A Recycled Bike with a Buzz

 

 

Swedish brand Vélosophy makes beautiful bicycles – classically designed with a modern appeal for the urban commuter. But there is more to these bikes than meets the eye. With a One for One promise, for every Vélosophy sold, another bicycle is donated to a schoolgirl in a developing country. At the core of the Vélosophy philosophy is a commitment to making a lasting and positive impact through cycling.

That also means using recycled aluminum to produce high-quality bicycles that balance sustainability and design – and you’ll get a buzz when you find out the source of that aluminum in their latest model. In partnership with Nespresso, the RE:CYCLE Edition is manufactured from 300 recycled aluminum coffee capsules! Read More

 

Fleece’s Pieces

 

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Snap tee, full zip, sherpa, hooded, and more…

just pick your style, color, and get your fleece on.

It’s the fall must-have for all!

 

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ROW 1: OFF-WHITE ECO FAUX FUR MOTO PULLOVER $1495; COTOPAXI WOMEN’S CUBRE FULL ZIP FLEECE JACKET $150; TOPO DESIGNS MEN’S & WOMEN’S MOUNTAIN FLEECE JACKET $149.

ROW 2: THE NORTH FACE CAMPSHIRE PULLOVER HOODIE $149;L.L.BEAN WOMEN’S HI-PILE FLEECE PULLOVER $69.99;PENFIELD MATTAWA FLEECE JACKET $170

ROW 3: BURTON MEN’S & WOMENS HEARTH FLEECE PULLOVER $99.95; REESE COOPER CROPPED SHERPA FLEECE $805;PATAGONIA LIGHTWEIGHT SYNCHILLA SNAP-T FLEECE PULLOVER $119.

 

Best of The Box

 

ROW1: AEROSPACE; GRIT BXNG; GOTHAM GYM; ROW 2: PUNCH FITNESS; SHADOWBOX; OVERTHROW; ROW 3: MENDEZ; CHRUCH STREET; RUMBLE

 
Walking around New York City these days it’s not unusal to see a pair of boxing gloves draped over the shoulder of a fashionably dressed woman. Check out Instagram and you’ll see many a fashion model punching it out with her trainer in sweaty style. From the spa-like Shadowbox, to the speakeasy grungy Overthrow, to long established boxing gyms like Gleasons in Brooklyn — boxing is the hottest workout in town.

Fighters are known for their fitness and ripped physiques. Not only does boxing tone muscles and build full body strength, but it’s a major cardio workout, as anyone who has jump roped or hit the heavy bag for 3 minutes straight can attest. Just one boxing class can burn up to a thousand calories. It’s a sport that requires not just physical but mental discipline as well. Putting together a series of jab-hook-cross-upper cut combinations while bobbing and weaving requires intense focus and concentration, in addition to muscular and cardiovascular strength. Read More

 

School Colors

 

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Rugby, tennis, football, and more!

It’s back to school for fall 2019 as fashion takes its inspiration

from collegiate sports, and reimagines for a whole new look in this collection.

We throw a few vintage classics in the mix!

 

LEFT COLUMN: ROWING BLAZERS VINTAGE CREW $250. Celebrating the sporting life with new and vintage crew blazers, rugby shirts, polos and more, Rowing Blazers has the ultimate collection of all for both men and women! Shown here is a vintage 1950’s women’s rowing blazer from the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

GREENLINES BIARRITZ STRIPES BOARDIES $55. Montauk-based, Greenlines boardshorts are all made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and polyester — and then brushed with a soft DWR finish for ultra comfort, performance, and sustainability!

GUCCI REVERSIBLE PRINTED COTTON CARDIGAN $3200. Get on Team Gucci, whether you play tennis or not, in this oversized reversible cotton cardigan. It features an embroidered retro tennis logo motif on one side, and a multicolored floral print on the other!

LOEWE MULTICOLOR RUGBY PUZZLE MESSENGER BAG $3200. Fashion’s new it bag is the Loewe Puzzle bag — and this season’s hot style is multi-color rugby-inspired stripes. It comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, for both men and women, and shown above is the messenger bag. Read More

 

W.O.W! Surfing With Cynthia Rowley

 

PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANNE MENKE

Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley loves to surf. She is admittedly obsessed, as most hard core surfers are. It’s a shared family passion with husband Bill, and their two daughters Kit, 20, and Gigi, 14 — spending summer and fall weekends surfing in Montauk, and vacations in such far-flung surf locales as Costa Rica, Mexico, Hong Kong, and Senegal.

Cynthia’s style on the waves is cool and graceful, with an easy flow befitting the fashion design for which she is known. She started surfing about 20 years ago, trading a big house in East Hampton for a little shack on the beach in Montauk. A friend and local surfer told her she couldn’t live in that house if she didn’t surf. He paddled her out the next day and she popped right up on the first wave. She was hooked.

I joined Cynthia and daughter Kit for a surf session last weekend in Montauk for our latest installment of W.O.W! Working Out With, having as much fun on the mushy waves of a rainy Saturday, as the perfect ones of a sunny Sunday. Kit is following in her mother’s – and father’s – footsteps with her own fashion line. The three of us chatted about their shared love of surfing and fashion — and what’s coming down the pipeline for both… Read More

 

The 10 Buzziest Superfoods

 

 

Apple cider vinegar, turmeric, activated charcoal, kombucha, and more… you hear people buzzing about these hot wellness favorites all the time! Walk into a smoothie bar and you see matcha on the menu, pick up a magazine and some celebrity is swearing by the miracle benefits of celery juice. We asked Sarah Wragge, our contributing nutrition editor to give us the real deal on 10 of the trendiest foods — and the ones we should be eating now!

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar started getting really popular a few years ago, with everybody talking about its health and weight loss benefits. Apple cider vinegar helps control blood sugar levels that lead to cravings, and is said to work as an appetite suppressant when consumed with meals. It contains organic acids and enzymes that help speed up metabolism and can increase the rate at which body fat is burned. It also works to detoxify the body, helping our digestive systems become more efficient.

SAYS SARAH: Like all fermented foods, apple cider vinegar it is a great probiotic remedy — something everyone should be taking for a healthy gut. Know that bloated feeling? Apple cider vinegar helps increase the good bacteria living inside our digestive tract, and fight the bad bacteria which are often the cause. Personally, I’d rather you take a great probiotic – look for one with 10 billion cultures or higher, and at least 5 different bacteria strains. I like Renew Life. For some people, raw vinegar on an empty stomach (when you should be consuming it) doesn’t feel great, especially first thing in the morning.  Read More

 

CBD Sport

 

 

At this point it’s hard to imagine you haven’t heard of CBD – short for cannabidoil – projected to become a 23-billion-dollar business by 2025. This non-psychotropic extract of the cannibis plant produces a sense of calm and relaxation (for many), but without the high, and has become a cure-all consumed in oil and edible forms. Most relevant for athletes, are the CBD sport creams for both injury prevention and muscle recovery.

Now there is a line of CBD creams formulated specifically for before and after your workout – Muscle MX Activate and Muscle MX Recovery – both of which come in a handy stick form, so no greasy hands. With 250mg of CBD in each application, both also have Peppermint Oil, Arnica extract, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree Oil and lots more all natural and organic, therapeutic ingredients.

Activate, applied before your workout, provides pain relief and inflammation reduction, while stimulating blood flow and increasing circulation. Recovery is designed to help prevent and treat muscle soreness and fatigue, inflammation, and minor aches and pains. Both creams go on smooth, are fast-absorbing, and have a refreshing scent.

CBD products tend to work differently for each individual. We’ve found that ones friends swear by, may not have much of an effect on others. For this athlete however, I’ve been slathering it on before and after workouts all summer, and am passing my fave CBD sport cream – or creams – on to you.

 

Breathe In, Cash Out

 

BREATHE IN, CASH OUT AUTHOR MADELEINE HENRY

 
Breathe In, Cash Out is the debut novel by 27-year-old Madeleine Henry that offers an inside and satirical look at both the finance and yoga industry. The book tells the first-person story of a young Wall Street banking analyst, Allegra Cobb, who plans to quit her job as soon she gets her year-end bonus to pursue her real dream of becoming a full-time yoga guru.

What may seem like pursuits at the opposite end of the spectrum – yoga and banking – start to narrow when Allegra meets famed Instagram yogi, Skylar Smith, whose manipulative actions jeopardize whether Allegra will even get that bonus. Both industries get skewered, coming off equally self-absorbed and self-serving.

Ivy league grad and analyst at a top-tier bank – author Madeleine Henry’s career path has not been so different from that of her leading character. She herself went to Yale, and after to Goldman Sachs. Unlike Allegra however, her passion for yoga started after she left banking. As one can see Madeleine is a serious yogi, and with her own impressive Instagram following (@madeleinehenryyoga).  Read More

 

Second Time Around

 

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Globally about 450 million metric tons of plastic are produced every year — most of it single-use — of which 9.5 million tons are thrown into the ocean annually. Both these numbers are on the rise. It has been reported that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the oceans by weight than fish. With sustainability and eco-consciousness a prevalent factor in consumer purchases, many popular sport brands are taking the initiative to reverse those numbers by recycling that plastic waste into new eco-innovative materials and products. A collection of few our favorites are below…

CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: CONVERSE RENEW CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STARS $85. From the new Converse Renew collection, these classic Chuck Taylor All Stars are made of 100% recycled polyester from used plastic bottles – and customizable too! Touch em’, wear ’em – Converse swears you’ll never know the difference.

