New York City

  • fit Ballet NYC

    NYC: fitBallet

    Crash Course: fitBallet is brings the intensity and strength of a bootcamp and mixes it with the grace and technique of ballet. You’ll do burpees, plié jumps, weighted arm sequences, push ups, killer core exercises, and more. Think of it as a functional fitness class sprinkled with key ballet concepts and movements. It’s a refreshing yin […] Read more…

  • Exceed Physical Culture

    NYC: Exceed Physical Culture

    Crash Course: Exceed Physical Culture offers a signature group fitness class involving a full body, high intensity strength and cardio workout. Each class uses a combination of tools such as TRX, kettlebells, medicine balls, bosu balls, jump ropes, rowing machines, tabata, HIIT, and bodyweight training. Exceed promises that no two 50-minute classes are ever the same […] Read more…

Washington DC

  • Elevate Interval Fitness DC

    DC: Elevate Interval Fitness

    Crash Course: From the Elevate Interval Fitness website: the 55 minute class incorporates high intensity treadmill work, rowing, and resistance exercises utilizing body weight exercises, straps, weights, and a variety of other equipment to shape lean bodies and enhance your strength, stamina and lactate threshold. These functional fitness classes will help you achieve your goals, whether your goal […] Read more…

  • Ride DC 2014

    DC: RIDE DC One Year Anniversary

    Crash Course: Ride DC offers spin classes with live performance tracking technology – a feature that lets students monitor their progress throughout the class. Each bike is hooked up to a system that projects speed, power, and other stats onto a screen at the front of the room. Throughout the class, students are racked and stacked according to […] Read more…

Crasher Confidential

  • Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day Race

    Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day 10k

    Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving and enjoyed a day full of family and feasting. I went home to visit my parents in Cincinnati for the first time since moving to New York City, and realized it was actually my first trip home in almost a year! Yikes – that’s […] Read more…

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    Fat Shaming the Fun Out of Thanksgiving

    Red flag. I’m calling it: the fitness community is fat shaming the fun out of Thanksgiving.  While I’m sure this isn’t a new phenomenon, the crimes against crescent rolls and cranberry sauce have gotten too great to overlook this year, and I decided it was time to say something about it. The Fit Crasher is part of that […] Read more…

Travel Crashes

  • Pop Physique Florida

    Palm Beach: Pop Physique

    Yes, Florida is full of older people but it’s also full of super fit people (probably due to the year round swimsuit season), so I was inspired to keep up my fitness regimen while down in the Sunshine State for Thanksgiving with my family. Besides, we all know some “alone time” is always nice on […] Read more…

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    Nashville: B.Fab Fitness

    Crash Course: B.Fab Fitness‘s b.fab.funk class is a dance fitness workout with a little bit of boot camp and a whole lotta booty. Super-talented and enthusiastic instructors take a huge group of (mostly female) class members through a club-like lineup of hip-hop, rap, Latin, and Bollywood hits. Everyone of every level is welcome! Howdy, Fit Crashers! […] Read more…