Made in Miami

Aleah Stander

In a city as hot as Miami, the dress code is often 搇ess is more. So if you抮e feeling like you can use some toning, look no further than fitness expert Aleah Stander to get you into shape. As a Master Instructor at the Miami Beach location of Flywheel Sports, a boutique fitness studio known for spin and barre classes, Aleah puts her clients through their paces in intense workouts. Aleah became an expert on weight training at Penn State University while completing her degree in Kinesiology and working as a group exercise instructor. Her experience and education lend a huge hand in helping her design high-energy and challenging indoor cycling classes. We asked the fitness expert to give us her guide to enjoying Miami.

When you're not working out at Flywheel Sports, what kind of workouts do you do and where?
I love Amy Steiner抯 yoga classes at Green Monkey. I also enjoy strength training at U-Fit Health and Performance on Alton Road. I抦 beyond thrilled that FlyBarre has made its debut at our Miami studio. It is the perfect complement to our indoor cycling classes, as it blends the best of circuit training, yoga, dance, pilates, strength training and stretching. It really works to reshape the body quickly!

Where's your favorite place to go for a healthy snack?
JugoFresh juice bar is my favorite spot for healthy snacking. A delicious pressed juice or superfood smoothie after working out at Flywheel keeps me energized all day long!

How would you describe the Miami fitness scene?
Devoted! I find that Miami-based workout enthusiasts keep up with the latest fitness trends. They love a good challenge and stick to workouts that push them to new limits.

Where do you like to shop for workout clothes?
I shop exclusively at Lululemon Athletica and, of course, the retail shelves at Flywheel.

What songs are particularly popular at the Flywheel studios right now?
Locked out of Heaven Bruno Mars
Sweet Nothing Calvin Harris
Dream On Aerosmith
Can抰 Hold Us Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

- SHARON FEIEREISEN

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