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20 must-see moments from our NYC #FitnessBiathlon


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Body By SimoneThis past Saturday marked our third annual Fitness Biathlon, where more than 440 Well+Good readers took on a challenge that many a maven can only dream of: back-to-back workouts at some of the buzziest studios in New York City.

With the local fitness scene hotter than ever (so. many. new. studios.), we’re not kidding when we say that we worked up a sweat. But it definitely wasn’t all work and no play; after surviving a double dose of classes, our biathletes joined us for a celebratory after-party at the Dream Downtown, where there were mini-massages, a hair braiding bar, and some of our favorite electrolyte-replenishing snacks.

Best of all? It was for a good cause. This year we raised over $15,000 for Girls on the Run, an organization that empowers young girls through, among other things, getting active.

We rounded up some of our favorite (read: sweatiest) moments of the day. Couldn’t make it to our NYC Fitness Biathalon? We’re bringing the fun to Boston and Chicago next! —Sarah Sarway

(Photo: Larkin Clark)

 

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Biathlon_RC_002More than 440 readers signed up to take the fitness challenge!

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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Fitness Biathlon bibsBibs on and ready to head out to the first of two challenging workouts.

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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Biathlon_RC_05Hitting the TRX at The Fhitting Room‘s Flatiron studio.

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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Biathlon_RC_07SLT‘s Emily Calhoun gliding our readers through the studio’s super-popular Megaformer workout.

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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Biathlon_RC_09Showing off our ‘jab-cross-hook’ at Shadowbox.

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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Biathlon_RC_011Yogamaya’s Bridget Trezza helping our readers deepen their stretch.

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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Flywheel BiathlonTurning up the TORQ at Flywheel.

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The MovementUnleashing the power of the resistance band at The Movement.

(Photo: Larkin Clark)

 

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Anhu sneakers and the movementKatherine Greiner and NYC’s Official Biathlete Amisha Mulji rocking Ahnu’s hybrid kicks at The Movement.

(Photo: Larkin Clark)

 

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Biathlon_RC_06We pulsed our way through Exhale’s Core Fusion Barre with Kristin Calabria.

(Photo: Exhale)

 

 

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BFX Biathlon classGetting stoked with Kira Stokes at BFX.

 

(Photo: BFX) 

 

 

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BBS biathlonWe toned our arms at Body By Simone.

(Photo: Larkin Clark)

 

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Biathlon_RC_014Meeting back at The Dream Hotel Downtown post double-headers for coconut refreshments a la Juice Generation.

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

 

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Biathlon snack table
We tried tons of snacks including KIND Bars, Simple Squares, Viking Waffles, Chomps, Juice Generation’s Hail to the Kale, and delicious gazpacho by The Splendid Spoon.

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Biathlon braid barRPZL working on the chicest post-workout braid…ever? Yes, definitely ever.

(Photo: Larkin Clark)

 

 

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Friends at the fitness biathlonMatching stripes in Athleta!

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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Biathlon_RC_016Each of our 440 participants got to take home our signature tote.

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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Biathlon goody bagSome of the goodies our athletes received, including: Neals Yard Remedies Eye Makeup Remover wipes, MD Solar Sciences Anti-Aging Sunscreen, Exhale VIP passes, Lavaan/Dr Michelle Katz teeth whitening offer, Onomie Eye Treatment, ALOHA Daily Good Greens, and Essentia water (plus a a free blowout from RPZL—not pictured).

(Photo: Larkin Clark)

 

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athleta showcase Our editor-curated looks from Athleta’s fall collection on display.

(Photo: Larkin Clark)

 

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team well and goodTeam Well+Good after a successful event!

(Photo: Robert Caplin)

 

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