Cooking With Kristen

We are so excited to be launching a brand-new experience called Cooking with Kristen! Cooking with Kristen is an online course that will build community through the shared experience of [...]

Deadlifting 101

Perhaps you have heard of the deadlift? It may seem like an exercise reserved for professional athletes, powerlifters, or avid gym goers. However, the deadlift is an underutilized and an [...]

Winter Salad Recipe

Winter Salad This recipe is a great way to use up leftovers from the holidays and utilizeseasonal vegetables. If you are sharing, simply multiply the recipe by thenumber of people enjoying it! [...]


Health is unique to each of us. October 10th, 2019 is World Mental Health Day and Pongo Power is launching our own mental health revolution. We call it, “Embrace the Belly!” Where [...]

Staycation Ideas!

Sometimes the best place to take a vacation is right in your own city! There is something really special about getting to experience your own city as a “tourist”. I am lucky enough to live in [...]

The Run/Walk Method

The run/walk method: your secret weapon for increasing distance, remaining pain free, and running faster races. Have you ever finished a race and felt like your body and legs have nothing left? [...]

Why Pace Matters

When it comes to training for a race, no matter the distance, there’s more to running than “just lace up and go.” Before hitting the pavement, ask yourself, “what is the purpose of this run?” [...]

Postnatal Training

Exercise throughout pregnancy helps the body prepare for birth, and for the demands on the body as a new Mommy.   While the body recovers – either from a straightforward natural birth, or [...]

Pongo Corporate Coaching

Pongo Power is a health and fitness corporation with two physical establishments in Brooklyn, New York. Our team of medical exercise specialists and personal trainers have been transforming the [...]

Let Your Power Bloom!

This article was written and contributed by Dr. Alana Bloom. She is a chiropractor and the founder of Bloom Chiropractic in Park Slope, Brooklyn. She works with individuals, families and pregnant [...]

Prenatal Training

In recent years, there has been more focus on the benefits of exercise for the pregnant woman.  Until the 1980s, the general recommendation was for a woman to not exert herself. The thought was [...]