Q&A with Denise Lee, Founder of ALALA

The “athleisure” trend has created a major new fashion category – upgrading the styling of gym wear and making it an everyday clothing option. Now you can you look fiercest whether crushing your next boxing workout or meeting the girls at Sweetgreen for lunch. While Lululemon and many other new entrants compete in this space, […]

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Bodies by P

Tucked into a very “Zen” studio in Manhattan’s Chinatown you will find Steve Pasterino (otherwise known as “P”) and his studio, Bodies by P. I was introduced to P by nutritionist Dara Godfrey, who herself is a downtown workout guru. As a regular follower of her social media posts, it was clear to see how […]

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Five Workouts that Turn Up the Intensity

Living in NYC, there is no shortage of new workouts to try. It feels like there is a new type of work out- and gym built around it- popping up every day, and in every neighborhood. While Barry’s Boot Camp and Crossfit set the standard for high intensity interval training, and SoulCycle set the gold-standard […]

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Five Workouts to Stoke your inner Warrior

  For most of my life, running was my workout of choice. I felt it kept me lean and my weight in my comfort zone. Over the past decade, the fitness world has launched a tremendous variety of new workouts from which to choose. I’ve have tried many of them, and can officially say I’m […]

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Danielle Diamond- Yoga & Lifestyle Expert

Danielle Diamond, founder of Xen Strength Yoga, is a yoga and lifestyle expert, who has been inspiring others to get happy, strong and calm for over 15 years. Her passion is making all 8 limbs of yoga accessible on and off the mat, so your health, happiness and success are accessible and non-negotiable. Danielle and […]

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Dara Godfrey- Nutritionist

Dara Godfrey is a registered dietitian who works in private practice in Manhattan. As an expert in nutrition, she customizes eating plans to help empower her patients to make positive food choices. Dara’s lifestyle-driven approach has encouraged individuals to understand what is realistic and has provided them with a flexible set of tools to achieve […]

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Four Cocktails that won’t ruin your Summer Diet

I love a good cocktail. And to be honest, who doesn’t? Especially on a hot summer night. I asked Shana Pantirer, RD of F-Factor Nutrition (my nutrition Guru!) for some of her favorite drinks that won’t pack on the pounds. She had some pretty delicious suggestions. See below for her picks. I have to decide […]

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Mahri Relin

Below I speak with Mahri Relin, Owner and Founder of Body Conceptions. Body Conceptions (BoCo) is a Dance Fitness technique that incorporates both dance-cardio and strengthening. There are group classes, but trainers can come to your home for a bespoke workout. I have been doing Body Conceptions for over two years now and have seen […]

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