3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 20-Somethings


Thread Tools
Old 01-18-2015, 11:00 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 4

S/C/G: 222/216.0/150

Height: 5'10

Default Barre?

Hello ladies,

(First post woo-hoo!) I am trying to get back into exercise after a long hiatus. I have always been super active--played sports growing up, in college, and did crossfit for the first year of law school. In the past two years or so, I have been very lax with my exercise. I have also gained 50 lbs. Now, it is time to get back on track, lose the weight, and keep it off. I tried orange theory and running, but I don't think now is the time for that. I saw barre, and I thought it looked interesting. I am signed up for my first class, and am excited but nervous. I feel like I am going to be a hulking giant in a room full of teeny tiny ballerinas wearing lululemon. No one will probably care. Everyone is there for themselves, but still.

Anyways, has anyone done barre? Any tips for a newbie?

aliesq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2015, 12:34 AM   #2
Jez's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 586

Height: 5'4" Age: 32


I have no tips, but a friend of mine who is as coordinated as me (which is to say: not at all) has done it a handful of times and loves it.
Start: 210 on Nov 5
Goal: 155 by Feb 24
Final Goal: 135

Jez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2015, 09:03 AM   #3
Counting bites!
izzyboomama's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 124

S/C/G: 282/265/130

Height: 5'5"


I take a very occasional drop in ballet class at the local ballet company school. I literally am surrounded by professional ballerinas! (Not in class though, whew)
Everyone has always been very nice, and the exercise and discipline is very good. I think you'll enjoy it!

Goals: [275 on 11/22/14][269 on 1/8/15][250][230][215][199][180][160][145][135][130]
izzyboomama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2015, 01:58 AM   #4
itsmemaggi's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Utah
Posts: 21

S/C/G: 230/230/180

Height: 5'10


I would love, love, LOVE to. I should see if there are any classes in my area. My 6-year-old daughter does ballet, and I'm beginning to get a little jealous.
itsmemaggi is offline   Reply With Quote
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:27 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2