well-balanced body. Continue reading

What is CrossflowX? Heidi Kristoffer Explains

Our favorite new Booya instructor, Heidi Kristoffer, didn’t have a favorite yoga class.  So, she created her own: CrossflowX.

CrossflowX combines yoga, cardio and Kundalini Kriyas to create a workout that builds strength, boosts cardio and improves your mood.  What’s great about CrossflowX is that you’re able to do the whole workout on the space of a yoga mat, making it a great option to get a total body and mind workout in a small space.

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Flow Yoga

Flow yoga is a type of yoga that involves flowing smoothly from one position to the next.  Heidi incorporates lots of flow yoga into CrossflowX, which is a great way to increase your heart rate, energize your body and learn to match your breath to your movement. The yoga poses are also great as they use your body’s own weight to build strength.

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