1980s Playlist

Tattooed Love Boys (1980) • The Pretenders 99 Luftballons (1983) • Nena Two Swords (1980) • The English Beat The Message (1983) • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Bits And Pieces (1981) • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Healthy Body (1989) • Operation Ivy Sweet Dreams (1983) • Eurythmics Pay to C*m (1982) • [...]

By |December 7th, 2017|playlist, punk rock, rock and roll, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Featured playlist: songs from 1977

Sex & Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll • Ian Dury & The Blockheads Motörhead • Motorhead In the City • The Jam White Riot • The Clash London Lady • Stranglers 1 2 X U • Wire Pretty Vacant • Sex Pistols Breakdown • The Buzzcocks Teenage Lobotomy • The Ramones Lust For Life • [...]

By |December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In memory of Robert M. Haft

My dad passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at his home in Exeter, NH on Wednesday, November 1 at the age of 87. Here's the eulogy that my sister Melissa, niece Margaux, and I wrote. TIM C.S. Lewis wrote, “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” I think [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Punk Rope Challenge #1

Some of you have been clamoring for a jump rope challenge for months now. We heard you so here it is! In honor of Heather and Shana who just skipped (as in jump roped) the Rock 'N' Roll 5K in Philly, this challenge will focus on rope jumping various distances for time. But you also [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|fitness challenge, jump rope event, rope jumping basics|0 Comments

Beastanetics starts on 10/10/17

WHAT Beastanetics is a high intensity, interval-training program that improves stamina, strength, speed, agility, and power, and burns mega fat and calories. WHERE McCarren Park artificial turf field Bordered by Driggs, Lorimer, Union, Bayard. Meet by the goal closest to Bayard WHEN Tues, Oct 10 through Tues, November 21 Tu/Th: 6:45am-7:45am & 8am-9am HOW MUCH [...]

By |October 6th, 2017|Beastanetics, bodyweight training, functional exercise, HIIT|0 Comments

Final Class of the Season at Solar One

Punk Rope Games IX a Huge Success More news and pics to come, but here's the quick and dirty recap: 8 teams competed valiantly for the Punk Rope trophy with Muted Mutton (Joe Katz, Claire Francois, Rich Mudge, and Shawnette Proper) claiming the team title. There were some great costumes, some fantastic individual performances, prizes [...]

By |September 24th, 2017|jump rope class, jump rope event, Punk Rope Games|0 Comments

Punk Rope Loves Texas Playlist

The Revolution Starts... | Steve Earle La Grange | ZZ Top Tush | ZZ Top Texas In My Soul | Willie Nelson I Fought the Law | Bobby Fuller Gary Floyd | Butthole Surfers Power Factory | Asmodeus X Rock the Joint | The Reverend Horton Heat Ooby Dooby | Roy Orbison Run the World [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|jump rope class, jump rope event, playlist, rock and roll|0 Comments

Punk Rope Games IX is coming!

The 9th annual Punk Rope Games will take place on Saturday, September 23 from 11am-2pm at Lowery Plaza, directly under the #7 train in Sunnyside, Queens. This is the first time the Punk Rope Games have been held in Queens. We think the Ramones would be happy about that. Hey ho, let's go! This year's [...]

Punk’s Rope 12-year run at the 14th St Y comes to a close

"All Things Must Pass" —George Harrison I'm sad to report that Punk Rope's Monday night run of 12+ years at the 14th St Y has come to an end. While nothing lasts forever, it's still a difficult pill to swallow. But we continue to hold our heads and ropes high and we're going to celebrate [...]

By |July 16th, 2017|jump rope class|0 Comments

Beastanetics on TV | 6/29

FREE CLASS TOMORROW—6/29—PIX11 LIVE TAPING This is the moment for which we've been waiting since Beast began in 2009. A little love and recognition from the mainstream media could be huge for Beast. We hope you'll come out to support. If the end result is a few more Beasts sign up for the next round [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Beastanetics, bodyweight training, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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