Who has enough time for the recommended amount of sleep a night?

by Keith Paine … Especially living in New York City, as I do!  Culturally, we put more value on what we do, and much less value on the sleep we get.  Well, have you considered the negative toll that sleep loss may put on your body and mind?  Everyone’s individual sleep needs vary.  In general, […]

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Hydration

“Water is a critical element of the body, and keeping the body adequately hydrated is a must to allow the body to function.” – Melissa Stöppler, MD, on MedecineNet As most of us know from junior-high school biology, our bodies are made up of mostly water. So, knowing how much water we need to drink […]

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Why We Train.

by Keith Paine … For most of us, exercise is a compartmentalized activity. It’s a thing we do 2-3 times a week before work. It’s a chance to focus on ourselves and on the way we want to feel. It’s an opportunity to get back into our bodies and away from the stresses of work […]

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5 BEGINNING RUNNER’S MISTAKES TO AVOID

by Keith Paine .. Are you gunning for your first marathon? Or are you someone who’s just hoping to add running into your fitness program? Either way, we’d like to offer you some guidance in avoiding some classic beginner’s mistakes, avoiding injury, and really enjoying your progress as a runner. So, here’s our runner’s top […]

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Operation Chew!

The Nimble team is taking charge of a vital aspect of nutrition that few people talk about: chewing your food! Let’s face it; most of us, especially in New York City, eat our meals much too quickly. As soon as our food is put in front of us, we can’t help but shovel it into […]

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Life Assessment

by Keith Paine Springtime is traditionally a period of renewal for most of us, a fresh start. It can also be a good time to step back from the day-to-day pressures we all face, and do a bit of self-assessment on a broader scale. Where were you last year at this point? And how do […]

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Climbing to New Heights

An inspiring tale by Nimble client Anne Pelletier … Camelback may not be a big mountain, but for me it might as well have been Everest. Rising 2700 feet above sea level in Phoenix, Arizona, this rocky peak looms over the surrounding desert. I have vacationed in the area for many years, but I never […]

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Join us this Friday!

Please Join Us! Friday, October 14th / 8:00pm Live Musical Performance by Keith Paine Dance Number by The Movement Initiative DJ Set by Daniel Lucas Dominion 428 Lafayette Street Show starts at 8:00pm A great event for a great cause! $20 Suggested donation at the door. Please RSVP – call 212 633-9030 or info@nimblefitness.com   […]

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NImble Fitness in GQ

See why Patrick Robinson, Gap’s creative director, considers Keith and Nimble Fitness one of his top 10 secrets for looking effortlessly cool. “I saw a picture of myself at the Met last year in a magazine and I didn’t like it, so I wanted to get back in shape. I’ve always hated trainers, but Keith […]

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Barefoot Running

by Keith Paine & Daniel Lucas. Watch the video to see the difference in running techniques. A new generation of “barefoot” runners has hit the streets, turning traditional thinking about running shoes upside down. Instead of cushioned sneakers, these runners wear shoes that look like gloves for the feet, with no cushioning at all. Instead […]

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MOVE YOUR BREATH, LOSE YOUR STRESS

by Keith Paine This month, I’d like to ask you to focus on the way you breath. Most of us never stop to think about breathing—it’s automatic, right? It is, fortunately, but there are different ways of drawing a breath, which depend on the situation we’re in. When we’re stressed or in an emergency, we […]

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Re-charge Your Body

Today, I’d like to talk briefly about the subtle art of re-charging.  Its easy, especially in New York City, to adopt a kind of “crash & burn” mentality about work – you just push yourself during the week, and collapse and recover on the weekends. Your body system gets into a kind of rhythm with […]

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Love and Attachment

Ahh…Valentine’s Day. A celebration of love. A chance to spend cash on stuff that nobody needs, and often a cause of heartache. Love is tricky – both for those who are in a relationship and those who want to be in one. If attachment breeds suffering, as the Buddha taught, then what should we do […]

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Myth Buster: Is sweating the only way to burn calories?

A: No—and you might be surprised at how many calories you can burn by working consistently at a lower level of intensity, where you’re not sweating profusely. The fact is, you’re burning calories all the time, even when you’re asleep. Those calories come from a combination of fat and carbs. The fat-to-carb ratio changes according […]

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The $5 cardio machine that really works!

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Quick Headstand Tips.

Keith Headstand Pose from Nimble Fitness on Vimeo.

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ARE YOU READY FOR YOGA?

There are 16.5 million adults in the U.S. that regularly practice Yoga, according to the Yoga Journal, and an additional 25 million that say they want to try Yoga. Yoga classes, based in Yoga asanas (physical forms), are a national phenomenon that can be found in almost any gym. There are well-established benefits from learning […]

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3 Keys to Any Yoga Pose

Untitled from Nimble Fitness on Vimeo.

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