New York

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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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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(Two) Workouts I Did: Running on Both Coasts

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Going to new places is fun. But running in new places? Well, that's just about my favorite way to be a tourist. When you go running somewhere new, you notice things. Different things. You look up and out more. You look down and at the ground more. You take new routes. You may go off the beaten …
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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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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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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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Working Out—and Cooling Down—With Reggie Bush

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Being a New York City-based Fit Bottomed Girl has its advantages, and one of them is that I get to participate in cool events like an exclusive workout at BOOM Fitness with the one and only Reggie Bush of the Detroit Lions! Reggie himself showed a lucky group of us fitness lovers his own personal …
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