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? CrossFit!

This week the Greatist Team headed to Mendez Boxing in NYC. We learned some basic moves and got a serious workout.

Last weekend, The Greatist Team added some color to the day at The Color Run NYC. See how we did at the so-called “happiest 5K on the planet.”

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

Balle balle! This week the Greatist Team shimmied over to South Asia for a Masala Bhangra workout.

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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