#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Trinder (Finding Your Fitness Soulmate)

Finding a personal trainer is like trying to find your soulmate on Match.com or OkCupid. You want to find someone who will push you to be the best version of yourself and makes you feel comfortable enough to expose your biggest flaws, and like dating, it usually takes several tries before you find your perfect match. Here...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Business in Front, Party in the Back!

Sometimes you may think of back pain as a familiar companion. He may not be overly friendly, but he certainly has remained with you for a long time. Remember when you first met. How he crept up slowly with a dull ache and a little stiffness, before long he was all out spastic, screaming at you to...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Resolutions Refined

Okay, so you probably don't need an instruction manual for dancing and shopping. But just in case you're rusty...there's this. Wellth series: Resolutions Refined 3rd annual wellth series at the Refinery Hotel. It's a hotel. It's a shop. It's a workout. It's everything. Resolutions Refined featured a full daily schedule ofRead more


New Year's Eve--the one day when everyone on earth bonds over new beginnings, open bars and questionable judgements. A time of joy. Of festive gatherings. Of unmitigated stress. To make it through the grand finale of the holiday season, the old you might opt for a spin class and ride the adrenaline train straight into the New...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: An Open Letter to my Body

Dear Body, For fuggsake! I know you're doing the best you can today. I'm sure things feel tired and tight, and you're not necessarily interested in hearing from me. But I'm the swift kick in the ass you need to get yourself to workout today. You need to balance out the aggression of your morning commute and long...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Shopping Is My Cardio

In this town, freshness is everything. Take that peculiar spot in your neighborhood. One day it's a Chinese restaurant. A few months later, it's a German beer garden. Along the same lines but without the pesky ownership changes, activewear store Athleta now doubles as a fitness studio. [caption id="attachment_5604" align="alignleft" width="197"]Grand Opening Gift Bags Read more

Duck Hits The Gym!

The biggest foodie season is upon us, and that means gourmet grub! It's important to stay fit and practice preventitive care even during the busiest (and foodies) times of the year, and to do it safely. This one-of-a-kind integrated marketing campaign focused on fitness and wellness, reminding us the importance of staying safe when hitting the...
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Let's review the facts. Fact #1: Yoga isn't always your favorite. Fact #2: Unless you're doing it in front of a giant stuffed giraffe on a custom Manduka mat under a sky light in the middle of China Town. Then Yoga's kind of your favorite. You usually know what you're in for when you venture into Chinatown --change...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: UBarre X Bandier Event

You've heard the hoopla. So much hoopla. The UBarre is slowly starting to reveal herself. And, well....she's marvelous. Also female, apparently. The equipment, designed, invented and patented by model/actress Kodi Kitchen (you may have seen her on General Hospital) and Nadine Levitt (founder of the app Wurrly) is a conversation piece. And...
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There are a couple of things you can do to get in American Ninja Warrior-type shape. You could hurl yourself over every existing barricade in New York City during rush hour. That's one way. Or just add this ten minute TRX (otherwise known as "handles hanging from the ceiling") workout to your daily routine. Aim for 10 repitions of...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Banish the Backfat

Want to banish the back fat, and the bat wings all in one move no equipment required? Drum roll please..... The inverted V push up! So how do you do it? inverted pushup A. Start in a regular push-up position, with hands wider than shoulder distance apart, then pike your hips towards...
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Every year around this time, it happens. That feeling. The sudden, overwhelming urge to pack up, leave behind your old self and live out the rest of your days as a high-speed bike messenger. Or…maybe not. Maybe you just get the urge to blow off some steam with some healthy competition. Literally. In that case, check out Swerve...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Started From The Autumn

Football season. Sweater weather. Flannel and plaid. Oh, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes (I see you Starbucks). Yep; fall is pretty great. It is the place where one thing ends and another begins. Now that the "cool front" has rolled in (at a chilling 70 degrees….brrr), and that "autumn" zing is starting to settle in the air,...
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