On the Scene

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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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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