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If I have outstanding class credits, what does this mean for me?

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FITiST News Alert: Passing the Baton to BurnThis

Every once in a while, we come across a product, brand, or app (as in this case) created by fitness fiends after our own hearts. Since introducing FITiST two years ago, we’ve made it our goal to make booking your fitness plans as seamless as possible. FITiST has continued to evolve and grow in ways we couldn’t possibly have imagined when we pioneered the first one-stop boutique fitness booking system.

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Welcome to Running Season: Q&A with Dr. Dan Geller

Katie Minehan

Whether you’re training for a race or just looking for a good sweat, hitting the pavement (or treadmill) for a run is one of the most popular ways to workout. It’s no secret that there are myriad benefits to running – improved heart health, calorie burn and decrease in stress, just to name a few – but there is also increased danger of injury, especially if you aren’t using the right footwear or taking the time to stretch properly. Taking proper precautions to avoid injury is important to consider for any activity, but since running places extra pressure on your feet, being armed with the right knowledge can mean the difference between enjoying your regular runs and spending weeks out of commission nursing an injury.

To get the scoop on how to prevent injuries and when to see a professional if you think you have one, we caught up Dr. Dan Geller, sports podiatrist and surgeon, who also happens to have quite a few marathons and triathlons under his belt.

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FIT 5: 5 days in the Life of Albert Matheny, Co-Founder and Trainer at Soho Strength Lab

Katie Minehan

This week’s FIT 5 takes a different format. As a registered dietitian, athlete, exercise physiologist, and personal trainer, Albert has tried and tinkered with all types of nutrition plans to meet his goals and lifestyle. But what works best for him is consistency – Monday through Friday, he sticks to the same schedule, so he can focus his energy and time on planning new workouts instead of his next meal. And now that Soho Strength Lab has their own in-house Juice Press outpost, he doesn’t need to leave the facilities to get his juice fix. Since his days are jam packed from start to finish, and involve a fair amount of physical exertion, Albert’s number one goal when it comes to nutrition is to keep his energy up and hunger at bay – afterall, his clients and students rely on him to motivate them through a tough session.

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