Looking to change up your workout ways this New Year? How about hot yoga? Step into a “quiet room” at CorePower Yoga in downtown Minneapolis and you will see it’s certainly not a hushed workout environment.
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Yoga class is a place to feel calm, cool. But at CorePower Yoga in Highland Park, the place you voted Best of Minnesota, it’s hot. “CorePower is different because we create an environment in which the yoga is fun,” Regional Manager Amanda Ford said.
We all need to exercise, but it’s pretty easy to find an excuse to skip a workout if you don’t have a gym, or if you’re going to the wrong one. Whether basic, big box, or boutique — not all are created equal. Small health clubs like Snap and Anytime Fitness offer a no-frills workout. They never shut off the lights. “Obviously we’re open anytime. That’s 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, even on holidays.
In addition to offering our remembrance on national holidays like Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day, many local businesses and events also offer military discounts as tangible evidence of their appreciation.
Spinning is the trendy term for the recent explosion of classes centered around choreographed group rides on stationary bikes, usually led by an instructor with heavy background music to keep you moving. Each individual rider is responsible for controlling his or her own flywheel resistance, pedal rate and following the intense instructions, but the Twin Cities’ best instructors will push you harder than you thought possible, and keep you coming back for more.
Winter is almost here, which means the end to most outdoor workouts and a move back indoors. Luckily, there’s a new type of stationary bicycle that feels more like outdoor biking.