Blog


Rise RECAP: Jan. 29 – Feb. 2


It’s time to roll up our sleeves and RECAP another week of The Rise! Let’s take a look at what happened last week in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens!


Monday – HIIT

We welcomed three new Risers to Washington Square – Peter, Michelle and Kenny! Peter’s winning smile carried us through THREE rounds of sprints. And by the time 7 AM arrived ALL of us were smiling!


Tuesday – BK Body Circuit

It was a wet morning, but that didn’t stop us from being total badasses. In fact, it only made us more badassey! Today we did a couple Brooklyn classics: A sprint + plank ladder, a circle circuit with the benches, and a Blur “Song 2” burpee burnout! We also did a sweet 30 second circuit with a deck of cards.

Andy was the Jumble Champion today!

 


Tuesday – Queens Warriors

This week Jiheng came and gave us some extra energy for a wet, snowy workout! This week Zoran, Tom, and Kerri threw some aerobics, isometrics, and a tough partner workout, but faithful Queens Warriors HIIT it out of the park. Thanks, Jiheng, and we’ll see you soon!


Wednesday – Core Body Boot Camp

It’s the 5th Wednesday of the month! And what else makes today so special? The Super Blue Blood Moon! Though I guess I totally missed it during the ball bag challenge 🙂 But you can find great photos of this beautiful lunar event online!

This morning we have colleagues from work and friends who found us on the Sassy Fit Girl website joining us as new Risers! And Helene brought GIANT deck of cards to celebrate this GIANT turnout! For enduro, as the Bryant Park is hosting its third Winter Carnival, we lunged around the Ice Castle and did a 30-second plank, and repeated for 3 times.

See you at the next Rise workout, and to the super blue blood moon, see you next time in 2037! =D

 


Thursday – Form and Flow

Another fun week at the New York Insight Meditation Center! This workout was all about partnering up. With four Risers and three segments in total, everyone got the chance to partner with everyone else! It was an especially high-fivey morning.


Thursday – Kings of Queens

Lots of faces and high fives showed up to MacDonald Park on Thursday morning, some old and some new! The layers were coming off as soon as the 4×4 got started, and we kept the energy up while the die was being rolled. Great job to everyone for pushing through a pyramid of flutter kicks and lunges! #QueensGetsTheMoney

 


Friday – Hills

What a big turnout we had! Is it because of the Rise Running Challenge we kicked off on Feb. 1? Or because it was Jiheng’s last Friday Rise before his (temporary!) move to California? Or maybe it’s just because Friday morning hill sprints are friggin awesome and we don’t need any special reasons to knock them out!

The only thing that could possibly make those sprints even more delicious? Munchkins from Dunkin Donuts! (not a sponsor, but we’re big fans!)

 


We’ll be right back at it on Monday! One last thing – a little checklist before you move on with your day:

  • All our workouts are listed here.
  • Make sure to like The Rise’s Facebook page, and join the NYC Facebook group where all the social activities happen!
  • Follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
  • Subscribe to our mailing list here.
  • Bring a friend. Heck, bring ten friends! We love social media, but nothing gets the job done like classic word of mouth.
  • If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch!

RISE UP!



Yeah Buddy!

Enter your email address to subscribe! You can view our privacy policy here.


Recent Posts

Archive

January 2020 (1)
November 2019 (1)
October 2019 (2)
September 2019 (1)
August 2019 (3)
July 2019 (5)
June 2019 (2)
May 2019 (2)
April 2019 (2)
March 2019 (3)
February 2019 (2)
December 2018 (4)
November 2018 (2)
September 2018 (3)
August 2018 (3)
July 2018 (8)
June 2018 (6)
May 2018 (7)
April 2018 (6)
March 2018 (7)
February 2018 (7)
January 2018 (7)
December 2017 (4)
August 2016 (1)
June 2016 (1)
March 2016 (2)
November 2015 (1)
October 2015 (1)
August 2015 (1)
July 2015 (1)
June 2015 (2)
May 2015 (2)
March 2015 (1)
February 2015 (1)
January 2015 (2)
December 2014 (1)
November 2014 (4)
September 2014 (3)
August 2014 (2)
July 2014 (3)
June 2014 (3)
May 2014 (8)
April 2014 (4)
March 2014 (8)
February 2014 (6)
January 2014 (8)
December 2013 (12)
November 2013 (5)
October 2013 (8)
September 2013 (10)
August 2013 (10)

Categories

Challenge (18)
Contest (3)
Cross training (4)
Friday (58)
Gear (8)
General Info (20)
Happy Hour (5)
Holiday (2)
Monday (35)
Recaps (53)
Rucking (5)
Running (13)
Special (18)
Thursday (4)
Traditions (3)
Tuesday (5)
Wednesday (65)
Where were you (3)
Winter (3)
Workouts (121)

Authors

Arieh Smith (1)
Ben Mayersohn (81)
Chad Donnick (4)
Chris Lopez (5)
Dave Johnson (84)
Erin Kelly (2)
Jo Mullins (2)
Laura Baldwin (15)
Rachel Cochran (1)
Steve Latman (4)