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10 new reasons to get excited about working out

Photograph by Erika Dufour; Model: James Thomas/Stewart

No offense to eucalyptus-scented towels at fancy gyms, but sometimes it takes more than luxe perks to motivate people to get fit. Things like, say, cardio classes that seem more like a dance party than the calorie-torching sweat sessions they really are. Or virtual trainers who offer advice and encouragement during your treadmill jog. We've uncovered these and plenty of other new ways local gyms and studios-even home workouts-are getting people pumped.

New cardio machines
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New cardio machines

We test new exercise equipment.

Indoor cycling studios
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Indoor cycling studios

Torch calories and improve your cycling performance at indoor cycling studios.

Barre classes
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Barre classes

Two editors take barre classes for the first time.

Athletic yoga classes
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Athletic yoga classes

Burn some calories and bliss out in heated, athletic yoga classes.

Mindful yoga
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Mindful yoga

How chill are these laid-back yoga classes?

Hotel fitness programs
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Hotel fitness programs

There's no need to spend the night to participate in these workouts.

Old-school fitness
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Old-school fitness

A blast from the past can get you fitter faster.

Virtual running coaches
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Virtual running coaches

We test the latest apps and gadgets against a human coach.

Dance-cardio classes
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Dance-cardio classes

Learn a dance routine and get a workout at dance-cardio classes.

Diet delivery and new fitness DVDs
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Diet delivery and new fitness DVDs

Get fit at home with these new exercise DVDs and low calorie meal delivery services in Chicago.

Best strength training apps
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Best strength training apps

Three great apps for strength training.

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