Ben Mayersohn


May Fridays: Battle Pass Hill @ Prospect Park

We have been rotating the location of our Friday workout for the last two months. Last month we took on the Fort Greene hills and stairs. The month before we were on the Brooklyn side of the Manhattan Bridge. We’re two for two on choosing our inclines in Kings County. And for the month of…

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May Happy Hour TOMORROW @ Tropical 128

I can’t believe it’s already May! Two months ago we were embarking on a race to the top of the Burpee Leaderboard. (congrats to Pablo and Luisa – who completed 100 Burpees x 7 to break the tie!). And now here we are – waiting for the May flowers to replace these lingering April showers….

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STAIRDOWN: April Fridays at Fort Greene Park

Risers! During the month of March we began our Hills 4.0 workout series with a 5-week residency on the Brooklyn side of the Manhattan Bridge. It was a great place to run hills, and work on earning some points towards the Burpee Challenge. This time around, we’re staying in Brooklyn but adding some stairs into…

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TIEBREAKER: The Burpee Challenge is (Almost) Over

The final week of the Rise Burpee Challenge has come to an end! Thanks to everyone who participated and put up points on the leaderboard! But it’s not the end of the story for all of our competitors: Those who have scored max points (42 in total) will be continuing on to the tiebreaker round!…

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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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