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The gyms are always overcrowded in January, when it seems like everyone and their mum is trying to make good on those well-intentioned (albeit, lofty) New Year's resolutions. But, we’re looking for something more exciting than just another hour on the elliptical or a standard Zumba class. It's hard enough to stay motivated without once again falling into a exercise rut. No more legs, bums, and tums, please! As Cher Horowitz once said, we want something that “takes care of our minds and bodies.”
Kick-start your 2014 fitness routine with a workout that will challenge, inspire, and delight in equal measures. From rooftop yoga sessions to underwater cycling, these are the classes guaranteed to up your heart rate and lift your spirits. There's no better time to start than now.
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