MARINE LAYER RE-SPUN TEE $65. Absurdly soft, all the new tees in the Marine Layer Re-Spun collection are made from donated old tees — reborn by reweaving the fibers with recycled plastic bottles into their own recycled yarn. This retro-inspired ringer boasts the message in flocked collegiate-style lettering. Read More

 

Finding Balance on Land and Sea

 

 

Gina Bradley – aka Paddle Diva – and her so named stand up paddleboard school have become a Hamptons summer staple. For anyone wanting to get into into this popular sport, Paddle Diva offers lessons and guidance for paddlers of all levels. Gina herself has recently jumped into some new waters authoring, Paddle Diva: Ten Guiding Principles to Finding Balance on the Water and in Lifewith the foreword written by Gabby Reece and Laird Hamilton.

Broken down into 10 guiding principles and so titled chapters, such as Dig Deep, Enjoy the Ride, and Look Up — the book is not a how-to guide, but a translation of lessons learned on the water that apply to everyday life. Even I, an experienced paddler, had to draw upon those principles on an extremely windy and choppy day last spring with Gina on the Hudson River, where my primary goal was not to take a plunge into those murky waters. Gina and I sat down for a chat about the book post-paddle… Read More

 

Trailblazers

 

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Hit the trails in these lightweight hikers that offer the comfort of a sneaker with durability of a boot. Street stylish and trail wise, they’re ready to take on the toughest terrain… or just walking the dog in the park.

 
LEFT COLUMN: ADIDAS OUTDOOR TERREX FREE HIKER $200. Every element is designed for comfort on these boots: the adidas Boost that offers unprecedented responsive cushioning; the adidas Primeknit sock-like construction that hugs your foot; and the Continental™ Rubber outsole that offers extraordinary grip and stability with every step, even in wet conditions.

ON RUNNING CLOUDROCK WATERPROOF $229. The cushioning everybody loves in On Running sneakers hits the trail in a new waterproof hiking boot. Designed for speed, traction, and protection in tough terrain and conditions, they’re up to 35% lighter than competitors. Missiongrip™ rubber adds traction while lugs bite into trails and the Swiss-engineered FlexLock system lets laces tie traditionally or with a single pull.

DANNER BOOTS TRAIL 2650 MID $170. Available in the mid-boot shown here, and a low cut sneaker style as well, the Danner Trail 2650 series offers the lightweight stability, traction, and cushioning any trail demands. Inspired by the variety of terrain over the 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, the Trail 2650 can serve as a lightweight trainer or serious hiker no matter the distance. Read More

 

The Fletcher Family: A Life in Surf

 
 
FOUR GENERATIONS OF THE FLETCHER FAMILY
Christian, Dibi, Greyson , Herbie, Nathan, and Nathan’s baby – Lazer Zappa Fletcher 
Astrodeck, San Clemente, California, 2015
Photo: Rafael Pulido, courtesy Fletcher Family Archive

 

Now on view at Gagosian in New York is the exhibition The Fletcher Family: A Lifetime in Surf, celebrating the soon-to-be published tome of the same title by Rizzoli. The legendary surf and skate dynasty that is the Fletcher family – Herbie and wife Dibi, their sons Christian and Nathan, and grandson Greyson – has been an institution in the action sport culture for decades, with an influence that extends beyond to the worlds of fashion, music, streetwear, and art.

Spanning fifty years of epic stories, photographs, personal ephemera and memorabilia, The Fletcher Family: A Lifetime in Surf is a visual memoir of this immensely colorful “first family” of surfing. Dibi narrates each chapter, accompanied by personal anecdotes about the family from notable contributors such as artist Julien Schnabel, photographer Bruce Weber, surfers Gerry Lopez and Kelly Slater, and the son of one of Vans founders, Steve Van Doren.

 

CLOCKWISE TOP: HERBIE, MAALAEA, HAWAII, 1976. Photo: Art Brewer, courtesy Fletcher Family Archive; HERBIE AND NATHAN, 1977. Photo: Art Brewer, courtesy Fletcher Family Archive; DIBI AND HERBIE, NORTH SHORE, HAWAII, 1970. Photo: courtesy Fletcher Family Archive; HERBIE, NORTH SHORE, HAWAII, 1969. Photo: Art Brewer, courtesy Fletcher Family Archive

 

In addition to selected imagery featured in the book, Gagosian has installed artworks by Herbie Fletcher called Wrecktangles. These large sculptures have been made from the surfboards ridden — and broken — by the greatest contemporary surfers at the Banzai Pipeline in Hawaii. The board theme recurs in the Wall of Disaster series, which feature masses of skateboards mounted to the wall in anarchic accumulations. Similar to their surfboard counterparts, they form a cacophony of logos and images. Read More

 

Change Your Mind, Change Your Body

 

YOUR EDITOR FEELING THOSE SUMMER VIBES!

 
Elite athletes eat to fuel their bodies for optimal performance and inherently understand the concept that food is fuel. They generally don’t eat something just because it tastes good. They train their bodies like machines, and are not putting bad gas in the tank. Many of the rest of us, however, have gotten away from this basic concept. TV commercials tantalize with images of irresistible fat, sugar, and calorie-laden foods. We order what is most delicious on the menu. We fuel our mouths, but not our bodies.

Wouldn’t it be amazing if we all had the performance driven motivation of these athletes? What if it were effortless? For those trying to lose weight, it’s generally thought to be a matter of willpower to resist those foods that have put on the pounds. But what if those foods had no appeal, because not eating them felt so much better that eating them?

I recently shifted to a Paleo diet, which includes meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, and nuts — but no dairy and no grains. That means no bread, which I would have considered impossible a few months ago. But when replaced with delicious and satiating healthy fats like nuts, avocado, and coconut, the temptation has kind of disappeared — especially when my body has leaned out using its fat stores instead of sugar for fuel. Read More

 

5 Simple Fixes!

 

 

Training hard and not seeing the results you want? Got an event coming up and a dress you wanna rock? Been carrying around some extra lbs. and finally ready to drop them? We want to help! Yes, exercise is critical to having the body you want, but diet is just as important, and sometimes 5 simple fixes is all it takes. I found that out with the help of our STYLE OF SPORT contributing nutrition editor, Sarah Wragge, and you can too!

Thinking I ate pretty clean, but wondering why my stomach had the jiggles despite daily exercise, I asked Sarah to take a look at my diet. Our in-demand holistic nutritionist has a packed roster of clients she has helped to attain their fitness goals. Expecting a pat on the back for my diet, instead I got, “OMG… you eat so much sugar!”

“What??” I replied. Unbeknownst to me, what I thought was my healthy fruit and rice cake snacking was like sugar dosing and carbo loading all day. With some simple substitutions like adding more healthy fats such as avocado and nuts; swapping dairy for plant based alternatives like almond milk and coconut yogurt; and replacing my fruit dessert with dark chocolate (yes!), those abs I worked so hard for started to pop — and with no feeling of deprivation because I was eating satiating and nutritious foods.

NOW IT’S YOUR TURN! We are offering 2 lucky readers the chance to have Sarah make over their diets with 5 simple fixes. All you’ve got to do is sign up and enter to win! The deadline is July 28th. Winners will be selected at random, and announced July 30th. Good luck!

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Stadium Goods x Sotheby’s

 

NIKE WAFFLE RACING FLAT MOON SHOE (circa 1972)… $437,500!

July 23, UPDATE: Canadian entrepreneur and investor Miles Nadal scooped up all 41 of the 41 lots, totaling 100 pairs shoes. Initially he passed on the Nike Moon Shoe, purchasing all the others for $850,000, but then grabbed the final pair for a record setting $437,500 – well above the pre-sale estimate of $160,000. The 61-year-old Nadal Nadal plans to display the entire collection at his private museum in Toronto.

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Coming off the success of its skateboard auction earlier this year, 20 Years of Supreme, Sotheby’s has partnered with another hypebeast brand in the upcoming auction, Stadium Goods: The Ultimate Sneaker Collection Online.

Stadium Goods is recognized as the world’s premier marketplace for the coveted sneakers that have become valuable collector’s items. From genre-defining collaborations with the most famous athletes, artists, and musicians, the culture of sneaker style has exploded into a worldwide phenomenon, and this first of its kind auction will feature the rarest of the rare.

