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Upper West Side, NYC - Sweaty Betty is here!

posted on Tuesday, 15th April 2014by Roadshow | 0 Comments

Spring is not the only thing in bloom this April, as the Sweaty Betty Roadshow has sprouted up on the Upper West Side of New York City. Only two days in, we are already overwhelmed by the choice of fabulous retail finds, delectable treats, and of course, the must-try fitness classes.


 
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PBs, Training & Taking On The London Marathon

posted on Monday, 14th April 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

Each year, when a sporting event as famous as the London Marathon comes around, the Sweaty Betty team are the first to put their name in the ballot; eager to get their running shoes on the start line and try to smash their personal bests.

For the 2014 Marathon, it was Clare Fraser - Assistant Manager at Sweaty Betty Walton, whose training and fitness achievements particularly caught our eye. Just 24 hours after the London Marathon, we caught up with Clare to look back at her marathon training, and find out what time she achieved on race day.

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Upper East Side - We'll See You Soon!

posted on Wednesday, 9th April 2014by Roadshow | 0 Comments

After a chilly month in the Upper East Side, the weather is finally warming up here in New York City, just as we're rolling up our yoga mats and preparing for a sad departure.

We want to give a big thank you to our unforgiving HIIT instructors, zenned-out yogis, and for the endless retail therapy that left us more toned, more relaxed, and definitely more stylish. 

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Tamara's Scrapbook

posted on Tuesday, 8th April 2014by Tamara | 0 Comments

Sweaty Betty's founder and creative director Tamara has her finger firmly on the pulse of what's hot in the worlds of fitness and fashion in London. Whether it’s trialling the latest classes, road-testing new activewear, or styling up the latest collections in her own, sports-versus-fashion way, each week we will be sharing the latest from Tamara's scrapbook. Never afraid to speak her mind, Tamara's weekly blog will inspire, inform and sometimes spark a debate. 

This week, Tamara joins the top names in British fashion for a glamorous cocktail party, visits the Petersham nurseries and finds inspiration on Marylebone high street.


 
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'HIIT It Up' with top NYC instructor Liz Barnet

posted on Monday, 7th April 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

High Intensity Interval Training is the hottest fitness trend of the moment, and will be arriving in Sweaty Betty Soho on 12th April in an exclusive 'HIIT It Up' class taught by one of NYC's top instructors, Liz Barnet. A Fitness & Food Coach who teaches in popular boutique studios SLT & Uplift, Liz is passionate about a wide range of workouts from Pilates and yoga to weight training and corrective exercise. 

Sweaty Betty caught up with Liz to find out more about her workout routine plus what makes her 'HIIT It Up' class extra-effective at sculpting the physique.

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20% Off To Marathon Runners

posted on Friday, 4th April 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

Marathon season has officially begun! With the Paris and Brighton races just a few days away and the London Marathon looming on the 13th April, all soon-to-be competitors are upping their training game for the final stretch. Sweaty Betty have rounded up some interesting marathon facts to provide that much-needed extra motivation ahead of race day.

And that's not all- as an extra prize for crossing the finish line, Sweaty Betty will be offering all the dedicated runners of any 2014 marathon an exclusive 20% off.


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The BODY BY SIMONE Full-Body Makeover

posted on Thursday, 3rd April 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

Designed by celebrity trainer and Sweaty Betty US Ambassador, Simone De La Rue, this innovative fusion workout combines strength training and Pilates with cardio exercises and dance moves. Here, Sweaty Betty goes behind the scenes to find out more about Simone's new book, complete with full-body workout and 7-day cleanse.

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Tamara's Scrapbook

posted on Tuesday, 25th March 2014by Tamara | 0 Comments

Sweaty Betty's founder and creative director Tamara has her finger firmly on the pulse of what's hot in the worlds of fitness and fashion in London. Whether it’s trialling the latest classes, road-testing new activewear, or styling up the latest collections in her own, sports-versus-fashion way, each week we will be sharing the latest from Tamara's scrapbook. Never afraid to speak her mind, Tamara's weekly blog will inspire, inform and sometimes spark a debate. 

This week, Tamara takes her training to one of Britain's breathtaking coastlines, and gets creative styling outfits for the Autumn/Winter 2014 collection.

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Diary Of A Workout Wardrobe #6: Wah Chen

posted on Thursday, 20th March 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

Ming and Wah Chen are identical twin sisters and Sweaty Betty Ambassadors Abroad. While Ming lives in Hong Kong and Wah resides in Los Angeles, the twins are both avid runners and co-authors of children's books.

We've already seen one half of this fitness-loving duo share her Diary of A Workout Wardrobe; now it's her twin sister Wah's turn. LA-based Wah has run a total of 18 marathons, and deems her personal best as her completion of the Oxfam Maclehose race, running up and over 10 mountain ranges in Hong Kong in under 24 hours.

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Marathon Tips From Pros In-The-Know

posted on Wednesday, 19th March 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

Each year, more than 36,000 people take to one of three start lines of the world-renowned London Marathon, preparing to run the 26.2 miles along the River Thames and via some of the city's most historic landmarks. With places gained via a ballot, the lucky entrants to the 34th annual event will currently be in training, hoping to beat their personal bests on race day - Sunday 14th April. 

To help you reach the finish post in the best shape possible, we've enlisted a few of our most experienced ambassadors to give us some insight into their marathon training schedules, and tell us their top tips for marathon runners. 

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