January 2014


Jan. 29 Fit Flash Mob @ Jackson Square

Think you’ve been everywhere there is to workout outdoors in NYC? Have you burpeed on Horatio Street? Intentionally? Have you ever lunged south of 14th Street? Now’s your chance! West Village here we come. Don’t let this stock photo from Wikipedia fool you, it’s gonna be a bit chilly tomorrow. Bring big gloves, a thick…

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Jan. 22 Fit Flash Mob @ Bethesda Fountain (Central Park)

Bring all your snow gear! We’re going to have a great time playing around tomorrow morning. You don’t want to freeze so wear big gloves, hats, jackets, etc. As always, it’s easier to shed layers as we workout than it is to start off cold and miserable. We’ll meet bright and early at Bethesda Fountain….

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Broncos vs. Patriots: Want to Bet?

Let’s make things interesting this weekend. Choose which team will win the AFC Championship game this Sunday. This is a shootout between Pretty Boy on the left and Record Breaker on the right. Winners get to watch the losers do Pie Burpees* at our Monday morning workout. So quit talking smack and vote already. You…

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Coach V. Inspires the Masses

Kaitlyn “Coach” V. made a bold pledge to The Rise: if 30+ people ever showed up for a hills workout on a Friday morning in January, Kaitlyn would burpee her way to the top of the bridge. This morning 34 rockstars showed up to the Willy B. and Kaitlyn made good on her promise. It…

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Jan. 15 Fit Flash Mob @ Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most iconic locations in all of NYC. We’ll see you there bright and early on Wednesday. How does 6:27 AM, giver or take a minute, sound? Perfect. Where will we be? ON THE BRIDGE. Right in the middle. Well, a little closer to the Manhattan side. You’ll see…

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