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This buzzy trainer will make you want to put on your dancing shoes


Meet your Well+Good (Re)New Year Week Two trainer: dancing queen Amanda Kloots. The founder of The Rope and The Dance will be sharing three exclusive workouts throughout the next seven days. Thanks to her contagious high energy (even in GIF form!), each will get your heart rate bumping and your glutes burning. Look forward to a week of dance-inspired moves that’ll have you shaking it every which way—and toning your entire body in the process.

“I like to remind my clients to put the same energy and commitment into fitness as you would your job.”

When it comes to working out, the former Broadway dancer and New York City Rockette has a straightforward philosophy: “I like to remind my clients to put the same energy and commitment into fitness as you would your job, your presentation at work, your thesis, your exams, and more,” she says. “When you’re in my room, don’t think about anything else except what you’re doing and why you’re doing it. Work, your love life, your homework will all be waiting for you once you’re done with your workout.”

Feeling the fitspo? Slip into your favorite leggings and get prepared to sweat—because 2018 is your year. What you’ll need for Amanda’s Week Two workouts: Some space in your apartment to get sweaty, a jump rope (a hand towel can swap in easily), and a yoga mat.

Here’s to being more awesome than you already are in 2018. Get there with some genius advice on everything from food to finances from wellness pros who want to help you find your groove—and then enter to win an activewear outfit from Athleta to give your workout wardrobe a boost.