WHAT IS THE AFTERBURN EFFECT?
burns fat and builds muscle. More evidence that HIIT is a super-efficient workout? You can burn calories for up to 24 hours post-workout. This is known as the Afterburn Effect (also known as Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC)). Here’s how it works: after working out at high intensity, your body needs to take in oxygen at a higher rate than it did pre-exercise so it can cool down, repair itself, and return to its resting state. This requires the body to work at a higher rate so it continues to burn calories. Reap the rewards of this super-efficient workout. Book your next HIIT class here!Read More
You are your own best motivator. This means that you are the only one that can truly keep yourself driven, inspired, and on track! No matter what your goal is, you have the power to guide yourself along your journey towards total wellbeing, as long as you keep yourself motivated. Here are some effective and fun ways to do that. Set a goal Set a course for yourself and establish what it is you want to accomplish. Having a goal in mind will keep you focused on whatever it is you are aiming for. Keep an extra set of workout clothes at work or in your car Always give yourself the option to fit in a workout session. You never know when motivation will hit! Get some cute new workout clothes The confidence that a great outfit gives you can fuel your fitness motivation and give you that extra incentive to gear upRead More
An Exhale Barre class is a workout that will challenge you on many levels: strength, flexibility, endurance, and stamina. What makes this workout unique is that the exercises can be modified and tailored to your individual needs (prenatal + postnatal, men, teens, athletes, injuries, limitations — you name it!). Our program is built to make the workout work for you! New to Barre? Your teacher will ask a few simple questions before class in order to better understand your limitations, potential modifications, needs and goals. That way your teacher can give you personalized barre challenges that work for you. If a position or move is problematic, our teachers are trained to provide appropriate modifications that will keep your body challenged and moving while maintaining a safe workout. Once class begins our teachers are trained to use proper and succinct set up cues to put you in position that build and progress — becoming moreRead More
You made it. Winter has finally passed (thank you Arya Stark) and you are one step closer to sunny beach days, rooftop happy hours, and sizzling barbecues. Regardless of how you plan to spend your summer, now is the perfect time to step up your game with an active routine so you can feel strong, sexy, and confident for all that lies ahead! Our diverse offering of fitness classes will have you dripping in sweat one day, and restoring your muscles on a mat another day. You’ll lengthen your muscles and tone using your body weight as resistance in one class, and move through hard-hitting prop-based circuits in another. Keeping your classes diverse keeps your metabolism revving and your body feeling strong, but it also releases endorphins that can keep you in a clear and confident mindset. A strong body paired with a strong mindset will set you up for a healthy and fit summer. Keep yourself on a practical workout routine this spring and summer by creating a flexible regimen that works for you (and for your spontaneous summer plans). An Exhale Flex Pack is a great way to put your goals into action while still having the freedom to customize your schedule and keep yourself open to any impromptu summer adventures. Choose to take 4 or 6 classes a month. Every month your pack will auto-renew and you can cancel anytime. (No more having to think about re-upping your class pack or committing to a membership!) To help jumpstart your routine, when you sign up for an Exhale Flex Pack in May, we’ll give you bonus classes free of charge! Yes, we’re serious. Summer can’t come soon enough, but in the meantime let’s take the time to set ourselves on a healthy track that will give us the strength we need to enhance our overall wellbeing for a happy and healthy summer. LET THE SUMMER PREP BEGINRead More