The highlights (and most expensive) of the auction are considered to be the self-lacing 2016 Nike Mag Back To The Future, estimated to go for $50,000-80,000. This once-fictional sneaker worn by Marty McFly in Back To the Future Part 2 is one of only 89 pairs that were produced. From the most sought-after collection in recent years, there is the Travis Scott x Air Jordan 4 Friends & Family Collection, estimated at $45,000-60,000, that features five rare pairs designed by the multi-platinum rapper. Read More

 

Paddle For Pink

 

 

TEAM SOS AT THE HAMPTONS PADDLE FOR PINK

On Saturday, August 3rd, the 8th annual Hamptons Paddle for Pink took place in Sag Harbor, NY. The donations raised by paddlers in this Stand Up Paddleboard race went to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), which is dedicated to ending that diagnosis of breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. Founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993, BCRF funded research has played a critical role in every major breakthrough in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survival.

The Hamptons Paddle for Pink was founded by Maria Baum — a Sag Harbor resident, mother of four, and breast cancer survivor. Maria is an investor and entrepreneur who created Tutto Il Giorno and Dopo La Spiaggia restaurants, as well as Splash Mixers, following a successful career as a derivatives trader on Wall Street. Maria discovered Stand Up Paddleboarding shortly after being diagnosed with breast cancer and found it to be a therapeutic outlet during her treatment and subsequent recovery. Read More

 

Team Sunscreen

 

At the height of the summer season, be sure to keep skin protected from those damaging rays with these all-natural and eco-friendly sunscreens made for your active and sporty lifestyle. Sprays, oils, sticks, and creams — pick your preference to keep summer sun from spoiling your summer fun!

 
FROM LEFT, COLUMN 1: BARE REPUBLIC MINERAL SPRAY SUNSCREEN. Coco-Mango, Citrus Cooler, Vanilla-Coco… these are just a few the scrumptious scents of Bare Republics Mineral Spay Suncreens. Perfect for outdoor water sports, this ultra-clean SPF 30 sunscreen spray offers a layer of zinc oxide broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection, enhanced with antioxidant-rich hydrators including grape, raspberry, and carrot seed oils.

SKINNIES SUNGEL. A little dab will do you — in fact, a pea size blob. Skinnies Sungel is a concentrated soft spreadable gel that easily rubs in instant UVA/UVB protection. Water-resistant up to 80 minutes.

COLUMN 2: JUICE BEAUTY SPORT SUNSCREEN. Water-resistant up to 80 minutes, this mineral zinc, SPF 30 broad spectrum sun protection is made especially for the active outdoor lifestyle. Organic coconut, aloe, and jojoba provide antioxidant-rich hydration, with vitamins C and E to feed the skin essential nutrients.

RAW ELEMENTS FACE STICK. Made from certified all-natural ingredients, Raw Elements provides SPF 30 UVA/UVB true broad spectrum protection in a performance driven sunscreen. Water resistant beyond 80 minutes, it’s packed with active antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and extracts that continue protecting your skin even after sun exposure. Read More

 

Lateral Objects

 

 

Production designer Stefan Beckman is highly sought-after by the world’s most prominent fashion brands, creating the sets and stages for such designers as Louis Vuitton, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, Coach, Tommy Hilfiger, and Bottega Veneta – just to name a few. Of note as well are his installations for adidas at Hypefest and ComplexCon — in addition to his editorial work for such publications as Vogue Italia, W, Love, and Interview.

Stefan’s latest project is one of his own creation, a home design line called Lateral Objects, which he has launched just in time for summer with a line of vibrant and sporty beach towels. It is just the first product in a series of home objects soon to come that will include beach umbrellas, glassware, trays, candles, matches, games, and more.

We caught up with Stefan to find out about his inspiration for Lateral Objects, as well as the hot summer pop-up he has curated, Heatwave, now open at Barney’s.

STYLE OF SPORT: How did Lateral Objects come to be?

STEFAN BECKMAN: I’ve always loved home design — furniture and accessories. I used to have a store in Soho called Property, and it just seemed like a natural thing for me to do. I love to challenge myself, and a lot of times I’ll take on projects I’ve never done. Maybe it works, maybe it doesn’t, but at least I’ve tried. I think the idea for the line is similar. It’s a broad category. I plan to do furniture and accessories, but if there is something interesting and inspiring to me, I can just do it.  Read More

 

Independence Play

 

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Patriotic for the Fourth of July, and with great everyday style…

here are our red, white, and blue favorites you’ll be sporting all summer long!

 

CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT:MARYSIA SAGPONACK GINGHAM TWIST-FRONT BIKINI TOP $183 + BIKINI BRIEFS $160. Pale blue, dark blue and red gingham imbues this retro style bikini with a nostalgic mood.

RASTACLAT x CHAMPION BRACELET $17.95. For just a hit of red, white, and blue — it comes in all three — this braided shoelace bracelet from Rastaclat and Champion does it with a sporty twist.

PUMA CALI RWB $80. July 4th ready, but cool all summer long, the updated classic white Puma Cali features bright color accents on its new stacked sole.

US WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM SOCCER JERSEY $194.95. Keep the celebration of the US Women’s National Soccer Team 2019 World Cup championship going with an official replication of your favorite player’s jersey – or customize with your own name!

PERFECT MOMENT CONTRAST PRINT LEGGINGS $110. Designed with fashion, form, and function in mind, these Perfect Moment leggings are crafted from supportive stretch fabric, topped with a comfortable high-rise waistband, and printed with red and white chevron stripes for all day style this 4th!  Read More

 

Home Run Jersey

 

 

BABE RUTH NEW YORK YANKEES ROAD JERSEY c.1928-30.

Babe Ruth is still breaking records. A New York Yankees jersey worn by the baseball legend sold at auction last Saturday for a record-breaking $5.64 million, making it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever. Hunt Auctions partnered with Babe Ruth’s family, along with select additions from other collections, to offer the largest assemblage of over 400 personal items and artifacts ever auctioned.

The previous record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia sold was set by another Babe Ruth jersey from 1920, which went for $4,415,658. What made this jersey so special and rare was the fact it was the only time in franchise history when “Yankees” appeared on the front of a road uniform.
 


 
“The legacy and significance of Babe Ruth to the game of baseball and American popular culture is unmatched by any other figure in the history of this country,” president of Hunt Auctions David Hunt said in a statement. “While the record-setting prices attained today are certainly astonishing I am not surprised at all given the incredible materials and the mythical status the Babe holds in the history of this country.”

 

Fun in the Sun

 

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The beach cruiser, flip flops, board shorts, and more…

Summer 2019 is officially in session, and we’ve got all your essentials right here!

 
ROW 1: BENNO UPRIGHT LADIES 7D CRUISER $499. A cruiser bike with style for miles, the Benno Upright 7 Speed is your summer ride along the beach or round the hood! RAW ELEMENTS LIP PACK $15. Pink Lip Shimmer 30+, Lip Rescue 30+, Herbal Rescue Lip Balm – keep summer lips lusciously protected with this Raw Elements 3 pack of favorites.

ROW 2:BIRDWELL BEACH BRITCHES $79. These original board shorts are a summer classic, and now come in vast assortment of styles and colors for guys and girls. WFAN WEARABLE FAN $35. Keep cool anytime with this wearable fan. It sits comfortably around your neck, and with 3 speeds, provides a constant cooling breeze on the hottest of days. EEGO FLIP FLOPS $30. They may look like regular flip flops, but Eego flip flops are anatomically designed with a patented arch and heel for all day comfort and support – plus they come in a range of fun summer colors! Read More

 

Haute Boat Totes

 

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Ruggedly designed to carry all your daily essentials – gym, seaside, or office related – these 12 totes go from beach to town with chic functional style anywhere you sport them! 

ROW 1: OFF-WHITE C/O VIRGIL ABLOH CANVAS TOTE BAG now $639; BARNEY’S NEW YORK FRAYED TOTE BAG $175; L.L.BEAN LARGE BOAT & TOTE $34.95; ROW 2: FILSON LARGE GRAB N’ GO TOTE $150; COMMES DES GARCONS LARGE POLY TOTE now $99PUEBCO LARGE LABOUR TOTE BAG $45; ROW 3: RUE DE VERNEUIL CALDER COTTON CANVAS TOTE BAG $275; BANANA REPUBLIC LARGE TOTE BAG $59.50; HENDER SCHEME FUNCTIONAL TOTE BAG $405; ROW 4: ORLEBAR BROWN HOADLY CANVAS TOTE $295OPENING CEREMONY CHINATOWN TOTE now $31; BROOKS BROTHER CANVAS LEATHER TRIMMED TOTE BAG now $118.80

 

Sport Rx for Work & Play

 

 

Top rated sport eyewear brand and one of our favorites, Roka, recently launched their Rx line offering the same performance features and style in prescription frames as their sunglasses. Picking up on the Warby Parker model, now you can order up to four pairs of frames with Roka Home Try-On, and hang on them for a week. Glasses come with a pre-paid return label.

Super lightweight and durable, Roka prescription glasses come with the same anti-reflective, anti-scratch, anti-fog, and anti-grease coatings for which their sunglasses are known. With bendable titanium core wires to lock down fit, and their patented GEKO™ retention system, glasses stay in place no matter how sweaty you get and or how much you bounce around.

With 12 styles and multiple frame material options, just upload your prescription and voila — now you can look sporty and cool at the office or gym as you do on your bike or the tennis court!

