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Barre Bee Fit Changes Names and Offers New Workouts: Welcome to The Barre Code

The Barre Code Shakes Up Barre Workouts With a New Image and Classes!

July 16, 2014
Lisa Payne

Ballet barre-style workouts continue to take top regards as one of the best ways to tone up a lackluster workout routine. But one barre studio has decided to not only revamp their brand, but to make it their mission to tighten, tone and teach every one of us new things about our bodies. Four years ago, Jillian Lorenz and Ariana Chernin co-founded the amazing Barre Bee Fit brand. Since first making their mark on the nation, Barre Bee Fit has evolved. Their new name, The Barre Code , better reflects their pledge, “Live By The Barre Code.” “We’re thrilled to be able to use this opportunity to streamline our offerings and provide a complete program for …  Read more

Chicago’s Best Outdoor Fitness Classes

Don't Miss a Moment of Summer! Take Your Workouts Outside!

July 9, 2014
Lisa Payne

In the thick of summer fun, it can be super tough to get your gym shoes on when the beach is calling. But where there is sun, your workouts can follow. As any Cheeky girl knows, it’s all about how you multitask. Thankfully, Chicago gyms and fitness studios can sympathize. Grab those gym shoes and the sunscreen, because we’ve got your list of summer fun workouts! 1. Millennium Park Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates and Zumba Spend weekday and Saturday mornings in Chicago’s iconic Millennium Park working out with some of Chicago’s finest fitness instructors. Local DJs pump up the crowd with tunes as you break a sweat to Zumba, zen out with yoga, get centered with …  Read more

Fed Up With Back Pain?

Eliminate the Pain and Reset Your Body with Innovative Foundation Training

July 2, 2014
Lisa Payne

Up to 80% of the U.S. population suffers from back pain. And with chronic sufferers bouncing back and forth between the chiropractor, massage therapist, acupuncturist and other health care specialists, it’s hard to say if we’re getting the relief we need. Thankfully, a new program called Foundation Training was created in Santa Barbara, California, and has currently found its way to Chicago. Foundation Trainer and NASM-certified personal trainer, Aaron Burk, tells us why this newer program may make all the difference. “Foundation Training is a series of exercises based on integrating the   muscular chains of the body,” says Aaron. “The exercises teach you to quickly stabilize your spine and core muscles by …  Read more