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Stick It In Our Box

Give thanks! The Siren is back with another round of feedback to your burning questions as we head into the beautiful month of November. Let’s do this!   I’ve heard you can schedule a drop-in class for the Clubhouse that’s not your home location. How can I do that? Ninjas with class memberships at one …

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Healthy Gainz, Part 1: Fueling Your Body for Muscle Growth

This is part one of a two-part series on fueling your body for muscle gain while eating healthfully. Part two will explore the benefits of minimally processed food choices to take your GAINZ to even more XTREME levelz than ever before! Gaining muscle – though definitely not easy – is really quite simple. The basic …

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My Pumpkin Protein Shake Brings All the Boys to the Yard

October = pumpkin. And pumpkin is a sexy vegetable. Pumpkin is the answer to your fitness prayers. It’s low in carbs, high in Vitamin A, beta-carotene, fiber and potassium. And, the same fall spices that make those high calorie/high fat/high carb recipes so delicious, also make protein pumpkin recipes so delicious. You can have your …

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Stick It In Our Box: Bowery Edition

There’s been so much movin’ and shakin’ with MFF’s new Bowery location this past month, that the Siren has devoted this month’s Stick It In Our Box feedback entirely to the shenanigans surrounding our new Clubhouse downtown. Here we go!   I’ve been having wet dreams about MFF Bowery all summer. When does she open? …

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What is your story?

During the past ten years, there are two experiences that have defined my research and practice.  One was investigating the role of mythology with citizens of Juarez, Mexico over a two-year period during the height of the Drug War in 2011.  Juarez at the time was deemed the Murder Capital of the World, averaging more …

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Shakshuka! Did you say veggies for breakfast?

Shakshuka is a delicious and savory way to start the day with some veggies and protein. And it takes one pan. Easy! One of my favorite restaurants in NYC is a place called Balaboosta. Chef Einat Admony’s Shakshuka (pictured here) is delicious (and goes really well with their delicious Bloody Marys). This is a slight …

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Diversifying Your Movement Portfolio

Cross-posted from HaroldGibbons.com We’re going to talk about movement.  Before we get to that, let’s talk about identity.  In a past life, I completely identified as a powerlifter.  Three years ago, I was wholly interested in my squat, bench press, and deadlift.  That was it. Today, I’m far more interested in the lines that I …