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46 posts from November 2011



We're mostly vegan, but we're happy to start offering you a few chicken and turkey dishes!  All of our animal protien is sourced from local farms, is free-range, organic, antibiotic and hormone-free so that you can feel good about what you're eating!  $8

OBSESSING? 30 Nov 2011


As I try to lose the last of my baby weight, I notice that even I start to obsess about the last 10 lbs.  Try not to focus so much on the last 10, 20 or 30 pounds that you're trying so hard to lose.  It's just too discouraging.  Take it one day at a time and start with small goals.  When you get up in the morning, think, 'I have to go to Lithe and then make smart choices for lunch or eat a healthy snack while I'm sitting at my desk at work.' 

Can't get through 30 pushups or plyos during class?  Do whatever you can do in the studio and finish the last 5, 10 or 20 at home to complete your 30.  I find that if you check your healthy habits off your daly to-do list, you'll spend less time obsessing and becoming discouraged over the daunting numbers. 

Image of Lither, Jaclyn Obeso wearing Lithe's Lace Insert Leggings and the the new Ultra Support Performance Bra in Sapphire via Dom

GET LITHE! 30 Nov 2011

Jo wearing Lithe

It's the last month of 2011...get Lithe before the 2012 rush!   We currently have a few spots open in our December Rittenhouse & Old City Immersion courses:

Rittenhouse:  Monday & Wednesday (begins on Monday), 12.5.11 at 8:00PM

Old City:  Tuesday & Thursday (begins on Tuesday), 12.6.11 at 7:00PM 

If our Immersion classes don't work for you, you can opt to take our Lithe 101 classes. Call 215-545-5144 (Rittenhouse) or 215-625-4919 (Old City) to purchase and register for our Immersion.

Image of Lither & Philadelphia Studio Manager, Johanna Goode wearing LIthe's Hotstepper Dress via Dominic Episcopo

LITHE INTERNS! 29 Nov 2011


Hey Lithers & FitHipHealthy fans, I'm looking for TWO great editorial interns for FitHipHealthy this new year. Check out the details below...

About the internship:
*10 hours per week. The schedule can be flexible.
* Many different tasks, including scouting for posts and products; conducting interviews inside and out of the studios for Lithe TV and FitHipHealthy, doing blog formatting and admin; taking photographs, running blog-related errands (e.g., picking up leggings for photo shoots, taste-testing Lithe Foods, going to the post office), and providing general administrative and editorial support.
* Commitment of at least three months, starting around Jan 2, 2012
* Ideally one person based in NYC and one person based in Philadelphia.  You can work remotely from your home much of the time, but I'd love to work together a few times a month.
* Unpaid, but with perks: Exposure on FitHipHealthy, learning the ins-and-outs of how blogs work behind-the-scenes, learning how to run a small business, jokes from Jordan, laughs from Mars, Lithe classes, food and gratitude.

About the intern:
* FitHipHealthy reader & is familiar with Lithe.
* Has a camera
* VERY detail oriented and precise.
* Likes to research, photograph, test and scout fashion, food and beauty products
* Fluent in the online shopping world and the blog world.
* Adept at internet research.
* Friendly, creative and hardworking.
* Efficient and adept at meeting deadlines.
* Outgoing
* Bonus: Experience in graphic design and Photoshop.

If you're interested, please email me at Lauren@lithemethod.com with a bit about yourself and your resume.  Thank you!

SWEET BEET! 29 Nov 2011


We're debuting our seasonal Sweet Beet next Monday!  This juice is SO good for you.  Beets are known for their super antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support – thanks to a unique source of phytonutrients in the skin and flesh of these earthy gems. Our juice will ground, restore and replenish you from burning the candle at both ends. 

Beet juice is also great for building healthy, rich oxygenated blood – crucial for the early morning/late night Lithing and in your daily fight against holiday fatigue. Did you know that Beet and carrot juice in combination is also believed to help combat varicose veins? Combine our Sweet Beet with Lithe Watershed for fast results!

LITHE BRIDE! 29 Nov 2011



It is amazing how the Lithe community has become part of my life in such a quick time. I started as a client and was striving to find time to fit multiple classes in because I found them so addicting as well as interesting. From a Physical Therapist perspective I still find it so very interesting, enlightening and impressive in how you create the lineups.

Now, I am an instructor and truly love the girls who take the time out of their schedules to meet me in the studio and work their heart outs. Thank you for this community, thank you to the Lithers for their beautiful spirit and support and thank you to the Lithe workouts for giving me an amazing confidence in my wedding gown.

Much love, Joellyn

Image of Lithe Instructor Joellyn Dembowski and Eric Fox



Tweet with us and win!  Here's what you have to do:

Start following http://twitter.com/lithemethod if you're not doing so already.  Then, answer the question, @lithemethod "Today is the final day of the Lithe Fall Challenge 2011! Tell us how did it make your life more #fithiphealthy?” (include the hashtag #fithiphealthy).  What do you win?  A 5 class card!

We'll announce the winner on the @lithemethod Twitter page. Remember, all entries must be received by 11:59 pm/et on 11/29/2011. Limit one entry per day per person/twitter address.  Check out the rules here. 

Image of Lauren Boggi Goldenberg via Dom



These holiday gift packs will be available for purchase today starting at 12 noon on Mindbody!  Our Cyber Monday sale will be valid through November 30th.  If you're going for the GOLD, our 3 day Lithe Foods programs begin on Monday, January 2nd and will be delivered to our Rittenhouse and Old City locations every Monday and Wednesday morning for pick up (More info and an in-studio tasting event coming soon!)

Need help purchasing online? 
In Mindbody, go to "Online Store"
At the top right, choose "Gift Cards/Credit"
Use the drop-down menu to select the package you want and enter the information on the recipient
- You can either select a day for the gift certificate to be e-mailed to the recipient OR
- Have the certificate e-mailed to yourself, and print/give it to them as a paper copy

The recipient will need the gift card (& the number on it) to redeem each section of the package. 

Images of Melissa Weinberg in Lithe's Slimming Pants and Anne Falasco wearing Lithe's Cinch Band via Dom.  Images of Lithe's water bottle & Lithe Foods cooler via Lithe



Happy Friday everyone!  I LOVE AVEENO®.  Sustainable, easy to find, affordable, natural and so effective.  I've been using just about all their products for the past few months (I'm obsessed with their Positvely Radient Collection, Smart Essentials and the new Living Color Shine Glaze for colored hair) and I've seen a dramatic difference in my skin and hair. In a few weeks you'll be able to find their products in Lithe's locker rooms and showers!

AVEENO believes that nature has the power to make life beautiful. As such, AVEENO takes the best of natural (e.g. oat, soy, feverfew, wheat) and proves them effective through science – these ingredients are what they call ACTIVE NATURALS®.

This weeks giveaway is the entire AVEENO® line of products which includes beauty care, products for face, body, baby, hair and sun protection ($300 plus value!)  For a chance to win, please visit our Facebook page and AVEENO® Facebook page, "Like us" and then leave a comment at the post.  A winner will be chosen at random tomorrow and the winner will be announced on Monday!  Good luck!

 Image of Lauren Boggi Goldenberg and Aveeno via brand websites

I'M LOVING... 24 Nov 2011


I'm thankful for a lot of things this year (my amazing staff at Lithe!) but these two guys win most of my heart.  Happy day everyone!  Enjoy and splurge : )

Image of Jordan Goldenberg and Mars Goldenberg via Dom

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