Class Review: Mom and Baby Barre Fusion Asana Charlestown

There is childcare at many gyms and studios these days but still very few Mommy and Me fitness classes in Boston right now. There are two that I have tried, one in Back Bay at Xtend Barre and one in Charlestown at Asana Charlestown with my friend Jenn Phelan (who is pregnant with #2). The […]

ClassPass Studio Review: BTone Fitness North End

I love the Lagree Method which is a style of Pilates performed on a Megaformer. The only place in Boston where you can do it is at Btone Fitness, which now has 5 studios in the area. I was a regular in Claudia’s class before getting pregnant and continued to go using my ClassPass during […]

4 Hot New Workout Trends To Try This Spring

Depending where you live, your workout may vary based on the weather. In New England, we get fresh air in our lungs when Spring arrives but often are sidelined by rainy days in April. Here are 4 hot new indoor workout trends to try this Spring whether you are staying dry from the rain, or […]

Strong, Sexy, Svelte: Kristin McGee DVD Givewaway

Yesterday was one of the coldest days in Boston that I can remember in a long time. The past couple years, for some reason, I’ve been out of town when the temperatures felt below zero. This called for wearing my ski jacket to work! I was sent a pair of Jaybird earbuds which are Bluetooth […]

No Needles Tummy Tuck Pilates Ab Workout

You don’t need a tummy tuck to get flat abs unless you are Octomom, of course. Pilates is probably one of my favorite practices for creating a flat tummy. Today, I have a 5 minute, 3-move sequence you can do at home or at the gym after you get off the treadmill. This workout was […]

Piloxing, The Sleek Sexy Powerful Fitness Class

Have you tried Piloxing? It’s a new group exercise class that combines boxing and Pilates. While the founder Viveca Jensen is from Sweden, the class originated in Los Angeles but is expanding across the US. I was invited by Ali Baldassare to come take a class with her at the downtown Equinox last night. Always up […]

Lean Mean Legging Routine | Pilates Butt Workout

As the first chilly Monday, I bring you a new Pilates Butt Workout called the “Lean Mean Legging Routine.” It it an 8 minute routine that you can do at home and follow along with me. Yes, I do it in real time. Jenn Phelan, one of Boston’s favorite Pilates instructors, swears this is her […]

Skinnie Minnie Pilates Abs Workout

Looking for a quick 5 minute Pilates ab routine that you can do following along at home? Try this Skinny Minnie Pilates Ab Workout featuring Jennifer Phelan.

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Yesterday, I shot 3 full length Pilates workout videos with Jenn Phelan at North End Yoga. DA Active was kind enough to send me 3 and Jenn 2 outfits to wear. When it came time to shoot the last video we realized we both saved our white tops for last so we tried to pose […]

Fusion Pilates Workout Video with Jenn Phelan

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I’ve got a new fusion pilates workout video for you today! But first, I woke up early for a short 2-mile run.  I have the 2nd Urbanathlon for Men’s Health tomorrow and am dreading the weather.  Have you ever been scheduled to run a race in cold rainy weather?  I’m very happy that I did […]