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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Miss the days when exercise was as thoughtless as hearing the bell ring for recess (we at GoRecess are partial to that memory as well...)? Brian Gallagher and Ryan Wilke missed them too, so much so that they created a fitness concept combining the ridiculously great benefits of the Indoor Rower with the functional fitness flavors of CrossFit. Mix that in with a little friendly competition and you've got Throwback Fitness, their new fitness concept that just launched in New York City. Brian and Ryan give us their 10 best reasons to hop on a rowing machine and get moving below.
10. No half-body workouts here.  It's the only full-body cardio machine, engaging over 20 muscle groups in the legs, back, core, shoulders and arms
9. Want to become a better all-around athlete?  Fast-twitch fibers engaged during a rowing strokepromote muscle growth and explosive power transferable to many other sports and activities 
8. The low-impact nature of this easy-to-learn movement causes little to no stress on joints
7. Rowing promotes better posture, joint health and flexibility by strengthening the muscles of the core, upper and lower back, while allowing a full range of motion for people of all ages and sizes
6. The unique push-pull movement requires leg and arm coordination, meaning no reading or flipping channels while at the gym.  You are there to exercise, right?!
5. How’d you like to continue burning fat AFTER a workout? Rowing raises the heart rate quickly,increasing the afterburn effect - the state of elevated metabolism post-workout
4. The monitors on a rowing machine provide a variety of ways to track progress (including power output) and allow races to promote friendly competition amongst friends.  Have you tried Concept2's fish-eating game?  
3. Want an alternative to your long runs? Rowing is an ideal cross-training and functional movement for all types of athletes, particularly runners, as it preserves joints while training for a race 
2. Short on time? Hop on the rower and burn 15 calories a minute!  The combination of strength and cardiovascular conditioning in one movement makes rowing a model of efficiency.
1. Rowing has been carving badass physiques for centuries - how do you think Ancient Greek and Spartan warriors got around?! 


Friday, August 14, 2015


Sunday Morning, August 16th (workshop starts at 8:30am)
Meet At Pulse Studio Parking Lot at 7:45am
Carpool to Yawgoo Ski Area Resort
Address: 160 Yawgoo Valley Road, Exeter, RI  $5 Fee
*It’s about a 15 - 20 min drive from Pulse Studio. 

If you are definitely coming, PLEASE email me at aroyal@spartans.ut.edu
If you are interested, but not sure, let me know and I will persuade you to come have fun this Sunday ;) Join me for a fun Sunday activity!!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

We've upped the ante on the prizes for fundraising - 
ENTER A RAFFLE TO WIN A YEAR FREE at Pulse/Barre/Energy if you donate to our team or start your own by 8/15.  Do it this weekend!


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Join our newest trainer in training Lisa Fitzpatrick. After a long night of work we know you don't want to get up at 6:00. Come join me at a reasonable hour for cardio and strength conditioning Pulse style. You will never get the same workout twice. Camp includes T-Shirt, homework, and inches measurement. The most important measurement for fitting into your clothes.   You don't have to work in the restaurant industry to take advantage of this great deal!  All are welcome :) email lisa@pulsenewport.com  or call Lisa for private consultation

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Yoga with a Purpose - Help some kids with this great yoga session on Goat Island and help benefit "Give Kids the World Village!"

Tuesday, August 4, 2015


$10 Tanks & Tees
$5 Water Bottles & Beanies
$20 Sweatshirts
$40 Sailcloth Pulse Bags & Canvas Barre Bags
50% off Nancy Rose & Toesox

Sale Ends 8/20!

Saturday, August 1, 2015

We've upped the ante on the prizes for fundraising - 
ENTER A RAFFLE TO WIN A YEAR FREE at Pulse/Barre/Energy if you donate to our team or start your own by 8/15.  Do it this weekend!