 

Happy Father’s Day!

 

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For that surf, golf, fishing, baseball, and all-around sport loving Dad…

we’ve got the perfect gift!

 

LEFT COLUMN: PAUL SMITH SPORTS STRIPE RIBBED SOCKS $21. These fun and sporty striped socks are available in 6 different combos of Dad’s favorite colors. TAG HEUER CONNECTED GOLF EDITION $1850. The ultimate sports watch for golfers, with a glance at your wrist or smartphone app TAG Heuer Golf tells the distance to the green, tracks the score and analyzes more than 39,000 courses worldwide with incredible 3D mapping! BASEBALL DARTBOARD $120. Combining the thrill of baseball with the fun of darts, this stadium-inspired dartboard will hit the bull’s eye with any baseball buff.

CENTER COLUMN: CALIFORNIA COWBOY MEN’S HIGH WATER SHIRT $135. Not your ordinary Hawaiian shirt, this one features a water-absorbent terry-cloth lining, plus special pockets for your phone and a frosty beverage. Available in an assortment of fun summer prints! WELLEN ’66 STRETCH BOARD SHORTS $58. Combine the vibe of the original boardshorts from the ‘60s with modern day performance and you get the Stretch ‘66 Boardshort. The soft-washed fabric feels great and looks cool in 3 sun-faded colorways. OLUKAI LEATHER SANDALS $80-150. Chilling at the beach or out on a summer night, OluKai leather sandals offer superior comfort and fit in a timeless design inspired by age-old Polynesian tradition and craftsmanship.

RIGHT COLUMN: COAST HP7R RECHARGEABLE FLASHLIGHT $99. Coast manufactures professional grade flashlights, backed by a lifetime warranty. The HP7R combines their Long Range Optic System with Slide Focus in a lightweight aluminum body available in a variety of colors. With high, strobe, and low modes, it is adaptable to any task – and harnesses either alkaline or lithium power, rechargeable via a micro USB. ORVIS ANGLERS PINT GLASS $19.95. Perfect for any fisherman, each Orvis beer tumbler features a colorful fish illustration flanked by an image of a fly rod and the name of each species. ROKA HALSEY SUNGLASSES $125. The Roka Halsey takes your classic Wayfarer design and turns it into a sport performance sunglass. Ultra-light with no slip fit, these stylish sunnies go from a training run to recovery fun!

 

The Nutrition Buzz: Intermittent Fasting

 

 
Last month we introduced Sarah Wragge, our contributing nutrition guru who we’ve brought on board to give us the real deal on the latest wellness and nutrition trends buzzing around the fitness universe. “Intermittent fasting” is the trend du jour, which both athletes and those looking to lose weight are integrating into their eating plan. 16:8, Eat Fast Eat, and 5:2 are just a few of the specific types of intermittent fasts which all refer to a schedule of how many hours or days you eat vs. don’t eat — or fast.

Although it’s not a diet per se — as intermittent fasting doesn’t refer to what you eat, but when you eat — the results can be quite dramatic for both sport performance and weight loss. Like all diets however, there is a right and a wrong way to do it. After hearing a friend say she was going to try intermittent fasting because she could eat whatever she wanted all day and then starve until noon (wrong!), I knew we had to get the facts straight for our readers — the pros, cons, and whether it’s right for you.

STYLE OF SPORT: What is intermittent fasting?

SARAH WRAGGE: Intermittent fasting is giving your body a break from food for a certain period of time. There a several different ways to do the fast. The most common is to stop eating at certain time and allow at least 12-16 hours before you eat again. Read More

 

The Sport of Pride

 


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The #PRIDE celebration runs all month long this June to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and a half-century of LGBTQIA+ liberation. This sporty collection of pays homage to the iconic rainbow flag created to stand as worldwide beacon of diversity, hope, and change – and still waves proud all these years later.

 
CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: CALVIN KLEIN PRIDE COTTON UNLINED BRALETTE $16.80. From the Calvin Klein pride collection comes this sporty cotton bra, shown here in heathered gray with rainbow stripes. More colors available. Check out the entire CK pride edit here.

NIKE BENASSI JDI BETRUE SLIDE $60. From the Nike BETRUE collection, the best-selling Nike Benassi JDI Slide is rendered with vibrant rainbow stripes for this special limited edition. Nike is proud to celebrate Pride month by supporting more than 20 organizations advancing the LGBTQIA+ community through grants administered by the Charities Aid Foundation of America.

PAUL SMITH & KASHIMAX ARTIST STRIPE AERO LEATHER SADDLE $295. This rainbow striped saddle is part of the Paul Smith Cycling collection. A passionate lifelong cyclist, Paul Smith offers a range of cycling gear including caps, helmets, jerseys, bike shorts, and even a set of cyclist cufflinks – all with his signature stripes.   Read More

 

White Walkers

 

 

adidas Originals has just launched the Home of Classics collection, bringing together 10 iconic court-inspired silhouettes, both archival and contemporary, to pay tribute to its lineage of classic white leather sneakers. Celebrating the brand’s most popular models, Home of Classics is led by the Stan Smith, Superstar 80s, and Continental 80 that have transcended cultures and generations to go from performance athletic shoes to coveted fashion sneakers. The lineup also features the Supercourt, Torsion Comp, S.C. Premiere, Nizza RF, Rivalry L0, and A.R. Trainer. 

 

STAN SMITH, THE MAN; STAN SMITH, THE BOOK

 

Highlighting a few of the models, the Stan Smith is perhaps the world’s most recognized tennis shoe, first released in 1973 and worn by the tennis legend namesake. The recently reissued Continental 80 was first designed in France in 1986 and remixes heritage with modern style in a tonal white on white colorway. The Superstar 80s represents 50 years of adidas court experience, taking numerous design cues from the archive and blending them into a new interpretation. The high-top 1975 basketball shoe Nizza Hi RF has been adopted by skateboarding culture and now features an essential vulcanized rubber sole.

Viewed as a whole, Home of Classics is a retrospective of some of adidas Originals’ most influential designs, and a testament to the timelessness of these sneakers. The collection is now available in store and online at adidas.com.

 

Cool Summer Whites

 

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From sporting goods to sporty wear…

we kick off the summer 2019 season with the coolest summer whites!

 

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ROW 1: DIOR X BOGARDE BMX BIKE. The third collaboration between Dior and Bogarde bicycles is getting set to drop just in time for summer. Rendered in a crisp white for this iteration, the previous collaborations included a chrome and gold edition. Stay tuned for more info! CLOSCA FOLDING BICYCLE HELMET $139. Pop it up and go! When folded the Closca’s volume is reduced by 50% and it becomes flat for easy portability.

ROW 2: CHANEL J12 $5700. As chic as a chronograph watch can get, crafted from white gloss ceramic and steel, the new Chanel J12 is the coveted watch this summer. YETI TUNDRA HAUL WHEELED COOLER $400. If it’s possible for a cooler to be an object of desire, Yeti coolers are! Unrivaled in insulation and rugged durability, the Tundra Haul shown here can hold up to 45 cans and keep em’ cold, with ease of portability on wheels. MARINE SERRE APPLIQUE PATCH MOIRE JACKET $2347. Marine Serre’s ivory-white jacket is Italian-crafted from moire and features multiple speedway inspired appliqué patches.  Read More

 

Spring Trainers

 

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Enjoy the ride! These top trainers give as good as they get –
absorbing impact on landing with propulsion on takeoff for a smooth and comfortable run every step of the way!

 

LEFT COLUMN: BROOKS LAUNCH 6 $100. Combining the speed of a racing flat with the cushion and durability of a trainer, the light and springy Brooks Launch 6 is a versatile shoe for race or training days. Now with additional foam under the forefoot and a one-piece mesh upper, the Brooks Launch 6 offers even more comfort, breathability, and performance all in one trainer.

HOKA ONE ONE MACH 2 $140. The Hoka Mach 2 is not just for comfort but performance too. Ultralight, this shoe is as fast as lightning and designed to push to the limit. The Mach 2 features a PROFLY™ midsole that provides maximum cushion in a thinner profile for a resilient and super responsive ride, while a breathable mesh upper offers a comfortable fit.

ADIDAS ULTRABOOST 19 $180. The Ultraboost 19 Boost features adidas’s most responsive cushioning yet with incredible energy return. Primeknit upper wraps the foot with an engineered fit, and torsion spring integrated into the midsole provides added support during landing and propulsion at toe-off. Read More

 

Turbo Tots!

 

 
My sister sent me this Facebook video last week. 6 little girls in motocross helmets were lined up on tiny bicycles behind the starting gate of a race. The clock counted down, gate dropped, and like bullets they took off, with one girl quickly surging to an early lead. Wearing pink leggings and a skirt, her pigtails streaming behind under her helmet, she and the other girls sprinted the straightaways and slid around turns — running, not pedaling, on what are known as balance bikes. My jaw dropped open as I watched them cross the finish line, and I found myself replaying it – again, and again, and again.

