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#EmbraceTheBelly

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 [...]

What is Flow Yo’ Mojo?

Coach Brie Helmuth will come to your office, and/or work with individual clients, here at the Pongo Power fitness studio. She leads participants through a series of core activation drills, and [...]

Client Appreciation!

It takes courage to walk through the door and work on developing physical strength. Especially if there are grand long term goals like losing and keeping off 15 pounds, learning how to run, or [...]

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 [...]

What Is Flow?

“Flow” is the state of being fully immersed and present in your activity.  A flow activity can be writing an annual report, playing a tennis match, working skillfully on an art project, or [...]

One Run at a Time

For many people, the idea of running a race seems improbable. Years of operating with the belief that running is for ‘other’ people, has led some to conclude they’ll never be in ‘good enough’ [...]

Friendship Month

September is International Friendship Month, and we have a few great ways to celebrate, while connecting with your friends and working on your fitness goals! Try a New Class Together It’s always [...]

Drink More Water

Personal Trainers to Help You Live Your BEST Life! Hack: Drink More Water Skill Level: 4 – This involves a little planning. Method: Do you have a hard time drinking enough water every day? [...]