June 2018


July Challenge: Let’s Go Ruck Ourselves

Risers! Today’s the last day of the June sit up challenge! 100 a day, Monday through Friday, for four weeks. That’s 2000 sit ups total! How did it feel? Did you stick to the challenge? Did you come close? Or did you crunch out of bed in the morning and leave it at one rep?…

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Rise RECAP: Jun 18 – Jun 22

Last week we celebrated Pride in NYC. Of course – we always celebrate Pride because we’re a big fan of high fives! Click here to read about the origin of the high five and its roots in the LGBT community! And read on for a recap of all the days! Monday – HIIT I remember…

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Rise RECAP: Jun 11 – Jun 15

Last week at The Rise, we played rock-paper-scissors in Brooklyn; took some popsicles with our obstacles on the Willy B; and had our first Wednesday Wings Night! Curious? Read the recap! Monday – HIIT Our HIIT workouts are perhaps the simplest in theory, but one of the hardest in practice. According to my math, the…

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Rise RECAP: Jun 4 – Jun 8

Last week’s Rise workouts were off the proverbial chain. Vanessa – a long-time Riser who moved to Switzerland – woke up to sweat with us during her short NYC vay-cay; the Circle of Dooooom made its return to Brooklyn; and the Willy B crew learned how to count to ten in units of sprints. All…

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Rise RECAP: May 28 – Jun 1

Wow – TONS of things happened at The Rise last week: We had a Memorial Day “Murph-like” workout on Monday; Rachel Tavel organized a Brooklyn Rise post-workout at SoulCycle; a dance troupe from Iceland gave a performance at Wednesday’s workout; we partnered with OutdoorFest for a special Friday workout in Queens; and Chad spray painted #AllTheShirts…

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