RadioMD: Train Your Body
RadioMD: Train Your Body

The Barre Way: Is This Another Toning Trend?

Februrary 17, 20159 min
What is this fitness trend called The Barre method? Is it dance? Is it a workout? It may be both!Have you ever taken a Barre class? What is this fitness trend called The Barre method? Is it dance? Is it a workout? It may be both!Barre classes have gained popularity as of late, and some people say they are the best way to work out and not break a huge sweat.The Barre method is a low-aerobic workout that targets your stomach, thighs, arms and backside. It has a base in ballet and dance and may just be the workout you are looking for!Michele Olson, PhD, Professor of Exercise Physiology in the Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science at Auburn University Montgomery joins Melanie Cole, MS to go through the Barre basics and help you decide if it might just be your perfect way to workout. 

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