Physique 57

Now that I have clued you in on 15Love Apparel and some important Exercise Accessories, I need to tell you what I am doing to get in shape:

If you haven’t seen Kelly Ripa, or know who Kelly Ripa is, then this may not mean anything to you.  For those in the know, Kelly Ripa has a rockin’ body!  A few years ago Kate, one of my best friends, read in several magazines (check out InStyle) that one of Kelly Ripa’s exercise programs was Physique 57.

Kate, after trying several classes, dragged me to Physique 57.  I refused to do a class with Kate, who might I add is in the same rockin’ body league as Kelly Ripa, because I needed to go at my own pace…beginner!

Physique 57 has five studio locations – three in New York City (one is opening on the Upper West Side in August!), one in the Hamptons and one in Los Angeles.  It is hard, very hard.. but the instructors are so energetic and enthusiastic it makes the time fly and the pain bearable!  You leave there exhilarated, happy to be done but still wanting to go back!  In their own words:

Lucky for all of us, Physique 57 has produced two complete sets of workout DVDs so that if you do not live near one of their studio locations you can still do the workout and benefit from their program.  Having done both the classes and DVDs, I can tell you that the instruction on the DVDs is just as fun and motivational as the real life class.  They are fun to do, well, if you consider exercise fun…

I may live in Connecticut, but my office is right between two of the  New York City locations (each accessible by a 10 minute subway ride) and I own both volumes of the DVDs, plus the workout ball.  I really have no excuse but to look like Kelly Ripa in a few months time.  Please don’t hold me to it…

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  1. I’ve definitely heard about Physique 57. I couldn’t possibly try that – my back went out with no instigation at all!! I’ll just be quietly working on strengthening my abs in the solitary splendor of my own house!! But can’t wait to hear how you do!!

  2. Ridgley –

    That sounds like a challenge!! Virtual workout accountability???

  3. Go Ridgley! I’ll be rooting for you…on the sidelines.
    xo Cathy

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