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17 Ways To Be More Fit in 2017

Originally posted on PureWow. This is your year. The year you go to the gym every day, only eat monounsaturated fat and have a stomach so flat, people will openly weep when they see you in a bathing suit. OK, probably not. But here are 17 little things to do in 2017 for a fitter […]

Taking Your First Spin Class?

If you have never taken a spin class, the prospect can seem a little daunting. But we promise, you will never regret that first time you hop on the bike. To quell any fears, our amazing studio partner YAS Fitness, put together this great guide for first timers. And when you are ready to take […]

5 Benefits Of High Intensity Interval Training

Article originally appeared on Well + Good.  By Lisa Elaine Held Jordan Metzl, MD, is serious about high-intensity interval training. So much so that HIIT is becoming his go-to Rx. The New York City physician has been trying to build bridges between fitness and medicine for a while now, and with his new book, Dr. Jordan Metzl’s Workout Prescription, out […]

How To Set And Achieve Fitness Goals

According to SELF Magazine, there are a handful of best practices that can make all of the difference when thinking about the fitness milestones you want to reach. These tried and true tactics are rolled into the SMART Method, a goal-setting guide that trainers and professional athletes swear by. The SMART Method says that each […]

Put Your Balance To The Test At Sandbox Fitness

By Tamara Lapinskas If you are looking for something completely different to incorporate into your workout routine, you should check out the TRX class at Sandbox Fitness. It is a fun, energetic workout class that will give you a combined, full body strength training and cardio session. Lila, our instructor, was getting stuff ready when […]

How To Energize Your Morning With Meditation

For many of us, getting up in the morning is a struggle, and it can take hours to actually feel awake and engaged. So surely the last thing you would want to do in the morning is meditate? Not so, we discovered last week, when we dragged ourselves out of bed to head to a […]

5 Things You Should Never Do After A Workout

5 Things You Should Never Do After A Workout Story originally published on Well + Good.  Showing up for that spin class and pushing yourself through tough intervals is the most important aspect of your fitness regimen—but what you do afteryou sweat can have a major impact on how your body responds to the work […]

Open Sweat Co-Hosts #SweatToStopStigma Event

This past Saturday, during National Mental Health Awareness Week,  the Open Sweat team joined actress Kate Mansi to co-host a #SweatToStopStigma workout at YAS Fitness in Silverlake, CA. Kate has opted to ‘give up’ her last few birthdays to raise awareness and funds for a cause that resonates with her. This year, she chose to host an […]