Refresh and reboot with this selection of detoxifying smoothies, soups and teas
Philosophie, NationalPhilosophie founder Sophie Jaffe is a certified NASM personal trainer, yoga instructor, raw food nutritionist and chef. Short on time when blending her daily superfood smoothie, Jaffe realized the process could be made almost effortless using a superfood powder—and shortly after, ... More
More men are going under the knife for super-cut abs. DuJour tucks in
You cut out the sugar, haven’t touched a grain since Memorial Day and never miss a WOD. And yet your ab muscles are playing hard to get—much harder than the next guy’s. Plastic surgeons across the U.S. are reporting a rise in those seeking solutions to their Crossfit-induced ab ... More
From Chelsea to the Village, three new boutique fitness studios offer options for all skill levels and interests
Workout: BFX Studio
The concept: A modern, bi-level gym in Chelsea with classes from stadium-style spinning (Ride Republic) and HIIT training to barre, yoga and personal training with Technogym equipment and Pilates reformers. Two additional locations, in NYC’s Financial District and Boston’s Back Bay, are expected to open in December. Intensity: ... More
Barry's Bootcamp COO and partner Joey Gonzalez talks exercise, nutrition and his perfect playlist
Barry's Bootcamp COO and celebrity trainer Joey Gonzalez shares why the fitness mecca's signature high-intensity cardio workout (beloved by Kim Kardashian, Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum) is still the best around.
What are the benefits of HIIT (high intensity interval training) on a treadmill?
You’re required to use more energy during ... More
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
Prepare for the new season with everything from slimming cleanses to workouts that will help you tone up fast
These cleanses include five different certified USDA-organic juices designed to help men and women feel rejuvenated. The healthful and tasty juices are some of the hottest on the market. After three days of juicing, your body will be flushed of toxins, and ... More
Nike doesn’t just make someone the face of its newest campaign—you have to work for it. Here, Karlie gets put through the wringer
Popping on some spandex and smiling for the camera can be an effective way of selling fitness apparel, but that’s just not Nike’s style. As the face of the exercise empire’s fall 2014 campaign, Karlie Kloss was going to have to sweat. Luckily, the model is a fan of fitness.
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Dumbbells, jump ropes and workout bands just got a seriously stylish upgrade
Nobody looks their best when hoisting a purple plastic-covered dumbbell while drenched in sweat. That’s a fairly universal fact, but there’s hope on the horizon for gym-goers looking to up the cool factor of their gear. The Guerlain Spa just took a step in a very chic direction by outfitting ... More
With swimsuit season upon us, barre- and cycling-inspired workouts offer a way to tone up between beach weekends
Pure Barre Evanston, Illinois
During Pure Barre’s calorie-burning classes, clients of all shapes and sizes can build stronger, leaner physiques in record time. Subtle isometric movements quickly tone the entire body, producing noticeable results in just 10 sessions. Since there’s ... More