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Monisha’s Minute: My First Barre Class

Monisha’s Minute: My First Barre Class

In a search to find a donation yoga class, I stumbled upon a new barre fitness class in the Dallas area. I instantly recalled viewing my friend Tamara rave about barre fitness on her Facebook page. She’s been doing it for some time now and has recently started teaching a class at Pure Barre in ...

Go From Workout Gear to Fabulous Straight From the Gym

Go From Workout Gear to Fabulous Straight From the Gym

Now don’t let this title fool you, this is no easy feat. It takes a little preparation and planning ahead, but it is possible to look fabulous straight from the gym. If you have a busy schedule, like most of us do, sometimes you find yourself running from one place to another. And if you workout ...

Workout Rut: How To Fix It

Workout Rut: How To Fix It

Have you ever had an off workout week or month and felt so discouraged that it was hard to get back on track? Me too! It happens to most people who workout consistently. This actually happened to me last week.  It’s life. Personally,  I had a new client who was running me ragged, I was already ...

Working Out on Vacation

Working Out on Vacation

I know when most people take a vacation they take short hiatus from working out  but what if your vacation happens to fall during the time your training for a big race? You can’t take off too many days or you risk losing all of the progress you made. So then you have to do the unthinkable ...

Working out in makeup?

Ok ok I have to admit I’m very guilty of this one. Not that I put on a full face of makeup before I go to the gym, but I do dab on a little concealer over my problem areas. My face has been a total teenage acne nightmare these past few months. Seriously. Complete with monster zits and all. I ...

Two simple, yet killer ab workouts

I take a weights class at 24 hour fitness on Wednesdays and we got a new instuctor. I usually hate it when they do that because the new person usually sucks but this lady is awesome. I especially love her because she introduced me to two new ab workouts. 1 . Plank with weights Get a 3-5 lb weight ...

Working Out, A Necessary Evil

Working Out, A Necessary Evil

Even though we all hate it (well a least I do) working out is important. Besides just getting and staying in shape, here are a few other reasons that might motivate you to get to the gym. Working out regularly: 1.  Helps your mood Working out releases chemicals in the brain which improve your mood ...