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Here's Exactly Why Tracy Anderson Never Gives Instruction During Her Classes

Image Source: Nick Gerber The method behind the Tracy Anderson Method is a unique one: the temperature in her dance-cardio classes is cranked up to 86 degrees with 69 percent humidity, and Tracy provides zero instruction. Now, if you’ve ever taken a group fitness class, you’re probably accustomed to motivational speeches in between sets or […]

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Do Air Squats Burn Fat? Here's What Trainers Had to Say

Air squats seem to be the favorite bodyweight exercise for HIIT classes and other boutique fitness studios. Since you use no other equipment except your body, air squats are supposed to help you tone your legs, build a booty, and torch lower-body fat. But are these promises too good to be true? (Spoiler alert: squats […]

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Yoga Mats Can Be Breeding Grounds For Germs – Here's How to Clean Yours

The euphoric feeling of knowing that you’re about to get your zen on for an awesome yoga session can evaporate quickly when you reach for a stinky, bacteria-ridden mat. And chances are they’re all going to be relatively stinky and bacteria-ridden. As necessary as mats are for a comfortable practice, they’re also perfect breeding grounds […]