FUSE45 BLOG

Happy New Year, Fusers!

TO OUR LOYAL FUSERS, 2018 was an incredible year! Throughout the passing year, we were told over and over again how important our Fuse community is to each of you.  We learned that Fuse provides a safe and welcoming place for you to form friendships, challenge
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The Sorrow and Triumph of Miscarrying

I thought it would be easier to write the story of miscarrying a pregnancy, but here I am writing my fifth beginning to this story. It’s hard to find the right words to express the extreme sorrow that comes with knowing that the baby I
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FEAST on These!

RECIPE BY CHARLOTTE PRESS! These holiday feast bites are the perfect appetizer to bring to any winter party since they include all of your protein and veggies in one, plus the flavor just gives you all those holiday vibes! *Bonus* They take less than 30
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Exercise: The Healthy Addiction

The road to redemption after abusing drugs or alcohol is long and filled with twists and turns that can tempt one to veer off-course. Along with a treatment program and surrounding yourself with positive influences, one of the best things you can do as a
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Tis the Season for Pumpkin

We got our hands on another one of Charlotte Press’s incredible recipes! You have to check this one out. Pumpkin Cloud Muffins (yields 12 muffins). Charlotte calls these pumpkin cloud muffins because they are so fluffy (like clouds)! They are grain-free and paleo-friendly muffins will get
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Thanksgiving Sweat Sesh with Jamie G.

Meet Fuse45 guest instructor Jamie Glassman! Jamie is an online health and fitness coach, a Soulcycle instructor and a personal trainer. This Thanksgiving, she’s teaching TWO guest classes at Fuse45! Details below. Jamie’s life completely changed three years ago, when she took a leap of
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Mystery Ingredient Recipe

Last month, we invited Charlotte Press of Start Nutrition in to our studio to share her awesome cookbook and special healthy recipes with our Fuse clients. Thanks, Charlotte, for letting us pass along this delicious treat! Would you ever guess these decadent looking cookies are
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Health + Fitness Q&A with Alison, Karen & Sam

As owners and instructors at Fuse45, a fitness studio, I’m sure you hear your clients complain about ___ body part that they hate. How do you combat that statement?     As we sit and think about our clients, complaints are not the first things that
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A Peanut Allergy at 25

I’m walking home from dinner with my mom and look down at my stomach protruding from loosely fitting pullover — or at least it had been loose before dinner. I look over at my mom and say, “I guess something at dinner was contaminated with
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Karen’s Guide to Glide

As most of you know, I do the programming for all of the movements in each Fuse45 workout. I have been in the fitness business since I first began teaching aerobics my freshman year of college. Back then, I was armed with a “ghetto blaster”
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What to Expect when You’re Not Expecting

When you’re pregnant, information finds you. Somehow, you’ve subscribed to every baby bump e-newsletter out there so you can compare your growing baby to a new piece of fruit each week. When you type a few characters into Google, a question auto-populates that has to
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My Search for a Team

My search for a team started in high school. As an athlete I always had a team: basketball, volleyball, track and softball to name a few. I was not a “top” athlete nor was I driven to be the best; I had a lot of
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Age Does Not Define Me

Fitness has always been a huge part of my life and I am fortunate that I have always been athletic. It gave me confidence when I was a little girl and it helped me keep my focus as a teenager and into my young adult
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Fuse is for Life: My Story

When I moved to New York to start my first real job, I realized how much efficiency mattered in a workout. I was always on the move and days were jam packed. I went from work to happy hour to dinner to you name it.
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4 TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY WHILE PREGNANT!

Once I started telling people I was pregnant, everyone wanted to know, “what will you do about your workouts?!” I was always puzzled by this. What would I do? I’d keep doing them! What else would I do? Then I started to second guess myself…
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2017 Cycle Stats are in!

You came, you rode, and you rode some more. And you rode hard! Thank you for always bringing your A game to classes, for getting lost in the music, for dancing a little on your bikes, for sweating up a storm and for always coming
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Another great year!

To our amazing Fusers: This has been quite a year!  We have successfully grown into two thriving studios, expanded our Fuse Force program, which provides a safe workout for our special needs Fusers, re-branded Cycle & Row, and created the most incredible community EVER through our
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Some Serious Fuse Dedication

Fuse is sustainable.  That’s why we suggest you make it part of your daily routine. We’re rewarding clients who visit 20 times or more in a month. That’s a lot of best cellulite cream with caffeine and your body will thank you! Here’s the list
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Fuse with Friends for Optimal Fitness Results

Everyone knows that one of the hardest parts about working out is actually walking through the door.  Once you’re there, you know you can handle the workout and you feel so amazing once it’s over. But there are so many other factors that prevent people
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Orchard Mall Fitness Studio Changes Name from Cycle & Row to Fuse45 in Preparation for Expansion

West Bloomfield, Michigan – Cycle & Row officially re-brands to Fuse45, the name of the class concept the Company created after opening as a “cycling” and “rowing” workout studio in February 2015. In addition to Fuse45 classes, the West Bloomfield studio continues to offer indoor
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Fuse[FORCE] Comes Alive Because of Great Parents & JVS!

