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?
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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
BluePrintCleanse 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
The 33-year-old actress and mother offers a glimpse into her private life with husband Channing Tatum
When I agreed to take an exercise class on a Sunday morning in Los Angeles with Jenna Dewan-Tatum, I admit it was a momentary lapse in judgment. For those not familiar with her, Dewan-Tatum—wife of the millennial sex symbol, actor Channing Tatum—spent the years preceding her acting career as a ... More
Fitness guru Anna Kaiser launches her signature AKT in Motion class out East
Fans of Anna Kaiser’s high-intensity AKT in Motion workout in New York City—a group that includes hard-bodied celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Kelly Ripa—won’t have to miss hour-long dance-based interval and circuit training sessions in the summertime. Starting this season, they can head to two new pop-ups in the ... More