Revive Your One Direction Phase With These 1D-Themed Workouts

There are few things that make me more nostalgic than the summer of 2013 when I was deep [and, I mean DEEP] into my One Direction phase. If we’re being honest, my directioner persona still lingers to this day and I’m not ashamed of it. So, what better way to ~spice~ up my workout routine […]

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DR. LA Thoma Gustin’s Best Full-Length Live Workouts

Like many fitness trainers, Dr. LA Thoma Gustin took advantage of 2020’s stay-at-home orders to bring full length workouts into her followers’ homes. From April to August, LA live-streamed full-length workouts throughout the week, each one targeting a different muscle group. Fortunately for those of us who have gotten into a workout rut over the […]

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Orangetheory Fitness Pushes Your Body Out of its Comfort Zone

Ever since I first began my fitness journey, Orangetheory Fitness is something that has been high up on my list of workouts to try. I was always intrigued by the idea of using three different methods of training within one workout and had heard great things about it from friends and family who had taken […]

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Luxe Fitness Offers Cardio-Intensive Classes With Zero Running

Well, we’ve reached that time of year again where I’m home for the holidays and my break is long enough that I don’t want to stop my workout routine, but not long enough for me to invest in a gym membership. So, once again I was on the hunt for the best at-home workouts.  One […]

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Sweat It Reload Takes Sarah’s Day’s Workouts to the Next Level

A little bit ago, I completed Sweat It to Shred It by Sarah’s Day and absolutely fell in love with the format of the fitness program! I loved how all of the workouts could easily be completed from home with no equipment at all, yet still left your muscles sore for days. By the end […]

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Bridget James Ling Offers Classes For Moving & Manifesting

Today’s Sweat Rec is a bit different and focuses more on mental health than physical health. I’ve always been an adamant believer that mental health is JUST as important as physical health, but I’ve never heard of any group classes that focus on this side of wellness. Recently, I was introduced to Bridget James Ling’s […]

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The Best Yoga Flows From Yoga With Adriene

One thing I’m constantly working on within my own personal health and fitness journey is strengthening my yoga practice. Yoga has SO many benefits, both physical and mental, and it’s been a goal of mine to practice more frequently. Although many studios have closed or limited their class sizes due to COVID, Yoga With Adriene […]

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Chloe Ting’s Workouts Are Intense & Apartment-Friendly

When I moved back to school, I was a little bit nervous about how exactly I would maintain my fitness routine. Sure, the campus recreational center is now reopened, but with a new requirement to wear masks at all times. While I understand the necessity of this rule, I personally don’t want to wear a […]

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BODY by Blogilates Brings Elite Pilates Classes to Your Home

In 2009, award-winning fitness instructor Cassey Ho posted her first POP Pilates workout video on YouTube. At the time, her video was only intended for the 40 people who had been taking her in-studio Pilates classes. Since then, Cassey has gained 5.33 million YouTube subscribers and 1.9 million Instagram followers under the brand Blogilates.  For […]

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Sarah’s Day’s Sweat It to Shred It Intensifies Home Workouts

If you know anything about me, you know that this Sweat Rec was inevitable. It’s no secret that I absolutely ADORE Sarah’s Day and the way she advocates for a healthy lifestyle rather than quick diets or health trends. So, upon completing her first workout program, Sweat It to Shred It, of course I have […]

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Power Ryde Adds Unique Twist to Cycling

Ever since I took my first indoor cycling class a few years ago, I’ve taken any chance possible to get back on a bike. I fell in love with the high intensity cardio workout and the atmosphere that every cycling studio provides. So, when I heard about Power Ryde, a studio located in Loveland, Ohio, […]

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Shred415 Offers Intense Cross-Training Classes

If you’re like me, the idea of attending an hour-long cardio class sounds like the most unappealing thing ever, especially if that cardio is taking place on a treadmill. But, what if that treadmill work was split in half and blended with strength training as well?  Shred 415, founded in 2011 by Bonnie Micheli and […]

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Dance Experience Not Required For Westside Dance Jamz Fitness Class

Don’t let the name full you, Dance Jamz is suitable for even the least rhythmic of fitness enthusiasts [namely, me ;-)]. This low-impact workout is choreographed perfectly in time with the latest hits and will have you sore and sweaty by the time you reach the final track! Cincinnatian Michele Vollmer is a certified Dance […]

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MyFitness Suites Promotes Individuality Among Trainers

A common struggle within the boutique-style fitness community is its lack of variety. Boutique fitness’s strength lies in the specialization of one specific style of training [think, PureBarre, CorePower Yoga, etc.]. Sure, they may offer a variety of barre-style or yoga-inspired classes, but the studio itself specializes in that specific style of training. For highly […]

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Kick Up Your Running Routine With Nike Run Club

I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with running. When I was in elementary school, the extent of my running was the annual gym class mile and whatever my soccer coaches made us do during practice [I did not love it]. In high school, I tried to pick up running as a way to stay active […]

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Kelsey Wells’s PWR at Home Program Offers Convenient Strength Training Program

If you’ve been following my blog from the beginning, you already know that I’ve always struggled to stay consistent with at-home workouts. However, the COVID-19 stay-at-home order forced me to get creative with whatever equipment I had lying around my house. So, when the SWEAT app offered a month-long free trial period, I jumped at […]

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Attack Every Muscle Group With This Nine-Week Strength Training Plan

When I used a squat rack for the first time, I was completely intimidated. I was brought into the weight room at my school’s gym with my CHAARG small group and another CHAARGie was teaching us the basics of weight lifting. Prior to this, the only experience I had with weights was with light dumbbells, […]

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Pure Barre’s Empower & Reform Brings New Intensity to Isometric Movements

I’ll admit, it has been a while since I’ve been able to get into a Pure Barre studio. But, when I was in high school I was taking classes regularly and LOVING it! If you’re not familiar with Pure Barre workouts, it is essentially a full body workout that uses low-impact movements to “lift, tone […]

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