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He kills spiders, unclogs clumps of your hair from the shower drain, and takes care of the Boogie Man when he needs his ass kicked. Let’s face it, the man of the house inherits a whole host of thankless jobs. In turn, we mock and mimic classic quotes to friends and family of “Shit My Dad Says.” What kind of “thanks” is that? For baby-daddy to grand-pops, show your family man the loads of love he deserves …
Shred Your Body with Exercise and Healthy Food ServicesJune 12, 2013
Haven’t heard of Shred415 yet? Well, you should. It just so happens to be one of the city’s top workouts. Shred415 is an instructor-led, calorie-burning, high intensity interval training class designed to target all muscle groups. The 60-minute weight training and cardio class is composed of four 15-minute intervals (which explains the 415). Guaranteed to shred your body, expect to burn anywhere between 500 and 1,000 calories. Not a runner? No worries! Each class provides instruction for runners, joggers and walkers. Shred415 was first conceived when fitness professionals Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer became neighborhood friends. Upon realizing they had 20 years of fitness experience between the two of them, they … Read more
Retro, Glam or Side SweptJune 5, 2013
Recently, one of my coworkers crept up to me and said in a low voice, “Jenna, I love the nest, but I think you can do more with your hair for spring…” Immediately after discerning what she meant by “the nest” – which I prefer to call the “power/speed/Pilates/yoga bun” – I recognized that perhaps there were more options that I had not yet considered… Enter Brittany Brudzinski, a top stylist at Maxine Salon, who is here to push us out of “the nest” and into high fashion for spring/summer! The Twist: Whether a French (the twist ends at the top of the head), Italian (the twist ends at the nape of the … Read more
A 3,000 Square Foot Fitness PlaygroundJune 5, 2013
CrossTown Fitness is a one-stop shop for everyone from beginners to endurance athletes. This 3,000 square foot fitness “playground” won’t ever keep you on a waitlist. Here you’ll find state-of-the-art equipment like Concept2 Rowers, TRX, Plyo Boxes, Kettle Bells, Bumper Pilates, Battle Ropes, Sand Bags and so much more! Classes at CrossTown Fitness are 50-60 minutes long and are half interval cardio and half strength-training. No two classes are alike. Trainers keep it interesting with fresh exercises that challenge all of your muscle groups several times over! CrossTown’s expert staff is trained in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Sport Management, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. This elite set of trainers will help improve your cardiovascular … Read more