Event Recap: The Flatiron Fitness Biathlon


On Saturday, 80 Well+Good readers participated in the Flatiron Fitness Biathlon, celebrating Athleta's new Flatiron store. Check out the amazing photos!
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opener_athleta_biathlon On Saturday, November 23 almost 80 Well+Good readers scored a ticket to the Flatiron Fitness Biathlon, celebrating the opening of Athleta’s Flatiron location in New York. Readers signed up for Team Cardio, which included high-intensity interval training at Barry’s Bootcamp followed by a cycling class at Flywheel, or Team Tone, Flybarre followed by a vinyasa class at Yogamaya.

After the two-hour sweat fest, everyone met up at Athleta’s Flatiron store for post-workout fuel from Mulberry & Vine and Turmeric Alive, massages by Zeel, makeup touch-ups by W3LL PEOPLE, goodie bags, and shopping. All of the proceeds went to the non-profit organization, Girls on the Run. And of course, we couldn’t resist documenting the amazing fitness event. Check out the photos now, and join us for our next Biathlon….

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Get Started
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athleta_biathlon_3cbh Fashion blogger and fitness style maven Christine Bibbo Herr of NYC Pretty can’t wait to get started.

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athleta_biathlon_5 And they’re off! Team Cardio powers up the Barry’s Bootcamp treadmills for the first leg of the Biathlon and sprints galore.

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athleta_biathlon_6 While half the class attacks the treadmills, the other half strength trains on the floor. Then they switch.

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athleta_biathlon_7 Instructor Rebecca Kennedy keeping a close eye on form.

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athleta_biathlon_8 Your favorite, medicine ball squats.

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athleta_biathlon_9 Crunches like you’ve never seen. And yet, Well+Good athletes kill it.

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athleta_biathlon_10 Even at the end of class, readers are still going strong.

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athleta_biathlon_11 Meanwhile, Team Tone hits the mat at Flybarre.

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athleta_biathlon_12 Flybarre instructor Shay Kostabi kicks class into high gear.

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athleta_biathlon_13 Resistance bands for tricep work.

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athleta_biathlon_14 Final. Abs. Sequence.

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athleta_biathlon_15 Kostabi offering an adjustment.

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athleta_biathlon_16 One Biathlete (or Flybarre survivor) just laughing it off.

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athleta_biathlon_17 Team Cardio checks in at Flywheel for their second workout of the day.

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athleta_biathlon_18 Let the warm-ups begin. Again.

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Christine Bibbo Herr makes it look easy. What’s a 45-minute cycling class after an hour-long boot camp? Piece of cake.

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athleta_biathlon_21 Team Cardio puts its game face on!

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athleta_biathlon_22 Flywheel instructor Leah Clark turns down the lights and cranks up the tunes.

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athleta_biathlon_23 Riding toward the finish line.

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athleta_biathlon_24 Team Tone settles into chair pose at Yogamaya.

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athleta_biathlon_25 Strrrretchhh!

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athleta_biathlon_26 Yogamaya co-founder and instructor Bryn Chrisman demonstrating a pose.

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athleta_biathlon_27 Side plank meets tree pose.

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athleta_biathlon_28 Rebecca Kennedy of Barry’s Bootcamp in pigeon.

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athleta_biathlon_29 Almost ready for savasana.

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athleta_biathlon_34 Instagrammers Lindsey Calla of Saucy Glossie with HL Group’s Chiara Cortez and Caroline Christman.

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athleta_biathlon_30 Back at the Athleta Flatiron store in celebration mode. They did it!

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athleta_biathlon_31 Fashion blogger Lindsey Calla rocking an Athleta tank.

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athleta_biathlon_33 Five Zeel massage therapists were on hand to help move that post-workout lactic acid for all the Biathletes.

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athleta_biathlon_35 Who doesn’t like glitter weights?

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athleta_biathlon_36 At the after-party: Well+Good’s Lisa Elaine Held, Christine Bibbo Herr, Well+Good’s Melisse Gelula, and Lindsey Calla.

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Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 4.36.07 PM Raffle prizes included class packs to Barry’s Bootcamp, five pairs of Athleta leggings. (Pictured from left: Well+Good’s Jamie McKillop, Martha Kaplan of Athleta, and Well+Good’s Lisa Elaine Held and Alexia Brue).

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Screen Shot 2013-11-25 at 8.24.51 PM A very excited raffle winner!

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Screen Shot 2013-11-25 at 8.22.21 PM Turmeric Alive poured its new cold-pressed Japanese Matcha blend and its other healthy elixirs and tonics.

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Screen Shot 2013-11-25 at 8.22.55 PM Genevieve Lynch of Tribeca’s Mulberry & Vine serving delish “Herbazone” protein bites with spinach, chard, eggs, and fresh herbs.

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Screen Shot 2013-11-25 at 8.24.04 PM They were still smiling after the double-header!

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Screen Shot 2013-11-25 at 8.23.49 PM Fitness twins, Michelle Beltramo and Robin Kowalski.

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Screen Shot 2013-11-25 at 8.23.28 PM Healthy refueling.

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Screen Shot 2013-11-25 at 8.27.18 PM Shirley Pinkson, makeup guru and creative color director of W3LL PEOPLE, applies eco-glam lip gloss to a Well+Good reader.

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Screen Shot 2013-11-25 at 8.25.04 PM A fit group! The Well+Good readers who participated in the first-ever Flatiron Fitness Biathlon, presented by Athleta.

A huge thanks to all the athletes, and to our generous fitness studio partners Barry’s Bootcamp, Flywheel Sports, and YogaMaya, for helping us raise almost $2,400 for Girls on the Run, a nationwide fitness mentoring organization.

Couldn’t score a ticket to this event? Stay tuned for news of our next Fitness Biathlon!

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