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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 […]

Open Sweat Co-Hosts Mental Health Awareness Event

Last weekend, Open Sweat joined actress Kate Mansi and Genevieve Fish of The Know Collective to co-host our second #sweattostopstigma event, benefitting BringChange2Mind. The inspiring event, which aimed to increase awareness of mental health amongst women, was held in the beautiful Hyperslow studio on Fairfax, where guests took part in a 45-minute yoga class, led […]

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 […]

Don’t Give Up on Sleep

Originally posted on Vie 2 Cycling.  Work hard/play hard- right? It’s easy to think that getting enough sleep is a distant third in importance.  In fact, it’s vital.  Most of us need 7-9 hours of sleep to restore the body and mind.  The effects of too little sleep go beyond feeling tired.  Chronic sleep deprivation […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Diet Tips For The Busy Professional

Coming to you live from the back of an Uber. Well, I guess by the time you read this, it won’t really be “live” anymore. But, I digress. I’m ubering to work today because I’ve become so type A that driving sounds to me like it will just steal time away from my work day. […]

Pure Barre Brentwood is Pure 5 Stars – A Fitster Review

Christina Rice of Addicted to Lovely and Fitster took a “Pure Barre” class at Pure Barre Brentwood using Open Sweat. This is her review:   Studio: Pure Barre Brentwood Class: Pure Barre  Instructor: Allison Vibes: (5/5) The class had a very upbeat, energetic vibe. Allison was extremely sweet, friendly, helpful, positive, and encouraging! She eased my nerves about […]