New York City

NYC Mayor Bloomberg has just agreed to sign a bill that raises the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. The goal is to stop teens from starting a lifelong smoking habit, but it’s unclear how effective the law will actually be.
CalCutter is a new healthy cooking app from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. We tested it out — and here's what we found.
Bloomberg has tackled New Yorkers’ health and fitness one step at a time. His latest mission is to promote the use of stairs in order to ensure that people make physical activity a regular part of their daily routines.
Aqua Studio
Just when we thought we’d tried it all, three Greatist girls found themselves on stationary bikes… in a pool. Read on to see if Aquaspinning at the U.S.’s first outpost was worth the wade.
New York City is getting its first and only bike-share program, expected to launch sometime next month.

The people have spoken, and they want to sweat. Enter The People’s Bootcamp, a high-intensity interval-based class taking NYC by storm.

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Every weekend the Greatist team gets together to put a new workout to the test. This week's? Belly Dancing!

Dancing, stretching, and strengthening are all part of a vigorous workout at the beautiful Bari Studio in TriBeCa, NYC. Let's see how The Greatist Team did.

Every weekend the Greatist team gets together to put a new workout to the test. This week's? TS Fitness, with kettlebells, TRX, and SI bands.

New York City is getting its first and only bike-share program, expected to launch sometime next month.

Every weekend the Greatist team gets together to put a new workout to the test. This week’s? Parkour!

Weights, balls, bands, and mats: This week The Greatist Team broke a sweat trying a class at the Physique 57 studio.

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