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By admin on Sunday, April 28th, 2013

A recent study at the University of Padova in Italy found that short bursts of interval resistance training is more effective in increasing post exercise energy consumption than traditional resistance training. This is good news as this will shorten the time that we need to work out. The bad news is that we have to […]


By admin on Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Please check day, time & PLACE. Changes must be made w/no less than 48 hours notice or no make-up. Mon 10 am at Tower : Maryl, Karen Mon 530 pm at Leisure: Marcia, Rick, Diane, Ayesha Mon 6:15 pm Spin & Train: Valerie, Katie, Ayesha Wed 10 am at LA Boxing: Maryl, Michelle, Karen, Jevon […]


By admin on Sunday, March 31st, 2013

COME JOIN THE FUN OR JUST WATCH  BOOT CAMP Mon, April 1 at 7 pm. Meet at the tennis courts located behind the 1400 building. If you like the class, register on the spot or on line YOGA Tues, April 2 at 7 pm on the Roof top of the 1600 building. If you like […]


By admin on Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Listed below is the full line up of classes starting in April and free exercise classes. Boot Camp Monday, 6:45 pm, April 8 to July 1 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. […]


By admin on Sunday, October 28th, 2012

The Gold Team all started with fitness enthusiast Aaron.  In Aaron’s attempt to motivate (and it worked) other Spinners to do a 90 minute Spin on Columbus Day,  he challenged us by saying all that do it will be a part of the Gold Team!  Then, fellow Spinner Carolyn said, “But what about me?”  I […]


By admin on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Changes to November  Anyone staying in town for Thanksgiving?  If so, there is a class pre-Thanksgiving on Wed, Nov 21 at 6 am and post-Thanksgiving on Fri, Nov 23 at 6 am.   Special Classes in November Training Ride – Wed Nov 14 530 am to 7 am – One week before Thanksgiving!  The instructor will […]


By admin on Sunday, August 19th, 2012

We spend 4% on healthy behaviors and 88% on medical services.  But what makes us healthy – healthy behaviors.  A personal trainer is your gateway to healthy behaviors and money well spent. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/health-care-spending-vs-health/2012/06/05/gJQAxCPjGV_blog.html  


By admin on Sunday, July 29th, 2012

N2Shape’s September Program Classes in italics are held at 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna, VA. Classes in regular script are held at the Pilates Room,1489 Chain Bridge Road, Mclean, VA. Mon 6 am – Endurance – Even application of energy for sustained periods. 65 to 75% of maximal heart rate. Mon 630 pm – Endurance – Even […]


By admin on Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Please review and look for your name.  If you need to make a change, please e-mail ellen@n2shape.com asap.  You must have a prior reservation and cancellation with 24-48 hours notice. Mon 6 am Spinning with Ellen at Tower Mon 10:15 am Group Training at Tower  – Neil,  Mirna Mon 530 pm Duo Training with Ellen […]


By admin on Thursday, July 19th, 2012

For your Kettle Bell Workout sheet that I created, Click Right here.  It includes pictures and descriptions.  You can do it!   Go through it once Do up to three times Do it for times and see if you can shave some time off each time you do it – less recovery time between sets […]