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Illustration: Marcos Chin

1. SoulCycle

Fans of this thigh-quaking class lift hand weights, do modified push-ups, and work their core with crunches—all while furiously peddling spinning bikes.

Soul-Cycle.com
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Illustration: Marcos Chin

2. Physique 57

Favored by celebrities like Kelly Ripa and Emmy Rossum, Physique 57 shifts between isometric exercises, like leg scissors and pulse squats, and deep stretches.

Physique57.com
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Illustration: Marcos Chin

3. Piloxing

Created by a Swedish trainer and dancer, this unlikely hybrid of Pilates and boxing marries flexibility with fancy footwork and punching drills.

Piloxing.com
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Illustration: Marcos Chin

4. Aerial Yoga

Remember Pink's midair performance in a silk hammock at the 2010 Grammy Awards? AntiGravity has created a yoga-infused class full of similar aerial moves.

AntiGravityYoga.com
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Illustration: Marcos Chin

5. Forza

The Italian word for strength, Forza turns samurai sword training (using a wooden sword called a bokken) into a powerful workout for your arms, core and legs.

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