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On Running Boston

My first experience with the Boston Marathon was my freshman year of college. I filled my Nalgene bottle (a necessity back then) with cranberry juice and vodka, and went to cheer on the runners with my friends. I clapped at strangers and wore a Yankees baseball hat, for which I was ridiculed for by several

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Six:02

The other day I took an Animal Flow class at Equinox in Columbus Circle, NYC. I’ll write separately about that, but during class I couldn’t help but be distracted by something in front of me. “That girl’s shirt is sooooo cute!” Yep, I’m that girl. And while I’m not 100% sure what she was wearing (I’m

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Bootcamp (AKA that time Adam Rosante kicked my ass)

A few months back, I wrote a feature for Blood, Sweat & Cheers about a pay-what-you-can bootcamp in New York City (because not everyone who works out can afford Lululemon tops and SoulCycle spinning classes). The founder of The People’s Bootcamp, Adam Rosante, was great and answered my questions about the class with a turnaround

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I run because i…

I run because it’s so symbolic of life. You have to drive yourself to overcome the obstacles. You might feel that you can’t. But then you find your inner strength, and realize you’re capable of so much more than you thought. —Arthur Blank I subscribe to the Spartan WOD emails not for the actual workouts

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Extreme Bootcamp with Lacey Stone

I first got the opportunity to meet Lacey Stone at an EPIC Treadmill event at the Empire State Building a few months ago. To be honest, I had not heard of Lacey before, but the idea of working out in the Empire State Building with a celebrity fitness trainer was an opportunity I couldn’t miss.

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Dance Club or Fitness Studio? The Art of the Trampoline Workout

Through the many perks of my job, I was invited to try out a new fitness class that’s sure to gain some popularity among dance and Zumba enthusiasts. Jumping Lifestyles on Broadway off Canal Street in New York City is a new trampoline studio offering customized workouts using individual “jump stations” (aka, trampolines with pogo

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Run-solutions

I’ve never made a New Years Resolution. I’m not really sure why. I’ve never seriously needed to lose weight, or quit something addictive like smoking (the two biggest resolutions on the planet)… but there are definitely things in my life I’ve needed to improve, change, start doing more of, or stop completely. For those who

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