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Weekend-only workouts bring set of risks

The sessions go for $34 apiece; customers can pay about twice that to reserve popular times. Some bond salesmen, who requested anonymity because of company policies, say the old way of entertaining remains more effective. One says he suspects a co-worker uses client workouts as an excuse to leave the office early for triathlon training. A saleswoman, when told of the trend, cursed and put down the phone to express her disbelief to colleagues. She says she prefers to take traders to Yankees games and then Sin City, a strip club near the ballpark. Steve Starker, co-founder of brokerage BTIG, says he spins four or five times a week at SoulCycle studios in Greenwich, Conn., the Upper East Side, and in the Hamptons, sometimes with clients. His brokerage sponsored a charity spinning class for clients earlier this year at Flywheel.
Source: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-08-01/wall-street-woos-clients-with-high-end-workouts

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Source: http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Weekend-only-workouts-bring-set-of-risks-4696474.php


If you came through at 7 minutes, your actual rest was 2:40. The closer you were to Nick, the more rest you got. It was a good incentive to run faster." WHO: Jack Daniels, coach of Janet Cherobon-Bawcom WHAT: 3 3 miles at threshold pace WHY: To establish the magical "T" (threshold) pace and "long groove" necessary in marathon racing WHEN: Once every five or six weeks in marathon buildup and once about three weeks out from race day. First try 1 3 miles/1 2 miles/1 1 mile, then more add a mile to the last two intervals each time until you can do 3 3 miles. THE DETAILS: 3 mile warm-up; 3 3 miles at threshold pace (comfortably hard, sustainable for 1 hour in a race) with 3 minutes of recovery between repeats; 2- to 4-mile cool-down. "This workout allows me to practice taking fluids at race pace -- or even a little faster," Cherobon-Bawcom says. "Afterward, I go straight to my copy of Daniels' Running Formula and look up my average workout pace .
Source: http://www.runnersworld.com/workouts/coaches-choice-workouts

Coaches? Choice Workouts

Im really into boxing. Name:Shaun Rai Occupation:Financial consultant Family status: Married with one child Typical workout:Rai boxes twice a week in a boxing gym (70% of the time alone, 15% of the time with a trainer, and 15% of the time with a class), goes road biking twice a week, and runs on a beach and in parks (while incorporating bursts of push-ups, squats and plyometrics) twice a week. Workout costs:Boxing gym fee, which includes classes ($125/month), trainer ($60/hour), gloves ($150), jumprope ($50), shoes ($75), and three pairs of hand wraps ($15), road bike ($2,100), biking shorts, jerseys, gloves and leg warmers ($600), bike helmet ($125), bike shoes ($200) Math:$5,715 total per year/312 total workouts per year Cost per workout:$18.32 I do free yoga and go for walks with my dog. Name: Amy Miles Location: Huntington Station, New York Occupation: Vet assistant Family status: Married with three kids Typical workout: Miles practices yoga three times a week by watching free online videos on sites like YouTube, and she either walks or jogs while taking her dog outside five times a week. Workout costs: Yoga mat ($25) Math: $25 per year/416 workouts per year Cost per workout: $.06 Occupation:Senior marketing associate (financial services) Family status:Married Typical workout:Kaminski goes to Barrys Bootcamp class once a week, does strength training with a personal trainer twice a week, does cardio at her gym or outdoors four times a week, and uses one fitness DVD at home (either Bob Harper Yoga or Jillian Michaels Trouble Zones) once every other week. Workout costs:Bootcamp ($30 per class), personal training ($35 per session), gym membership ($74 per month), DVDs ($30 for both), Garmin sports watch ($160), four pairs of dumbbells ($60), resistance bands ($25), boxing wraps ($15) Math:$6,378 per year/442 workouts per year Cost per workout:$14.43 I play a lot of team sports. Name:Jonathan Samuels Location:New York, New York Occupation:Physician (rheumatologist) Family status:Married with twins Typical workout:Every week Samuels goes for two runs outside and does three strength-training workouts in his apartments complimentary gym. He plays basketball 18 times a year, tennis 18 times a year, and softball 12 times a year. Plus, he rides his bike 40 times a year.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/learnvest/2013/08/02/running-the-numbers-whats-the-real-cost-of-your-workout/2/

Running The Numbers: What's The Real Cost Of Your Workout?

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