Power Plate Newbies and The Power A’s-Abs, Arms, and Arse at The Xcceleration Station

At a Glance:

Website: http://www.thexccelerationstation.com
Address: 8440 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 (inside Harmony Studios)
Length: 30 minutes per class
Price: 1 class/$36, 3 classes/$99, 6 classes/$180
Sweat scale: low
Energy level: low

What do Madonna and I have in common? We’re both fans of the Power Plate. Continue reading

The Phoenix Effect

At a Glance:

Website: http://www.phoenixeffectbootcamp.com
Address: 7264 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Length: 60 minutes
Price: first class/$5, 1 class/$24, 10 classes/$200, month unlimited/$299
Sweat scale: high
Energy level: high

There’s nothing like chowing down with friends while watching the Super Bowl. Knowing how much I would eat, I decided to rev up my Sunday workout from the usual Pilates to a brand new bootcamp class. Continue reading

Cycle House

At a Glance:

Website: http://www.cyclehousela.com
Address: 8511 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Length: 45 minutes
Price: first class free, 1 class/$29, 10 classes/$260, month unlimited/$300
Sweat scale: high
Energy level: high

Cycle House is definitely trending in LA. I’ve heard from many readers that it is their favorite spin studio so of course I had to check it out. Reservations book up fast on ClassPass and popular times tend to sell out through their website.

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