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What Workout Do You Want to Try, but Are Intimidated to Start?

Be it joining a gym or learning how to kick ass in kickboxing, is there a workout or a new fitness trend that holds your curiosity but also intimidates you? The New Year is still young, and there is plenty of time to overcome the obstacles, mental or physical, that prevent you from experimenting with exercise. Let us know what fitness craze holds your curiosity and the factors holding you back from diving in and trying it. We just might be able to help.

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magickofreiki magickofreiki 5 years
Bikram Yoga
iloveogres520 iloveogres520 5 years
I've always wanted to try rock climbing. They have a rock wall in my university's gym but I never get the nerve to try it.
BubbleSpice BubbleSpice 5 years
@le romantique, do you have an equinox or lifetime fitness near you? I have gotten great results from equinox barre burn, and it has been a great compliment to my yoga practice.
le-romantique le-romantique 5 years
I would if I lived in LA... I'm VERY far away in St. Petersburg, FL... lol
jamielyeo jamielyeo 5 years
@leromantique and honeybrown...try the bar method in marina del rey (los angeles). everyone there is super nice! i want to try bootcamp classes but it seems so intimidating!
testadura67 testadura67 5 years
I've always wanted to get back into running. I did track in middle and early high school, though that was well over a decade ago. My knees have since turned into crunchy balls of pain if I do any impact cardio, so I've been relegated to the elliptical. I think I could take it on if I did a massive amount of prep work to strengthen the muscles around the joints, but I'm just not sure if it would be worth the work.
Sarah2231287 Sarah2231287 5 years
Been wanting to take up a new dance class, but not quite sure where to start! Also would love to get back into spin/rpm classes. Used to do them all the time, but now I just don't feel like I'd be fit enough to make it through!
funkygeorge funkygeorge 5 years
I've always wanted to try spinning, but i'm not in that great of shape (at least when it comes to cycling) and I've heard so many stories of SUPER INTENSE spinning instructors.
amber512 amber512 5 years
I am not only intimidated by running a marathon, it sounds like pure torture. And I don't think I could ever try spinning again. I only did it for a few minutes and my poor non-existent rear was sooo sore!
acfreema acfreema 5 years
I have been thinking about trying a boot camp, but I don't want to pay $100 for 10 classes and then not like it!
dantea dantea 5 years
I would love to try everything! But there's no way I'm going to a class until I'm at an acceptable weight--people stare and it sucks.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 5 years
Yoga. I tried a few minutes at my gym's class and seriously punked out. Ugh. It seems too hard. Le Romantique, I hear you. I wanted to try the Barre Method and I looked at two websites here in L.A. It does seem to be run by high-maintenance bitches.
katnola katnola 5 years
I really want to try deep water running, but I'm not the best runner. Plus bathing suit...
le-romantique le-romantique 5 years
Always was curious about the various "Barre/Barre Method" classes, but when I find a place in my area and I check out their website... they all seem like they're run by a bunch of b*tches. I'm not kidding... I'll stick to my distance running, circuit training and yoga for now...
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