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Do you want to be a Barre B? This ballet inspired workout routine tones your stomach, arms, and legs, but is low impact enough for everyday! Kira Elste’s Barre B workouts have been sweeping the nation, and you can do them from your own home. This half-hour long lesson that requires a chair and light weights will make you feel graceful and beautiful!


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When rock climbing, few things are more important than the quality and fit of your harness. So, make sure that you know exactly what you want from a harness before you buy one! In this lesson from Rock Climb Tips, learn the basics of a standard sit harness before discovering some features that add comfort or convenience that you have never known you needed (like padded waist bands and leg loops or auto double back buckles). Your safety is priceless, so make sure you get exactly what you need.


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Not all bicycle seats are created equally! Neither will all bicycle seats fit you comfortably, or affect your performance the same way. Once you know what saddle width you need, determine what style fits you best; consider your physique and your riding position. This lesson from Art’s Cyclery highlights three different saddles: the Arione for the average rider, the WTB Devo for riders with a climber’s build (toned thighs and a thin physique), and the San Marco Concor for more muscular riders.


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The clothes may not maketh the man, but it's the cycle jersey that maketh the cycling champion! Art's Cyclery walks you through the three aspects to consider when selecting a cycling jersey: fabric, construction, and additional features. Learn about the importance of moisture wicking, the differences between a race cut and semi-fitted jersey, and get a list of some key additional features a more expensive jersey will include.


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This high intensity workout lesson takes pilates to a new level. Kira Elste combines classic pilates exercises with light weights and lengthening stretches. Earn a fit body and feel good, too, with Kira’s pilates routine. This particular routine reaches a high intensity for maximum efficiency! Warm up your core and progress through new exercises such as star lifts and side scissors. Tone your arms with free weights and leave the session feeling amazing.


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Amateur or experienced, look the part of a regal ballet dancer by practicing a few steps. In this ballet lesson, Kira shows you how to do the pointe technique. It involves only a few movements that you’ll learn and practice in only two minutes! Learn the pointe step turnout and master movement quality with strong legs and a tall posture.


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Ballet barre is an fun and easy way to tone your entire body. You’ll love this introductory ballet barre workout; it is a unique art and method of fitness! Your classical ballet instructor, Kira, trained with Pacific Northwest Ballet School, American Ballet Theatre, the University of Washington. In this half-hour workout, you’ll ease into a simple progression that covers the first eight positions and a few common ballet moves. You don’t even need a ballet barre - you can use your couch!


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The passé is a fundamental ballet movement that’s easy to learn. In this lesson, Kira, your ballet instructor, breaks down the movement with a slow demonstration, then encourages you to join her in practicing passes. Learn how to do this beautiful position that’s used in many common ballet steps--such as pirouettes and développés--in less than three minutes!


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Was your mountain bike chain damaged while chasing wild trails? In this second of two lessons on repairing bike chains, Art's Cyclery teaches you how to identify, remove, and replace bad links in your bicycle chain. Learn how to retain the old pin so that you can use it to attach new links, how to line up and insert new links (using the tool you created using the previous lesson), and how to get the newly repaired chain flexible enough that it can make the journey home.


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This fun and fast-paced Pilates session will strengthen and tone your muscles without taking up hours of your time. Work on arms, abs, and legs! Kira Elste, your energetic and enthusiastic Pilates instructor, runs through a twelve-minute workout routine that’ll tone your entire body. If you’re looking for a quick session that covers muscles throughout the body, start or end your day with this pick-me-up workout!


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Feel the calorie burn in this hardcore toning workout session by Kira from Pilates Barre Workouts. Work your core, legs and arms ‘til you drop! This high-intensity, all-around hard-core workout is part 1 of a 2-part series. Get a “hard core” with this core strengthening routine that involves jumping and punching, leg and ab work on the mat, planks and waist work, and finally, weight work for toned arms.


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Settle into the Pilates repertoire that you now have! Don’t worry if you’re new to Pilates because Kira from Pilates Barre Workouts always provides a recap of previous workouts. In this fifth Pilates lesson of a series, you’ll do some difficult leg work such as scissor kicks without using your arms, among other exercises. Work your abs and many different leg muscles. All the while, you’ll enjoy Kira’s favorite classical music and an outdoor setting.


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This awesome Pilates routine works your inner thighs, outer thighs, glutes, and all of those swimsuit muscles that you want ready by summertime. You should be an expert by this seventh lesson of Kira’s Pilates series, so follow along smoothly with Kira as you do the exercises together. Keep your abs tight during this a balanced, everyday workout, and enjoy the tranquil classical music and outdoor setting.


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Tone your legs, bum, tummy, and arms in this well-rounded Pilates session! In just ten minutes, Kira covers obliques, abs, quads, triceps, and more. Working out with Kira is always a fun time! Feel the energy as you bust through this fast-paced fitness routine for fast results. You’ll just need a pair of free weights and the weight of your body to get fit.


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This fun sixth Pilates session in a series includes lengthening and toning for your legs, plenty of effective ab exercises, a chance to focus in on multiple muscles at once, and a combination of workouts that is sure to invigorate your body. You’ll also do some stretching as you listen to Kira’s favorite classical music in an outdoor setting. For all fitness levels - different levels gain different benefits as they step up their fitness!


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Strengthen and tone all your muscles while burning calories with interval training and a Pilates finish! This workout session by Kira from Pilates Barre Workouts uses free weights, but can be accomplished without weights, too. This routine will be an excellent cardio addition to your Pilates or toning regimen. It's always important to mix it up for your muscles! The Jump-2-Fit Cardio Tone & Pilates Finish targets biceps, deltoids, quadriceps, inner thighs, abs and more. Work your whole body!


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Racing downhill on a bicycle is an intense thrill - but it can be a major cycling hazard without the proper technique. This lesson demonstrates how to position yourself for descending on a bicycle, so you’ll be as stable as possible and ready to maneuver if needed. You’ll also learn how to descend on a curve without losing speed. After all, riding the brake won’t make your descent safer - but riding low will.


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Discover the beautiful movement that your body is capable of! This lesson from Kira Elste demonstrates a 15-minute intermediate ballet barre routine, which helps develop balance, control, strength, and gorgeous posture. When you’ve practiced your pliés and tendus, take a few minutes for conditioning with a short Pilates workout.


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Learn how to ride your bicycle in traffic - safely! This lesson demonstrates cycling hand signals, merging guidelines for bicycles, and offers some tips for defensive cycling. If you’ve been wanting to ride your bicycle more often but fear the dangers of the road, this video will leave you feeling empowered and ready to ride with car traffic.


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