Tag: workout

Fun Things To Do On Randall’s Island

There are so many fun activities found on Randall’s Island located in the East River right between the New York City boroughs of Queens and Manhattan.  Below are 10 great activities for you to try on the weekend or after work.  

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Biking the South County Trailway

The South County Trailway is a relatively flat, well maintained trail that was part of the Old Putnam Railway line.  It is one of 4 segments from the train’s path that have been repurposed for public use.  The trail starts at the top of Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx and continues north for just under 15 miles.

Hard Workout Along the Hudson River Greenway

Picture a path in the city that is both scenic and not congested with tourists and residents.  A place like this exists on the Hudson River Greenway if you start at 125th street in Manhattan and head north.

You can access the path right off the 1 train at the 125th street subway stop.  Walk a few minutes west past Dinosaur BBQ and Fairway Grocery store and you will be met with a panoramic view of the Hudson River and New Jersey.

Donation-Based Yoga Classes In NYC

We’re all told that doing yoga is one of the best antidotes to the crazed pace of New York life. But when a class costs as much as $20 a pop, it’s just not feasible for many people. The good news is, there are studios around the city that help you get Zen without going broke. Here is a sampling of yoga studios that offer pay-what-you-can, donation-based classes.