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Sweat SF: Dare to Bare at This Weekend's Movemeant Fitness Festival

This Saturday, expect to see more shirtless girls than usual at Marina Green! Join the Movemeant Foundation for Dare to Bare: an inspiring, high-energy, family-friendly, charity fitness festival bringing together the city's hottest fitness classes to empower women to find self-confidence and self-acceptance in a sports bra.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need to Know About Krav Maga San Francisco

Barny Foland and his team at Krav Maga San Francisco will fight for you. Literally. Since 1999, the Bay Area studio has taught the world-renowned combat training system famously used by the Israeli Defense Forces and over 350 U.S. law-enforcement agencies, focusing on personal safety and fitness.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need to Know About Basecamp

Inspired by Ultimate Fighting Champions, Dethone Basecamp brings its signature 35-minute workouts, aimed at "building strong hearts" (and muscles!) to San Francisco with its fourth studio, now open in Cow Hollow. 

Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About HIT FIT SF

When my fiancé first suggested I try a boxing class, I protested that I liked my nose and had yet to decide on the name of my WrestleManiaesque alter ego. Thankfully, the beginner and cardio boxing classes at HIT FIT SF don’t require headgear. Or body slams.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need to Know About CrossFit Golden Gate

On Tuesday, we tackled a WOD, starting with squats at 45 – 55% and finishing with a 9-minute AMRAP circuit. Translation: it was hard to sit down on Wednesday. While you may not speak CrossFit, the language barrier won’t hinder you from getting an exhausting, full body workout at CrossFit Golden Gate.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About Kokoda Fitness

“I hope you didn’t wear your favorite Lulu pants, because we are going to get dirty,” Nathan justifiably warned as the sun peaked over the Palace of Fine Arts at 7am on Chrissy Field’s East Beach. After the one-hour military inspired workout, I found dirt in my belly button. I take that as evidence that I really committed to my burpees. All thirty-six of them.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need to Know About Barry’s Bootcamp

"It's okay to be uncomfortable, being uncomfortable means you are working," Barry's Bootcamp instructor Tommy yelled over the thumping '90s-themed music as I reunited with my arch nemesis: the treadmill. This was pretty much in line with the quote tattooed above the doorway leading into the red-lit room: “If it’s not challenging, you’re not changing.” Well folks, consider me a new woman.

Sweat SF: A New Workout For Every Occasion in 2015

Looking to get fit in the New Year? Here are some of our favorite new workouts (plus who to do them with) that are sure to get you past that beginning of January craze and looking great. 

Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About Mission Cliffs

“Choke and poke.” I’ll admit, I laughed the first few times I heard the expression as our climbing instructor, Daniel, demonstrated how to tie a figure-eight knot. But after learning said knot would be my life-line as I ascended the wall looming over us, the giggles settled down pretty quickly.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About Fitmob

“That’s not sweat, that’s your fat crying,” Justin encouraged while we ran shuffle relays along the Embarcadero in front of the Cupid’s Span sculpture in Rincon Park. In between burpees, laughs, high fives, and some sight seeing, my fat cried a lot.

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