How to (Actually) Wake Up Early

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Always wanted to become a morning-workout person, but never knew where to start? These go-to tips from exhale experts, teachers, and team members might actually turn you into a morning person. Read on — then book your next morning class here! Holly Keskey, teacher at exhale Chicago #BodyByArthur . . . #myjourney #motherhood #7monthspostpartum #arthur … Read More

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10 WELLBEING TIPS

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By exhale co-founder, Fred DeVito 1.  Maximize calorie burn and weight control Look for workouts like exhale Barre that raise your metabolic rate and stoke up your calorie burn around the clock. A one-hour run will burn a lot of calories during that hour, but you need to consider what you are burning the other … Read More

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BARRE MOVE BREAKDOWN: V THIGH

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It’s simple. It’s classic. And it’s incredibly effective: it’s the Turned Out V Thigh! This go-to barre exercise strengthens and elongates the quadriceps group, developing long, lean thighs and calves. It helps to stabilize the knee joint, increases muscle density (read: not bulk) for optimal caloric usage, and will shed inches. If you’re going to … Read More

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REASONS WHY MEN SHOULD TAKE BARRE CLASS

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By: Fred DeVito, Core Fusion co-founder + the world’s first male barre teacher Most men are programmed from sports training in high school and college to think that lifting weights and doing cardio is how you stay in shape. But after high school and college, most of us realize that only doing exercises you’re used … Read More

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What is Barre?

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By Fred DeVito Core Fusion co-founder and ultimate barre aficionado, Fred DeVito, breaks down the history of barre, how it works to change your body, and what to look for in a high-quality barre class. First things first: what is a barre? The Barre, a word taken from the world of ballet, is a fixed … Read More

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What’s your workout mentality?

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By: Fred DeVito, exhale co-founder and the ultimate fitness aficionado As a young barre teacher, back in the 80’s and 90’s, most students came to my class 4-5 times a week like clockwork. They loved the technique — because it challenged them constantly and it gave them fast and noticeable results. Back then, it was … Read More

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The Curl: Mothership of Every Core Fusion Barre Class

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In exhale Barre classes, our Core Conditioning Series follows a pattern: Flat Back, Round Back, and finally the Curl – which introduces a progressive challenge of increased spinal flexibility with each position. All three exercises address two fundamental needs: strengthening the core while building flexibility in the back. Joseph Pilates always preached that the “supple … Read More

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