On the Scene

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

Jillian Michaels, making sure everyone has enough room for torture.

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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Getting Close — and Hydrated — With Brett Hoebel in NYC

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How do you like your The Biggest Loser trainers? If a smart, energetic man with smoldering good looks is your thing, then you must have had the hots for season 11’s Brett Hoebel. I recently met Brett on the set of a video shoot where he was filming segments for resource Resource Natural Spring …
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New Classes at Canyon Ranch: ‘Happy’ Feet and TRX Yoga

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Lately I have been daydreaming about taking off to a fancy health spa and just pampering myself into oblivion. Well, someone out there must have been reading my mind because I was recently invited to check out the latest offerings by the “luxury camp for adults,” Canyon Ranch, at a spiffy event held …
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KettleWorX Worked Me Out!

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You know my thoughts on kettlebells. They're SUCH an amazing workout tool, but with all the swinging and swaying and hip thrusting, well, it just makes me nervous if you don't have a good coach or an expert showing you how to do it and not tweak your back or your shoulders. So when I got invited to …
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Fit Tip Friday: Stay Motivated by Trying One of These New Fitness and Nutrition Trends!

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Remember how we teased a couple of weeks ago that we have another fit tip from the the Jamba Juice FiTrends Expo---and the Miss Venus Williams (seriously, we're still needing to be pinched from this event---Tish and I were dancing just a few to the right of Venus in the above photo!)? Well, it's …
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Workout I Did: Cardio Dance Party with Jennifer Turner

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When I headed to NYC to attend the Fitness Magazine Meet & Tweet event, I made a day of it. After the panels, I had the opportunity to pick from a group run, a yoga class or a cardio dance class. Runner I'm not. Yoga is great, but I wanted something totally fun. So I went with door No. 3, a …
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