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Monthly Archives: July, 2013

8 Expert Tips for a Summer-Ready Beach Body


- By Geraldine Campbell

Summer is well under way—which means ‘tis the season for short shorts, tank tops, and bikinis. Even though August is almost upon us, it's not too late to get a beach-ready body.  We tapped leading fitness experts —including Joey Gonzalez from Barry's Bootcamp, Ariane Hundt from Brooklyn Bridge Boot Camp, and Kari Saitowitz from The Fhitting Room — for their top moves [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: The Bradford Method; East Hampton, NY



Location: East Hampton, NY

Classes Offered: Shonda’s signature 75-minute Bradford Method classes (private and semi-private sessions) and the 55-minute Trampoline Barre Class: a barre class with a bounce taught on mini trampolines with barres attached

Owner: Shonda Bradford, a former Alvin Ailey instructor, professional dancer, and Pilates instructor

Why You Should Check It Out: With a brand new [...]

2 Desserts in the Raw

Photo by James Ransom

By the editors at

So much of the time, we tend to think of desserts as baked goods -- gooey chocolate chip cookies straight out of the oven, pies oozing with berries. And while those can certainly hit the spot, there are other, less top-of-mind desserts that deserve their moment in the spotlight (and a place in our bellies). 


GoRecess on the Go: Fit Travel Tips from Jen Murphy, Deputy Editor of AFAR Media


- By Geraldine Campbell

As Deputy Editor of AFAR Media, Jen Murphy has certainly traveled the globe.  In fact, this wanderlust-struck editor has visited seven continents, 55 countries and 161 cities!  Here, this road warrior weighs in on how she stays fit on the go.

Hit the road. I always go for a run as soon as my plane lands. It's a great [...]

Beach Ready Arms and Abs In Just a Few Breaths


Summer is here! If you haven't already, dust off that bikini and head to the beach. This simple series of postures, recommended by Joann Burnham, founder of Dharma Yoga Nantucket and the Nantucket Yoga Festival, will get you beach ready in just a few breaths. In the sequence, you will have to connect with your tapas (fiery determination) when holding these postures, but your body will thank you [...]