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Exercising with the Stars

Shot of a young woman sparring with a boxing partner at the gym
August 8, 2017

We look to our horoscope for advice on love, relationships and work, but what about fitness? There are 12 signs in the zodiac with 12 individual ways of approaching things– workouts included!

Greg Peck, NYHRC personal trainer and author of Exercise with the Stars: Maximize Your Star Power has the inside scoop on how you should be slaying your fitness routine according to your sign:

March 21 – April 19th
A fire sign with lots of passion, you prefer to workout alone and hard, with a focus on lifting weights and competitive sports like racquetball and football.


April 20 – May 20
Naturally strong and tough, you love boxing, weights, wrestling, and cardio. Just make sure to vary your workouts, as you tend to enjoy the same routine over and over.

May 21 – June 20
You need lots of mental and physical stimulation based on your high energy levels. As long as you have variety, no type of exercise is off-limits to you.

June 21 – July 22
You love to sweat and enjoy running, swimming, and a consistent weight routine. You also enjoy movement and love to dance.

July 23 – August 22
You have energy to burn! You love any kind of challenge and are very creative. Balance work, weights, and sports that require movement are best for you. Avoid your lazy streak by keeping your routines consistent.

August 23 – September 22
Satisfying your stomach and eating healthy motivates you. You love to dance, take classes, and a varied weight routine.

September 23 – October 22
Looking good means everything to you, and you’re drawn to energetic activities that burn lots of calories. Gymnastics, rock climbing, and yoga mixed with weights is right up your alley.

October 23 – November 21
One of the most intense signs, you enjoy heavy weights and water sports. You also enjoy martial arts and running.

November 22 – December 21
You love the outdoors and activities like horseback riding and running in the park. You’re very body-conscious and are physically talented and strong. When not outside, you’re likely hitting the weights.

December 22 – January 19
You’re a creature of habit and enjoy boxing, wrestling and weight lifting. You’re strong with loads of endurance. Be sure to stay on track to ensure you achieve your goals.


January 20 – February 18
Intellectually gifted and surprisingly tough, you love to swim. Active sports such as basketball, football, and soccer are very appealing to you.

February 19 – March 20
Soft on the outside, tough on the inside, you love water sports, basketball, hiking, biking, and anything creative such as dance.

Looking for more workout ideas? Book a session with one of our personal trainers.

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