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06
Jun
11

SPLASH into JUNE 2011

JUNEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE- TASTIC!

SUMMER is HERE! I’ve got a BOOTYS Shakin Exclusive, Good Morning America, and more. ROCK IT OUT in June!

 

* GAP AWESOME-ness

I was approached by GAP, to run a month long bootcamp for their entire company. With the way corporate climates are these days I’m so impressed that GAP was willing to invest in their employees with something so positive.

I want to applaud this company for believing in the people that work for them and understanding that fitness is a way to bring a company together. The BOOTCamp filled in record time and let it be known that when a group of people workout together it can create a bond that lasts long after the boardroom.

Thank you GAP! I look forward to kicking you’re A** all month and making your TEAM even more unstoppable… Corporate AMERICA Unit!

If your Company wants to have it’s A** Kicked by me… Shoot me an emaiiilllllll 🙂

BOOTYCamp! – EXCLUSIVE July OFFER TODAY ONLY!

BOOTYCamp! is the Real Deal Original NYC Training Camp. The Camp is run with a solid structure that’s guaranteed to produce powerful results. I’m offering an EXCLUSIVE offer TODAY ONLY! If you email me today by 6pm you’ll be able to purchase BOOTYCamp! July for only $200. That’s $100 off its original price. COME one COME all, JULY is GOING TO ROCKKKKKKK.

Here are the details:
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6.30am – 7.30am
BOOTYCamp! July starts the 5th!!!
Where: Pier 46 on The West Side Highway at Charles Street – Astro Turf Field
Why: Lose Weight and FEEL GREAT!
What: Think Running, Jumping Jacks, Sit-ups, Push-ups, and Sprinting… Everything that’s going to get you the body you deserve!
Cost: July is $300 (Today only $200) and lead by the EXTRAORDINARY Carl Lauro– 8 workouts each month, including bi-weekly motivational emails.

For more info – http://www.laceystonefitness.com/camp/index.htm
To pay shoot me an email Lacey@laceystonefitness.com

BOOTYCamp! HONORS! Lacey’s Camp has been written up in VOGUE, Glamour, Timeout New York, and Fitness Magazine. Last year it was voted one of the Top 5 Outdoor Workouts in NYC by Timeout

* JUNE – FIT-terVention

You want to have a lean and tight body but you don’t know how to do it? COME to the JUNE FIT-terVention with Marissa Lippert and ME! June 18th at 10am get a Pep Talk on everything you need to know about weight training, fat loss, goal setting, and nutrition. Last one of the SUMMER!

When: Saturday June 18th 10am-11am
Where: Peak Performance – 54 West 21st Street, and 6th avenue, 8th floor
Who: Special Guest – Marissa Lippert, Bravo’s Nutrition Expert and author of The Cheater’s Diet– www.nourish-nyc.com
Why: SPARK YOUR FITNESS to a NEW LEVEL! COST: $20/person

BONUS – One lucky person will WIN a Free Personal Training Session with me and a Free one-on-one session with Marissa!

Limited Spots available to RSVP email Lacey@laceystonefitness.com today! Recruit friends and make it a day you remember!

* MOTIVATION – Don’t let FEAR Rule you… RULE FEAR.

Taking the Leap. Should I… Shouldn’t I… EhhhHHhhH, meh? Do you have something in your life that you really want to make happen? I feel like most people do, especially if you’re a New Yorker.

What’s stopping you? Is it fear? What’s really scaring you…? These are the hard-core questions one must ask when they want to take anything in their lives to the next level. Your body, your job, your relationships…

Often times the things we Fear are not real at all… They are stories we make up in our head about our goals or our dreams to help use stay safe and cozy where we are. Because often times it’s better the devil we know than the devil we don’t know…

Taking it to the next level hurts, it’s scary and you might fail… BUT ask yourself what would your life feel like if you didn’t go after that dream 10 years from now? Would you have regrets?

Ego gets in the way, Money gets in the way, and Life gets in the way… These are all often side effects of fear. If you want something bad enough in this life you must believe in the magic of Your dreams. I believe that there’s something inside all of us that’s greater than any obstacle.

Take the Leap… I bet you’ll soar.

NEWS – Extra Extra!

GOOD MORNING AMERICA – I’m taped a segment for GMA this Tuesday. It’s going to be airing later this month in the Beach Body Series with Tracy Anderson. Thank YOU Everyone who came to support! 🙂 You. Better. Work.

