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  • Weekend in DC March 2015

    DC Weekend Workouts

    If you’ve been following along on Instagram, then you know that last weekend I said “see ya later!” to the downpour of snow in New York and hopped aboard a bus to DC. A few of my close friends were gathering and I knew I couldn’t miss the opportunity to catch them all together. Plus, […] Read more…

  • The Yoga Collective

    The Yoga Collective Online Studio

    The Yoga Collective is an online library of more than 150 high quality yoga videos that users can tap into anywhere they have an internet connection. I was gifted a membership to check out the site and see for myself why The Yoga Collective is such a great resource for people who want to work […] Read more…

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    LIFT Session: Live-Stream Personal Training

    A new fitness app came across my radar this week, and I’m so excited to tell you all about it. Why? Three reasons: In an extremely saturated fitness tech market, it actually brings something new and different to the table. It was extraordinarily easy to use. It kicked my butt. Meet LIFT Session: an iPad […] Read more…

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    3 Lessons From 3 Weeks of Half Marathon Training

    1. Don’t skip the warm up: I never used to warm up before runs. I thought it was completely counter-intuitive and annoying. In my mind, going for a run was supposed to include two steps. One: lace up shoes. Two: go. Anything that got in the way of steps one and two was a frustrating delay. But tearing my […] Read more…

New York City Reviews

  • SWERVE NYC

    NYC: SWERVE Fitness

    Crash Course: SWERVE Fitness is where the sweatiest of indoor cycling meets the motivation of team competition. Each class is divided into three teams who face-off throughout the workout to compete in sprints, climbs, and drills. There’s no slacking off or pretending to turn those resistance dial in this class. Expect a weighted arm sequence […] Read more…

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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…

Washington DC Reviews

  • Dancing Mind Falls Church

    DC: Yoga at Dancing Mind Studio

    Crash Course:  Dancing Mind is a Falls Church-based studio offering yoga, cycling, and CrossFit all under one roof. Their sprawling space houses multiple yoga studios (complete with disco balls), a cycling room, and a CrossFit box. They offer 120 classes a week and their full schedule can be found here. Despite this being my second […] Read more…

  • Grip the Mat Vinyasa to Vino DC

    DC: Vinyasa to Vino with Grip the Mat

    The Fit Crasher review of a Grip The Mat “Vinyasa to Vino” event, which combines an hour-long yoga class with wine tasting, snacks, and a DJ. Read more…

Travel Reviews

  • Bikram Yoga Walnut Grove

    Bikram Yoga Walnut Creek

    Crash Course: Bikram Yoga Walnut Creek is raw, real, and traditional. It exists for people who show up to yoga to deepen their practices. However, it is also a very challenging workout for ANYONE, and you don’t have to be a seasoned yogi to get all the benefits of a class. Bikram classes are held in a […] Read more…

  • Revd Indoor Cycling Boston

    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…