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Hidden Treasures: Christine Bibbo Herr on fit living in NYC

posted on Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 | find under Tamara, Nutrition
To wrap up the Hidden Treasures series – previously featuring London fitness icons Calgary Avansino, Susannah Taylor and Sweaty Betty’s own Creative Director Tamara Hill-Norton – US blogger Christine Bibbo Herr of nycpretty.com agreed to share some of the urban gems she’s discovered during her life in the Big Apple. 

What’s your favourite run route and why?

I like to run around Central Park as it’s so grounding to immerse myself in nature while looking out to New York City all around me. I also like Riverside Park – I find water really relaxing so running along the Hudson is great.  

Which is your must visit juice bar for a post workout refuel, and your favourite kind of juice/smoothie?

The Meatpacking District is full of smoothie bars and all of them are amazing. I love any kind of green juices with beetroot and antioxidants. 

What 3 boutiques would you love to have on your local shopping street?

Sweaty Betty, Anthropologie and a great independent vintage shop! 

Describe your ideal active retreat.

Somewhere warm like Hawaii or Costa Rica, where I can surf and run around. Getting on foot or on a bike is my favourite way to see a city.

What fitness or wellbeing event is on your bucket list?

Wanderlust festival. It would be a great way to explore an exotic destination while trying new organic foods and wellness brands at the same time.  

What’s the one class that you never cancel, no matter how busy you are?

I’m really into yoga at the minute, so I do that once a week to balance out all the running I do. Vinyasa Flow is my favourite, as I still get sweaty and I can do it in a small local studio.  

What do you pack for holiday to ensure you don’t lose your fitness?

I have to take my running trainers everywhere. If I’ve got those I can do anything. 

What websites do you have on standby for quick at-home workouts?

The yogajournal.com is good – pretty basic but good for daily inspiration. I also contribute to Well + Good so love catching up on the latest health and fitness news on there. 
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