DAVID JOU

Co-Founder & Brand Director

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ATHLETE HIGHLIGHT: Bel Canto Bootcamp

We’re thrilled to be bringing back our regular Athlete Highlight. This month we're featuring co-founders of Bel...

RECAP: Rockaway Summer Long Run

A recap on how we pulled off 19 miles with over 100 athletes from Nolita to Rockaway Beach!

Local Guide 005: AAPI-Owned

It’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and as an AAPI‑owned business ourselves, we wanted to...

Athlete Highlight: Jessie Zapo

We found a moment to catch up with Jessie Zapo to get insight on her training, recovery and racing strategy as...

Local Guide 003: Look Good, Feel, Good, Play Good

We wanted to take a moment and share some of our favorite small businesses in the neighborhood that fall under...

WFH? 8 THERAPEUTIC EXERCISES FOR YOUR 8-HOUR WORK DAY

Here are some exercises that are great to do on the hour as a way to break up the day, maintain joint health,...

Local Guide 002: Our Favorite Women‑Owned Businesses

On International Women’s Day during Women’s History Month, we can’t help but to celebrate with a roundup of...

Polar Plunge Run Recap

"Jumping in felt invigorating, refreshing and restorative. Would I do it again? The answer is simple: Yes. I...

LOCAL GUIDE: Q&A WITH WILL OF GOOD THANKS

Good Thanks, a hip Australian coffee shop in the Lower East Side, has been serving up healthy seasonal fare...

Athlete Highlight: Tamara Pridgett

Tamara Pridgett, overcame both mental and physical roadblocks to get to where she is now. After a year of rehab...

Local Guide 001: 10 Restaurants, Bars & Cafes We Love

From us, to you 🤍. We thought it was only appropriate to share our ever‑evolving list of our beloved local...

Black History Month: Athlete Highlight II

Check it out! Here’s our 2nd Athlete Highlight as we continue to celebrate Black History Month.   We’ve included...

Black History Month: Athlete Highlight I

With the 55th Super Bowl underway, we are reminder today to celebrate athletes who’ve had an undeniable and...

ATHLETE HIGHLIGHT: ANWAR ISAACS

Anwar Isaacs, our first featured athlete and owner of Human Nature NYC, signed up for the 2020 Virtual NYC...

LESSONS I LEARNED THROUGH VIRTUAL PT

The onset of the pandemic forced businesses to shapeshift and adapt. For us, that meant our team had to pivot...

LOCAL GUIDE: Q&A WITH RAY OF WORTHWILD

In January of this year, MOTIVNY started a guide of our favorite local establishments. While the pandemic...

Q&A WITH FRANCISCO BALAGTAS AFTER TSP DIY

MOTIVNY athlete and Running Coach Francisco Balagtas embarked on a bold challenge called The Speed Project DIY....

PROJECT NO DAYS OFF: 1,000 DAYS COMPLETE, NO REST DAYS IN SIGHT

Running takes a balance of discipline and strength, physically and mentally. Running consecutively for 1000 days...

Q&A WITH FRANCISCO BALAGTAS

  Our resident running coach and race strategist Francisco Balagtas just landed the cover of Runner’s World in...