Do we really need to dive into the seemingly endless list of reasons why regular exercise is a must for any Angeleno? No, we don't. But, we'll say this: Resolution season is upon us, which means bikinis and shorter hemlines aren't far behind. Before you break into a cold sweat just thinking about how you'll lose that extra holiday weight, take a peek at our five favorite fitness classes around L.A. that will put your current routine to shame (dashing to your meter post-mani doesn't count anymore, sorry!).
From Gwyneth's go-to trainer to an NYC export, these exercises are bound to help you achieve that higher and tighter tush you've always fantasized about. And, if a firm backside weren't enough motivation, take a gander at the five matching looks we've built based on each workout session — with not a single pair of sloppy sweats in sight!