Hot Fitness Trends

Piloxing. Hollywood’s newest trend—starring Kirsten Dunst as a rabid enthusiast—will soon be yours. This hybrid workout mixes Pilates and boxing for a cardiovascular and core workout usually done barefoot. Hit up Las Vegas Athletic Club locations at Flamingo/I-215, Rainbow/Lake Mead, Sandhill/Flamingo and Eastern/I-215 to give it a go.

Hot Hot Hot. Who would have thought that exercising in rooms set to 95 degrees could be so … refreshing? Vegas Hot continues to bring locals new ways to stay fit—and warm—by offering a variety of hot yoga, Pilates and spin classes. To help get your sweat on, LVAC presents Hot Hula, an infusion of Polynesian dance and fitness now offered at all LVAC locations. and

Kickfit. What do you get when you mix music and fitness? A high-intensity kickboxing class intended to transform and tone just about every part of your body. Stacey Alexander, creator and owner of Kickfit Las Vegas, has put together this cardio workout to tighten those abs and lift those glutes. for class locations and scheduling.

Tackling childhood obesity. In 2010 the United Health Foundation ranked Nevada the fourth most unhealthy state in the nation. With obesity affecting one in three children in America, it’s no surprise that more efforts are popping up to counteract this epidemic. One local example, created in 2009: Jump for Joy Foundation, a nonprofit that exposes children to physical fitness and nutrition through free monthly camps. for details and a calendar of events.