In order for NASCAR race car driver, Julia Landauer, to muscle around a 3,400 lb car in a 130 degree cockpit, Julia requires incredible endurance, upper body and core strength that's only gained through unique, yet rigorous workouts. And now that workout can be yours with an exclusive 7-day "Race Like a Girl" NASCAR workout created exclusively for you by Julia and her esteemed pro trainers.
Our inspiring ambassadors—our #movemeanttribe—have donned on their favorite sports bras and work out attire to support the message of loving our bods, but that's just the beginning. Read what they have to say, then tell us: Why do you love your shape?
Not sure what to expect at 'Dare To Bare' on Saturday, May 21st? Here's a quick rundown of everything you might be wondering, along with a link to our FAQs page for more details.
We're closing out National Nutrition Month with a fab way to take your smoothie to the next level, thanks to our friends over at Purity.Organic (right down the street from our HQ here in SF!) It's especially great after a 45-minute long spin session (like the one we logged in this morning!) but also ideal for recovery from any workout that you're doing. Join us as we put our blender to work for some post-workout fuel that's packed with potassium and protein.
Meet Lindsey Dal Porto, a downright physical challenge conqueress who shows that being strong is being beautiful. "I have learned to LOVE my strength, to be proud of who I am, and to embrace that I look like an athlete. I am learning not let the judgments or opinions of others stop me from being my best self."
How, when, why and where we eat are just as important as what we eat. So this month, as part of National Nutrition Month, our goal is simple: to enjoy the sights, sounds, memories and interactions of mealtime because we all know the experience of eating together is just as important as what we're putting into our mouths.
We all know the importance of fitness and good nutrition. But what happens when a compulsive need to exercise and eat right lands on an impressionable 18 year old embarking on a pivotal life event? Read Danielle Farrah's story of how this perfectionist bounced back to embrace her perfectly-imperfect self. Read more.
If you don’t think auto racing is a physically demanding sport, just ask up-and-coming NASCAR race car driver Julia Landauer who hustles a 3,400-pound machine around a racetrack for hundreds of miles. Want to get built for speed? We put together her favorite exercises just for you. Read more.
Starting Tuesday, December 1, Movemeant and MoveWith are making serious strides for #GivingTuesday. On this global day of giving back to communities, we’re giving three emerging organizations the chance to empower young women on the basketball court, on the slopes and at their college campus. Here's a sneak peek of the three heroic organizations we're featuring. Then stay tuned for your chance to join us in making a difference. Read more.
As a follow-up to last week's post by Sophie Wolfe--a young woman who suffered for six years through an eating disorder--we feature her sister, Jemma Wolfe. Jemma candidly shares the raw and real emotions of what it took to get her sister back. Read more.
"I would die to be able to run without thinking about the calories I am burning. That one day I will eat a hamburger and French fries with no guilt. But I have faith. I have faith that I am beautiful and one day I will believe it." Read more from Sophie Wolfe and her story about how conquering an eating disorder left her with renewed strength and an appetite for strength and confidence. Click here.
Meet New York's finest group fitness instructors teaching some of the city's leading TRX, Bootcamp and dance classes. For the first time, they'll be together, under one roof helping you work it out. Read more.
Sarah Carlin, at 6’1” she has always stood out from the crowd but being the “tall” girl can sometimes feel like being the “big” girl. That is, until she figured out those stems can do more than stand tall, they can run, jump, and bring her self-esteem to new heights. Read more.
Finding the right foods to eat before a workout can be a serious internal battle. How much should you eat before you drop down into push-ups? What is the time cutoff so that you won’t taste your snack halfway through your run? Is there even a right answer? To help you properly fuel for your next sweat sesh, we took it to the Spright team to see what they had to say here.
"For the first time in over 10 years, I actually feel comfortable and grateful for my body and that it’s withstood everything I’ve put it through." Read more about our lead fundraiser for Dare To Bare NYC and her inspiring and relatable story of transformation. Click here.
Strong. Badass. Galvanizing. These are just a few of the words that have been used to describe our collection of electrifying SoulCycle instructors who will be leading our flagship classes at 'Dare to Bare’. Though they might have their own unique style, each one shares the same vision for creating a space that dares you to be vulnerable, only to prove that you’re stronger than you look. Read more.
"Women and girls are explicitly and implicitly critiqued on their appearance and bodies...we must regain control." Meet Julia Landauer, a championship-winning racecar driver from New York City. Since making history at the age of 14 as the youngest and first female driving champion from the Skip Barber Racing Series, Now at 23, Julia with NASCAR. Read more.
Author Wendy Suzuki is a world-renowned neuroscientist, tenured professor at NYU, and now author of the newly-released book, Healthy Brain, Happy Life. Wendy has taken an unparalleled journey using exercise as a gateway to building a more vibrant social life, sparking her creativity, and engaging in a host of mindful activities. She has then used her expertise in neuroscience to pinpoint exactly how these actions not only make her brain work better but also made her feel, well, happy. Read more.
"Dare to Bare holds a special place in my heart because after years of feeling like I would never have the courage to be one of those instructors who teaches in just her sports bra, I taught my first indoor cycling class sans shirt and it was one of the most monumental and powerful experiences for me in my life and in my career as a fitness professional." Read more from Natalie Mazzetta, Founder of Better Stronger Tougher, here.
"Supporting girls in a co-ed environment helps minimize self-image deprecation, and can actually help build confidence when a girl succeeds at an activity that is challenging or intimidating, especially in front of their male classmates." Read more from our latest grant recipient, CYCLE Kids.