Now in partnership with JVS, Fuse[FORCE] is an affordable exercise class for kids, teens and young adults living with autism and other developmental challenges. The class was started by acouple parents who were in search of a healthy activity for their kids with special needs.
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Bids for Bikes

Fuse45 [FORCE] Exactly one year ago today, we started the most incredible program. We invited a group of amazing kids to workout in our studio. They all have special needs, mostly living with Autism and related developmental challenges, since this kids need extra stimulation they
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HIIT & EPOC, Explained (Finally!)

HIIT is an acronym used to describe high-intensity interval training. It is a work out characterized by quick bursts of high effort exercise followed by short, sometimes active, periods of recovery. If you have ever completed a Tabata workout or Fuse 45™ Class, you’ve done
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Getting Over a Bad Health Health Slump

Start tomorrow off on the right foot. Take control, starting now. Evaluate where you are and what you have done over the previous few weeks to get there. Whether you’ve had a slew of weddings, birthday parties, happy hours or anything else that has caused
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Follow Your Dreams

“Follow your dreams.” That is what we have always been told, but how many of us really do? Most people seem to stay in that safe zone within their heads and hearts, never reaching their true potential or that far away dream. Dreams can motivate
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Taking Your Fitness to the Next Level in Class

1. Gear Up: Wear apparel that is geared to the activity you are participating in and is washable friendly (or take it to Besafe) A batandballgame.com is always a good choice in any games and sports. Lucy’s Fitness Fix Tank and Lululemon’s Swiftly Tech Racerback. I
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Journey to Los Angeles

To my Cycle & Row (now Fuse45) family: Most of you know that I moved to Los Angeles last Summer to represent Cycle & Row on Jillian Michaels’ reality show called Sweat Inc. Because of your unconditional support, enthusiasm, and encouragement, I left home with
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Change Can Happen

Change is a common theme when seasons change. People pledge to become fitter, healthier and happier. You can use the new Greenville Cosmetic Dentist as a deadline or a start date, but either way, you have to believe in your ability to change. Only you
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We’re teaming up with Dietitian Katie Surnow

Join us for a chat on diet and nutrition Tuesday November 29th at 5pm in West Bloomfield. There is NO COST to attend the speaker event.  Katie is a Registered Dietitian with a master’s degree in Nutrition from University of Michigan. She is passionate about
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My Small Business Story for LinkedIn ProFinder

Starting a business was the scariest and, still is, the most difficult thing I have ever done. I tried it and handling it was not easy. Shipping items around the country with custom shipping spring hill fl is a very stressful part of it because
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Challenge Time.

Your Guide to Going into the Holidays FIT: If you’re up for the challenge… here’s what we’re about to do: Starting today until Thanksgiving Day, we will embark on a health, wellness and fitness challenge to get our minds and bodies in the right place
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Mornings Done Right

Mornings can be very hectic. I end up skipping breakfast on more days than I’d like to admit because I get caught up with e-mails and work and whatever else the day has in store for me. But we’re always told that breakfast is the
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Break the Weight

We are excited to announce our partnership with Break the Weight, a motivational health coaching program that teaches individuals how to change their lives in fun and sustainable ways. We know that high intensity fitness can take care of so many important aspects in our
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A Workout for Life

I have been working-out virtually my whole life. Over the years, my fitness goals have changed quite a bit. What has ultimately become most important to me is long-term health and mobility. In other words, I strive to maintain functionality and keep the good health,
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FUSE WITH FRIENDS for $100/month

Our best promotion ever… Grab a friend and Fuse together. When you do, you each pay only $100/month for membership (that’s $40 less per month than our regular membership). Members can only sign up with non-members.  2 non-members can sign up together.  A non-member is someone who
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FUSE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM (earn $$)

Call your friends… From September 15th through October 15th, ALL Fuse45 / Cycle & Row unlimited or package members are encouraged to bring AS MANY FIRST TIME GUESTS AS THEY CAN.  Members get rewarded for the number of guests they bring… and what they buy!
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How can you get the best workout ever with low impact?

Fuse45 combines strength training with intense cardio, all in a low-impact setting. For many people, aches and pains can make people neglect working out altogether. Exercise is undeniably the key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but for athletes and workout junkies there definitely is a
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Follow up the Zumbathon® with Fuse45® Sunday at Arts, Beats, and Eats

Royal Oak, Michigan, August 28, 2016 — The 19th annual Ford Arts, Beats, and Eats takes place in downtown Royal Oak over Labor Day Weekend from September 2 to 5. The festival includes dozens of local food vendors, more than 200 live performances on nine
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Give Mindfulness a Chance

Where I went to high school, it was a pretty laid-back, creative, loosey-goosey environment. This structure (or perhaps lack thereof) provided me the opportunity to explore topics and questions I wouldn’t necessarily be able to in a traditional school environment, and I am so thankful
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Dark Facts About Sugar

