Fitness and Fashion Take Center Stage at New York Fashion Week

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For most of us Fit Bottomed Girls, having the option to look stylish while getting our sweat on is no big deal, but it sure has taken the hardcore fashion world a long time to catch up to that concept! So imagine my surprise when I was invited to a few actual runway shows during New York’s Fashion …
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The ‘Om’ Before the Storm: The Wanderlust Festival in Brooklyn

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The Wanderlust 108 5K run, yoga and meditation festival came to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on a rainy Saturday --- but no gray skies or threats of storms could affect the positive vibes of the thousands of hippies, hipsters, hardcore runners and yoga lovers looking to get their “chi” in …
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The New Workout That’s Like Yoga Blocks With Attitude

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If you think that yoga blocks are only good for, you know, yoga, think again because Crunch gyms now has a class developed by celebrity trainer Terri Walsh called B-Method that utilizes them to challenge your core, create long and lean muscles and get an overall amazing workout. The class is the …
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Today Show’s Joy Bauer Launches Nourish Snacks

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Being a New York City-based Fit Bottomed Girl means that, occasionally, I get invited to a swanky luncheon event and trust me --- it never gets old!  My most recent assignment certainly did not disappoint as it took place at the oh-so-chic Gramercy Park Hotel to celebrate the launch of a brand new …
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A Day at Yoga Journal LIVE! with Shiva Rea

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In quite a departure from my normal routine of crayons, Play-Doh, and stepping on Lego parts, I spent a recent Friday at the Yoga Journal LIVE! event in NYC. The event lasts several days, but I only had Friday, so I got to check out an All-Day Intensive with Shiva Rea. Remember Shiva? I tried her …
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6 Tips for Your First Barre Workout

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Lately it seems like there are ballet-based or barre studios opening all over New York City with promises of creating a dancer's physique (think long, lean muscles and perfect posture). At first, they can seem pretty darn intimidating. You walk into a sparse studio with mirrors everywhere and …
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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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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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