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As bikini season inches closer, it's the perfect time to amp up your workout routine and experiment with new classes. While you can always go back to tried and true favorites, there are countless fitness studio openings, each offering up a new way to get in shape and maybe even have some fun in the process. From underwater spinning in Tribeca to Williamsburg's "pilates on steroids" workouts, here are our favorite new fitness boutiques to try before your beach getaway. More»
Our only love sprung from our only hate! It's no secret that drinking = calories (see: Snooki), and partying too much will inevitably lead to weight gain. For fear of getting fat, many girls may forgo food in favor of drinks, a dangerous combination that should not be attempted. Instead, check out our list of common cocktails with the most calories. We tell you which drinks to avoid, and which can be altered next time you’re ordering at the club. Combined with responsible pacing, lots of water, and a whole lotta dancing, you'll be svelte in no time. More>>
With New Yorker’s slowly but surely venturing outside again, we’re desperately looking for anything that will give us that extra push outdoors. Outdoor yoga is a fun activity that helps you stay in shape, physically and mentally. Luckily, there are several organizations with outdoor classes all over the city. From Brooklyn to Times Square (yes – Times Square), these outdoor yoga spots are definitely worth checking out. More»
Going to dinner and a movie with your significant other can become routine and boring. If you and your partner are fitness lovers at heart, then why not spice up date night and incorporate your fitness routine? Working out together and participating in physical activities beyond the bedroom has more benefits to count than just staying fit. If you want to better your communication skills or let off some steam after an argument, then check out these fitness date night activities. More»
If you're anything like us, you've been hibernating all winter, and even the flickering Equinox sign looks daunting. Well, it's time to get out of our seasonal funk, and start toning up our summer body. Since we're totally helpless when it comes to exercise, we've hired a palates expert to give us a few tips on how to fit key fitness moves into our daily routines. Here are five of the most effective moves you need to know about. More»
March is here, and with it comes spring weather, which means it's time to shed those winter pounds and get your body ready for short skirts and sleeveless shirts this season. It's also time to put down the hibernation snacks and pick up a healthier diet. Click through for some of the healthy and effective detox diets we'll be trying, in order to get our bodies ready for spring.
Pollutants and free radicals are hard on your face and body. That, coupled with the arctic-like temps in the air this winter, will wreak havoc on your skin. When the stand-by arsenal of face washes, body scrubs, and moisturizers just isn’t enough, you have to go to the pros. We’ve compiled a list of the best beauty and spa treatments in NYC to get you glowing from head to toe this winter, plus a few wild cards that should be on your radar all year long, whether you’re getting ready for a red carpet appearance or just want to look amazing on your morning coffee run. More»
Growing tired of your gym membership? Sick of staring at the same thing while you're monotonously running on the treadmill for thirty minutes? Mix up your workout routine with a few of these fun, unique classes. After all, there's no rule that says breaking a sweat can't be enjoyable.
2013 may have only just begun but there are already new hair and beauty trends popping up everywhere. From Michelle Obama's newly cut bangs to the "Karlie," named after model Karlie Kloss' new short do, here are some of the looks that promise to take this year by storm. Look through to find your style for the new year, as well as suggestions for what salons to go to in NYC. More»
Making a New Year's resolution is a nearly universal tradition. Getting in shape and saving money are at the top of most of our lists of things to work on in 2013. Skip out on the guilt of breaking resolutions, while enjoying some of NYC's best kept fitness secrets, by checking out some of the cheap workouts around the city. From Yoga at St Marks to free boot camp classes in Central Park, there is bound to be a cheap, get-fit option for every taste and budget. More»
[Squash courts in Grand Central]
We admit, the holiday season always serves as the perfect excuse to chow down, drink up and veg out. But if those Christmas cookies and cups of eggnog are starting to catch up with you, don’t worry, there are plenty of fun winter weather activities to offset those extra servings. The best news is that exercising in the cold air ups your calorie burn, so get off your couch and get moving—you’ll be back in shape in no time.
Wednesday, May 22
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.