Category Archives: Fitness

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Self Magazine’s Workout in the Park

On Saturday May 12, 2012 Self Magazine will be hosting their 19th Annual Workout in The Park and the Ladies of Baobab Wellness, along with the women of their families, will be there. We’ll be heading out to Central Park to #GetFit and one lucky

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We’re Going to Make You Sweat!

In February we left you dancing with Socacize and Zumba; the vibe was high. Well we’re at it again! Join us on Sunday, April 29th to jump start your summer, get your sweat on and most importantly have fun! Fitness trainer and expert, Bryan Ortiz will guide you

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May the Odds Ever Be In Your Favor

The Hunger Games addiction has consumed everyone from pre-teens to working moms and for the next two weeks it will take over your workout. The New York Sports Club (NYSC) invites members and non-members to participate in Crossfit-inspired workouts designed to bring victory to your

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Friday Inspiration

This picture speaks for itself. Shen aka The wheel—the representation of eternity. This pose stimulates the lymphatic, reproductive and digestive systems, assists with infertility, osteoporosis, backache and asthma. It also stimulates the thyroid and pituitary gland, increases stamina, energizes the mind, relieves anxiety and reduces

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You Gotta Go Through Hell to Get to Heaven

A few weeks ago a good friend of mine came back from her lunch gym break looking disheveled. When I asked what was wrong she simply answered “Purgatory Boot camp.” I had no idea what she was talking about and just chucked it up to

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How I Broke Up with My Sofa

I was not an active child. Antsy, yes; active, no. My family kept us indoors the majority of the time so most of my hobbies were of the sedentary kind: reading, writing, watching TV and listening to the radio while staring at the top of

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Do’s and Don’ts of Fitness

  Being fit is more than just exercising. It involves living a healthy lifestyle. While this may seem daunting, you can make this goal more attainable by staying informed, getting creative and coming up with small milestones that you know you can meet each day. These simple

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Fit from Birth

I sat at my desk for a good 45 minutes thinking about how to write my story about fitness. It served to be a very difficult task because there has never been an Aha! moment for me. I grew up in Brooklyn and unlike kids