Barre classes are great for runners—and here are 5 reasons why you should try one: https://t.co/fYyFreDWkL

Barre classes are great for runners—and here are 5 reasons why you should try one: https://t.co/fYyFreDWkL

I might be a little biased, but I think barre classes are one of the best types of cross training a runner can find! Barre studios are popping up all over the United States and the world, and many gyms offer barre-type classes as part of their group fitness repertoire. As a certified Barre3 instructor, I’ve been taking classes for about 2 years and teaching for 6 months. Barre has totally changed my running, my fitness and my overall health! Here are my top 5 reasons to try a barre class: 1. Get a great workout without the impact: Running can be hard on our bodies, and it is generally recommended that our cross training activities be low-or-no impact to help protect the joints. Barre is generally no impact; there’s no jumping or plyometrics. Depending on the studio you choose, you can still get a great strengthening and heart-pumping workout while keeping your feet on the ...

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