Food for Fitness

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Vee Benard Summertime: swimsuits, a jog on the beach, perhaps even a race or marathon. The summer season stirs up different fitness-related goals for different people, but according to Adam Kelinson, a local authority on nutrition and well-being, healthy eating should always be on our minds. Kelinson founded his company, Organic Performance, in order [...]

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Flying in Place

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Francesca Normile Ruth Zukerman, one of the three co-founders of FlyWheel, currently has her hands full, training indoor cyclists between Manhattan and the East End, something she has become passionate about since taking her first cycling class in 1997. “I was in the midst of a divorce when I started, and it literally got [...]

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Training the Right Way

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Vee Benard Are you one of those people who have long wanted to do a marathon but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’ve worked up to running a few miles each day, but aren’t sure how to take the next step beyond that. According to Joao Montiero, the secret to success may lie [...]

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Getting Inside Your Horse’s Head

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Anetta Nowosielska Watching Louisa Raske, horse enthusiast with twenty years of riding experience under the belt, mount her off-the-track thoroughbred aptly named Totally Impressive, requires total suspension of disbelief. This skinny fashion model, who has graced countless pages of magazines and walked miles of runways, climbs the animal with ease and wraps her pin [...]

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Wicked Ping Pong, er, Table Tennis

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Francesca Normile Artist and table tennis enthusiast Walter Us stands in the middle of his living room —  with his paintings on the walls and his acoustic guitar leaning against a chair in the corner — demonstrating the various grips and swings possible with a table tennis paddle. “The Chinese got the pen-hold to [...]

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