This is How We Do: Fitness

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Join us for today’s episode as we reflect on our love/hate relationship with exercise. We may as well have titled this episode, Fitness: This is How We Don’t. You’ll hear Ashlee share about the first and last Bikram yoga class she ever took, find out the real reason Indiana takes up new exercise hobbies (hint: shoes are involved) and cringe along with us as April shares her horrifying but hilarious ballet class fail. You may not walk away with many practical tips from this episode, but maybe your abs will get a work out from laughing? We sure hope so.


Show Notes

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Mentioned in this episode:

Class Pass: Use Ashlee's referral and get $30!

Behold the only piece of exercise equipment that Ashlee owns (which she's had since age 16!).

April likes exercise DVD's like Piyo and Insanity.

Ashlee likes yoga and barre. Check out Yoga Shala and in U Barre in Sacramento. 

Indiana and Katie do dance class at their local YMCA. Indiana has also run six times wearing these shoes and using this app, but prefers to a ketogenic diet over most types of rigorous exercise. 

Unlike the three on-air hosts, Katie, our producer, does enjoy bootcamp-type group exercise and is a member of Burn.

Types of yoga we mention: aerial (see also: Indiana's friend Tolly), yoga with goats, mom & baby yoga, Bikram

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Recommendations:

This SNL video

Psssst!-- cute workout gear here.

Listen to Anna Quinlan—our actual legit in-house fitness expert—talk about fitness on Lighten Up with Melanie Dale.  

Throwback: we had Robin Long on our podcast in season one; listen here! We love her overall approach to health and she's one of our favorite women to follow on Instagram

Related C+C essays: Run Your Own Race, Swimsuit Season, Can't Force It, The Rest Found In Movement, The First Is The Worst


Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings.


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