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5 Great New Classes to Get You Fit


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Barre classes

Calories burned: 400–500 per 1-hour class

Celeb poster child: Zooey Deschanel

This barre-based toning done in micro-movements (up an inch, down an inch) targets the butt, legs, and core so you can sculpt a dancer’s body. Most classes last about an hour, incorporate upper body work, and use props like exercise balls and hand weights. Trust us—you’ll feel the burn.

Plié in studios like Pure Barre ( and Cardio Barre ( or at gyms like Equinox ( and Crunch (

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