REDBOOK – Grab a copy of Redbook page 92! I give you The Better-Than-Nothing Belly Workout! You. Better. Work. 🙂

WOMENS HEALTH – Get that back fit and fierce… Who knew a sexy back was the new boobs? 🙂http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/back-workout?cm_mmc=Newsletter-_-05162011-_-Dose-_-readon

WWD – Check out this AWESOME Article about my Friend Neda Talebian Funk’s HOT new FITNESS Site, thank you for the shout-out WWD! 🙂 – http://www.wwd.com/fashion-blogs/fitistcom_the_future_of_fitnes-11-05?src=twitter

ABC FAMILY – Jessica Clark, my wife, will be making her first sitcom guest appearance on June 29th. Check out ABC Family’s The Great State of Georgia staring Raven Symone, it’s a Comedy! Jessica was also cast in 8 episodes of a new HBO show called Chemistry set to air next fall. Very Proud of my Leaper! 🙂

JULY CAMP BONUS!!!- Join the TEAM of all-stars that define Bringing It. I’m looking to fill July this month so please shoot me an email if you’d like to be a part of the team. TODAY ONLY Sale if you email me at –Lacey@laceystonefitnes.com you can get into July for $200, that’s $100 off it’s original price!!! YEAHhhhHH For more info click http://www.laceystonefitness.com/camp/index.htm

BOOTYCamp! – Congratulations to BOOTYCamp! May you ROCKED the House in a BIG WAY… GREAT TEAM. June are you ready to BRING IT?

NO TRAVEL – I’m here the entire month people… No Excuses. Lets do this.

* MUSIC – June Top10 2011

Check out these ROCKIN Workout Tunes — http://c.itunes.apple.com/us/imix/june-top10-2011/id441365629 or for more of Lacey’s favorite log onto http://www.laceystonefitness.com/playlist.htm

  1. Bright Lights Bigger City -Cee Lo Green
  2. Party Rock Anthem (feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock) – LMFAO
  3. Return To Innocence – Enigma
  4. Marry the Night – Lady GaGa
  5. Set Fire to the Rain – Adele
  6. Blow (Cirkut Remix) – Ke$ha
  7. Written In the Stars (feat. Eric Turner) – Tinie Tempah
  8. Check It Out – will.i.am & Nicki Minaj
  9. Walking On a Dream – Empire of the Sun
  10. What Part of Forever – Cee Lo Green

* QUOTE-Tastic

Who watched Oprah’s Last Show? I did… Geezzz, that woman helped raise a generation. I remember when I was in High School I watched an episode when she told her audience how crucial it was to follow your passion. I believe it was one of the first episodes that she began talk about of passion and “aha” moments. What she said resonated with me.

Oprah said – “Just follow your passion. People told me I couldn’t have this show because I was a big black woman. Don’t worry about what people think. People think lots of things and those “People” aren’t you. You were put on this planet for a reason. Find that thing you must do. That thing that makes your heart sing. Don’t worry about the money. The money will come… Just follow your passion.”

I remember thinking “Yeeahhh OPRAH! Now, what’s my passion…???” Even though my parents wanted me to be a lawyer among many other things a Fitness Professional NOT included… 🙂 That show helped give me the confidence to believe that I could possibly make Fitness a Career?! Thank you Oprah, you definitely had a HUGELY positive impact on my life.

Here’s my favorite quote from her final show… “Be responsible for the energy you bring to this place.” – Oprah Winfrey

Have a GREAT Month!
Lacey

Passion.Patience.Persistence=EXCELLENCE

LACEY STONE
Fitness Professional
Founder of Lacey Stone Fitness, LLC
www.laceystonefitness.com

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12
May
11

DAY 4 The Team came TOGETHER!

DAY 4, WEEK 2…. RECORD BREAKING Performances!

3minute 34second PLANK held by 7 campers! Carolyn wins the SHAKE IT for your life award… That was amazing mind over matter. PROUD.

SHANE ran like the freakin WIND in every competition with Schuler always hot on his trail.

Today there were all around stellar performances by each and every one of you. No matter what level you’re at you were bringing it to the best of your ability in all categories… AMAZING to watch.

I feel like The Team really came together on this sunny New York Morning.

 

WEEK 3 is CRUCIAL

WE ARE HALF-WAY through Camp People. Mentally I’ve found that over the years Bootys have the hardest time in Week 3.  You need to prepare yourself mentally and physically for this week. Because once Week 3 is over you only have two session left, the last one being RESULTS Day. I want you to CRUSH YOUR Test Scores from DAY 1… Annihilate them. NO MERCY.

