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The 20 best gyms and health clubs in New York City

There's no such thing as beauty without pain, so it makes sense that there's no such thing as a Bodyburn workout with breaks. If Sebastien Lagree's trademarked fitness method doesn't make you feel like lava is coursing through your arteries, we want some of whatever you're having. Lagree promises, however, that your spine and joints will not suffer any stress, since every session uses slow movement paired with fast transitions, working everything from strength and endurance to flexibility and cardio. The nonstop 50-minute workouts, a mix of Pilates and cardio, can burn up to 800 calories. Damn.