Fitness

What Is a Stretch Studio? Here’s What You Need to Know About This Growing Fitness Trend

Amid cycling clubs, HIIT studios, and rowing gyms, a gentler form of group fitness is emerging: the stretch studio. ClassPass identified recovery classes as the fastest-growing trend in 2017, reporting a 16 percent increase in clients booking meditation, restorative, and recovery classes. And from nationwide franchise Stretch Lab to Chicago’s StretchChi and NYC’s Stretch Relief […]

Fitness

Why Doing Romanian Deadlifts Like Romee Strijd Is a Great Way to Stretch and Strengthen Your Hamstrings

When it comes to her sweat sessions, Victoria's Secret model Romee Strijd can crush lots of impressive movements—including her "namesake" exercise. NYC-based gym Dogpound posted an Instagram video last week of the 23-year-old Dutch-born fitness buff demoing the Romanian deadlift—or as Dogpound dubs it in the caption, the “Romee-nian” deadlift. You can check out the […]