Ben Mayersohn


Someone Did Their 100 Burpees: Week 3 RECAP

We’ve just completed our third week of the Rise Burpee Challenge! Though our weekly segments are clearly Burpee-centric, Week 3 was a really a chest/arm burnout. We did 50 pushups broken up by 5 Burpees every minute, on the minute. If you focused on form and did your pushups nice and slow, you probably had…

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Burpee Challenge: Week 2 RECAP

We’re about halfway through the Rise Burpee Challenge and we just conquered the hardest week! The Burpee Segment Of the Week was to do 50 Burpees straight, as fast as you can. Simple? Yes. Tough? Yes! Everyone who earned full points during week 1 crushed it again during week 2! But unlike last week, Pablo…

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Burpee Challenge: Week 1 RECAP

NOTE: We have a new rule starting Monday! If you attend multiple Rise workouts each week, you’ll want to read to the bottom to find out what it is! The Rise Burpee Challenge has just concluded its first week, and the competition is fierce! We have five Risers with full points for the week on…

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Hills 4.0: Exploring NYC One Month (And Hill) At A Time

TLDR: Hills happen on Friday mornings at 6:30 AM, and we’re switching locations once a month. RSVP for the March 1st Manhattan Bridge Meetup here! As many of you know, Fridays have been on hiatus since that last rainy Hills workout in late December. Since then, we’ve spent several weeks pondering what the next generation…

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Take On The Rise’s Burpee Challenge In March!

Way back in January of 2018, we took on our Rise Burpee Challenge – the first of twelve monthly challenges last year. We ran for ten minutes a day in February, learned the joys of rucking in July, and held a plank for the entire month of December (at least that’s how it felt!) If you recall, we…

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