Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
Our office has been chock-full of New Year's resolutions, and if you're anything like us, we know you made your own wish-list. We've heard it all: "Have more sex," "make more money," "get vajazzled" (and no, that wasn't the same person who wants more loving). But, in all honesty, the beginning of the 2011 dream sounds like it's going to be eerily similar to past—to get in shape! This perennial and pesky promise (bikini body by June...say that three times fast) isn't always cheap, unless you want to roll out a sit-up mat in your living room. Lucky for you, gyms seem to have caught on to the annual craze and are offering a veritable surfeit of deals to make that transition to the locker room just a little bit easier (on the wallet, at least). To make working out even more unavoidable, we canvassed the city for the best places to get lean for less. You know what that means: no more excuses!
Click through to see NYC's 11 best gyms—and 11 amazing deals—to get in shape for 2011!
It's all happening so fast, isn't it? The tree is up at Rockefeller Center, and we begrudgingly welcome the subsequent gridlock. Lights are twinkling, our favorite department store windows are awe-worthy, and RSVPs have been answered.
If there's one time of year I want to get really decked out and glammed up, this is read
There are certain life trials all New Yorkers are bound to experience: delayed subway trains, the impossibility of hailing a cab in the rain, and the highly dreaded and inevitable polar vortex.
While temperatures this season haven't hit sub-zero just yet, you can never be too prepared. So, to adequately prep ourselves read