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Cyclepathic Turns Spin Class Into A Party

Not all spin classes are created equal. And the Ridin’ Dirty class at Cyclepathic is proof of that. I headed into the Santa Monica based studio this past week to check it out for myself. Cyclepathic offers both indoor cycling and group strength & conditioning classes led by an enthusiastic team of highly trained instructors. The […]

The Truth About Foam Rolling

Article originally appeared on Men’s Health.  How Foam Rolling Works by Michael Easter Most trainers recommend foam rolling before a workout for good reason: A study in The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise discovered that rolling after […]

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 […]

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 […]