When August Cardona isn't running a burgeoning Italian empire -- the CEO of Epicurean Management oversees Dell'anima, L'Artusi, L'Apicio, and Anfora -- he's pursuing a relatively new hobby: boxing. "I played sports my whole life," he explains. "I made it a point to keep in shape. Shortly after ope ... More >>
Take on the Staten Island Half-Marathon
Supermodel Karlie Kloss already hawks her own line of healthy sweets, karlie's kookies, at Christina Tosi's Momofuku Milk Bar. Now the pair have teamed up to shoot Perfect 10, a fun homage to Jane Fonda-style workout videos. The short clip was filmed for the latest issue of Lucky Peach and it's com ... More >>
Get a shock from Richard Thompson
HuffPo has come up with a list as long as Ellen DeGeneres's life, and it's pretty lovely stuff. For example: She's always early. She doesn't think humor should be mean. She did the voice of Dory in Finding Nemo. She came out.
Shape up in Central Park
This just came in from reader Jason Wise. Stretch. That's what 9 out of 10 personal trainers will tell you to do after a good workout. And somewhere warm. I'm a dancer, which means aside from stretching AFTER a work out, I have been scarred into stretching BEFORE a work out, in fear of getting in ... More >>
Are your old tapes here?
The minions of gozer come to the rescue
Go ringside with Japanese female wrestlers
Found Footage Festival presses play on the VCR Party
What are you up to this afternoon? If you're anything like us, you'll be watching an illegally downloaded copy of The Smurfs 3D while eating the party sub you've been saving since Bastille Day. If you're feeling a little more active, Lance Armstrong has cordially asked you to run through New ... More >>
Learn the art of belly dancing
Whenever you say to yourself, "this can't possibly get worse," remind yourself that it can. And usually it does. In the twisted case of the Brooks family -- Dad, Joseph, who won an Academy Award for "You Light Up My Life," recently killed himself while facing charges of raping or molesting 13 ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal and New York Times Magazine have some staggering news that we hope you're sitting down for: Sitting down may kill you. Oh, God, why did we tell you to sit? Health experts say that "when you are sedentary, muscle activity essentially stops, leading to a drastically lowe ... More >>
Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis is reportedly still running--this time for New Jersey Senate--but will he keep running away from the sexuality talk that's surrounded his athleticism for years? That's what a reader just asked me, and I have to say I'm not sure!
Hey, so, it's fine if you want to go for a while without drinking. That sort of thing is good for nearly everyone now and again, and we commend you, we really do. But we have to draw the line at you going to the bar anyway, taking up valuable real estate, and demanding the bartender's attenti ... More >>
Fitness magazine is yet again asking the hard questions: Would you skip sex for a year if that meant you would be skinny? Or...would you prefer to "have great sex and be 30 pounds overweight"? A little more than half of their survey group of 2,400 ladies said they'd skip the sex. Portions of ... More >>
What can't this guy do? Seriously. After announcing on Tuesday his new plan to lose 57 pounds by April, Newark Mayor-of-the-People Cory Booker is already being deluged with Twitter followers supporting and joining him in his efforts. Folks are kickboxing, spending practically an entire hour o ... More >>
Your friends can be very persuasive. So persuasive that their enticements to "catch up" over wine and cheese or "catch a game" while consuming nutrient-based commodities like beer and chicken wings will pretty much always win out over less hilarious pursuits like "going to the gym." To "be he ... More >>
The 30th anniversary of Raging Bull
via YahooWant to feel bad about yourself for not going to the gym yesterday, or all summer, for that matter? Oh, three war vets of, respectively, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam, made it to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro last Saturday. The trip took six days, and among them, they had but one human ... More >>
He's not on the list, but we're sure he would be if he worked on the Hill.The Hill released its annual singles ad-style "50 Most Beautiful People" list last week, and politicks heralding from New York represented our good lookin' state with swagger and, um, some flair as well. Like any "M ... More >>
Solo 30x30 keeps Fortier on his toes
The Oscar winnining singer/actress says she's "a jeans size smaller" thanks to counting food points and also working on her exercise routine. But do you always believe all those commercials for Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig?
Get in shape with Goldfrapp
A pleasingly vapid synth-cheese jam here from Ms. Minogue, about whom we've felt quite fondly since she dropped by last fall and changed costumes 10,000 times. Kylie's at her best with just a slight element of menace/sleaze ("Two Hearts," say), and this don't exactly qualify, but if you're 55 minu ... More >>
Get in shape with a weekly stroll
The Addams Family: ghoulish turns into goulash. Get it?At least other nightlife isn't such torture.
Become a squire in just 10 weeks
So cool, yeah, you're doing your best to hex the Phillies. You're going to become a bar mitzvah DJ. Bono is your rock & roll role model. You have a workout routine, it involves Fergie. "Big Girls Don't Cry," and all that, you told the Huffington Post: "I really like that song. I would sing it ... More >>
Yes, you can scale the Brooklyn Bridge, sort of
John Kilduff teaches painting and so much more
Start your day with fitness classes outdoors
Why should kids and thirtysomething men have all the fun? Mom will soon be able to get her gaming on too with Nintendo's new DS Lite bundle, which comes complete with a lime green console, stylish clutch carrying case and Personal Trainer: Cooking game. The new bundle will be on sale May 3 for $14 ... More >>
How Nike's bizarre union with LCD Soundsystem worked out so perfectly
Surviving New York in summerand fall, winter, and spring without blowing your budget