In honor of Mother’s Day, we are celebrating all the beautiful, powerful, & strong mamas of the Physique 57 community. We see you & we honor you…today & every day! Each motherhood journey is unique & special in its strength. One thing that is true for all is that time is limited. Finding time to work out may not happen
We have heard from tens of thousands of women that their bodies and lives have completely transformed through Physique 57 workouts — they feel strong, lean, fit, powerful, and more confident than ever! We’ve also heard from so many of you in our community that after years of trying different workouts and not seeing results, this was the method that
We love working out with you in the studio, at home On Demand, and really everywhere you are. Taking your workout outside is also an amazing way to switch up your regular routine and get extra perks.  In honor of Earth Day, we want to celebrate the incredible science-backed benefits of nature for your body, mind, and spirit! Research shows
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We know your wellness and workout routines have probably looked a lot different over the past year during the pandemic. We have all adjusted and pivoted together, and we’re so proud of how you persevered and rocked your fitness goals from home! We are beyond excited to start opening up our studios again — feeling your energy in our NYC
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Working out at home can feel impossible sometimes. Whether it’s school pick up, overdue deadlines or a million meetings on the calendar, getting a quality workout in like Physique 57 can be a challenge, or perhaps you love our Interval Overload, barre-based workout and its incredible results, but you don’t leave near a Physique 57 studio. Whatever the reason, we’re
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If you meditate on a regular basis, then you probably know how amazing it can feel. That sensation of deep centeredness combined with a quieter mind is pretty incredible, to say the least. And it’s no secret that meditation offers a slew of potential health benefits — such as lowered stress, depression, and anxiety levels. But did you know that meditation can
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I’ve been on a mission ever since having twins and a c-section to find alternatives to ab exercises that don’t involve neck or lower back discomfort. Due to my pregnancy, I lost a lot of muscle strength and tone in my abdomen and found that many traditional ab exercises can be uncomfortable and ineffective. Yes, we need to work muscles
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Before I started Physique 57, I didn’t give much thought to creating a morning routine for success. My days on Wall Street started something like this: wake up, press the snooze button, roll out of bed, and then spend way too much time primping and preening. Finally, I’d go about the morning prioritizing whatever I deemed easiest to do. I’d
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Nutritional science is showing some really exciting ways that a plant-based diet can boost your health. Embracing a diet of plant-based foods has a slew of proven health benefits such as weight loss, glowing skin, increased immunity, and chronic disease prevention. Additionally, when you combine a stellar nutritional plan with adequate support via coaching and community, your chances of long-term
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Once your workout is done, you might be ready to dash out the studio door so you can hit the next item on your to-do list. But taking the time to prioritize post-workout self-care is key to optimal recovery — and recovery is integral to getting the killer results you want most. Giving Your Body The Love It Needs While
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Looking to get fit? Do you ever feel like the treadmill’s just not cutting it? Or that after all of those spin classes, you end up with bulky thighs? Been there. That’s why Physique 57 is such a powerful workout. Not only is it totally safe and a blast to do, the Physique 57 method works every inch of your
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When it comes to great results, it’s all about technique. We tapped Physique 57 Co-Founder, Tanya Becker, for a rundown of the most common mistakes she sees clients making at the barre – and exactly how to fix them. 1. Using light weights. Unless you’re working with an injury, go heavy. You’ll feel the burn and shed more calories. Eight-pound
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Coming back from an injury can feel like you’re starting from scratch. Your body is stiff from disuse, and you may feel like all your hard-earned, pre-injury fitness was for nothing. We love answering questions from our Physique 57 Facebook users, and recently, someone reached out with this comment — “I had foot surgery and have not exercised for almost
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There is a reason that the barre craze is still growing hotter. More and more women are learning just how effective repetitive movements can be in toning our physiques. But the benefits go far beyond our seats. Have you ever had a creative breakthrough during or immediately following a workout? There is scientific research that explains how barre classes create
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Runners understand the urge to break free from the everyday grind and take off. During and after a good run, endorphins surge, mood improves and life is sunny. Runners not only experience a boost in happiness from running, but they also do their physical health and well-being a favor. Although running has many great benefits — like torching calories and
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Luke S. Mitchell is an MS Undergraduate in Sports Journalism and manager of Exercise Bikes Expert. He is interested not only in the mind-body relationship and how motivation shapes our bodies but also in how we draw energy just from one simple yet powerful thought. It’s no secret that most people first and foremost aspire to lose weight when it comes to
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Dwayne Austin is a multi-faceted author, blogger & fitness instructor from Indiana, US, and associate with Consumer Health Digest and Performance Insiders. He encourages people to live a healthy lifestyle. Connect with Dwayne via Facebook and Twitter. Mens sana in corpore sano. The Latin phrase teaches us that healthy mind and healthy body go together hand in hand. In order to improve our health and make wiser
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Sophie Elise is a passionate cyclist, author and blogger. She is very passionate about writing on different types of women’s bikes, accessories, health, fitness and more and regularly writes on women’s health blogs. Being fit and maintaining an active lifestyle has been an important aspect of my life since childhood. Growing up, my passion was playing soccer. (It was at
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Food and fitness are crucial tools in becoming healthy and happy, but they are not the only activities that matter for overall wellness. Your thoughts and how you interact with others are also super-important in the journey towards the BEST.YOU.EVER Below, I’ve listed the top nine activities and commitments that keep me happy — don’t worry, they still include delicious
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Congratulations on your decision to make yourself a priority and commit to a regular workout routine. The addition of physical fitness into your life requires hard work, but yields great rewards. Now, which method should you choose? With the vast choice of fitness workout options available today, it can be overwhelming to know which one is right for you. Pilates
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In January 2017, our CEO and Co-Founder Jennifer Maanavi along with Master Trainers Holly Hendricks and Ashlea Potts traveled many hours and many miles to kick off the opening of our new studio in Mumbai, India. They’ve recapped their whirlwind visit in which they met new lifelong friends, auditioned talented teachers and of course, enjoyed the culinary delicacies of India.
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How many calories do I burn during barre class? That’s a question we hear a lot. We all know calorie-burning is integral to staying fit, and our classes certainly pack a punch in that department. The long and short of it:  there’s not just one component that determines how many calories you burn, and besides, that’s not the most important
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Looking for a great barre that has everything on tap and can serve you your best body yet? Get ready for a full-body workout that will sculpt, tone, and make you stronger than ever. What makes Physique 57 different than other barre classes? Our technique covers all the bases by combining cardio, strength training, and stretching, designed to maximize your
Barre class is a rigorous workout that blends elements from different exercise styles including ballet, pilates, and yoga. Combining so many different challenging workouts can seem intimidating. How will you know what to do with your body? What are the different pieces of equipment? Take a deep breath. Most barre classes welcome first-timers, and your instructor will use hands-on guidance
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Looking for a way to keep your body strong and fit as your bump grows? Barre is the perfect fit. Because it’s low-impact, controlled and focused, Physique 57 is perfectly suited to pregnancy. It’s easily adaptable to work with your growing bump. Our program is safe and effective, and it prepares you both mentally and physically for labor and delivery.