May 2014


Why I (We) Rise

One of the first things people say when I tell them about The Rise is “You work out at what time?!” Yes, 6:30 am is early, but 6:30 am until 7:00 am is also easily the best part of our day here at The Rise. It has come to mean so much more to us…

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A Burpee To Remember

We know you’re wondering: “Is there really a workout on Memorial Day? Don’t you crazy people sleep in on long weekends?” To that we respond with one big “Awwwwwwwwwwwws yeah!” and an emphatic “Heck no!” Memorial Day is a time to remember our fallen military heroes, and you can do all of that in the afternoon…

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Push Ups Galore and More!

Wow, what a week at The Rise. There were thousands of push ups (yes, you read that right), The Rise made its debut in Bryant Park, and we did a karaoke inspired workout on the Williamsburg Bridge.  If you were at any or all of these workouts, you know how awesome last week was.  If…

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Pop Quiz, Newbies

If this is going to be your first week at The Rise (and we hope it is!) then take a guess at what’s in store: High fives Smiles New friends All of the above (and everything below) On Mondays we HIIT up Washington Square Park. You will laugh, sweat, and leave with wobbly jello legs. Every…

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Make Mama Proud

We all have a lot of decisions to make every day. But the first one is the worst. Wake up or hit the snooze button? It turns out, there is a right answer. Why miss out on all the excitement? Does sleeping in help get you into race shape? By the way, have we mentioned how excited…

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