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

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

June 2017 Update

Sorry for the radio silence over the past several weeks and for the tardiness of this newsletter. I'm still acclimating to life in Philadelphia while simultaneously trying to run two businesses in New York. It's been a very challenging transition, but I'm blessed to be doing what I think is good and important work. While [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day

Sending lots of love to all the moms out there. You have the toughest job in the world, are usually grossly underpaid, and don't get nearly enough credit. My mom was a beautiful soul who left this world on December 15. Since this is the first Mother's Day I've experienced since my mom's passing it [...]

By |May 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today’s Workout | 2/16/17

Time to go into Beast mode. Sumo squat (60 sec) Single leg stretch (60s) Reverse lunge (60 sec) Single leg prone hip extension with one knee bent (30s ea leg) Plank with side taps of the foot (60 sec) 3 rounds of 2 sets @ 24 sec + 16 sec recovery 1. In, In, Out, [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Punk Rope Pin Is Here

For me, pins have been synonymous with rock and roll since I was a kid. In fact, I collect rock and roll pins. One of my favorites carries the slogan: "If it ain't STIFF, it ain't worth a f*ck." In this case, "Stiff" refers to Stiff Records, the now defunct label. I hope our new [...]

By |January 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Indoor Agility Drills

Agility is the ability to move quickly and change direction with ease. It's an important skill for most sports, but can also be useful for day to day living. For example, perhaps you start walking across the street without paying attention (but hopefully not looking at your phone) and all of a sudden you notice that [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Super Plank for super strength

The Super Plank is one of our favorite bodyweight exercises for improving shoulder, triceps, and core strength. 1) Begin in a plank, resting on your forearms and toes. 2) Place your right palm under your right shoulder 3) Straighten your right arm. 4) Next, place your left palm under your left shoulder. 5) Straighten your [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Age Is Just a Number

On Saturday, Joyce Snyder, age 71, participated in a Beastanetics workout on the beach in Asbury Park, NJ, making her the oldest person to date to complete a Beastanetics class. Previously, Joyce had been doing yoga and taking long walks around her local reservoir, but high intensity interval training was completely new to her. She [...]

Overcoming Obstacles

On Saturday, Aug 13 Team Panther and Pug, consisting of myself and 6 teammates—Bengey, Geo, Heather, Katie, Shana, and Sophia—ventured to Randall's Island to tackle the City Challenge 5K obstacle race. It was the very first obstacle race for 3 of my teammates, and hopefully not the last. In addition to running (okay sometimes we [...]

By |August 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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