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Fitness

A Day in the Life of an NYC Fitness Instructor

I got really into spin classes for a hot minute in college. So much so, that I thought maybe I'd want to become an instructor myself. I never did, probably thanks to some…
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Fitness

The Best Yoga Mat, According to a Bunch of Teachers

As I was waiting in line at the grocery store the other day, I mindlessly scanned all the magazine headlines and one in particular caught my eye: the best yoga mat had finally…
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Fitness

The Best Back Massager: These Little Balls I Bought on Amazon

Bridget put me on to the best back massager. It’s literally my favorite thing I’ve purchased on Amazon lately. Let me backup a second though... Today was the day I was supposed to…
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Fitness

Millennials Can’t Buy Houses ‘Cause They’re Spending All Their Cash on SoulCycle

There was a time a couple years ago when I dragged my ass out of bed at 5:45 am three times a week and walked to the Soul Cycle studio on 83rd and…
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Pilates Before and After
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Pilates Before and After

“In 10 sessions you’ll feel a difference, in 20 sessions you’ll see a difference, and in 30 sessions you’ll have a whole new body.” - Joseph Pilates I’m going to share my very…
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Fitness

Feel Like You Can’t Go to the Gym Until You Lose Weight?

In a recent pitch for new content ideas, I polled my friends from high school via our group text: is there anything health-related on your mind lately that you’d want to read about?…
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Fitness

The Many Phases of Dana’s Personal Exercise Evolution

I didn’t start ‘working out’ until college. I played sports from fifth grade on so I never really had to exercise independently, as I know it today. I was always just sprinting around…
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black leggings
Fitness

The Best Black Leggings Ever

Ah, black leggings. The staple of our ever-growing athleisure collections. I’ve worn black leggings for everything from running a half marathon, to yoga teacher training, through the first trimester of pregnancy, to moving,…
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30 day yoga challenge
Fitness

Here’s What Happened When I Attempted Yoga Everyday for a Month

I stumbled upon yoga somewhat inadvertently. While interning at a magazine during college, I was part of a small team of writers that competed for assignments based on how quickly we could respond…
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At-Home Yoga Practice
Fitness

The Best Way to Establish an At-Home Yoga Practice

Ah. That elusive, at-home yoga practice... In 2013, I did a yoga teacher training at Yoga Vida in NYC. It was amazing. I’d just resigned my post alongside Bridget at the Institute for…
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