New York City

  • The Movement - Powered Class

    NYC: POWERED Class at The Movement

    Crash Course: POWERED class at The Movement fuses strength, conditioning, and functional movement into one 55-minute total-body toning class. Expect a serious focus on proper body positioning and technique while completing various rounds of bodyweight exercises and dynamic movements such as burpees and jump lunges. Oh yes, and don’t forget about the creative uses of fun toys […] Read more…

  • CheerFIT NYC

    NYC: Cheerleading Inspired CheerFit Workout

    Crash Course: CheerFIT is a cheerleading-inspired bootcamp that combines cardio intervals, sculpting circuits, stability exercises, and flexibility moves to deliver a full-body workout. The emphasis is on developing the strength and flexibility needed to get in shape and stay injury free, whether on the field or in the gym. No cheerleading experience is required, so check […] Read more…

Washington DC

  • Swet Ride - Del Ray Virginia

    DC: Finding A Spin Sweet Spot at Swet Ride

    Crash Course: Swet Ride (pronounced sweet) is a brand new boutique indoor cycling studio in the heart of the adorable Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia. Fun fact: it is Barre Tech’s sister studio and neighbor. What sets Swet Ride apart is the studio’s focus on tracking stats and results in each class using bike and […] Read more…

  • Urban Athletic Club Georgetown DC

    DC: Urban Athletic Club

    Crash Course: The “Urban Athlete” class at the Urban Athletic Club is a 50 minute multi-circuit, body weight class that combines three separate fitness elements: athletic conditioning, bodyweight + suspension training, and kettlebell + dumbbell training. Before you read this, make sure you register immediately on Urban Athletic Club’s website because they are currently offering FREE classes to […] Read more…

Crasher Confidential

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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…

  • Glass After Class Lincoln Center NYC Ballet

    Glass After Class at Lincoln Center

    I’ve crashed a lot of barre classes in my day. I’ve watched my fair share of Dance Moms and Bunheads and So You Think You Can Dance. I even scored a role as “tin soldier” in The Nutcracker when I was six. But nothing could have prepared me for the moves required in an actual ballet class taught by an actual ballerina at […] Read more…

Travel Crashes

  • British Military Fitness London

    London: British Military Fitness

    Editor’s Note: The Fit Crasher would would like to extend a sweaty welcome to Andrew, who contributed this crash review from a recent trip to London. Stay tuned for more of his posts about fit crashing adventures from the road and from around DC! Crash Course: British Military Fitness (BMF) combines elements of military training […] Read more…

  • Btone Fitness on Newbury Street in Boston

    Boston: Crashing Btone Fitness

    For those of you who follow me on social media (hello!) this might be old news, but I wanted to share my review of a fun studio I fit crashed while in Boston last week. I was in town for an overnight business trip and knew I wanted to sneak in a workout early in the […] Read more…