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Monthly Archives: December, 2013

5 Tips For Your First Mud Run


There is no question that mud obstacle races are soaring in popularity across the nation. In addition to providing an intense full-body workout, participants are drawn to the camaraderie, team environment, and sense of accomplishment from overcoming physical and mental obstacles.  

Ready to get dirty? The experts at Mudderella share 5 tips for your first mud race. 

  1. Set a goal and sign up: [...]

GoRecess' Top 13 Posts of 2013


Now that the year is coming to a close, let's have a look at your favorite stories from 2013. In case you missed any, here are the 13 most clicked and shared posts over the past 12 months.

  1. 10 Reasons to Try CrossFit
  2. 10 Reasons to Try Bikram Yoga
  3. 10 Reasons to Try Jiu-Jitsu
  4. 10 Reasons to Try Indoor Rowing
  5. 10 [...]

5 Regenerative Foods for the New Year


- By Neka Pasquale, Urban Remedy

For many, the holiday season is synonymous with overeating, alcohol and sugary sweets leaving you lethargic, vitamin-deficient and just plain unhealthy.  Try adding these 5 superfoods - packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals - to your diet to re-energize and start 2014 off on the right foot.

  1. Turmeric. You can buy this amazing super food at your local health food [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: Pure Barre


- By Caila Ball

Location: more than 180 studios nationwide

Classes Offered: 55-Minute Pure Barre Workout

Why You Should Check It Out: For ballerinas and chicken dancers alike, Pure Barre is an effective way to achieve a full-body toning, stretching and calorie burning workout in under an hour. In addition to toning and elongating muscles through ballet-inspired movements, the high intensity, low impact [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: YAS Fitness Centers


- By Caila Ball

Locations: YAS’s Southern California locations include Silverlake neighborhood in Los Angeles, Venice, Downtown Los Angeles and Costa Mesa

Classes Offered: Yoga for Athletes® levels 1-3, Indoor Cycling, YAS Class, YAS Ripped

Owner: Kimberly Fowler, best-selling author of The No OM Zone

Why You Should Check It Out: As the first fitness program dedicated to the combination of [...]