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    Behind the Blog: A.Day Feature With Evann Clingan

    Happy Friday everyone! I’m very excited to share that NYC blogging buddy Evann Clingan and I are being profiled today on A.Day’s The Wander Guide. We recently sat down with the lovely and creative ladies of this new UK-based activewear brand to discuss how we balance (and maintain sanity) having both a full-time blog and a […] Read more…

  • Crunch Live

    Fit Crashing With Crunch Live

      I will be the first to admit it: doing a workout at home isn’t typically the most inspiring experience. I’ve set up my own equipment to do self-made circuits. I’ve streamed yoga videos. Heck, I’ve even put swiffers under my feet to do a few faux megaformer lunges. Kills two birds with one stone and […] Read more…

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    Brooklyn Half Marathon Training Plan

    As I mentioned last month, this year is all about working toward a few big scary goals. First on my list: the Brooklyn Half Marathon on May 16. I haven’t run a half marathon in two years and, to be honest, it feels more like ten. A lot has happened in that span of 24 months, and […] Read more…

  • Item M6 Tights Review

    Review: Item M6 Compression Tights

    Yes this is a review for tights of the non-athletic variety – but let me explain.  While I wish I could sport workout gear all day long, real life dictates the need to wear office-appropriate clothing from 9 – 6ish. Heavy on the ish. These tights are a sneaky way to wear both at the same time. […] Read more…

New York City Reviews

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    NYC: Body Conceptions at BellaVita

    via Crash Course: Body Conceptions is a unique combination of cardio dance + pilates + barre, without the awkward tucking and pulsing. Each class focuses on the principles of muscle exhaustion and dynamic movement and is set to an upbeat playlist. It takes the best of all three disciplines and combines them into one sweaty, burn-tastic […] Read more…

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    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…

Washington DC Reviews

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    DC: Detox/Retox Yoga at Old Bust Head Brewery

    Crash Course: In recent years, a bunch of breweries have cropped up in the DC area as a result of the ever-growing craft beer movement. They offer a nice alternative to a traditional bar, and the opportunity to expand your beer palate by sampling local, inventive beers. As more and more breweries have opened, competition is […] Read more…

  • 202strong CrossFit Washington DC

    DC: CrossFit at 202 Strong

    Crash Course: 202strong is a new CrossFit gym located in the Farragut West neighborhood of Washington, DC. The functional training space wants to set itself apart from the other boxes in town by offering a more approachable and inclusive kind of CrossFit – with a little luxury thrown in the mix. The self-proclaimed “most glam CrossFit […] Read more…

Travel Reviews

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    Boston: Rev’d Indoor Cycling

    Crash Course: Rev’d Indoor Cycling is the premiere cycling studio in Boston’s South Shore, located about 30 minutes outside of the city. Whether you are a novice rider or experienced spin addict, you will find your groove at Rev’d. Mood lighting, a killer sound system and performance tracking consoles on the new Schwinn Bikes will take […] Read more…

  • ClassPass St. Louis

    Gateway to ClassPass St. Louis

    Hello everyone – this is Angie! A few months ago, a friend of mine in Dallas was raving about ClassPass – a monthly membership that gives users the chance to try a number of fitness classes at partner studios in their area. I love my ClassPass because it allows me to easily switch up my […] Read more…