Nancy Einhart | July 6, 2011 9:26 amTo get you in shape this Summer, I'm sampling group fitness classes that will make swimsuit and sleeveless season as painless as possible. This week, I checked out Chisel at the Polk Street outpost of Crunch (2330 Polk St., 415-292-5444). Though I didn't actually do any crunches, my abs were sore for two straight days after this class, and in swimsuit high season, that is a high compliment.Read More
PopSugar SF | July 5, 2011 4:34 pmLooking for a gym that can work around your hectic life? Look no further than Crunch. With five locations within SF alone, you'll be able to sneak that workout in no matter which corner of the city your busy life takes you.Read More
Nancy Einhart | June 24, 2011 11:39 amTo get you in shape this Summer, I'm sampling group fitness classes that will make swimsuit and sleeveless season as painless as possible. This week's class I chose based on the name alone: Total Body Blast, which sounded promising, if not quite as literal as Bikini Body Sculpt at Equinox.
Offered at one of my all-time favorite gyms, The Sports Club/LA (747 Market St., 415-633-3900), Total Body Blast combines all your fitness needs into one tidy hour.Read More
Julia Millay Walsh | June 22, 2011 12:00 amBetween the midnight bottle feedings, the diaper changes, and cleaning up the Cheerios on the floor, finding the time (and motivation) to make it to the gym, not to mention a babysitter, seems impossible. But miracles happen, mom, so get your butt over to Baby Boot Camp in the Marina with our offer for $75 for one month of unlimited classes, a $150 value.
Certified personal trainer Jackie Katz began her Crissy Field and Lyon Street steps classes four years ago and has since helped dozens of new and "seasoned" moms get their pre-baby bodies back.Read More
Nancy Einhart | June 14, 2011 4:00 pmSan Francisco doesn't give us many opportunities to don bikinis, but vacations do, and it's time to start sweating swimsuit and sleeveless season. To get you in shape, I'm sampling group fitness classes that will make the moment of truth easier to face. First up: the bikini body sculpt class at Equinox (301 Pine St., 415-593-4000), one of our Pop 5 best gyms.Read More
Julia Millay Walsh | June 10, 2011 1:21 pmTired of the treadmill? Want to inject a dose of kickass into your Pilates routine? Get your butt over to Mighty Pilates in Laurel Heights for the best of core strengthening, stretching, and cardio training with our offer of $32 for two classes, a $64 value.Read More
Nancy Einhart | June 1, 2011 12:05 pm"OK, now climb that wall." Until this moment, my introduction to Basic Training had been challenging but not scary. Trainer Jennifer Pattee was nothing like a drill sergeant, more like a really fit friend.Read More
Julia Millay Walsh | May 26, 2011 1:53 pmOur mothers always told us, "Eat your greens!" But in these modern, busy times, getting the doctor-recommended daily allowance of fresh fruits and vegetables isn't such a cinch. So take us up on our offer of $35 for $70 worth of juice or juice cleanses from Juice To You, a local, fresh juice delivery service, and make your mama proud.Read More
Julia Millay Walsh | May 25, 2011 2:20 pmWelcome back to the Pop 5, where each week we crown our favorite everything in SF. As Summer approaches, we've got fitness on the brain, so with full-body fitness classes and yoga studios checked off the list, we move on to our favorite gyms this week. Whether you're elliptical-obsessed, a boot camp Betty, or a yogi to the bone, the gym is the place where all of us fitness fanatics come together to sweat it out and get our physiques into fine form.
The Sports Club/LA (747 Market St., 415-633-3900) With a convenient downtown location, this expansive, luxurious gym boasts 127,000 square feet of sports, fitness, and wellness resources.Read More