New Year’s Eve Midnight Run

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Events, Fitness, Other

Here’s a different way to ring in the new year. The New Year’s Eve Midnight Run is a four mile run which will begin at Rumsey Playground in Central Park. At 12am on January 1st! The annual event is brought to us by New York Road Runners.  This is for the super-motivated. If you want to start with smaller steps, maybe just check out some gyms on the Upper West Side.

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Gyms on the Upper West Side

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Feeling motivated? Ready to turn a new leaf? Here is a list of gyms on the Upper West Side!

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We Bring Fitness to You

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Community, Convenience Services, Convenience Services, Fitness, Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Sponsored

Jenn has lived on the Upper West Side for 12 years. She can often be seen spending time in Central Park, paddleboarding at the Jersey Shore, or taking her Havanese, Milo, to the dog park. Jenn began her career in health and fitness as a Nutrition Consultant, but soon evolved into managing multiple corporate fitness centers throughout New York City and the Northeast region. During this time in her career, she worked with corporate clients such as IBM, Johnson & Johnson and Dow Jones. Now, she is the owner of Trainers in Transit LLC!

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Cool Down in Central Park’s Lasker Pool

Posted by in Children, Community, Family, Fitness, Other, Parks

During the summer, this Central Park Ice Skating Rink transforms into an Olympic-sized swimming pool – Lasker Pool. As the temps heat up, the pool’s clean and cold water offer some pleasant relief and a chance to exercise outdoors. Enjoy this popular spot now that summer’s in full swing and enroll in one of the free swimming classes offered to people of all ages.

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Central Park Taekwondo Summer Camp

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Fitness, Local Business, Other

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Every day we embark on a new adventure at CPTKD Summer Camp. Students have the opportunity to explore a multitude of activities that help build confidence, express creativity, and cultivate long lasting friendships. Students will be able to get inventive with arts and crafts, play games in Central Park, and take Taekwondo lessons with our enthusiastic instructors. Not only are the day’s events varied, but each week has a unique, fun theme. From superhero week to water week, there’s something here for everyone.

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Sports Leagues on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Children, Community, Family, Fitness, Other

There are a number of sports leagues on the Upper West Side available for both kids and adults. They provide a lively social environment where you can meet new people and stay active. The neighborhood is home to major leagues in volleyball, basketball, soccer, and many other sports. It’s time to blow off some steam and have fun!

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Central Park Taekwondo on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Children, Community, Convenience Services, Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Central Park Taekwondo on the Upper West Side is the neighborhood’s premier martial arts school for children and adults. Taekwondo is the most widely practiced discipline in the martial arts world and it means “the way of the hand and foot”. Read below to learn all about the special promotion they’re running for the month November!

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Mind Over Matter Health and Fitness Brings the Gym to the Comfort of your Home

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Mind Over Matter is NYC’s premier in-home fitness program and the only one of its kind to provide clients with trained experts that offer quality personalized attention and guided support right from the very first Upper West Side fitness class. The trainers will help you reach your goals along every step of the way while adjusting to your individual needs. They are currently offering a special where you’ll be able to enjoy 2 sessions for the price of 1. Read below to find out more information!

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2016 NYC Marathon

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in Community, Events, Fitness, Other

The 2016 NYC Marathon is expecting more runners than ever before to cross the finish line in Central Park. The big race kicks off on November 6 and two million spectators will be cheering by the sidelines as runners make their way through the five boroughs. The world’s greatest road race is less than two months away. Are you prepared?

If 26 miles is too much for you, maybe just check out some gyms on the Upper West Side.

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Dance Classes on the Upper West Side

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Education, Fitness, Other

According to some, a day without dancing is not a day worth living. Luckily, the Upper West Side is home to many renowned dance studios that will teach you how to embrace life by moving to the rhythm of the beat. From salsa to ballet, and even hip-hop, the dance studios below offer something for everyone. Learn how to dance like the star that you are!

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