As the high-end fitness market gets ever more competitive, some gyms are resorting to tactics that seem better suited to elementary school playgrounds than million-dollar businesses. DuJour reports from the front lines of the workout battlefields
Last year, personal trainer Andy Speer quit his job at Equinox in New York City’s SoHo area to open his own gym, SoHo Strength Lab, just five blocks away. Over the next few months, some of his clients followed him to the new place…and so did a notice from Equinox ... More
DJ Hannah Bronfman shares her skincare secret weapons, makeup must-haves and the best beauty advice she’s ever gotten
If there’s anyone qualified to offer up beauty advice, it’s Hannah Bronfman, the doe-eyed DJ who spends her days as the co-founder of the wildly successful app Beautified and her nights elevated above the crowds spinning coveted playlists. And to add to her already bountiful resume, she’ll soon ... More
There’s nothing more calming than heading to the spa for a massage—unless, of course, you didn’t have to leave your house at all. That’s the premise of the massage therapy-based app Zeel. Anytime you feel like you need the stress-reducing treatment, you simply beckon a masseuse with a ... More
Five African resorts that take your downward dog routine to a totally new level
Few things in life get the adrenaline pumping more than an angry elephant charging your way. Few things are more fun than watching a herd of hippos wading in the river. And if you’re lucky enough to witness a real-life kill—the Safari equivalent of an Academy Award—well, jackpot!
But while you’re ... More
Three new boutique NYC fitness studios to help you firm up fast
The time is nigh to get bikini-ready, and we've got an inside look at new NYC fitness studios that will get the job done. These tried and true workouts aren't for the faint of heart, but trust us when we promise that the pain is worth the gain. From the ... More
Leave your FuelBand in the dust and hit the ground running with the hottest fitness must-haves on the market, culled by the founder of Style of Sport
With the official start of summer around the corner, DuJour teamed up with Claudia Lebenthal, editor and founder of STYLE OF SPORT, to bring you the latest and greatest in high-end fitness gear. Lebenthal's in the business of getting in shape in style and below, she shares her picks ... More
Adding fat to your diet...to lose weight? The secrets of MCT oil
DuJour’s “Body Language” column offers short tidbits of info about one specific body part each week. This week, it’s all about metabolism.
One of the most common culprits for a stall in weight loss is a slow metabolism, the internal calorie-burning, fat-dissolving process that converts food into fuel and, later on, burns ... More
The two most important moves for toning and a rising trend that gives new meaning to "arm lifts"
DuJour’s “Body Language” column offers short tidbits of info about one specific body part each week. This week, it’s all about arms.
1. The Inspiration: Lupita Nyong’o
First there was 12 Years a Slave. Then there was the Golden ... More