If you’re a Fitt reader, you know that we’re big on community. It’s just a fact that being healthy is always more fun when you can tag your friends and say “let’s go!”
But you’re actually part of a bigger community. And since Fitt now has 24 different city sites across North America, we’ve got a high-level view of what’s going on in the health and fitness sphere — if New York has something incredible, Philadelphia soon will too, and so on.
Seeing that you have a very limited amount of time in your busy day to catch up on the happenings, stories, and trends that may be coming to your town, we’ve pulled a few page-turners for you.
DIETS DECODED: 6 POPULAR DIETS EXPLAINED BY EXPERT CHEFS AND RESTAURATEURS
Does anyone really know what’s going on with Keto? With the word “plant-based”? Is gluten still on the outs? The Fitt team went straight to the source—to the people who prepare these diets every day—for the details. Continue reading.
MEET JUNESHINE, CALIFORNIA’S FIRST ORGANIC HARD KOMBUCHA BREWERY
Kombucha naturally has between .5% and 2% alcohol by volume because of the process of fermentation. But San Diego’s JuneShine is upping their game (and their ABV) by creating a boozy ’booch brewery in the trendy North Park neighborhood. Continue reading.
SOMMERFEST: HEAD UP MOUNT TAM FOR A SCENIC HIKE, LIVE MUSIC, BREWS, & MORE
Tucked away in the wild of the San Francisco Bay Area’s Mt. Tamalpais lives an exclusive club that only opens to the public a few times the year. On those special days, hike up from Mill Valley to Nature Friends Tourist Club, where the German beer, live music, and food flow freely! Continue reading.
FITNESS TRACKING HEADPHONES: ARE HEARABLES THE NEW WEARABLES?
Step up your game AirPods. The latest in wearable fitness tracking can fit inside your ear. Dubbed “hearbles”, companies like Jabra and LifeBEAM have created devices that can coach you up in real time if your performance falters. Continue reading.
SHOCK THERAPY: NYC ATHLETES ARE USING EMS TO SUPERCHARGE THEIR WORKOUTS
Sounds pretty crazy, right? Yes, now adrenaline won’t be the only thing coursing through our body during an intense workout. If you’re in NYC and want to give it a try, Shock Therapy will suit you up. Continue reading.
THE RISE OF CELEBRITY TRAINERS: HOW BOUTIQUE FITNESS INSTRUCTORS BECAME SUPERSTARS
Is Kayla Itsines an A-lister now? From Richard Simmons to Jillian Michaels to the experience that is SoulCycle, we look at how trainers in the fitness space reached celeb status. Continue reading.
HEY BOSTON! SOULCYCLE’S SUMMER POP-UP AT MARTHA’S VINEYARD IS BACK
If your vacation plans include Martha’s Vineyard this year, you won’t have to take a vacation from your favorite cycling workout. SoulCycle brings all the club atmosphere, endless tapbacks, and a few bottles of FIJI Water with the return of their beachy pop-up studio. Continue reading.
CLEAR YOUR CALENDAR! SLOTH YOGA IS GOING DOWN AT THE WILDLIFE LEARNING CENTER IN SYLMAR
Think animal yoga is slowing down? In this case, it certainly looks like it. On June 23, a few lucky yogis got to experience sloth yoga in Sylmar beside the world’s most famous sloth, Lola. We’d expect them to add a few more sessions in the future. Continue reading.
START YOUR MORNING WITH YOGA + COFFEE AT BARISTA PARLOR ALL SUMMER LONG
Yoga and coffee? We consider that a win-win. And if you live in Nashville, you just hit the jackpot because every week throughout the summer, local coffee shop Barista Parlor is offering three chances to zen out and refuel with a caffeine kick. Continue reading.
MEET APOTHÉKARY, JRINK’S NEW HERBAL “FARMACY” IN DUPONT
Next time you’re feeling a little off, trade in the the grocery store medicine aisle for the herb-lined shelves at Apothékary. This new DC shop has your well-being at the top of their priority list, and they’ll help you get back to feeling like your old self, the natural way. Continue reading.
MAKE HISTORY! HELP SET A GOAT YOGA WORLD RECORD AT THE DENVER COUNTY FAIR
Denver is about to become known for more than just its epic outdoor adventures. If all goes to plan, the Denver County Fair will be the setting of the world’s largest goat yoga session, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Continue reading.
HEAD TO WEST VILLAGE FOR A KILLER, HIGH-TECH SWEAT AT THE PELOTON TREAD STUDIO
If you thought you’d have to shell out the big bucks to get your feet on one of Peloton’s state-of-the-art treadmills, think again. If you live in the West Village, it’s your lucky day: Peloton’s new Tread Studio is here. Time to break in your new running shoes. Continue reading.
ADVENTURE IS CALLING: PACK YOUR BAGS FOR A QUICK WEEKEND GETAWAY TO TOFINO
Feeling like you need to press pause on your day to day? Your next epic excursion is just a ferry ride (and a short drive) away in a little place just outside Vancouver. Continue reading.
CELEBRATE PEAK AVOCADO SEASON AT THESE AVO-CENTRIC EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO
In San Diego, the avocado obsession is real. So real that they’ve dedicated a whole day, a pop-up museum, and an entire restaurant to our favorite green fruit. Continue reading.