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Let’s be honest, we’ve all been trying to whip ourselves into shape for summer, and the gym is getting stale. Try these new workouts that feel more like fun than work.

The Stacked class at Equinox

1. Splash: Aqua Shop
Become a member at the Aqua Shop in Plano and experience the thrilling water apparatus that offers a range of water sports—including surfing, skateboarding, body boarding, wakeboarding, kneeboarding and snowboarding. It’s a fun workout that beats the summer heat. 6121 W. Park Blvd., 469.366.0110,

2. Jump: Beyond
The latest addition to Beyond fitness studios is a new bounce workout that is performed on JumpSport trampolines, and is low-impact with high results. The class combines rebounder fitness with Pilates for firming and toning. 4314 Lovers Lane, 214.363.4607,

3. Ride: City Surf
Increase your flexibility, muscle strength, balance and endurance by signing up for a City Surf class. Their indoor surfboards have a balance board base that recreates the instability of being on water. With heart-pumping music and a stylish atmosphere, you won’t even realize you’re breaking a sweat. 2805 Allen St., Ste. 113,214.664.0979,  

4. Stack: Equinox
Playing with sand was never so effective! The Stacked class at member-based Equinox provides a strength and cardio workout using sandbags in a variety of drills. 4023 Oak Lawn Ave., 214.443.9009 and 8611 Hillcrest Road, 214.265.5512,

5. Bend: Dallas Yoga Center
Join the Dallas Yoga Center at 10am Saturday mornings at Klyde Warren Park for their free yoga class on the Ginsburg Family Great Lawn. 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, 214.716.4500,