Entries by Laura Zavadil

The Lighter Side of Lean Muscle

In the quest for fitness, many of us envision ourselves with bulging biceps or six-pack abs, but what about the often overlooked, lean muscle mass? While it might not earn you a spot on the cover of a fitness magazine, building lean muscle is crucial for the average person, and here’s why. At Mega Barre, […]

Better with Friends

Not only is it more fun to workout with a friend, but there’s actually research to back a whole list of benefits!  Grab your bestie and get to the studio with you and you both will be rocking your mega barre bod! Here’s Why: 1. Increased Motivation and Adherence: – People who exercise with friends […]

Unlocking Your Potential: The Power of Hydration

Water is not just a simple thirst quencher; it’s a vital elixir that fuels our bodies, sharpens our minds, and elevates our performance. From boosting metabolism to replenishing energy levels and replacing lost fluids during exercise, the significance of staying adequately hydrated cannot be overstated. Metabolism Booster: Did you know that water plays a crucial […]

Barre Props: The Why Behind

Let’s talk about why we’re all about incorporating props like small Pilates balls, sliders, weights, and bands into our workouts. It’s not just about adding flair – it’s about revolutionizing your fitness routine and making every class an unforgettable experience. Imagine walking into a barre class and being greeted by a colorful array of props. […]

Booty Booty Booty

Hey there, bootylicious barre babes and fitness enthusiasts! Let’s talk about why we’re all about lifting those derrières in our favorite barre classes. Spoiler alert: it’s not just about rocking those yoga pants (though they do look fabulous). Picture this: you’re in bridge pose, channeling your inner Beyoncé and lifting those hips to the sky. […]

All about Obliques

Let’s chat about why we’re all about that side body work in our favorite barre classes. Spoiler alert: it’s not just about getting those killer side abs (though that’s a nice bonus). Picture this: you’re rocking those side line kicks, feeling like a graceful swan (or maybe a slightly wobbly duck, no judgment here). Then […]

Why Isometrics in Barre?

Hey there, fellow barre babes and fitness fanatics! Let’s dive into the magical world of isometric work in our beloved barre classes. Spoiler alert: it’s not just about the cute leggings and killer playlist (though those definitely help). So, picture this: you’re mid-plié, feeling the burn in places you didn’t even know existed. You’re holding […]