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#MannyFitTip: Medicine Ball Squats

Personal Trainer: Ricardo Thomas recommends Squats with medicine ball swings to not only engage your core but work your entire lower body and shoulders! To perform this exercise, follow these simple steps: Step 1: position yourself with feet wider than shoulder width apart and toes pointed outwards. Step 2. Go…...

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#MannyFitTip: Reverse Crunch

Personal Trainer Cassandra German recommends a reverse crunch for your lower abs and lower back. To perform this exercise, follow these steps: Step 1: Lay on your back making sure to keep the lower back flat (your hand should not be able to slip underneath your back ). Toes are…...

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Fitness Challenge: The 1 Mile Run

This past week’s fitness challenge was the 1 mile run and the 1/2 mile run. We had some excellent contenders but the prize goes to fitness member Ya-Ning, who wins a Manny Cantor Center towel and mesh bag!  New fitness challenge: How many push ups can you do in 1…...

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Our CEO Got Moving At The Manny Cantor Fitness Center!

Our CEO Alan van Capelle working out with one of our personal trainers at the Manny Cantor fitness center....

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Lower East Side fitness center offers immigrants chance to get fit, socialize

Lower East Side fitness center offers immigrants chance to get fit, socialize, featured in The New York Daily News April 23, 2014 As the non-profit Educational Alliance made plans to renovate the Lower East Side building they’d been in for more than 100 years, they decided to add something new…...

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