The art of living a minimalist lifestyle is something all New Yorkers embrace by default. We live in tiny apartments with no space for the usual suburbia luxuries like a home gym, multiple panini presses or rooms for guests. With such limited home space, it's challenging to own your own fitness equipment to satisfy the urge to lose the Dad Bod. As a result, many think it’s just easier to rely on the local gym or the nearest random boot camp class. Unfortunately, even more dads out there go with none of the above and skip the idea of getting and staying in shape altogether. However, you … [Read more...]
Editor's Note: During the holidays, most of us focus on the 3 f's: family, friends, and food. As you start to think about your New Year's Resolution, getting back in shape, and shedding a few pounds, here's a relevant guest blog post by NYC Dads Group member, Mat Gerowitz, as he provides us with a sound plan on using a jogging stroller to get some exercise. I know for a lot of new parents all of your time is spent taking care of the baby. It can be tough figuring out how to find time to work out or exercise. Here's a HOW TO GUIDE for running with a jogging stroller: Picking Out a Jogging … [Read more...]
Three years into parenthood, I have found my weekly jaunts to the gym decrease from an average of three times per week to once per week, if I am lucky. Perhaps, I shouldn't always think that a gym workout has to be at least an hour. Check out these tips, best practices, and words of wisdom from NYC Dads Group member & "Neighborhood Trainer", Glenn Dickstein, in his guest blog post about Fitting in Fitness With Fatherhood (Parenthood?).... - L.S.
As parents, and for the purposes of this article, fathers, we spend a lot of our time doing things for others. … [Read more...]