How do you do that…. You put in the work now. EVERY SECOND COUNTS. That’s how I want you to participate in all your workouts and your life. What if you lived your life like you live your workouts at BOOTYCamp! GIVE 110%, Support the people around you from your heart, When something doesn’t go your way… Do you cry about it and quit?! HELL to the NO… When you get knocked down you GET your ASS right BACK UP with no hesitation. The most successful athletes and people I know on this planet do not hesitate in the negative. They focus on what they want and they do whatever it takes to get there. NO Hesitation, Get out of the doubt-zone as quickly as possible and onto the next opportunity to BRING IT (Right MARTY?!). You have a choice every day as to how you want to live your life.  Believe in the magic of what’s possible.

You are all getting stronger not only physically but also mentally… and that makes me proud.  It’s not about being the BEST it’s about bettering your best. What if you made your life about making every second matter? Do you think it would be extraordinary? I do.

I want you to think about what you want out of the FINAL two weeks of camp. Take it seriously… Make it matter. This is your opportunity to take it to the next LEVEL dudes. Sometimes the next level hurts, but that’s why it’s called the next level. Clearly  🙂

These are very inspiring words from an unlikely source… Take a look if you have the time – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfWGoLj1JCM&feature=share I believe in all of you.

TheBigGAME! Mananaaaaaaaaannnnnnn!

 

Who’s coming? Carl and Annabel are?! Lets be rowdy and ridiculous Toggetthheerrrrr!

That’s all I got… Today was good day!

Thank YOU!

Lacey

 

PS I LOVE OPRAH. Loved our discussion this morning… Gayle better watch her bacckkkkkk, hahhahaha!

 

Passion.Patience.Persistence=EXCELLENCE

 

LACEY STONE

Fitness Professional

Founder of Lacey Stone Fitness, LLC

http://www.laceystonefitness.com

20
Oct
09

ROCK-tober!

DR OZ Picture

Happy Fall! October is my favorite time of year… Jackets come back, people get pumpkins, and you’ll definitely be hearing a little Thriller in spin.  Trick or TREAT, smell my feet give me something good to eat, if you don’t I don’t care… Candy’s bad for teeth and I’d rather workout anyway, HA! Happy Halloween!!! 🙂

DR OZ

Two weeks ago I made my first Expert Fitness appearance on the Dr OZ Show.  He’s sooo charismatic and hottie, who knew? 🙂  The segment was entitled “BOUNCING off the YEARS!”- A Trampoline Workout that‘ll make you feel like a kid again.

OZ and I were able to get the entire audience to “Raise The Roof,” while bouncing on a mini-tramp.  Right after the segment the Producer said she’d be asking me back… Jackie Warner, who? YAY! aaaAAAHHHHH 🙂

I’m not sure of the exact airdate… but when I find out I’ll let you know. Thank you Stefanie, you’re an Angel Woman from Heaven.

“Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it… You can make it so.”

NIKE, Serena Williams, & ME

What a whirlwind of a month.  Nike Women featured lil’ old me on their website, http://inside.nike.com/blogs/nikewomen-en_US/2009/09/21/training-lacey-style WOOOO! Thank you Sarina… She totally understands me after only spending two hours together. That’s a GREAT reporter! 🙂

What she wrote in the article is it’s exactly how I choose to live my life. There’re 365 days in a year, 12 months in a year, about 30 days in a month, 7 days in a week, 24 hours in a day.  How are you going to attack your life?  Are you in it to WIN IT… or are you sitting on the sidelines watching other people play?

I have HUGE long terms goals, goals I’d be embarrassed to share with you … Yearly goals, monthly goals, weekly goals, and daily goals.  Everyday I set out to accomplish these goals to be the best I can not only in my fitness career but also in my life. I do my best to give every person I pass on a smile, a “hi,” workout, eat right; give the BEST 45min/1 hour sessions my little body can handle. To make the world a better place for others and me.

AAaaaannndddd yes at the end of the day I’m tired, sometimes exhausted…  We’re all exhausted because we’re all going for it in one way or another. If you’re going to go for it you might as well go after your passion, it makes it a heck of a lot easier to stick to it when the going gets tough 🙂

All we can ever do is our best. When we do our best consistently, when we’re working towards something that makes our heart sing… I truly believe miracles happen.

