November 2014


Brooklyn Early Morning Workouts with the Brooklyn Badasses

When I first moved to the city, it didn’t take long for me to figure out that I belonged in Brooklyn. These days I love making the morning pilgrimage to The Rise in Manhattan from BK, but it wasn’t always this way. The extra early wakeup times, the cold runs and the sleepy train rides can…

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Earn Your Turkey!

Thanksgiving is coming up, so that means it’s time to make room for all the extra calories!  What better way to do that than working out with The Rise? Here’s what’s on the menu for this week: Tuesday: Workout with the “Brooklyn Badasses” at Grand Army Plaza   Our fearless Brooklyn leaders! Wednesday (“Thanksgiving Eve”):…

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Row Boats, Burpees and More – Oh My!

Last week was a busy one – we rowed, we voted and we obstacle course-ed.  If you didn’t make it last week (or just need a reminder of how great it was) here’s a recap: Monday: ROW BOATS! Monday was all about abs.  We rowed our boats through the fountain at Washington Square Park. Tuesday:…

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Meet Team Wednesday!

The Rise is growing bigger and stronger each week! To accommodate our growth, we’ve formed “teams” (Team Monday, Team Wednesday and Team Friday) to organize and lead each workout.  Even though we are changing things up a bit, The Rise will continue to be free, fun and open to everyone! These are the fitness rockstars that…

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