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…