Last week, a middle-aged female acquaintance shared with me a frustration with her growing middle. She said that she and her friend walked a couple times a week and were “still not losing any weight”. When I asked if she walked briskly, used purposeful arm movements and attained “slightly out of breath” conversations – I […]

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Mojo Fitness is like starting (or ending) the day at a dance club with your girl friends – without the calories. Anna Coombs says she is loving her new 2xs a week habit, “Mojo Fitness has put me in better shape than when I worked out 5 days a week, and I don’t have to […]

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As the former editor of a local fitness and fashion magazine, Caroline O’ Halloran (second from left) dubbed Mojo, “Hands down, the most fun workout on the Mainline”. A fitness enthusiast, Caroline often lamented that while she was working hard and having fun, she wasn’t enjoying the same cardio intensity as other sopping wet Mojo […]

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Fatigue isn’t the result of exercise, it’s the goal. The moment your body feels fatigue is the when your muscles start building, your heart rate perks up and fat starts to sizzle off. Has your body has become complacent?  Weight creeping up?  Surprising your workout with bursts of higher intensity (anaerobic) movements dramatically spikes metabolism and weight loss, and […]

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One of the reasons our class has been able to stay fresh and fun, is the continual flow of new energy we get from friends dropping by and mixing it up with us. It contributes to a dance “club” feel versus a dance “class”. I continue to be energized and inspired by how many different […]

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“Breathe!” is a phrase I tend to shout between breaths during class. Though this seems redundant, here’s why: Proper breathing is as vital to a cardio workout as good form and equally as rejuvenating as a good swig of water! More oxygen in our blood increases our endurance level, decreases lactic acid build up in our muscles and helps us […]

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The choice between a warm, cozy home or a Mojo class can get tricky on a cold winter day. Though looking good in a pair of jeans is a wonderful motivation, it’s a scientific reality that getting a heart pumping cardio workout will put you in a better mood. Endorphins, a natural hormone released with […]

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Work hard! In our 20’s, we could stop eating for a couple of days, hit the treadmill and be back in fighting shape by the weekend. After age 30, that regimen will only exacerbate the problem and possibly add pounds. We lose 3 to 8 percent of our muscle mass per decade, which is the […]

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