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  • September 01, 2014
  • FitEsqOSU
  • 0
  • overall rating:
    Intensity
    Somewhat intense
    Cardio
    Some
    Strength
    Lots
    Stretch
    Some
    Knee-friendly
    You might need to modify
    Crowd
    Full house
    Music
    Fine
amanda butler bfx studio class review

Where: BFX Studio, 555 6th Avenue, New York, NY

BFX: Butler's Fabulous eXercise

Lately, I have been on a real strength kick. Now that the summer is over, perhaps I'm working on next year's beach body since this year's didn't pan out so great. But what I have found is that outside of CrossFit, it's been difficult for me to find really good strength-focused classes around the city. Enter BFX Studio, Amanda Butler, and my new favorite kettlebells I've ever played with. Rounding up to a 5....  [More]

  • August 31, 2014
  • Sweat Pump
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  • overall rating:
    Intensity
    Somewhat intense
    Cardio
    Some
    Strength
    Substantial
    Stretch
    Substantial
    Knee-friendly
    You might need to modify
    Crowd
    Full house
    Music
    Terrible
catie fahrner barre class review

Where: Barre3, 63 West 8th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

Not my thing, but could be yours!

I've been stalking the Barre3 website for months. You see, barre was my first love. It was the only method I could do (besides Pilates) while I was awaiting my third knee surgery, and was one of the only methods I could do for some time after. I've hunted down every barre in this city, basically, and I've wifed-up all that ish. So a new barre program coming to town?!?! All over that, burners....  [More]

august instructors gossip nyc

It's the August instructor shuffle roundup! Trying hard to keep track of all of the studio movement in the fitness instructor universe? Here's a summary of recent studio switches and news. Who's new at your studio? Who's leaving? What's opening? What's closing? Who had a baby? We're here to help with the instructor and studio scoop!...  [More]

in new york city popular fitness instructors

September? Is that really you around the corner? While it's always sad to put the bikini martini times behind us, there is something about September that feels like a fresh start. A new year! A clean report card! Another chance to be in the popular crowd! (Just kidding on that last one. Fuck the popular crowd.) The air is starting to smell crisp and fresh, and you're dreaming of hand-pumped pencil sharpeners. Get back to school with one of these #trendy instructors!...  [More]

Pretty sure that was the fastest-flying summer on record you guys! I blinked and it's almost Labor Day weekend. If you’re headed out of town like me you may be looking to update your running play list (heading into the woods means far fewer choices on the group fitness front!) This end of summer running playlist is basically a high BPM roundup from recent Big Mixes and I will get this up on Spotify for you guys to use for your weekend run(s)! Have an AWESOME long weekend you guys!...  [More]