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Updated by Kristen Gillette on Jun 02, 2015
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Blog Roundup: Ballet and Barre-Related Workouts

Looking for some ballet or barre-related workouts to keep in ballet shape over the summer? Here's a roundup of some awesome workouts from around the web to do just that!

(Have another barre workout that would be a great addition to this list -- leave it in the comments!)

Spring Fever Total Body Barre Workout - FitFluential

This Spring Fever Total Body Barre Workout can be done anywhere you have a ledge or some support for balance. You'll need a mat, light hand weights (I am using two pounds) and a stopwatch or stopwatch app on your smartphone. Warm up for five minutes before beginning this routine.

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Shake to Change with Barre Workouts - FitFluential

In this blog, you'll find some classic barre exercises, broken down with form and alignment tips, taken from Suzanne Bowen's studio method, BarreAmped®, and used in her online streaming website There's also a mini barre workout that you can print to do anytime and anywhere you have something stable to hold onto.

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Barre for Runners: 3 Great Barre Exercises

Jolene shares her thoughts about barre for runners and why it's such a great thing. Here are her top three favorite moves – at the barre and on the mat (since some of her classes are actually entirely mat-based – fun fact – for total body conditioning) for runners.

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