Everyone’s an addict, but only few know. The food industry (FI) has pumped out foods with sugar for decades now, but it’s time people really understand what that means. The sugar in our food is synthetic, abundant, and addicting. You may not feel like you’re
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Forget Fish Oil: Exercise Best Way To Prevent Spread Of Cancer

Cancer is, quite literally, a cancer. It affects us all in terrible ways. Whether it be a loved one, a friend, neighbor, or yourself, in the modern world this plague is much too common. Pollutants, mostly from industry, have ruined our earth’s ecosystems, and contribute
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Take a Hike

This past weekend, I went on a hiking trip on North Manitou Island. While this was not my first hiking trip by any means, it was definitely one of the most spectacular. I had never been to North Manitou before, and the ability to experience
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Please Don’t Stop the Music

What gets you through a workout? Is it the motivational speeches from the instructors, the voice in your head telling you to keep going, or is it the music that lets you escape into your own world? For me, music is one of the most
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I Crowdfunded My Juice Cleanse So That You Wouldn’t Have To Try One

I’ve always had a preconceived notion in my mind that juice cleanses are bull$**t. They cost a fortune, articulate broad health claims, and above all are perceived as “trendy.” The companies that sell this stuff make a fortune: the LA Times estimates the industry grosses
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Fighting the Unwanted Cravings

Pizzas, pastas, desserts, oh my! When it comes to food I am the ultimate foodie! I get it from my mom.  I will try anything and go to new exotic restaurants to try the new hot dish doesn’t matter if is made in an oven
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Oatmeal Doesn’t Have to be Boring

Oatmeal is arguably the world’s healthiest breakfast food.  It helps you feel full and satisfied for your day ahead.  Most people think that oatmeal makes for a boring breakfast but, it certainly doesn’t have to be! This morning meal becomes less boring when you mix
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Why We Need to be Eating More Buckwheat

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I get tired of quinoa. You can’t deny that it’s incredibly healthy for you, in addition to its versatility––you can put it in just about any recipe. But there are so many different grains out there besides quinoa,
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Shifting Focus from Score to Core

I love to compete. I competed for many years in mostly team sports. Even on mobile slot games I’m relatively competitive. But now that my “playing days” are long over, I have been heavily focused on becoming functionally fit – maintaining strength, balance, and endurance. I’ll
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Studio Update: May 2016

The First Fuse Relay Our founding members remember the relay races we used to incorporate into our workouts. Well, THEY ARE BACK. Here’s the deal: Three people per team. One person starts on the rower. One person starts on the bike. One person starts on the ski
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Go Ahead, Sweat Buckets

Throughout Kobe Bryant’s NBA career, he was known for being a huge sweater during games––a schvitzer, a perspirator. Recently, on Ellen, he hilariously pranked a doctor claiming he had an excessive sweating disorder that caused him to sweat several liters per game. Learn more from
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Studio Update: April 2016

Since Royal Oak is not quite open, here are some updates in West Bloomfield that you can partake in… A New Health Challenge Is Starting Soon Every year around this time people start to stress about getting their bodies into “Summer Shape.”  We know the
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So Much to Gain, So Much to Lose

I have wanted to loose 20-30 pounds and live a happier and healthier lifestyle for more than 3 years, but I could never commit or find anything that worked for me long-term. I heard about Fuse45 from their appearance on Jillian Michaels’ fitness show that aired
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The Beauty of Eating from Bowls

This is our new favorite way to refuel – packing protein, grains, veggies and healthy dressings into a bowl and digging in. Check out some of these great recipes. Black Bean and Avocado POWER Serves 2: 3 cups power green blend, (or mix of baby
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The Secret Benefit of Exercise

There are many physical benefits to exercise – improved cardiovascular functioning, growth of lean muscle mass, and increased lifespan. However, one of the most important benefits to exercise is often overlooked. Exercise is one of the most effective and stimulating ways to improve your mental
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3 BIG Ways Fuse45 Has Improved My Life

1) My health has become my biggest priority since I first started working out at Fuse45. I have developed a passion for eating more thoughtfully and exercising regularly. I recognize the importance, now more than ever, of leading an active lifestyle. Being surrounded by people
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One-Year Transformation with Zena Betti

Zena Betti has been part of our Fuse45 (Cycle & Row) community since its inception. In celebration of our first year in business, we are proud to share her success story. Zena’s energy, perseverance, and determination is contagious in the studio and we have enjoyed
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The Inside Scoop on Fuse45 Co Founder and her Debut on Jillian Michaels’ Sweat Inc.

Sweat Inc., a reality-competition show on Spike TV hosted by Jillian Michaels, aired in October 2015. In it, twenty-seven fitness entrepreneurs competed for the opportunity to spread their program nationwide, be featured in Women’s Health Magazine, and claim title of ‘the next fitness phenomenon’. Co-founder
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6381-D Orchard Lake Rd
Orchard Mall
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

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