Forget training wheels. Balance bikes have become the new way to teach your kid how to ride a bike – and get into competitive racing! Pushing with their feet, balance bikes are pedal-less and low enough to the ground so that kids gain confidence learning how to coast – and balance – on two wheels before they graduate to pedals. Strider has become the biggest selling manufacturer of these balance bikes with over 1.6 million bikes sold and distributed in over 75 countries.

The Strider Cup World Championship and racing series are held across the US and all over the world. With both competitive and non-competitive events, Strider bike races are created to be fun and positive experiences for the entire family. With 2-and-under, 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-year-old classes – it’s huge! And as I watched these little girls haul ass around that track, all I could think was ‘Where was this when I was growing up?’

 

The Sweat Ball!

 

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Last week’s Met Ball gave us fashion “camp” inspired by the new exhibit

at The Costume Institute. We’re not talking tents and trails here, but glam gone wild — playful, irreverent, and a little tongue in cheek. With that theme in mind, we give you the Sweat Ball!

 

LEFT COLUMN: ADIDAS x FIORUCCI STRIPE CROP TEE $60. From the adidas x Fiorucci collection comes this cropped stripe tee, offset with adidas 3-Stripes on the shoulders. ADIDAS ORIGINALS IRIDESCENT WAIST PACK $35. This sporty fanny pack gets glam with its glossy iridescent finish. SUKISHUFU SUKI LEATHERBACK ZEBRA VELVET LEGGINGS $125. Werk your workout in these zebra velvet performance leggings with faux leather details designed to wear like a second skin. CONVERSE X JW ANDERSON GLITTER CHUCK 70 HIGH TOP $140. All that glitters is sporty too! Get your game on in these classic high-top Chucks all sparkly in this fun JW Anderson collection for Converse.

CENTER COLUMN: From the pink carpet… Serena Williams showed us glam sport at the Met Gala working her neon Versace gown with a matching pair of Off-White x Nike Air Force 1 “Volt” sneakers! Available at Stadium Goods and StockX. GUCCI TENNIS SWEATSHIRT $1400. This oversized Gucci cotton chenille tennis sweatshirt makes a fashion statement on or off the court. TORY SPORT FAIRWAY PERFORMANCE VISOR $48. Tee off in this fun golf visor that features playful golf illustrations perfect for any sporty locale. VETEMENTS x OAKLEY SPIKES 200 SUNGLASSES $875. Vetements collides with Oakley to give the iconic Radar an radical new look punked out with metal spikes. Available in blue as well.

RIGHT COLUMN: PRADA NEW VELA STUD EMBELLISHED BACKPACK $1550. Royal blue with red leather accents, camp gets camp with this stud-trimmed Prada rucksack. KAPPA SOCCER BALL $52. Shoot and score with this soccer ball embellished with Kappa’s naked ladies logo motif! BALMAIN SUNSET PRINT SWIMSUIT $715. Have some fun in the sun in this Balmain swimsuit with its 80’s style graphics and scenic ocean print.

 

Happy Sporty Mother’s Day!

 

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For that fit and active Mom, we’ve got the perfect workout

essentials and gifts she’s sure to love this Mother’s Day!

 

LEFT COLUMN: CHAMPION REVERSE WEAVE HOODIE BACKPACK $90. Everyone’s favorite hoodie has been transformed into a backpack — it’s even got a tuck-away hood! With an internal laptop sleeve as well, it’s perfect for toting daily essentials and more. Available in black too. LORD JONES CBD DARK CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO CHEWS $30. How about some chocolates for Mom with a little something extra? She’s earned them! These Dark Chocolate Espresso Chews are infused with 20mg of the finest broad spectrum hemp-derived, non-psychoactive CBD for a dose of calm and well-being this Mother’s Day. CAFE DU CYCLISTE TOILE DU JOUY CYCLING JERSEY $169. A performance cycling jersey in a toile print? Only for the chicest of cyclists! Classic cycling cap available too. BINDLE BOTTLE $39. More than a water bottle, the 24oz Bindle Bottle is your stash pocket too! Integrated storage compartment on the bottom holds keys, wallet, and other essentials. Read More

 

Not Your Father’s Sports Mag

 

 

A new breed of sport magazine has hit the newsstands. These bespoke publications are not the product of a big media conglomerate, but published by and tailored to those passionate fans who want a different point of view than your typical sports magazine. With an artful approach, bold yet unconventional photography, and words spoken softly over the roar — each of these delivers those stories that often go untold with a journalistic and visual appeal that transcends the sport itself. Read More

 

Earth Day Every Day

 

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Earthy blends of khakis, greens, and browns are

your colors for spring. From trail to street, make Earth Day every day

in looks inspired by the great outdoors.

 
LEFT COLUMN:SACAI SPRING 2019. Gone fishin’! Down the Sacai runway for Spring 2019 strutted looks straight off the rivers and trails. Shown here Khaki Lace Zipper Vest $1480. GANNI TECH FABRIC BACKPACK $270. Trekking inspired, this oversized khaki backpack is crafted from a technical shell with a playful array of pockets, neon drawstrings and interior, and detachable carabiner.

CENTER COLUMN: LUMINOX ATACAMA 1900 AUTOMATIC FIELD WATCH $890. Luminox Swiss watches are made for the rigors of the outdoors with cool sporty style for town. All feature signature lume glow in the dark. L.L.BEAN x FLOWFOLD SMALL BATCH BOOTS $139. L.L.Bean has partnered with fellow Maine gear-maker Flowfold on these exclusive 6″ Bean Boots, known for their rugged sailcloth fabric that’s exceptionally waterproof and strong. On those wet and muddy spring days, these are your perfect boots! Read More

 

Daniel Arsham: Sport Relics

 

CRYSTAL RELIC 001

Released earlier this month was Daniel Arsham’s Crystal Relic 001 Yankees Cap, a limited edition of 500. Inspired by 18th century archeological objects made of crystal, this to-scale cast resin replica follows two earlier Yankees baseball cap editions created by Arsham in 2016.

Arsham is one of the most prominent and influential contemporary artists whose editions sell out within moments of their release. With a cult-like following, new editions from this artist garner a buzz similar to a hot sneaker drop, and often from a similar demographic. Read More

 

The Buzz: Could Too Much Exercise Make You Fat?

 

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Keto diet, 10 Day Challenge, Celery Juice… it seems like everyday a new nutrition trend takes the wellness scene by storm. Some of it’s legit and some it’s BS, but we wanted to get the scoop on all to share with our readers. Meet Sarah Wragge, our nutrition wiz, who every month is going to give us the real deal on a variety of different health trends.

Sarah Wragge is a holistic nutritionist and wellness coach who has lived on both sides of the health spectrum. After a 15-year career in advertising, Sarah found herself fed up with steak and martini dinners, and feeling worn out. Having always been drawn towards wellness and nutrition, she ditched the corporate life and decided to make her passion her career — with a particular focus on designing health and nutrition regimens for those same busy execs. What we love is her practical approach to integrating wellness into real life.

One of the buzziest nutrition topics you hear about right now is “over-exercise”. The fitness obsessed — or you might say addicted — daily doubling on SoulCycle classes, going from a cardio to a strength class, working out every day with no rest days off (guilty, as charged). And yet, many of these people are not losing weight. In fact they find the opposite. “I don’t understand… I’m eating so well”, they say, “Why am I getting fat?” Read More

 

Gerry Cranham: Simply The Best

 

TEA WITH MUHAMMAD ALI, 1965

 

WATER JUMP, SANDOWN PARK, ESHER, c.1970s

 

GOALKEEPER JOHN HOLLOWBREAD, WHITE HART LANE, LONDON, 1964

 

Gerry Cranham: Simply The Best is currently on display at the Michael Hoppen Gallery in London. Now in his 90th year, the work of this British sport photographer defined the genre with pictures that were both intimate and action-packed, capturing the exhilaration and humanity of his sporting subjects.

Over the course of a career which spanned half a century, the range and variety of his sport images cemented Cranham’s reputation as a tireless innovator. Though his reputation rests on his legendary sports images, he also recorded some of the 20th Century’s most dramatic historical and cultural moments, from documenting the funeral of JFK to photographing Steve McQueen at the height of his celebrity. Read More

 

Spring Training

 

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Fun spring essentials to get you pumped to crush

those runs, rides, swims — and all your training sessions!

 
ROW 1: NIKE FREE RN 5.0 $100. An ideal trainer for runs up to 3 miles, this stretch mesh running shoe is light as a feather with second skin comfort.THE NORTH FACE WOMENS FLIGHT JACKET $160. This ultralight, water-resistant, and windproof hooded running shell packs down nothing for an extra layer of weather protection whenever you need it.SPEEDO BULLET HEAD SNORKEL $29. Designed for swim training when you want to zone in on form, this minimalist tear-drop shaped snorkel is engineered for stability and hydrodynamic performance. Smaller tube opening improves lung capacity by reducing air flow.

