On the Scene

Studio Review: Brooklyn Bodyburn and the MegaFormer

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A little over a year ago Tracy Carlinsky (a former ballet dancer) decided to take her love of the Lagree Fitness system (which she discovered while living in Los Angeles) and bring it to one of the trendiest neighborhoods in New York City: Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Since then, Brooklyn Bodyburn has …
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PowHER Up With a Free Workout With the FBGs in Kansas City!

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We like to work out. You like to work out. So why don't we get together and work out?! Yeah! Introducing our very first live reader meet-up/event ... We've been toying with the idea of doing one of these for forever, and we are so darn psyched that it's finally happening! We FBGs are …
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Top U.S. Olympic Skier Julia Mancuso Brings Her “Om” to New York

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The Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics are now a memory and one of the most notable athletes from the games (not to mention, she's also a top-notch Instagrammer), Julia Mancuso, took home her fourth Olympic medal (bronze) for Women’s Super-Combined Downhill skiing. She then hightailed it to New York for a …
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Superstar Gym’s Fitwalker Off-Grid Treadmill Class

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Back in September a brand-new gym called Superstar Gym arrived in New York City’s super trendy Tribeca area. This sleek  new gym was launched by some incredibly fit Italians who wanted to bring a European sensibility to the American fitness scene. Co-founder Joe DiAngelo is a former swim champion …
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Surf’s Up With Surfset!

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Today’s Surfset review is from Jennifer Schlozman, a Weight Watchers Leader Ambassador who's a runner, triathlete and completed her first half marathon this year. With enthusiasm for group workouts and finding fit friends, she considers herself a loser when it comes to weight and a winner when it …
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Hanging With Erin, Fab Bloggers and Brooks Running in NYC

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Remember how I told you I'd be sharing more about my trip to NYC for Brooks Running (of which we are a brand ambassador!)? Well, here's that post! But, first, photos of super cute kids. Because, well these aren't just any adorable kids --- they're Erin's! Behold the cuteness ... with that little …
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4 Hot New Group Exercise Classes to Try

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I recently embarked on a fitness “stay-cation” in my hometown of New York City to try out a whole slew of classes and take a peek at the swankiest fitness studios. After sweating and lifting, jumping, banding and attempting poses all over this fine city, I am reporting back my personal favorites. …
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Getting Sweaty at Sweat AC with Jillian Michaels and Shaun T

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Remember when I worked out with Jillian Michaels last year at Sweat AC in Atlantic City? Well, I headed down again this year to the sweat-filled event, and I again signed up for more Jillian torture. If you're in the Northeast, mark your calendars for September so you can hit this event next year. …
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Cycling at Flywheel Sports With Venus Williams

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Every once in a while I get an assignment from Fit Bottomed Girls that makes me squeal with delight, but when I was given the chance to take a special Flywheel Sports class with co-founder Ruth Zuckerman and her special guest tennis ace Venus Williams? Well, as we say in New York --- forget about …
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