Pole dancing is a sport that everyone should try at least once in their life. The sport has grown in popularity over the years. In order to see what it’s really like, we decided to send a first timer to try the sport and write about her experiences. Here is her take on the sport.… Read More Pole dancing in review
Most of us seem to think boxing as the sports representing brutal violence. However, in reality, boxing is so much more: it’s an intriguing combination of strategy, excellent fitness, endurance and explosive muscle work… For the basic peeps who aren’t that into getting their butt kicked, boxing for fitness provides a great opportunity to get a glimpse of… Read More Boxing for Fitness: Full Body Workout
This week’s (almost) free fitness class, courtesy of our new favorite fitness discovery app, SportSetter, came in the form of sweat and Zen. What do I mean by this, you ask? Bikram Yoga, of course. Bikram is a yoga discipline designed to reawaken, challenge, and train one’s body to grow more flexible and balanced by… Read More What You Need to Know About Bikram Yoga
Trying to figure out the closest workouts, classes, or activities near you? With SportSetter’s map feature, you can easily find and access fitness from hundreds of locations. From Aqua Zumbas, to gyms, to Batting cages, its all there. How to access it?: * Login (Not a SportSetter yet? Download the app and sign up here) *… Read More Introducing SportSetter Maps
If you know me, you know I love my spin. Spinning invigorates your psyche, slims down and tones your body (upper body too, dependent upon the class) and just gives you an intense and incredible cardio session. But, what are the specific benefits of jumping on that bike? 1. Cardiovascular endurance. A typical cycling class… Read More Spin It Out
The last five years, the boutique fitness world has taken over NYC. Everywhere you look there is a new gym and new workout or a new top instructor shocking the world by his or her awesomeness. I remember the days that I would search for the closest gym to my apartment so that I can… Read More Boutique Fitness Trends
We all know that Pilates and Yoga can do our bodies good, the problem is that they are almost always coupled together in the same sentence. This could be because they are both “journey” focused exercises, focusing on the moment to moment instead of the end result – which can be getting stronger to becoming… Read More Yoga Vs. Pilates… What is The Difference?