Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t keep in shape. Here are five winter workouts that will keep you healthy and happy this season. By Carly Petrone.
PT 24/7 by Billy Blanks
Don’t want to leave your house to head to the gym this winter? Order the PT 24/7 kit by Billy Blanks and start a path to a stronger and more powerful you! This ultimate Tae Bo Fitness Workout System comes with B2 bands and gloves that help engage all your muscles during this 30-minute cardio workout. The resistance from the bands also gives your body double the workout in half of the time. Start muscle sculpting and burning away those holiday calories with this DVD kit that includes seven different workouts. Kits range from $37.99-$42.99.
151 W. 26th St.
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Beyonce fans will definitely want to sign up for the “Love on Top” or “Formation” classes over at Broadway Bodies. Step into Chelsea Studios and let go of your inhibitions, because it’s time to dance your heart out to your favorite Beyonce songs. This Sasha fierce-inspired workout brings your performance dreams to life by teaching you custom choreography based on Queen Bey’s thrilling music videos. Get ready to shake that jelly! Class is $20 and lasts one hour. See website for more details and other pop-inspired workouts.
19 W. 36th St., 4th Fl.
Be a part of a team and sign up for a game of basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, or even dodgeball, cornhole, and bowling at ZogSports. All you have to do is pick your sport, your neighborhood, and the day of the week you want to play and you’re all set. Get that adrenaline going and enjoy a little competitive sportsmanship this winter. Stick around and grab a drink with your teammates – because it’s always important to celebrate a win (or a loss).
A Run Along Your Favorite Path
Gear up and set your running goals for winter. Sightseers will be happy to jog along the East River, where they’ll see views of the Queensboro and Manhattan bridges, while those looking for something a bit more adventurous can tackle crossing the Brooklyn Bridge. Use the three-and-a-half mile running lane throughout Prospect Park to jumpstart your jogging goals, or set up your own interval circuit as you go.
140 W. 23rd St.
Now you can join the Peloton revolution at their studio in Chelsea. Take a class and compete against thousands of other riders who are taking part online. World-class instructors will inspire you with words and motivating music as you hop onto their lightweight bikes. They’re made with carbon-steel frames, near-silent belt drives, gliding magnetic resistances, as well as customizable handlebars and seats for unparalleled comfort and smoothness. Plus, you can track your workout while measuring your progress using real-time metrics. Set personal bests, compare, and share achievements with riders in the Peloton community. Stop by the Peloton Café for a La Colombe coffee or Liquiteria juice. Learn more about class times, prices, and apparel here.