Category Archives: Hard Core!

The Fuse Ladder: Redefining Hard Core

No, it’s not a training apparatus for firefighters. Over the years, many students have asked if we offer (or were planning to teach) barre classes. Our answer has always been (and remains) no – there are plenty of studios out … Continue reading

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I Thought I Was Hard Core… Until I Saw This

I fancy myself a pretty strong gal. And, considering my age, my medical stuff, and my general lack of natural athletic talent, I can handle myself fairly well in feats of strength (especially when they are Pilates related). The other … Continue reading

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Happy Hour or Workout?

In life, there are a lot of difficult choices. One of the toughest (first world problem) choices is whether to hit happy hour or your workout. At Fuse Pilates DC, we don’t think there really needs to be a choice. … Continue reading

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If Fuse Pilates Had a Spin Class, Would it Look Like This?

We know a lot of you like to take to the road (or studio) for a cycling workout. We’ve even considered bringing in bikes to Fuse Pilates in DC. But since our thing is to take a normal workout and … Continue reading

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Flexibility Makes Us Stronger

Want to work on your flexibility? Did you know that all of Fuse Pilates DC classes work on full range of motion through joints, increasing flexibility? And that can improve how you move and even how you feel.

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My New Hard Core Crush

You know I’m obsessed with all things hard core. Show me extraordinary core strength, and it’s only my Fuse Pilates DC training that can keep me standing. My latest core crush goes by the handle “Ginger Ninja Trickster” on YouTube. … Continue reading

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Introducing the Fuse Pilates Photo of the Month

By: Mariska Breland. Follow Mariska on Google+. When the founder of your method used to be a Creative Director, you have to assume some of that will come into the Fuse Pilates studio. Plus, Mariska has great relationships with local … Continue reading

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Why to Set a Goal

This July, I got it in my head that I wanted to add swimming to my exercise routine. For background, I hadn’t really been swimming since high school, and even then, my definition of swimming was being in a pool … Continue reading

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Hard Core Fitness Marketing

I appreciate when marketing advertisements use fit people (instead of super-skinny models who probably can’t do a pushup). I love when they show actual elements of hard-core-ness of which those fit people are capable. Check out this pic from Zobha’s home … Continue reading

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Now THAT is Hard Core.

Welcome to a new series of blog posts that we’re simply calling “Hard Core” featuring photos, videos, and other examples of pure hard core-ness. Because Fuse redefines hard core, but we’re not the only ones out there doing it! Enjoy … Continue reading

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