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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Core Exercises for Spring Sports by Julie Erickson


spring training

Core Exercises for Spring Sports

Hiking, running, baseball, golf, tennis and cycling are back!  Whatever your choice of spring sport, they all take a tremendous amount of stability, strength and balance throughout the entire body, but especially in the core.  Without a strong and controlled center, we can’t put power into our swings or keep our posture perfect while sweating out that last mile.


GoRecess Spotlight: Tracy Carlinsky, Brooklyn Bodyburn; Brooklyn, New York



What is Brooklyn Bodyburn and what makes it unique from other studios?

Brooklyn Bodyburn is an exclusive licensee of the Lagree Fitness method and the only studio in Brooklyn to offer the popularized MegaFormer workout. Lagree Fitness was founded by celebrity fitness guru Sebastien Lagree and originated in Los Angeles 10 years ago. The "pilates on crack" workout method is a favorite among West Coast fitness [...]

Featured Expert: Kari Saitowitz, The Fhitting Room; New York, NY


Kari Saitowitz


Title: Founder, The Fhitting Room

Location: New York, NY

Kari's Background: Prior to founding The Fhitting Room, Kari was a Marketing Executive at Pepsi-Cola Company, where she focused on building brand equity for powerhouse brands as well as launching new brands and product innovations.  She left the world of boardrooms and bubbles and entered the world of diapers and sleepless [...]

St. Patrick's Day Post-Indulgence Workout by GymRa


To counterbalance a day of green beer, boisterous behavior, and a subsequent big hangover, fitness expert Phong Tran and GymRa put together this quick and effective workout. Follow these easy steps to burn and slash those excess St. Patty’s Day calories for a tight core.

BALL CRUNCH – 20 Reps On Each Side 

Step 1. Lay on stability ball, with upper back just off the ball [...]

GoRecess City Spotlight: Austin, TX - 2013 SXSW Fitness Guide



Ranked the fastest growing city in America for the third year in a row by Forbes, the live music capital of the world, and home of Austin City Limits and of course South by Southwest, there is no shortage of activity in Austin.  So while you'll be busy checking out great bands, seeing cool startups, listening to inspiring speakers, and partying on 6th Street, we put [...]