Image source: Pharaoh’s Army Fitness

The folks from Pharaoh’s Army Fitness contacted us about their new gym opening up in Forest Hills in early April. But this is no ordinary gym – you won’t find barbells, stability balls, or cardio equipment. Instead, it’s a relatively open space with Monkey Bars, TRX’s, a lane of turf for sled pushing, and kettlebells. In their words, “Kinda like playground for adults.”


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Image source: Queens Chronicle

The Queens Chronicle reported some happy news last week – PS 70 in Astoria (30-45 42nd Street – GMAP) is going to expand by 60,000 square feet and should have access to the new addition by September 2015. Local City Councilman Peter Vallone really wanted a gym at this school and he’s gotten his wish; currently the school uses one of their lunch rooms for PE-related activities. (more…)