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These 14 Fitness Studios Will Make You Wish You Lived in New York

These 14 Fitness Studios Will Make You Wish You Lived in New York

The gym can get a little, well, boring after a while. And why limit yourself to just the basics when there’s a city of endless workout studios out there? It can be tough to narrow down all of the options, which is where we come in. New York is the epic…

Why Modifications Are the Most Important Thing You Can Be Doing in Class

Why Modifications Are the Most Important Thing You Can Be Doing in Class

Raise your hand if you go to fitness classes already in the shape you want to be in.
Raise your hand if you are 100-percent injury free and never get sore.
Raise your hand if you never get tired in class or need to take a break.
Raise your hand if y…

An Instructor Gets Real on Why You Aren’t Seeing Results From Indoor Cycling

An Instructor Gets Real on Why You Aren’t Seeing Results From Indoor Cycling

Indoor cycling is one of the best forms of exercise, and I am not just saying that because I’m an instructor. I have been a runner, a swimmer, and an HIIT fan. Cycling provides what I like best about all of those activities. It has the intensity of a …

5 Things Every Barre Beginner Should Know

5 Things Every Barre Beginner Should Know

I used to watch the spectacle on weekend mornings: legging-clad women, hair high atop their heads, bounding out of the barre studio and heading, presumably, for brunch. I was confident I was more hardcore than they were as I wrapped up my run, moppin…

A Trainer Reveals the 6 Biggest Workout Mistakes That Are Making You Bulky

A Trainer Reveals the 6 Biggest Workout Mistakes That Are Making You Bulky

When it was time to get in shape for my wedding, I knew who I wanted to call: Steve Pasterino. His nickname might be “P,” but I refer to him as the get-lean doctor. As a five foot two petite woman who is in decent shape, getting long and strong was my …

I Tried Naked Yoga and Here’s What I Learned

I Tried Naked Yoga and Here’s What I Learned

Our friends at Shape explored the physical and mental benefits of yoga in the nude.

I like to make decisions based on what my 80-year-old self would want me to do. Stay out dancing in Florence until the sun comes up? Absolutely! Volunteer to model wh…

A Trainer Gets Brutally Honest About Why You Aren’t Seeing Results

A Trainer Gets Brutally Honest About Why You Aren’t Seeing Results

I have some tough love for you today, fitness friends. It’s about your workouts. Can we speak frankly? You go to the gym several times a week, sometimes twice in one day. You attend classes, you get your sweat on, and yet something is missing. You are…

I Survived My First Orangetheory Class and Learned a Valuable Lesson Along the Way

I Survived My First Orangetheory Class and Learned a Valuable Lesson Along the Way

The first thing I noticed when I stepped inside Orangetheory were the bright, Hi-C-colored walls and orange-themed workout machines. Like any first-timer in a fitness class, I was a little apprehensive; my goal was to survive and not embarrass myself …

Crack a Window Because These Trainers Are Making Things Hot

Crack a Window Because These Trainers Are Making Things Hot

Rumble Boxing is making New Yorkers sweat – in more ways than one. The brand-new boxing-inspired group fitness classes recently arrived in the Big Apple with a promise to help their attendees get strong and toned, one uppercut at a time. But don’t worr…

The Vinyasa Class That Made Me Stop Hating Vinyasa

The Vinyasa Class That Made Me Stop Hating Vinyasa

Before finding Y7, I was in a committed relationship with Hatha yoga. In high school, I would skip my free period to catch a noon class, and in college, I would spend a good amount of my holiday breaks on my mat. When I first moved to New York, I knew…