Introducing The Supernova Collection!
March 16, 2017
Introducing The Supernova Collection!
By Barry's Staff

With the launch of our new Supernova retail collection, Barry’s is turning up the light and helping you shine. Just over a year ago, astronomers glimpsed the most powerful supernova ever seen; an explosion billions of light-years away, erupting with a force 600 billion times brighter than our Sun. The burst was known as a “superluminous supernovae” and it challenged all previous scientific theories about power sources. Read more: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/found-the-most-powerful-supernova-ever-seen/ Which got us thinking about the inspiration for this collection — the cosmic force that powers each of us… the glow that lives within us. Decked with phrases like “Runaway,” “Run With Me,” and “Fuck Gravity,” many of the new styles feature iridescent and reflective details that illuminate in the darkest Read More

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Marathon Season Training Tips With Barry’s Boston’s Kelly Whittaker
March 15, 2017
Marathon Season Training Tips With Barry’s Boston’s Kelly Whittaker
By Barry's Staff

Marathon season is in full effect, with the 2017 LA Marathon coming up this Sunday, March 19th, and the 2017 Boston Marathon just around the corner on Monday, April 17th. And when it comes to marathons, Barry’s Boston instructor Kelly Whittaker doesn’t just talk the talk – she runs the run. A two-time Boston Marathon finisher, Kelly’s commitment to running was deepened even further during her first outing in 2013 — which also happened to be the year of the Boston Marathon bombing. Kelly’s since channeled that experience into helping others as well, and every other Sunday morning she teaches a running-heavy Boston Marathon training class at Barry’s. From Hopkinton to Heartbreak Hill, we caught up with Kelly to get Read More

Barry’s Buddies: Shane Myers and Jason Horn
March 9, 2017
Barry’s Buddies: Shane Myers and Jason Horn
By Barry's Staff

Shane Myers and Jason Horn are a family finding their strength after unimaginable loss. Barry’s regulars at the Chelsea studio in New York City, they claim that when they started at Barry’s they couldn’t comfortably run two miles. They’ve since completed multiple half marathons, two triathlons, and the NYC marathon together.

Shane and Jason have something else in common beyond their love for Barry’s. They each unexpectedly lost their partners at a very young age. Shane’s husband, Tyler, passed away while she was five-months pregnant with their daughter. Shane named her newborn baby girl Tyler, after her husband. That same year, Jason lost his wife, Sarah, to breast cancer while they were raising their three-year-old daughter, Lena.

Shane and Jason are now raising their two daughters together. Read about their story, after the jump.

16 Sizzling Sojourns in Dubai (For Before or After Your Barry’s Workout)
March 8, 2017
16 Sizzling Sojourns in Dubai (For Before or After Your Barry’s Workout)
By Fiona Mclaughlin

Located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai offers sun, sea, sand, and even the world’s tallest building. A city full of glamour and luxury, Dubai is a premiere destination for the rich and famous.

Barry’s Dubai opens its doors in March 2017. As the first Barry’s studio in the Middle East, Barry’s Dubai has touched down in the center of the Dubai International Financial District (DIFC), just a quick cab ride from the beach, a short walk from the city, and a sprint away from the best workout of your life.

Endless venues, activities, and fun are in store all over the greater Dubai region. Read on for our list of wellness hideaways which will let you exercise hard… and play even harder.

Barry’s Buddies: Zach Martin and Becca Tobin Martin
March 2, 2017
Barry’s Buddies: Zach Martin and Becca Tobin Martin
By Barry's Staff

Married Barry’s Buddies Zach Martin and Becca Tobin Martin are well-known faces around Barry’s in Los Angeles. You might also recognize Becca’s face from a certain popular TV show, “Glee”! We caught up with this newlywed husband and wife over one of their weekend workouts to chat about what keeps them coming back for more.

‘What Lifts’ Street Artist Kelsey Montague
February 27, 2017
‘What Lifts’ Street Artist Kelsey Montague
By Barry's Staff

Kelsey Montague is a visual artist most known for her large-scale, interactive street murals around the world. Each of her pieces provides an opportunity for people to step into the work and become a ‘living work of art.’ Thousands of people have posted pictures of her work — and their interaction with it — on social media under the hashtag #WhatLiftsYou. We caught up with Kelsey to learn more about her and her art… and why it’s such a perfect match for Barry’s.

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17 Other Places To Check Out When You Visit Barry’s Venice
February 24, 2017
17 Other Places To Check Out When You Visit Barry’s Venice
By Jeremy Blacklow

Barry’s Venice is almost open and we couldn’t be more excited about our first studio on LA’s West Side. The latest addition to our SoCal studio family is touching down in the center of Venice Beach’s commercial district — at 1500 Lincoln Boulevard — just blocks away from the beach and the world famous Abbot Kinney shopping and restaurant district. Venice, of course, is a California destination in and of itself. It’s one of the hottest real estate markets in the country for a reason — there’s no shortage of things to keep you busy while visiting. In celebration of our arrival in the neighborhood, we wanted to share our guide to some of our favorite neighborhood joints to hit up before or after your next Barry’s workout.

Barry’s Buddies: Justin Dial, Tim Kelly, and Kevin Chorlins
February 22, 2017
Barry’s Buddies: Justin Dial, Tim Kelly, and Kevin Chorlins
By Barry's Staff

Justin Dial, Tim Kelly, and Kevin Chorlins are three Barry’s Buddies partners in crime who are fixtures at Barry’s Chelsea studio in New York City. Complete with group nicknames, signature moves, and gyrating skills, it’s hard not to be inspired by their goofy antics.

Barry’s Buddies: Susan Moore and Stacey Kubasak-Goschin
February 16, 2017
Barry’s Buddies: Susan Moore and Stacey Kubasak-Goschin
By Barry's Staff

Susan Moore and Stacey Kubasak-Goschin are diehard Barry’s Buddies who don’t miss a week of working out together. Susan, a producer at Access Hollywood, has been a regular at the original Barry’s in West Hollywood for over a decade. Three years ago, she invited Stacey to try Barry’s for the first time and they’ve been Barry’s BFFs ever since. The frequency of their workouts has never faltered. Except… oh, have we mentioned that they’re 7-1/2 months (Susan) and 6 months (Stacey) pregnant right now with their respective first children… and still not missing a beat?!

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How Finding a Barry’s Buddy Will Help Your Workouts
February 14, 2017
How Finding a Barry’s Buddy Will Help Your Workouts
By LaQuelle Mills

Finding a buddy to stay fit with can be hard, and sometimes, it can be downright discouraging. We all have those days when we dread going to the gym, either because we’re too tired, sore from the previous day’s workout, or we’re just plain unmotivated. Who hasn’t experienced that ‘I’ll do it tomorrow’ attitude before? However, research shows that making plans to work out with a buddy will help you reach your fitness goals. Here are a few things we think will help you avoid falling off that “Fitness Cliff.” These are just a few good ideas to consider when you’re looking for your Barry’s Buddy.

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