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The Rise Takes the Polar Bear Plunge


Most people spend New Year’s day sleeping in and recovering from the previous night’s festivities.  Here at The Rise, we spent New Year’s day a little differently.  We kicked off 2015 with a workout by the Flatiron building, followed by another workout on the boardwalk of Coney Island, and then topped it all off with our 2nd annual polar bear plunge.

Starting at our usual time (6:30 AM), we gathered for a classic desk of cards followed by dealer’s choice:

All smiles after workout the first workout!

All smiles after the first workout!

Then, we hopped on the Q train and headed down to Coney Island for our second workout, which followed the Brooklyn Badass format:

Jo, leader of the Brooklyn Baddasses, draws up workout number two!

Jo, leader of the Brooklyn Baddasses, draws up workout number two!

Second workout of the day!

Second workout of the day!

Finally, we ended the day with a dip in the ocean:

Start 2015 off right, and join us on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday AND Friday!



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