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By admin on Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Listed below is the full line up of classes starting in April.     Boot Camp  Monday, 6:45 pm, April 8 to July 1 http://bit.ly/springboot2013 A combination of cardio drills with a few obstacles mixed in for fun!  We will be using ropes, tires, kettlebells, and your own body weight for maximum calorie burn.  Your trainer […]


By admin on Saturday, March 9th, 2013

I was given some feedback about Boot Camp today and very much appreciate it. Your feedback is what makes us better. Some of you mentioned that Boot Camp was not as challenging as before. I wanted to address that: 1. I have purposely slowed Boot Camp down using your own body weight as wanted to […]


By admin on Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Most of us have rounded shoulders as we spend a large majority of our time hunched over our computer. My favorite exercise to combat this is in the plank position, one arm behind the head and lifting the elbow (hand stays on head). This opens the chest and works on fighting rounded shoulders at the […]


By admin on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

   NEW Spin Classes added for May Mon 615 pm 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 830 am Monthly Special Class  2nd Friday of each month – 90 Minute Spin from 530 to 7 am    Spring Spinning Schedule    Mon 6:00 am &  615 pm – 15, 15, 15 – 15 minutes […]


By admin on Friday, February 1st, 2013

7-Layer dips are fun, flavorful and fairly healthy. Refried beans are a great source of good source of Protein, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Potassium. You’ll also get potassium from the avocado – did you know that avocados contain more potassium than bananas? And you’ll get antioxidants such as Lycopene from the tomatoes. One serving […]


By admin on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

When you  started training with N2SHAPE, we asked you to update your health and fitness goals.   Because without goals, you cannot achieve all that you want to. The exercise of simply thinking about what those goals are and then writing them down, you implant them in your brain and then suddenly, you are accountable not […]


By admin on Monday, January 28th, 2013

When I am training clients, I have always touched the muscle at hand as I believe that it helps the client focus on the muscle better and hence, use that muscle more than surrounding muscles that we are not interested in strengthening at the moment. Is there any science to back that up? Just today, […]


By admin on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Being a Fitness Expert and Personal Trainer I recommend that clients limit red meat to one to two times per week, there are many of us that just plain old love it! Why Fitness and Nutrition experts advise to avoid red meat? Because it is generally high in saturated fat and along with it high in […]


By admin on Sunday, January 13th, 2013

Group Training & Exercise Schedule for 3rd Week of Jan ’13 1/14 Mon 6:00 am Spinning,  GroupX, Trainer:  Ellen, Tower in Tysons Corner 10:00 am  Group Training, Trainer:  Michelle,  Tower in Tysons Corner – Michelle, Dolores 6:15 pm    Spin & Train, Trainer: Ellen, Tower in Tysons Corner  –  Diane Fitz,  Katie, Ayesha, Diane Fr, […]


By admin on Thursday, January 10th, 2013

To qualify to be a member of  N2SHAPE’S Gold Team, you must do the following: 1.  Attend Spinning at N2SHAPE. 2.  Participate in Gold Team Programs. Here is the program that starts on Mon, Jan 14 and goes until Sat, March 2: 1.  Pick teammates (teams of two to three persons). 2.  Set a goal […]