Jeff Tomko

SweatCon Rally wants to be your fitness alternative to boozy brunches

By taking a less is more approach to her fitness vision, Tori Scott’s SweatCon Rally has gone from a single-city niche event to an expanding women’s global fitness revolution. SweatCon Rally is a one-day, all-day workout event, comprised of like-minded fitness enthusiasts —...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 5:59 AM

Lacey Stone mixes humor with high intensity in her new workout project

Catching your breath, not cracking a smile, is normally the top priority during a set of burpees, those agonizing push-up-to-hop-ups that terrorize gymgoers worldwide. Unless it’s celebrity trainer Lacey Stone tickling your funny bone with one-liners while pushing your body into its fat-...

Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:58 AM

DAZN just made live streaming much easier (and cheaper) for boxing and MMA fans

Let's get ready to live stream is what DAZN is hoping fight fans will be chanting this weekend. This Saturday, WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will defend his titles against the “Russian Warrior” Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium, one...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 3:01 PM

This new fitness vertical hopes to change the way you look at your home workout

Workout apps are a great and convenient complement to your normal fitness routine, but can they replace the camaraderie and results you get from your daily gym fix? A New York City based fitness app says its latest development in at-home fitness tech will be more productive — and fun...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 5:58 AM

Barre, the workout every man should try at least once

In the pantheon of a “man’s workout,” barre would probably rank slightly below yoga but just above Zumba. And until you actually try a barre class, the stereotypical misconception of pirouetting to “Nutcracker”-like music will more than likely remain. But if you have...

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 2:43 PM

Former model ditches runway for 700-mile desert run

Former model Michele Graglia walked away from the runway soon after discovering he preferred running extremely long distances. The Italian-born model-turned-runner has gone from showing his abs for Nike and Armani to becoming one of the top ultramarathoners in the world. And as New York Fashion...

Monday, September 10, 2018, 5:58 AM

MMA legend Chuck Liddell can't get enough of rival Tito Ortiz

The MMA rumor had been floating for months, so the announcement last Wednesday that Chuck Liddell and longtime rival Tito Ortiz would be headlining another fight card came as little surprise to any fight fan. The shock, however, for the “Iceman” was when movie producers earlier this...

Friday, August 31, 2018, 11:58 AM

Coffee as a nutritional supplement? Neuro Coffee aims to be that brain-boosting supp

Neuro Coffee tastes and smells like normal coffee and will give you the same morning jolt early risers crave. That’s where the comparisons with Starbucks and other brews come to a bean-grinding halt. According to its founder, Neuro Coffee is an essential memory-boosting source, making it more...

Friday, August 24, 2018, 4:18 PM

From Marvel to MMA: Thomas Q. Jones is rushing his way to Hollywood stardom

Thomas Q. Jones will forever carry an All-Pro NFL resume with him, even as he now walks from Hollywood audition to audition like a rookie hoping to land a roster spot in a Marvel TV show. Even with a rushing title, Pro Bowl appearance and earning more than $32 million during his storied 12-year...

Monday, August 13, 2018, 9:12 PM

Spice up your summer salad with ... protein powder?

If you own a gym membership, chances are there's a giant tub of protein powder mounted on top of your refrigerator. No matter the flavor, your kitchen muscle monument serves as proof to all your houseguests that yes, you actually work out. And protein powder is a perfect supplement to a gym...

Friday, July 20, 2018, 1:46 PM

Home improvement for your apartment? The 'Contractor to the Stars' tells you how

Home improvement can be that necessary and fun activity worth getting your hands dirty. Fixing up your space applies to both homeowners and month-to-month renters because, as Stephen Fanuka puts it, wherever you lay your head – and a good portion your wallet – is your castle, so style...

Friday, July 20, 2018, 10:42 AM

A perfectly cooked steak — and a clean kitchen — is it possible to have both?

Grilling is more popular these days than ever, but for city dwellars living on the top floor, lighting up a barbecue isn't always so easy. So sometimes your only open flame option to drop a ribeye onto is your kitchen stove. And despite your Food Network binge-watching -- in which every...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 10:40 AM

Need a HIIT? Check out this Brooklyn workout Beast

Looking for your best HIIT workout yet? First, ask yourself this question: what does lounging poolside have in common with Beast Fitness Evolved’s “Unleash” class? Answer: You’re gonna need a towel for both.  Summer Fridays are meant for skipping work, not your...

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 6:23 PM

Bellator MMA signs multimillion-dollar deal with streaming service DAZN

Viewing mixed martial arts became a little more online accessible as Bellator MMA announced a new multimillion-dollar partnership with Premier Group’s streaming service DAZN at a midtown press conference on Tuesday. Exact dollar figures were not announced, although the multiyear deal was...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 8:58 PM

Nail your HIIT at-home workout with these 3 easy tips

They’re quick, intense bona fide fat burners, and they’ve overtaken fitness nation. High-intensity interval training routines — short bursts of all-out exercise with short periods of low-intensity rest — have become the go-to workout for gym rats for good reason. And it...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 4:29 PM

The 20-minute HIIT circuit that will get you fighting fit

For most of us, making it through the workday is deserving of a championship belt, so spending long hours at the gym to get in shape is just not going to happen. But does that mean you have to give up your goal of six-packs abs, boulder shoulders, or bulging biceps — or at least to look good...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 5:10 PM