ROW 2: QUE BOTTLE $24.95. Stay hydrated anytime of day, with the Que collapsible water bottle. Available in all sorts of fun colors, lightweight and compact, Que bottles are BPA and plastic-free constructed from food-grade silicone. SMITH TRACE BICYCLE HELMET $250. The new low profile Smith Trace helmet offers the pinnacle in protection and performance. Koroyd® construction absorbs more impact than traditional materials, while increasing airflow and reducing overall weight. The MIPS system adds extra protection against rotational forces from angled falls. SPIRITUAL GANGSTER 7/8 HW LEGGING $118. Cheerful rainbow striped leggings bring a little playful fun to any workout. Read More

 

Haute Feet

 

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From Gucci to Prada to Miu Miu, designers (left) found inspiration

for their summer sandals in the functional footwear of the great outdoors (right). Fashion or sport, all are equally stylish, but we’re kind of prone towards

the originals — which are easier on the wallet too!

 

DESIGNER (LEFT): GUCCI LEATHER AND MESH SANDAL $890; MIU MIU STRAPPY SANDALS $650 CHLOÉ SONNIE CANVAS, MESH, AND SUEDE SANDALS $620; PRADA COUDBURST TECHNICAL KNIT SANDALS $650

SPORT (RIGHT): KEEN NEWPORT SANDALS $99.95; ADIDAS ADILETTE SANDALS $40; ECCO SPORT YUCATAN SANDAL $135; TEVA HURRICANE DRIFT $40

 

Strtchd & Lymbr

 

 

Stretching went Hollywood on Showtime’s Billions last Sunday when a mysterious blond showed up at finance tycoon Bobby Axelrod’s penthouse. We assumed she was there to provide some sort of service, but surprised to find out what it was. When U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades walks in on them and comments, “Here you are dry as a bone after a workout,”Ace replies, “No workout. Kelly just stretches me. She’s the best in the city.” Later in the episode, she would be seen stretching Rhoades.

While having a personal stretcher may be the new luxury for billionaires where once a masseuse’s hands would be, stretching — or getting stretched — has become one of the newest wellness trends to go mainstream with boutique stretching studios popping up across the country. In New York City, you’ve got Stretchd, Racked, and Lymbr — the latter with multiple bi-coastal locations. Nationwide there is Stretch Zone and StretchLab. Read More

 

The E-Fleet Band

 

FARADAY CORTLAND $2499

 

Electric bikes, or “e-bikes”, have become one of the most popular categories of bicycles for both fun and commuting, opening the road up to many who might not have previously considered cycling as their mode of recreation or transport before. We’re talking “pedal assist” here, not those motorized bikes your take-out gets delivered on that require no pedaling at all. For those times when you need an extra boost of power while riding, and don’t want to break a sweat — say up a hill on your way to work — the e-bike is the way to go.

In the US, there are three classes of e-bikes defined by the speed and type of power assist. Class 1 bikes have a motor (max 750w) that assists while you’re pedaling and maxes out at 20 mph. Class 3 can assist up to 28 mph. Both are allowed in most states and cities without requiring a license. Class 2 models have throttles that don’t require pedaling in order to get a boost. The miles before recharging, or range of the bike, is determined by how much assist you use.

Most big name cycling companies now offer a class 1 e-bike option, as well many design-oriented bespoke brands, and even urban bike-sharing systems like Citibike have added e-bikes to their fleet. I rode an electric Citibike home from work earlier this week (they’re hard to find!), zipping up Madison Avenue in no time with a “I’m having a blast” look on my face. Even the taxi drivers were smiling at me. Read More

 

9 Best Hoop Flix!

 

 

Forget those NCAA brackets, everyone is a winner here!

As March Madness sweeps the nation, we present the best basketball movies

you don’t even need to be a hoops fan to love.

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HOOSIERS 1986 (above)

One of the all time great sports films, Hoosiers is a classic tale of redemption. Starring Gene Hackman as the volatile coach, and Dennis Hopper as a former star player-turned alcoholic, they lead a small-town basketball team on an improbable run to the Indiana high school championship game. Inspired by the true story Milan Indians’ state title of 1954, the film was nominated for two Oscars. Read More

 

Game of Thrones x Adidas

 

 

Game of Thrones and sneaker fans rejoice! Ahead of the eighth and final season of the popular HBO series, adidas Running has launched a collection of limited-edition Ultraboost running shoes, each inspired by the noble families and warring factions of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond The Wall.

Six styles in all, adidas has reimagined the iconic houses and characters of Westeros in sneaker form. Each features a unique design and color palette created to represent the characteristics, colors, and details of the heroes and villains to which they refer. Details include their faction’s sigil on the tongue and motto on the heel tag.

Each shoe in the collection features signature BOOST midsole technology for unlimited energy return, a Primeknit upper for lightweight performance, and the iconic heel counter for adaptability and support. The adidas x Game of Thrones Ultraboost silhouettes fuse performance-oriented footwear technology with a visual aesthetic that celebrates the pop cultural phenomenon the show has become.

The limited-edition adidas x Game of Thrones Ultraboost will be available March 22nd for $180 at adidas.com.

 

Go With The Flo

 

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Flo-rescent that is! At the gym, on the beach, and hitting the street…

Spring heats up with these poppin’ neon pieces!

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LEFT COLUMN: MAISON MARGIELA COTTON OVERSIZED HOODIE $790. This oversized gray hoodie gets a blast of color trimmed at the pockets with neon yellow tape. MILLY SPRING 2019. Strutting down the Milly runway for Spring 2019 came look after look of head-turning neon styles available now on Milly.com. GUCCI PRINCETOWN FLORESCENT LEATHER SLIPPER $995. Neon pink, green and yellow — the trendy fur-lined Gucci mule gets even trendier for Spring presented in these florescent styles.

CENTER COLUMN: TREK FX 2 DISK $539. Training, commuting, or cruising for fun — the Trek FX 2 Disc is a versatile hybrid bike that can handle it all with its lightweight Alpha Gold Aluminum frame, 24 speeds, and disc brakes that stop on a dime. Great value for the price! TORY SPORT CONTRAST HEM MERINO SWEATER $298. This chunky knit vibrant orange merino wool will keep you warm and cozy to and fro the gym, with style to go all day long. DSQUARED2 PRINTED LOGO ONE-PIECE $230. From the label’s SS19 swimwear collection, this screamin’ pink one-piece has a deep back, square neck, and shoulder hugging straps for a sexy but sporty beach look!

RIGHT COLUMN: NIKE FLYKNIT INDY SPORTSBRA $70. Delivering stretch and support, the Nike Flyknit Indy Sports Bra takes its cue from Flyknit footwear, conforming to your shape in a single layer of soft fabric. Available in both florescent yellow and pink! SPLITS59 VENICE TIGHT $118. Exclusive to Bandier, these screamin’ orange leggings are sure to get attention at the gym, studio, and anywhere in between!

 

Women’s World Cup Heating Up

 

 

Today Nike unveiled 14 soccer kits that will take to the field this summer when the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in France. While the fans will be focusing on the style of the kits, the players will paying more attention to the fit on which Nike has working since the last Women’s World Cup. For the first time, these women’s soccer kits were made specifically for them, and are not simply scaled down versions of the men’s team kits.

Nike’s design team worked with team players from a variety of countries to find out firsthand what they were looking for in terms of fit. The players’ precise 4D measurements were captured in the Nike Sports Research Lab, including heat-mapping the areas of their bodies more prone to perspiration to ensure proper ventilation zones. While male soccer players like a slimmer fit, the women were more interested in comfort. They found a V-neck was preferable — not too deep, but with room to pull over a ponytail — and that sleeves needn’t be overly short to be considered feminine. Shorts shouln’t be baggy, but still accommodate those powerful soccer legs. 
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Pret-A-Sporter: Fall 2019

 

Rugby Rocker at ALEXANDER WANG ~ Moto Mama at BOTTEGA VENETA ~ Speedway Chic at MONSE ~ Tennis Blacks at BALMAIN

 

The Fall 2019 Ready-To-Wear Collections are officially a wrap and once

again it’s time for “PRET-A-SPORTER”, our semi-annual review of the sportiest looks from

the runways of New York, London, Milan and Paris…

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Shock Therapy

 

 

Imagine fitness in the future. You strap on a full body suit – a cross between motocross and scuba gear — equipped with electronic stimulation pads that pulsate and zap your muscles while you workout. Standing in one of 6 spotlights in a darkened room, you watch a screen with exercises to follow, as house music throbs, and a master trainer wirelessly controls how much electrical stimulation is given to each body part. In 30 minutes, a full body workout is delivered in what would have taken been 3 1/2 hours in the gym. Imagine fitness in the future is now.

Shock Therapy Fitness is the first workout to incorporate EMS training – or Electronic Muscle Stimulation – into a group fitness class. Those who have had physical therapy will be familiar with the “Stim” machine as part of their rehab, and EMS training has been popular in gyms throughout Europe for years. It was a company in Germany, Miha Bodytec, that first developed a full body EMS suit. Shock Therapy Fitness has created their own custom Powersuit™ that safely distributes electrical impulses simultaneously to all the major muscle groups throughout the workout for continuous full body training no matter which exercise is being performed. Over 300 muscle groups are activated in one 30-minute class, with 8 to 10 times more contractions than without EMS. Read More

 

Mix & Clash

 

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A clash of animal prints and acid colors, the 80’s and 90’s collide in

this sporty collection new for Spring. In the pool, at the gym, on the streets — anything goes if you’ve got game!