Last month I met Serena Williams through Nike annndd I was the featured Fitness Expert on The Dr OZ Show. I filmed a segment in 30 Rock, a building I’ve been trying to get into for a llloonnggg time. When I first moved to New York in 2002 I interviewed to be a NBC page… They didn’t hire me. My contact at the Today Show hasn’t quite been able to get me on… 30 Rock has been my Fort Knox. But something shifted on September 25th, 2009. I cracked the code.  It was a beyond surreal moment when I was standing on set with Dr Oz filming that Fitness Segment… It took me 7 years to get into that building. 7 years of never giving up.  My hard work and persistence finally gave me a little luck last month. It felt like a victory, it felt glorious.

Every day we have a choice to make our lives exactly what we want them to be. I definitely don’t have all the answers but this is my truth. I believe that anything is possible if we can muster of up the courage to pursue it.  Your time is right now… Never stop believing it’s possible.

NEWS

GLAMOUR – October Issue page 288, I talk about what happens to your posture when your happy! Gwen Stefani is on the Cover of this mag… that makes me HAPPY! No DOUBT.  If you missed grab’in a copy here’s a quick link http://www.glamour.com/beauty/2009/09/eva-mendes-shows-us-how-emotions-affect-our-looks check out page 2 OF 4 J Yiiippyyy Skippppyyy, Thank you Kim!!

MARIE CLAIRE – October Issue page 242,  I’m the Fitness Expert discussing the difficulty of losing those last 5lbs…. I wish she woulda let me say join Equinox and I’ll whop ya! 🙂 Thank youuuu Jihan!

TIME OUT NEW YORK – October 1-7 Issue page 15, T-Out gave TheBigGAME! a shout out… Thank you Kate!

LESBIAN LOVE – You cast your votes and the intro has been decided. Jessica and I shot the first 5 episodes last month and our show should be launching mid-month! Gracias G 🙂

EQUINOX EVENT! – C-o-n-g-r-a-t-u-l-a-t-i-o-n-s!!! To Faisal Saublaban and Miriam Ryan thanks to their efforts of energy & enthusiasm they both scored a pair of NIKEiD sneakers, yyaayyy FITNESS anndd Thank YOU Nike 🙂

WEDDING! – We set the date, February 28th, 2010! The love boat… It’s exciting and new come aboard we’re expecting yoouuu…  alalalallalala!

September TopTEN!

Download this month’s MUSIC! It’s BA-NA-NAS, bananas J Just Click – http://www.laceystonefitness.com/playlist.htm and download August TopTen! ‘09

1. Empire State of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys) – Jay-Z, Talk about it!

2. Rock That Body – Black Eyed Peas

3. Jump (Malinchak Club Mix) – Flo Rida

4. Lights Out – Santigold

5. Paparazzi (Moto Blanco Remix] [Radio Version] – Lady GaGa

6. Tidal – Imogen Heap

7. It ‘s the Way You Love Me (feat. Kelly Rowland) – David Guetta

8. Ice Ice Baby – Crazy Frog

9. Ready for the Weekend – Calvin Harris

10.  Thriller – Michael Jackson – Happy HALLOWEEN! 🙂

SCHEDULE

Yes, the rumors are true. I will not be returning to my weekend classes at 19th Street.  This was an INCREDIBLY difficult decision for me. I loooovveee teaching for you on Sundays… BUT I know come fall I’ll have a TON going on personally and professionally making it impossible to be consistent for you. To sub out classes more than I am there is not something I’ll ever do to my TEAM. I ask you to be consistent and BRING IT 100% every time I see you, I must do the same.

I hope you weekend warriors will find me during the week, as always I promise to consistently deliver a POWERFUL punch of Energy and SWEAT!

For more details check out my Fall Equinox Schedule – http://www.laceystonefitness.com/schedule.htm

Thank YOU to 19th Street Sundays for 4 years of love and sweat.

TRAVEL

I’ll only be missing 2 classes in October. If you ever have a question about whether I’m teaching a class just shoot me a direct email, Lacey@laceystonefitness.com. I’ll BB you back a Y or an N 🙂

Friday October 9th – 6.30am – TheBigGAME! – Greenwich – Erica

Monday October 12th – 6.30am – SPIN! – Greenwich – Faris

“Doing something differently leads to something exceptional…”

Be the DREAM,

Lacey

Passion.Patience.Persistence =  EXCELLENCE

LACEY STONE

Fitness Professional

Founder of Lacey Stone Fitness, LLC

www.LaceyStoneFitness.com

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