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Fitness Magazine – Meet the Trainer: Megan May

  By Lauren Cardarelli The second we entered Reebok CrossFit’s 5thAvenue box with trainer Megan May a few months back, we knew we were in for a sweaty, no-joke treat. Thanks to Megan’s can-do attitude and flawless technique demos (she made everything look so easy!), we pushed ourselves beyond our limits—box jumps, ring apparatuses and…
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The First Diet, The BEAST Diet

What if there was a diet where you could lose weight, increase your overall health, decrease your risk for disease, and increase your athletic performance where you wouldn’t have to read labels, weigh and measure your food, and just eat whenever you are hungry? You’re probably saying to yourself “Oh yeah, that’s too good to…
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How to Successfully Do a Pull-Up (Finally!)

Megan May, head trainer and manager at Reebok CrossFit Fifth Avenue in New York City, gave Fitbie her expert tips to mastering that first lift above the bar. Her 5 upper body-strengthening moves will have you Rocky-status in no time. The infamous pull-up: Moving one’s total body weight from a dead hang to an elevated…
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BEAST Mode ON!

You’ve heard of them. These crazy races involving crawling through mud, climbing rope walls, and jumping over fire all while swimming or running to the next crazy obstacle. Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash, Spartan Race, just the name alone stirs up something primordial in you. Your inner beast starts scratching to get out just at the…
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