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5 Simple Changes That Will Help You Improve Your Posture

We bet you’ve heard “stand up straight” or “don’t slouch” a few times before — even if the critiques and criticisms about posture weren’t directed at you personally. But what is good posture and why exactly does it matter? The Merriam Webster Dictionary offers a straightforward definition, listing posture as “the way in which your […]

Is It Better to Exercise Inside or Outside?

Originally appeared on Women’s Health.  This time of year, debating between hitting the gym and kicking it outside can be as tricky as choosing between hot or iced coffee. Here to make your life easier? Research. Check out the perks and pitfalls of both, so you can get exactly what you want from your workout. […]

What’s Better: Long or Short Workouts?

Originally appeared on Well + Good. Fitness trends tend to swing from one extreme to the other. One year, seriously long workouts are all the rage and everyone you know has transformed into a triathlete. The next year, it’s all about HIIT in as little time as possible. Ultimately, workouts are personal and should never be […]

How To Set And Achieve Fitness Goals

According to SELF Magazine, there are a handful of best practices that can make all of the difference when thinking about the fitness milestones you want to reach. These tried and true tactics are rolled into the SMART Method, a goal-setting guide that trainers and professional athletes swear by. The SMART Method says that each […]

What The Tuck?

Originally posted on Barre Boss. Images courtesy of The Bar Method. People who “do barre” typically know that all barre classes are not created equally and understand the subtle, but important differences between the various programs. However, even if you’ve been taking The Bar Method or another barre fitness program for several months or years, […]

Pure Barre Brentwood is Pure 5 Stars – A Fitster Review

Christina Rice of Addicted to Lovely and Fitster took a “Pure Barre” class at Pure Barre Brentwood using Open Sweat. This is her review:   Studio: Pure Barre Brentwood Class: Pure Barre  Instructor: Allison Vibes: (5/5) The class had a very upbeat, energetic vibe. Allison was extremely sweet, friendly, helpful, positive, and encouraging! She eased my nerves about […]