Strength

5 Reasons You Should Add Weight Training to Your Workout Routine

02.21.2017

- By Radan Sturm, Founder of LIFTONIC

Not seeing results? Check out my 5 reasons why you should add weight training to your workout to take your fitness routine to the next level.

  1. Efficiency. Weight training is one of the most effective and time efficient ways to get a lean physique. 
     
  2. Increases Metabolism. Only by building muscle can you elevate [...]

FitReserve Studio Spotlight: Barry's Bootcamp

10.05.2016

Dubbed “The Best Workout in the World®,” Barry’s Bootcamp will shock your body into shape and weight loss during its hour-long workouts. Creating enviable bodies for A-list celebrities, models, athletes, and even mere mortals since 1998, this workout both improves cardiovascular fitness and works on building muscles during intense hour-long classes through 25-30 minute cardiovascular treadmill routines and 25-30 minutes of strength training with free weights, resistance bands, medicine balls, and [...]

FitReserve Studio Spotlight: Turnstyle Cycle

11.15.2015

Looking for an indoor cycling class that feels more like your outdoor ride? Look no further than Kendall Square's boutique fitness studio Turnstyle Cycle, which uses RealRyder® bikes in its indoor cycling classes. Though these less-than-stationary bikes might be a challenge to master at first, their fitness benefits are well worth the practice. 

Balance, steer and turn your way through these music-driven classes in an envornment [...]

6 Reasons to Try Kettlebells

08.26.2014

If you haven't used them, by now you have probably seen kettlebells floating around your local gym or studio.  They look like cannonballs with handles and are one of the most efficient training tools around.  They have been used for centuries in Eastern Europe and for good reason.  

Mike Chira, co-founder of Brooklyn's newest elite functional training studio Concrete Fitness (which offers a signature "Kettle to the [...]

GoRecess Studio Spotlight: FLEX Studios; New York, NY

05.28.2014

- By Caroline Callahan Janson

Serene, inspiring, and welcoming are hardly words any New Yorker uses to describe 14th Street. But FLEX Studios deserves all three words and then some. The bright, happy space features classes that are rigorous but not aggressive in tone. The teachers are knowledgeable and the 4,500 square foot space is crystal clean, with a wide open seating area and well-kept bathrooms, lockers and [...]