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Who: Jason DeRushaWhere: Life Time Fitness What: “My workout is very boring. I have my iPad with the Kindle app on the elliptical machine pumping the Pandora music while I keep an eye on The Price Is Right on the TV.”
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Who: Lori BarghiniWhere: Life TimeFitness What: Kickboxingwith Karl and Cardio Core with Lisa
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Who: Julia Cobbs Where: Energy Pilates and FitnessWhat: The Reformer & Elevation class
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Who: Amelia Santaniello Where: The FirmWhat: Spinning and personal training (a rotation between weights and TRX bands) with TJ McNiff
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Who: Dez Where: Snap Fitness What: Fitcamp three times a week
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Who: Alexis ThompsonWhere: The Shed and Life Time FitnessWhat: Spin class with Spencer at The Shed and/or Zumba with Marlena at Life Time
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Who: Jason MathesonWhere: Outside along the Mississippi RiverWhat: Jogging a couple times a week
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Who: Julie NelsonWhere: Life Time Fitness and STEELE What: Sessions with Chris Freytag at Life Time and Kami Meier at STEELE
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Who: Mayor R.T. RybakWhere: Streets and trails around Minneapolis, Lake Harriet, Lake Calhoun, and Theodore Wirth Park What: Biking, cross-country skiing, and swimming*
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Who: Sven SundgaardWhere: At home and outside around the lakesWhat: Weight training and running
How Busy TC Notables Break a Sweat
J.D.’s Good Workout Questions
Q: Is it better to eat before or after a workout?
It’s better not to eat much before you work out. But after, your body needs to repair and restore itself right away.
Q: How accurate are calorie counters?
On average, some gym machines overestimate calories burned by between 200 and 300 an hour. Dang!
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