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Is August really almost here? Because we haven't quite soaked up enough summer yet. And while summer means sun sippin' and cocktail sippin', it also means tons of fun outdoor workouts and also tons of fun indoor air-conditioned workouts (is it weird that we escape the heat by going to sweat it out in an air-conditioned room? Don't judge). Either way, the city is teeming with instructors who are ready to help you sweat both indoors and out. Here are this week's trendiest!...  [More]

egg benedict recipes

Eggs benny is one of our absolute favorite brunch treats, and we don't know about you but we are definitely NOT willing to give up the hollandaise to make it healthier. But sub out the bread? Okay, we're listening. These six super-creative eggs benedict recipes have something on the bottom that's not an English muffin. And while it's may be hard to replace the classic, these bloggers got super creative with their bennies and for that we salute them!...  [More]

I feel like I complain about this every single summer but can I just say again: I have neither the time nor the will to work out during the warmest months. There is just too much fun to be had, and it’s warmer than the devils’ jockstrap out there! Unfortunately for me, summer is the time when I could really use the workouts the most (its become my goal to be the least out of shape person at the pool on the weekends….not even the most fit, just not the MOST blob-like). I’ve found it helps to set a schedule for myself with a set number of workouts per week, mixing strength with cardio, and both of the aforementioned with strong beats....  [More]

cauliflower rice recipes

Cauliflower rice is basically a form of self-trickery: you stick the cauliflower in the blender and voila! Tiny little white pieces that look and almost feel like rice in your mouth, ready for healthy substitution in your favorite starchy meals. Cauli sometimes gets a tough wrap as an albino veggie, always made fun of by its leafy, bright green friends. But don't be fooled; cauliflower is a powerhouse of vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate (hear that pregger ladies?) Here are 5 delicious cauliflower rice recipes from around the web that have us all hot for cauli....  [More]

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There's always a learning curve when you run a fitness studio - you'll make mistakes, piss off customers, lose customers, and hopefully learn from it. But sometimes you don't know how you annoyed a client - and sometimes policies become so ingrained in studio culture that it seems too difficult to change them. Here's a list of 10 mistakes we frequently see at fitness studios that never fail to tickle our angry bone. Is your studio guilty of any of them? Fix 'em up for happier clients!...  [More]