Why My Friends Insisted I Try “The Class by Taryn Toomey”

Perhaps best described as catharsis through calisthenics, “The Class by Taryn Toomey” is like nothing I’ve ever tried before.

“The Pursuit” Cycling Classes at Equinox: What to Expect

Is the fitness technology as good as it looks in Equinox’s Pursuit indoor cycling classes? A review of the ride and the tech.

Did My 30-Day Membership at Orangetheory Fitness Get Results?

I worked out at Orangetheory Fitness for a month to see if it would make me faster, stronger and fitter.

Thank You for Supporting “Workout to Conquer Cancer” Presented by RYU

I laced up my runners every day in May for Workout to Conquer Cancer. Thanks to generous donations, I raised $1,040!

What I Thought of My First Class at “The Bar Method”

I loved feeling my muscles being challenged in a new way. BONUS: Post includes podcast about the effectiveness of barre training with exercise physiologist Pete McCall.

Orangetheory Fitness Review: What to Expect From Your First Class

As a fitness instructor, I’ve only heard good things about Orangetheory Fitness from my industry friends who take classes or teach them. So when I received an invitation to try a class for media folks and fitness bloggers, I was eager to accept.

Terra-Core: The New Balance Trainer / Fitness Bench You’ll Want to Try

The Terra-Core isn’t the only balance training device on the market. But it’s the best one I’ve tried. My reasoning? It’s more…

Why I Finally Tried a Pilates Reformer

With its smooth, sliding carriage and retractable rope system, the MERRITHEW™ Rehab Reformer provided the perfect set-up to try a bunch of exercises I’d never done before.

Weight Loss Book: Yes, You Do Have Time to Work Out

People still read fitness books! Here’s one that stands the test of time.

Hello, Halo. Add This Fitness Tool to Your Pilates or Stability Ball Workout

The Halo Trainer is a handy apparatus you can use with a stability ball, with other equipment like a BOSU ball or even on its own.

What Yoga Looks Like When a Skinny Girl Does It 😬

Here’s the skinny on this DVD workout: Mixed-up cuing and too much chit-chat. The dog is cute though.

App Revealed: How to Get Six-Pack Abs with Your iPhone

Many of the exercises come with a video option, allowing you to watch the exercise in action. I noticed all the models are totally cut shirtless dudes. I like this app.

Ugi: My Vote for Most Huggable Weighted Fitness Ball

At 15 inches in diameter, the Ugi ball is bigger than a med ball and more versatile, too, because of its squish factor.

Boot Camp Fitness: A Sure-Fire Solution for Obliterating Calories

Got a set of dumbbells, a willingness to exercise out of your comfort zone and, oh, a DVD player? Then this workout is for you.

Lebert Equalizer: All Things Being Equal, Is It Worth a Try?

When I first saw the Lebert Equalizers, I thought they were just for guys. But when I dragged these bars into one of my circuit classes at an all-women’s club…