 

CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: AMIRI SLASH DISTRESSED COTTON T-SHIRT $325. Amiri designs tap into a mix of surf and skate style influenced by 80’s and 90’s punk and grunge, using luxe fabrics in a distressed style like this black tee. 

OAKLEY FROGSKINS LITE SNAPBACK $143. The iconic 80’s Oakley Frogskins are back with a vengeance in a wide assortment of styles and colors. Shown here are the semi-rimless, two-tone Frogskins Lite Snapback that were a 90’s favorite. 

NIKE ANIMAL PRINT SWOOSH CROP HOODIE $60. Available in black and red, this classic crop hoodie goes from health club to nightclub with its oversized graphic leopard swoosh.

KARL LAGERFELD K/NEON NYLON BELT BAG $175. Always in style and always on trend, Karl Lagerfeld gives us this iconic 90’s accessory, the fanny pack, in screaming 80’s neon.
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Alex Goes To Hollywood

 

ALEX HONNOLD

Climber Alex Honnold scaled new heights last night at the 91st Academy Awards as the film about his death-defying climb of El Capitan, Free Solo, took home the Oscar for Best Documentary. Honnold accepted the award with film makers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, appropriately attired in a tuxedo custom made for him by his sponsors at The North Face.

A one-of-a-kind bespoke piece, The North Face Black Series™ Custom Tuxedo combined the premium, modern aesthetic of the Black Series line, with classic suiting tailored for Honnold’s unique climbing physique. The look also featured a stretch cotton poplin shirt – a nod to Honnold’s lifestyle and The North Face performance heritage – along with a subtle tone-on-tone jacquard pocket square and bow tie reflecting the distinct aesthetic of the Black Series™.

The premium lifestyle collection of The North Face, Black Series is inspired by urban exploration and balances utility, modernity and hyper minimalism with the iconic brand’s heritage. Now if we could just see him climb El Capitan in that tuxedo!
 

 
Free Solo documents Honnold’s ascent of the freerider route of Yosemite’s El Capitan without the use of ropes or any other protective climbing gear. With no margin for error, and where a fall equals death, the film is an edge of your seat thriller from start to finish. For more about the Free Solo, read here: Rockstars.

 

You Glow Girl!

 
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Get those summertime vibes all-year long with beautiful skin that radiates and

glows. For the sporty girl on the go, these no-fuss beauty products are designed to bring out your best features — exfoliating, hydrating, and brightening dry

winter skin. You’ll look and feel like you just stepped off the beach —

even in a polar vortex!

 

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KORA ORGANICS NONI GLOW FACE BALM $38. This brilliant solid balm melts with a swipe into a super-nourishing face oil A combination of coconut oil, rose hip, calendula, and noni fruit extract — it can also be used in place of a highlighter for a dewy and radiant finish.

DRUNK ELEPHANT T.L.C. FRAMBOOS™ GLYCOLIC NIGHT SERUM $90. Go from a dull to luminous overnight with this high-tech night serum that resurfaces skin for a smoother and more radiant complexion. Formulated with an AHA/BHA blend including glycolic, citric, and salicylic acids, along with with raspberry extract, T.L.C. Framboos™ delivers an effective chemical exfoliation without harsh side effects like dryness or irritation.

YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE SUPERBERRY HYDRATE + GLOW OIL $44. This ultra-enriched, fast-absorbing face oil harnesses the nutrients of rare superberries and leaves skin velvety soft, hydrated, and glowing. Maqui, the most antioxidant dense fruit in the world, is combined with açaí, goji, and hydrating prickly pear for a potent antioxidant elixir. Read More

 

W.O.W! Working Out With Alysia Reiner

 

 

ALYSIA REINER, PATRICIA MORENO, YOUR EDITOR

Photos by Casey Steffens

Fans of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black know Alysia Reiner as the assistant prison warden, Natalie “Fig” Figueroa, one of those antagonistic characters you love to hate on a show. Though probably most recognized for this role, this busy actress and producer has a plethora of other current roles to her credit as well. Alysia stars as Sunny on the new F/X show Better Things; District Attorney Wendy Parks on How To Get Away With Murder; and Lilian Izikoff on Rosewood, just to name a few. She was also one of the stars and producers of the acclaimed 2016 Wall Street film Equity. Other television and film appearances are far too numerous to list, but reading her IMDb page, it kind of seems like she’s been in everything. And to top it all off, she just launched a new fashion line, Livari.

So how does this over-achieving actress, producer, designer, wife, and mother find the time to workout? For Alysia it’s a daily priority and has been since she was a teenager. We first met at SoulCycle, where she is a regular, but HIIT classes, yoga, and Patricia Moreno’s IntenSati are a part of her weekly fitness rotation – the latter to which she brought me for this installment of “W.O.W! Working out With”.
 


 

Patricia Moreno is a legendary instructor who has been on the forefront of the fitness industry since the late 1990’s. She started her career at the famed Jeff Martin Studio, and then made her home at Equinox for over 20 years. Patricia’s story deserves a feature in itself, but to share it succinctly, despite being one of the most popular, successful, and well-known fitness instructors, she struggled with her weight and an eating disorder her entire life. On every crazy diet from the age of 10, she became an expert at losing weight, but was never able to maintain it. It was in one devastating moment, outed for her weight gain by the producers of a morning television program on which she was the fitness expert, she realized if she was unable to succeed, how could anyone else? She made it her mission to figure out what was missing and how to create sustainable change.
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The 5-Minute Warm-Up

 

1. RUNNER’S STRETCH

For those tight quads and hip flexors, place right

knee at 90 degrees with left leg bent behind at 90 degrees.

Hold for 30 seconds, switch legs, and repeat.

 

Ngo Okafor is the owner and founder of Iconoclast Fitness in NYC who has transformed the physiques of such celebrities as Brooke Shields, Iman, Mariska Hargitay, and Kate Walsh among others. Before any workout, he focuses on limbering up the body to prevent injuries and get it ready to go. We asked him for a quick warm-up routine to share with our readers. Here are the 6 total body stretches no workout should start without!
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A Vonn Farewell

 

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Lindsey Vonn announced her retirement from skiing last week on Instagram in a post that read: “I have always pushed the limits of ski racing and it has allowed me to have amazing success but also dramatic crashes. My body is broken beyond repair and it isn’t letting me have the final season I dreamed of. My body is screaming at me to STOP and it’s time for me to listen”.

Vonn leaves the sport as the greatest female ski racer in history, but for this warrior who famously battled back time and time again from devastating injuries, this early exit not the ending she envisioned. When Vonn said this would be her final season, there was one more record she planned to break before she said farewell — most World Cup wins held by Ingemar Stenmark. And though that didn’t happen, he was there at finish line at her last race today to congratulate her on a storied career.

Coincidentally, another snow sport superstar, Chloe Kim, also announced she was retiring last week, but under polar opposite circumstances. The 2018 Gold Medalist in the Women’s Halfpipe, Kim was the face of the Pyeongchang Games last February. At 17 years old, not only did she live up to the Olympic hype and pressure to become the youngest woman to win a gold medal in the halfpipe, but she did it with unprecedented flair in a run that featured two back-to-back 1080-degree spins — a combination no other woman has ever done in a competition.
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Hot Stuff!

 

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For your Sporty Valentine…

a few red hot pieces they’re sure to love!

 
CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC FELT FEDORA $390. It’s giddy-up cowgirl in this sexy red hot fedora crafted in Italy from smooth rabbit felt.

ADIDAS WOMEN’S ORIGINALS STAN SMITH SNEAKERS $100. All shiny and red for Valentine’s, celebrate the love with these special edition patent leather Stan Smith sneakers that feature heart-shaped cutout in place of the perforated 3-Stripes.

RENOUN X TESLA SKIS. Sorry Tesla fans, but these skis are not for sale. This limited edition of 1 was specially made for Elon Musk by Renoun founder Cyrus Schenk, who has taken inspiration in his ground-breaking ski design from the innovations of the Tesla founder. Award-winning Renoun skis feature a Hyper Damping Technology™ that automatically adjusts the stiffness of the ski to changing terrain and conditions. This one-of-a kind pair was designed just for Musk in Tesla Red. Now that’s LOVE!

GSI OUTDOORS COMMUTER JAVA PRESS $22.95. Take your fresh-brewed to go with this commuter mug that doubles as a french press. Double-wall insulation keeps coffee piping hot (or super chilly if you prefer it iced) for hours, with a PlusFoam neoprene sleeve to protect hands.
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Superbowl Sunday’s Best Football Flicks

 

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (2004)

With the Super Bowl kicking off this Sunday we bring you this collection of the 10 Best Football Movies ever. Featuring some of Hollywood’s biggest stars like Tom Cruise, Sandra Bullock, Warren Beatty, Al Pacino, Denzel Washington, and Burt Reynolds — even people who who don’t like football will love these football flicks!

