This Week in Wellness: Jillian Michaels’ Crunch class, Bronx fitness boom, and more

Welcome to our weekly roundup of wellness news we’ve spotted and reported throughout the week. Our Page Six!
Jillian Michaels
You won’t get to actually take class with Jillian, but at least you’ll know the moves are hers.

Welcome to our weekly roundup of wellness news we’ve spotted and reported throughout the week. Our Page Six!

Jillian Michaels is bringing her workout to Crunch gyms with a new class starting in September, called Body Shred.

The Bronx is having a mini fitness boom, according to the Daily News, with Blink Fitness, Crunch, and Planet Fitness all opening new locations in the borough.

Reuters reported that Lululemon is suing Calvin Klein for patent infringement. Lulu claims that the fashion giant copied one of their signature waistband designs.

Mayor Bloomberg finally came clean about the issues causing the delay in the city’s new bike share program. Because of a software glitch, CitiBike, which was supposed to start last month, will now launch in March 2013.

Dr. Frank Lipman released the second episode in his new celeb-studded wellness video series. In it, Peter Sarsgaard talks about how he lost weight on Dr. Lipman’s Elimination Diet and demonstrates how to make his favorite smoothie.

Starbucks expanded its juice brand, moving Evolution Fresh to a facility in Southern California that will allow it to quadruple its juice production and distribution.

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Non-toxic nail polish brand Priti NYC introduced a “Grand Slam Kit” in honor of the upcoming US Open. So you can have chic nails to match your tennis-watching whites.

Pure Yoga is holding its second annual Yoga Night at CitiField on September 18. Yogis will a free pre-game class on the stadium’s Pepsi Porch, discounted tickets to the game, and a New York Mets yoga mat (for the first 150 people).

Isauro Fernandez will host two days of Ki Power Vinyasa workshops in the Hamptons over Labor Day weekend, which wouldn’t be a bad way to unofficially finish off the summer (and kick off the fall!).

Fave fitness instructor Lacey Stone is taking over Barry Bootcamp in the Hamptons on the weekend of August 24-26 with her infectious can-do-spirit and a crowd of New Yorkers who miss their regular workouts with the newly relocated Los Angelino.

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