You will be shifting your weight bilaterally and unilaterally at the barre in this workout. This workout demonstrates how just a slight change weight placement and emphasis can exponentially challenge the targeted muscle. Equipment needed: barre and foam mat under feet (optional). This workout de...
This workout adds the fun element of integrating a chair at the barre for adding new heights and variations to barre exercises to challenge the lower body and core. Equipment needed: pull away barre or doorway frame and chair. One round demonstrated in this video.
This 5-3-1 workout will accentuate the eccentric portion of the exercise when the muscle is lengthening followed by an isometric contraction before a quick 1 second concentric contraction. Using this simple time variation and manipulating the eccentric, concentric, and isometric contraction will ...
This workout uses HIIT (high intensity interval training) protocols for training the lower body. HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training, which refers to the short bursts of intense exercise alternated with low-intensity recovery periods. HIIT can burn a lot of calories in a short amou...
This bodyweight workout at the barre includes the use of a playground ball to increase resistance and muscular tension on the working muscles. Equipment needed: barre /sturdy couch back and a playground ball
This dynamic, injury-prevention warm-up perfectly primes the muscles for lower body workouts. This video is longer than the warm-up because it is instructional. To shorten the warm-up, you can follow the list of exercises from the end of the video and move at your own pace. Equipment needed: foam...
The exercises in this segment are performed with music at the barre using the extra resistance of one weight (kettle bell, dumb bell, or weight plate). Slim and sculpt your lower body with these Iron Barre exercises!
Work your lower body with incorporated therapeutic exercises on the step plus movements that will challenge your lunges and plies with a greater range of motion. This segment presents one set of each sequence.
This glute focused workout starts at the barre and moves through five sequences for three full sets. This is a great addition to a lower body workout day or as an additional glute workout to help firm and shape the booty. Equipment Needed: bench, barre, heavy dumbbell/weight, mat, and mini band.
This lower body workout Is performed at the barre using a loop band for resistance. Exercises will mainly target the quadriceps and glutes/hips. Equipment needed: loop resistance band (2 types of resistance levels), barre, and foam mat.
This workout involves lateral movement with the hips while training with resistance including barbell weighted plies, dumbbell lunges, and weighted parallel plies. Equipment Needed: barbell (or sub dumbbells), dumbbells, and a barre.
This is a classic Iron Barre workout where we use the barre for body weight exercises and then combine the same movements with weights to sculpt and strengthen the lower body. This workout demonstrates one full sequence which may be repeated.
This segment begins with weighted plié variations and a barre-bench assisted pistol squat before moving into more ballet body inspired movements to work the lower body. Equipment Needed: bench, barre, and heavier dumbbell or kettlebell.
Work the lower body with weights at the barre and traditional strength exercises to help sculpt the lower body. You can use a barbell with plates (recommended) or use dumbbells/kettlebells to add resistance.