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Archive for August, 2013

CrossFit Draws Numbers, But Also Criticism

By Kevin Bruno • Aug 9th, 2013 • Category: Features

The sound of death metal blasts through the warehouse-style gym.  Soccer moms and men in their mid 20s sporting tattoos lie on the floor gasping for air next to a dozen barbells loaded with weights.  This is what you are likely to find when walking into a gym that specializes in CrossFit, one of the [...]



The Dirty Truth About Cleansing Diets

By Anna Norum-Gross • Aug 8th, 2013 • Category: Features

While working out and eating right have never been more popular than they are now, not everyone is on that fitness bandwagon. Some people looking to lose weight have taken a decidedly easier approach, opting out of gym memberships and ancient grains from organic grocery stores to instead drink their way to a slimmer form. [...]



The Rise of the Longboarders

By Jude Buenaseda • Aug 6th, 2013 • Category: Features

“Do an Ollie!” a random man yells at a group of skaters passing by. “I can’t, it’s a longboard!” says one of the skaters as they zoom by. A vintage style of skateboarding is once again on the rise on New York City’s streets. They move in groups, slashing through traffic and speeding up to make [...]



To Beard or Not to Beard

By Jamal Swift • Aug 6th, 2013 • Category: Features

To beard or not to beard — that is the question that many men face today. Once upon a time, When you needed to up your machismo, a beard would do the trick.  Now it’s about fashion, and the beard has become an accessory. The growing popularity of facial hair can be seen from Hollywood to [...]