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National Yoga Month Challenge Week 2

In the 2nd week these poses are focused on Strengthening the body and mind. See below for a detailed description on how to perform each move. Plank  Lie face down in a push-up position. Keep your palms on the floor next to your shoulders and your feet flexed with the bottoms of your toes on the floor. […]

National Yoga Month Challenge

For September, celebrate National Yoga Month by taking our yoga challenge! Prepare to become more flexible and feel more relaxed than ever before! Throughout the month you will explore restorative, strengthening, balancing, core,  uplifting and opening poses. In week one you will be focusing on restorative poses to relax and calm your body. See below for […]

4 Ways to Workout like a Tennis Player

The Rio Olympics may be over, but the US Open is here to fill our void! See your favorite  favorite tennis  players, like the reigning champ Serena, go head to head on the court! Curious to know how these athletes can stay on the court for up to 6 hours without passing out? Remember, tennis players are athletes […]

5 Benefits of Barre Class

Barre, described as ballet inspired fitness, combines exercise movements from ballet and Pilates. This workout is gentle on joints, which makes it ideal for beginners who are new to exercising. Yet, it’s also great for experienced gym-goers as it works to build stronger muscles, especially in the core. The moves used in Barre are small isometric […]

Get Stronger with STRONG By Zumba

The cult favorite dance workout, Zumba, recently introduced a new program called STRONG by Zumba, described as a high intensity boot camp class with a musical twist. Instead of grooving to the music as you normally would in Zumba, the STRONG By Zumba program focuses on syncing music to functional strengthening moves. This means in every class the music and exercises work […]

Get Healthier in 30 Days With Jenna Wolfe

“If you change nothing, nothing will change”, one of the quotes that Jenna Wolfe lives by. For those who are unfamiliar with this fitness and health expert, you may have seen her doing some crazy bear crawls on the Today show as their fitness correspondent or heard about her book  Thinner in 30: Small Changes That Add Up […]

How To Reinvent the Way You Sweat

Why sweating with personal trainers, small group training sessions and classes are better than sweating solo. During your typical day at Lucille Roberts, you have your routine mapped out; “I am going to read for 45 minutes while working out on the elliptical.” Killing two birds with one stone, you feel victorious. Yet day after day, week after week […]

A Workout for Every Mood

As you already know, exercising is proven to lift your spirits and makes you feel great about the puddle of sweat you left on the floor. But there are days when you would prefer to do a less sweat inducing workout like yoga over a high impact workout like running. Why? Well, it could be that you are suffering […]

A Fat Blasting, No-Equipment Exercise (That Isn’t a Burpee)

Broad Jumps are a plyometric exercise that focuses on building explosive strength throughout the major muscle groups of your legs. They are typically used by athletes and those of us who are trying to burn a little extra for the summer! According to FitnessBlender.com, doing broad jumps in quick succession is a great way to challenge cardiovascular endurance […]

LR July HIIT Challenge

Let’s hear it for July! The month known to start off with a literal bang; thanks to Independence Day fireworks. In addition to celebrating America, you’ll also be honoring summer with usual traditions like attending barbecues, lying on the beach and soaking up the sun. So we completely understand if you are currently in the […]