Off of busy West 14th street, a small orange sign marks the way into CLAY, a unique, innovative fitness experience.
I’m a huge fan of LUNA Bars and have been known to eat them before working out, as an afternoon snack and sometimes even for dessert.
By the time February rolls around, many of your nutrition and fitness-focused resolutions may not be going as planned. Instead of beating yourself up about the lack of times you’ve visited the gym this week, start making some conscious nutrition changes that will be a part of and benefit your lifestyle. Luckily, for all of <... >
The YogaWorks SoHo studio opened this summer, right at the corner of Broadway and Grand St, a convenient spot for those who live in the area or like myself, frequently shop there and seek a retreat from the crowded streets and stores. This studio is unique in that you pay a monthly fee to join <... >
Humidifiers in NYC are a definite must; the dry heat that pumps from your radiators may feel nice at first, but it can certainly wreck havoc on your skin and immune system. Instead of waking up with a sore throat and dry skin, try the new Vicks GermFree Cool Mist Humidifier. This compact device adds <... >
Crunch gyms all over Manhattan are known for their eclectic range of classes. From boxing to bhangra, these gyms have something for everyone. For those of us looking for a 60-minute mixed bag, the S.T.A.R. workout is the perfect complement to our busy lifestyles. S.T.A.R. stands for: Spinning, Toning, Abs and Relaxing Stretches and goes <... >
Looking for a unique, playful, gym that actually makes you want to work out? Look no further than David Barton’s newest location in Astor Place. The building, a former Barnes and Noble space, is pure East Village, from the electric colors, velvet sofas, and tattooed walls, to the spot lighting that resembles a nightclub. Truly <... >
Lets face it, sometimes no matter how many miles you run or crucnhes you do, you still need a bit of help getting that form fitting pencil skirt on in the morning for work. For that flawless, Joan Holloway (“Mad Men”) shape, try an amzing new line called Sliminizer™, created by intimate apparel designer to <... >
This past summer, I had the pleasure of becoming absolutely addicted to Manhattan-based Physique 57, the thigh-burning, ab-tightening, high-energy workout class responsible for the toned tushies of celebs like Kelly Ripa and Christy Turlington. This torturous workout managed to keep my body in check despite my margarita and tortilla chip habit, giving me muscles I <... >
Recently, I had the chance to workout with former Mr. America, Rich Barretta, at his eponymous NYC Studio, Rich Barretta Private Training (RBPT). On 22nd Street off of 5th Avenue, it’s not easy to find RBPT as it’s in a rather unassuming building, with no signs or lights and on the 2nd floor. I walked <... >