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we tried it: pilates on steroids
If you think Pilates is difficult, you should try Fierce45. New and upcoming trendy Pilates studios are starting to pop up all over Denver, and are becoming the new face of Pilates. It’s known as “Pilates on Steroids” since it’s more of an upbeat workout, with some modifications to the original Pilates machine. What’s also nice is that the workout is (thankfully) only 45 minutes.
Locally born fitness studio adds RiNo, Littleton locations
Torrey Newman aspires to take her Denver-born, 45-minute “Pilates on steroids” workout nationally next year. But first she’s grabbing more local market share with two new outposts.
Newman, who opened her first Fierce45 studio in LoHi in 2015, is opening her fourth and fifth studios in Littleton and RiNo this year, adding to current spaces in LoHi, Hilltop and Wash Park.
ROLODEX: Denver Entrepreneurs to Know
Colorado is a fitness mecca. We consistently rank in the top healthiest states in the United States, and since 2000 we have had the lowest obesity rate in the nation according to the State of Obesity surveys. It is no wonder so many fitness businesses are born--and thrive--in the mile high city.
This month, we catch up with President, Founder, and “Chief Badass” of Fierce45, Torrey Newman. Torrey has brought the latest fitness revolution to Denver. This method incorporates movements are slow and controlled on a resistance machine, providing one of the most intense workouts I have ever experienced! I talked with Torrey to learn a bit more about her biz, her drive, and what makes her such a badass broad.
BRUNCH + BURN: A guide to the Lohi of weekend workouts and brunch
Finding the energy to workout on the weekend can be difficult. However, if you have the right motivation, anything is possible — which is why having post-workout brunch plans is an absolute must. To help you, we’re pairing some of Denver’s best brunch spots with a variety of nearby workouts for our new series Brunch & Burn.
To kick-off our Brunch & Burn series, we’re focusing on LoHi. Choose one of our five pairings to kick-start your weekend mornings. After pushing yourself to your physical limits, you should reward yourself by refueling your body with a nourishing— or decadent— neighborhood brunch.
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Torrey grew up studying ballet and has been passionate about movement and fitness every since. When she stumbled upon the method, a light bulb went off in her head and she knew she had to bring it to Denver. She loves helping people heal and get stronger physically and mentally and hopes that the workout community she’s built will change lives and help people find their inner fierceness.
WASH PARK PROFILE
Fierce45 is expanding again, opening its third location at 335 Holly St. "I chose Hilltop and our specific location of Holly and Third because a huge part of Fierce45 is our community building focus," said Torrey Newman, owner and founder. "Fierce45 is not just about the workout. We are about uplifting our students and community to be the fiercest they can be.” Their other locations are in West Wash Park and LoHi.
5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD DO fierce45
We’ve all heard about it. We’ve all contemplated doing it. But only some of us have taken the plunge.
I took that plunge for you and here’s why you should be doing Fierce45!