Fitness Files: The Fhitting Room Review

I recently went to a class at The Fhitting Room, a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) boutique fitness studio in NYC. Learn what to expect in my The Fhitting Room Review.

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The Workout: There are two instructors in every class at The Fhitting Room, meaning you get lots of hands on instruction…and someone watching to make sure you don’t take a “break.” Each fifty minute class incorporates five components: functional movements, strength training, high intensity intervals, total body focus, and highly varied exercises. When I was there we broke into three groups and switched off between ergs, ski ergs, and the TRX. We also did high knees, burpees, kettle bells, weights, squats, box jumps, and lots of pushups. Oh and we didn’t just do each set once. We did them all three or four times.

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What to Wear and Bring: Wear what you’d normally wear to a gym class. Right now my favorite brands are Lululemon and Old Navy. Bring lots of water because it’s quite the workout. You don’t need to bring a lock or toiletries. They have lockers with keypads and fully-stocked bathrooms with Modern Apothecary products, a hair and makeup area, and everything you need to get ready.

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What to Expect: The class was hard. Really hard. But it’s energetic, they play great music, there is a friendly atmosphere, and the instructors will motivate you to work your hardest. I left feeling accomplished and excited to go back for another class!

The Fhitting Room team was kind enough to let me take a class for free but this is an honest The Fhitting Room review. All images are from Gilt City. Featured image via Bandier!

16 Responses to Fitness Files: The Fhitting Room Review

  1. This sounds like my kickboxing workout in terms of the intensity. I would love to try a class like this. Thanks for sharing about the workout!

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  2. I’m a little cautious, but it looks fun! The class design is defenitely unique, so if I was around to try it I definitely would! It seems like it would be challenging and rewarding!
    xoxo

  3. Mikayla says:

    That’s such a cool gym! I would love to try out some classes there!

    Mikayla | A Seersucker State of Mind.

  4. Jordyn says:

    This looks like such a great experience. I am really bad at going to fitness classes but I really should incorporate more to switch up my workout routine.

  5. Ashley Mason says:

    This looks AWESOME. I wish they had one in my city!

  6. Jenny says:

    Wow this class seems like a total workout.

  7. Jenny says:

    Wow this class seems like a total workout.
    I really need to get back into taking group fitness classes.

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

  8. dani says:

    I am always geared up to try new workout techniques. This looks like it will have me moving slow the next day but so worth it!

    xoxo Dani
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  9. Alessandra says:

    The whole atmosphere seems so energizing- sounds like you had a really intense workout! Good music and instructors always help, though. I’m so embarrassed to do HIIT in public – I sweat so much.

    Alessandra | The PumpUp Blog

  10. Morgan says:

    I can deal with hard classes as long as they play good music and keep my moral up! Sounds fun!

    -Morgan
    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

  11. May says:

    I would be so much more motivated to finish my HIIT sets if I went to a class, and I had no idea there were such classes available!! Looking into this in my area ASAP 🙂

  12. Lauren says:

    Stop i want to try this! It sounds and looks amazing!

    Lauren
    The Fashionista’s Diary

  13. Nicole says:

    Making it through the difficult workouts is always the most rewarding. This gym looks awesome! Thanks for sharing. x Nicole | http://www.changeanddress.com

  14. that might be the most intimidating gym scene I’ve ever seen! But if it’s that hard and also fun, I’d definitely want to try!

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