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Friday Night Lights (above) is the story of the Permian Panthers, a high-school football team in Texas, and their coach who strives to propel them to greatness through economic, racial, and emotional hardships. With Billy Bob Thornton as the coach, Tim McGraw as an abusive alcoholic father, and Derek Luke as the star running back whose season takes a heartbreaking turn — the film features epic performances that dramatize the single minded focus of a town on its high school football team and the toll it takes on its players. Read More

 

31 & Done Days of Digital Fitness!

 

 

The 31 Days of Digital Fitness are a officially a wrap! I went into this month having sampled just a few home workouts, and came out having tried them all! The digital fitness market has exploded with online workouts you can stream live or on demand; fitness apps that let you take those workouts to go; and high-tech interactive home gym equipment. Treadmill, barre, Peloton, rowing, HIIT, swimming, yoga, Pilates and more – all these workouts, led by the industry’s top fitness instructors, are now available for the sweating — any place and any time.

The best thing about all of these workouts is the convenience and variety. If you’re pressed for time, most offer classes or routines as short as 7 minutes, which can also be a supplement to your regular workout. Try quick Nike Training Club ab blast after SoulCycle or an AloMoves yoga stretch after a run. Ideal for travelers too, bring your favorite workout with you to do in the hotel gym or your room.

People always ask me at the end of these 31 Days features what my favorite workouts are. My usual reply is that it’s not really about me because we all like different things. I may hate barre class, but that doesn’t mean I don’t think it’s a great workout. I may love spinning, but a lot of people hate dancing on a bike. The beauty is there is something for everyone. The best exercise is the kind you do! Read More

 

Ski In Ski Art

 

 

CRANS

MARTIN PEIKERT (1901-1975)

50 x 35½ in. Estimate: £4,000-6,000 ($5,275-8,000)

 

Skier or not, the appeal of vintage ski posters goes beyond the sport to have made them valuable artworks. Originally designed as magazine advertisements to lure skiers to the resorts of the Alps and Rockies as early as the 1920’s, these stylized vignettes emote that timeless feeling of a day on the slopes. Once fledgling ski resorts such as St. Moritz and Gstaad hired some of the most influential poster artists of the 20th century, and a selection of these nostalgic gems are to be auctioned at Christie’s London as part of their Interiors Sale on January 29. These are the graphic artists and posters that gave skiing its groove… Read More

 

The All-Star Jersey

 

 

For the 2019 NHL All-Star Game tonight, the world’s best players on ice will be wearing hockey jerseys from the sea. Created in partnership with Parley For The Oceans, the adidas ADIZERO Authentic Pro x Parley jerseys are the first ever to be manufactured from Ocean Plastic™, a range of materials made from upcycled marine plastic debris.

Parley for the Oceans is a global network of creators, thinkers, and leaders of corporations, governments, and environmental groups that have come together to raise awareness for the beauty and fragility of the oceans, and collaborate on projects that can end their destruction. Adidas has been in partnership with Parley For The Oceans since 2015 to help address the major threat of pollution in our oceans from the proliferation of unrecycled plastic floating in the sea. An estimated 8 million metrics tons of plastic trash ends up in our oceans every year.  Read More

 

Down Under

 

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While winter has us in its grips up here, the weather is warm and sunny Down Under where we find our attention midway through the Australian Open. From the tennis kits of Nike and Adidas in their aquatic palettes of blues and greens, we take our inspiration from the colors of the sea and bring a little summer to you…

Clockwise top left: FREESTYLE WATCHES OCEAN RAMSEY COLLECTION. Last week a video of marine biologist Ocean Ramsey went viral, as she swam alongside a massive 20ft. great white shark. Freestyle watches has partnered with Ramsey in her efforts to raise awareness of conservation efforts for sharks around the world with the release of two limited edition Freestyle Shark watches, and making a $15,000 contribution to One Ocean Research, partially funded by a portion of proceeds from the Ocean Ramsey Signature Collection.

CAMPBELL BROTHERS 6’8 RUSS SHORT $875.  The three fin “Bonzer” was developed in the 1970’s, a design considered way ahead of its time. The Russ Short is still a go-to board that allows for “radical, performance oriented surfing without budging on stylistic excellency”. Read More

 

Supreme x Sotheby’s

 

 

 
On January 25th, Sotheby’s auctioned the only privately owned collection of every Supreme skate deck ever manufactured in the sale “20 Years of Supreme.” Spanning 20 years of production, the archive included all 248 decks created by Supreme from 1998–2018, passionately collected over decades by owner Ryan Fuller. Offered as a single lot, the collection sold for $800,000, purchased by a young Chinese collector named Carson Guo.

This landmark archive interweaves streetwear, luxury, art and skate culture. Established in 1994, Supreme began as a skateboarding and fashion shop in downtown NYC that has grown into a global brand with a massive cult-like following. Supreme started producing their own skateboards in 1998 and have collaborated with the most coveted brands over the last 20 years – most famously with Louis Vuitton. The complete Louis Vuitton Boite skateboard trunk with tool kit, trucks, and wheels was also included in the lot.

Supreme is equally known for their skateboard collaborations with such prominent artists as George Condo, Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Richard Prince, KAWS, Marilyn Minter, Nate Lowman, and Takashi Murakami, among others that are part of this collection.
 

CARSON GUO

Guo has not revealed too much about his plans for the collection, only to say they will go on view at a new creative shop and collaboration space he is opening in Vancouver in 2020. While this rare lot may be off the market now, many of these individual skateboard decks are also currently available at our partner site, GC/EDITIONS.

 

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Undulating colors blend the full

color spectrum on all your sporty essentials.

 
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: OFF-WHITE X AIR MAX 97 ‘MENTA’ from $750. If you missed that hot sneaker drop, the most coveted kicks can still be yours for a price from shops like Stadium Goods, StockX, and GOAT, where we found the OFF-WHITE x Air Max 97 ‘Menta’ – just one of the collaborations between Virgil Abloh and Nike they have available.

REEBOK YOGA HERO STRAPPY PADDED BRA $35. This patterned yoga sportbra brings ohm-bre to your daily practice. Best for medium-intensity workouts, it’s made with sweat-wicking fabric with mesh panels to keep you cool and dry throughout those sweat sessions.

ROXY JET SKI SE SNOW JACKET $189.95. This bold dip-dye gradient ski and snowboard jacket is the perfect match for your own hot style on the slopes. Waterproof and warm, with low bulk insulation, it features a removable cozy fur trim on the hood, and multiple pockets inside and out to stash all your snow essentials. Read More

 

Downhill Racer

 

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Sleek and colorful with the racer’s edge, this season’s ski jackets

offer the warmth you need and style you want – on and off the slopes. 

 

ROW 1: TEMPLA 10K NANO QUILTED DOWN JACKET $1758. Templa integrates innovative technology with its futuristic styles that are geared for alpine adventures. Made from breathable and water-resistant quilted-down, remove the snow skirt for wintry days in the city.

CAPRANEA MOON QUILTED DOWN JACKET $580. Capranea’s stylish technology is demonstrated in this lightweight tonal-striped down jacket, crafted from water-resistant and breathable down for ultra-warmth and comfort.

OBERMEYER JOULE DOWN JACKET $279. Fully insulated with 550-fill Power Allied Duck Down, the Joule is a warm and weatherproof jacket with special features like articulated sleeves, stretch inner cuffs, and soft fleece lined collar. Read More

 

31 Days of Digital Fitness!

 

 

Happy New Year and New Body… or Get Back The Old Body! If you’re like most of us December jingles left some January jiggles, but luckily there have never been so many workout choices to burn off those lingering lbs.

Every January we offer a month’s worth of options in what we call the 31 Days of Fitness. With the boom in at-home fitness offerings, from high-end interactive equipment to online fitness classes to workout apps — we’ve decided to make our 2019 theme the 31 Days of Digital Fitness. As usual, your fearless editor will be sampling a different workout every day and highlighting all the fun and effective ways to get all our 2018 bodies into 2019 shape. With classes you can stream anyplace and anytime, there are no excuses!

So here we go! Most all of these classes are offering free trials right now so why not join us and give one or two a try! For easy reference we’ve marked each workout with a 👍 or 👎, and color coded them for ONLINE, APP, or HOME GYM machine. If you’ve got Roku, Apple TV, or Google Chromecast, the workouts can be synced with your TV too.
 

January 1: CLASSPASS LIVE. After a New Year’s Day run this morning, I decided some strength training would be the perfect compliment to my cardio. I signed up for the Classpass Live trial offering unlimited classes free for 1 month. Classpass revolutionized the fitness industry with a subscription service that allows members to book and take thousands of different classes at the most popular fitness studios. Now those options are available at home streamed live or on demand from wide selection of Classpass’s own workouts, as well as classes from other studios. I opted for Full Body with Alex Redelico, a compact 35 minute workout with light weights that flew by and hit all the major muscle groups. Alex was the right mix of pep and push, and I’d take this class again – definitely if pressed for time!👍👍 Classpass Live is $19/month with free 1 month trial. Read More

 
 

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