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New Year, New Workout: BalletFit

New Year, New Workout: BalletFit


Ballet dancers are the original crosstrainers, and this ballet-inspired workout will give you glutes of steel.


While the difference between a jete and a releve may be obvious to the aficionado, it's less clear when you're trying to remember which is which in a room of people on a Saturday morning-- without looking foolish. This ballet-inspired full-body workout, taught by former prima ballerina Maria Teresa del Real at her Miami-based studio, uses resistance bands and medicine balls. Think yoga skills will make this a cinch? You'll be sorely aware of the core differences.


Sweat Factor: 4 out of 5

Sexy Factor: 5 out of 5

Shame Factor: 3 out of 5

You won't need any special clothing or supplies, but if you're in the market for a new water bottle, we recommend Glass BKR bottles. They come in gorgeous hues with soft silicone sleeves, $30-$35;

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