Workout: Burpees & Brews Bootcamp

Burpees & Bordeaux partnered with our friends at Small Craft Brewing Company to bring you Burpees & Brews!! Last weekend we got to sweat with an amazing crew then followed it up with flights of beer- talk about Sunday Funday 🎉

How-to: This workout is classic B&B style! There are 6 rounds with 3 exercises in each round. Perform each exercise for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds- repeat each round 3 times before moving onto the next.

All you need is a mat and a timer!

Round 1

  1. Step back lunge left
  2. Step back lunge right
  3. Squat Jumps

Round 2

  1. Low Plank
  2. Ankle Reaches
  3. Thrusters

Round 3

  1. Lateral lunge right
  2. Lateral lunge left
  3. Touchdown jacks

Round 4

  1. Inchworm to Push-up
  2. Inchworm to Shoulder Taps
  3. Hi-Lo Plank

Round 5

  1. Squats
  2. Squat Pulses
  3. Burpees

Round 6

  1. Side plank dips right
  2. Side plank dips left
  3. Hi knees/Mtn Climbers (alternate 10 reps each)

Thank you again to our friends at Small Craft for having us! We can’t wait to come back for another bootcamp 💪🏼

Xo, Louise & Pam

PS: Save the date for February 9th… we will be back at lululemon Roosevelt Field!

Workout: lulu Winter Bootcamp

B&B was back at lululemon for our favorite bootcamp class last week! We are sharing our Saturday AM workout so you can sweat it out at home or with a friend! This workout is sure to get your legs working, heart pumping and abs burning. And of course, what would our workouts be without plenty of burpees?! We can’t wait for you to join us at our next workout ❤


All you need is a timer, a mat, and water! There are 3 exercises in every round followed by 30 seconds of rest. Perform all 3 exercises back to back for 30 seconds each then rest for 30 seconds. Repeat each round 3 times before moving on to the next!

Round 1

  • Squats
  • Squat hold
  • Reverse lunge to single leg hop

Round 2

  • Inchworm + push-up
  • Plank
  • Mountain Climbers

Round 3

  • Single Leg RDL (right side)
  • Single Leg RDL (left side)
  • Broad jump forward

Round 4

  • Side plank (right)
  • Side plank (left)
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs

Round 5

  • Lateral lunge (right)
  • Lateral lunge (left)
  • Burpees!

Round 6

  • Single leg bridge (right)
  • Single leg bridge (left)
  • Squat Jumps

Thank you to everyone who came to sweat with us! And a huge thank you to lululemon RF for providing a space for us. Big shout out to our friends at Pleasant Petites for providing the post-workout snacks! Be sure to save the date for April 21! We have big things in the works 💜

Xo, Louise & Pam

Workout Wednesday: Anniversary Party at lululemon

B&B was back at it again with another heart pumping, glute burning, and burpee packed workout. What an amazing morning spent sweating it out with these strong ladies to celebrate our 1st Anniversary! In case you missed it or want to do the workout again, here you go! *Post workout, champagne popping not included* 😉

IMG_5696There are two exercises in every round followed by 30 seconds of rest. Perform both exercises for 30 seconds each then rest for 30 seconds. Repeat each round 3 times before moving on to the next round. Get your timers ready…

IMG_5748Round 1
Squat Thrusts
Reverse Lunges

Round 2
Plank Jacks
Russian Twists

Round 3
Jump Lunges
Lateral Lunges (15 sec each side)

Round 4
IMG_5701Plank w/ Shoulder Taps
Triceps Push-ups (modify from the knees if needed)

Round 5
Skater Hops
Single Leg Romanian Deadlifts (RDLs- 15 sec each side)

Round 6
Burpees
Side Plank Crunches

 
We want to give a huge shout out to all of our amazing sponsors who made this event such a success! All our class participants went home with the tastiest swag bag we have ever seen. Be sure to check out these amazing brands!

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Xo, Louise & Pam

Happy Anniversary B&B!

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It’s our 1st Anniversary!

When we took the leap of faith to launch Burpees & Bordeaux a year ago we didn’t know where it would go. We knew we wanted to share our journeys – the highs and the lows, we wanted to share solid research backed information, and we wanted to share our love for fitness (and wine). Little did we know we would connect with some of the most bad-ass women in the industry, grow not only as friends but also fitness professionals, and also expose our most vulnerable selves. We are so grateful for each and every one of you who read our blog and support us in our journey. A special shout out to our friends, our families, and significant others who support us day in and day out! Thank you to our friends at lululemon RF for letting us reach more individuals and all of the Tone It Up- Long Island girls who always come out to support us.

We love you all and can’t wait to see what the next year has in store for us!

Xo, Louise & Pam

Workout Wednesday: B&B lululemon Bootcamp

This past Sunday, we had so much fun teaching at lululemon Roosevelt Field! In case you missed it (or want to do it again 🙂 ), here is our workout!

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B&B Bootcamp

Grab a timer! Perform the 3 exercises in each round for 1 minute each & repeat. Then move on to the next round 🙂

Round 1: Lower Body

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  • Curtsey Lunge + Squat
  • Burpees

Round 2: Upper Body

  • Walkout Pushup
  • Plank Tucks/ Spidermans
  • High-Low Plank

Round 3: Lower Body

  • Lunge + Twist
  • Single Leg Deadlift
  • Squat Jumps

Round 4: Core

  • V-sit Crunches
  • Low Plank
  • Mountain Climbers

 

Share with us how your workout goes! Which moves are your favorites??

Xo, Louise & Pam

Event Recap: lululemon’s Word of Mouth with Jenn Hunter-Marshall

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What’s one word to describe Jenn? What do you think you know about Jenn?
She’s a badass.
…Or is that a mask?

Long Island is known for it’s gossip. This event embraced the gossip and went straight to the source. Jennifer Hunter-Marshall is a Coach at CrossFit Garden City. She not only coaches in Garden City, but she also works for CrossFit to train new coaches. As a lululemon ambassador, she is known around Long Island for showing off her six pack abs on the store’s wall. But what is Jenn really like? Who is she beneath the tough exterior? That’s exactly what May’s Word of Mouth event taught us!

Jenn shared her story with a small group of people. Some were lululemon employees, some CFGC members, some friends, and some friends of friends. Starting back when she was eight years old, she referred to a picture of herself that is kept on her desk; striking a sassy pose and sticking her belly out. Jenn talked about her first year of college. She had an ROTC scholarship and she was working hard in classes when some major medical issues came up. That is when she learned the act of putting on an exterior to protect what was really going on. So she put on the mask that she was still living a healthy life and became determined to overcome. Her best friend basically told her to burn it all to the ground- go skydiving, hang out with frat boys, and do it all without care. But Jenn is true to her values and never let the speed bumps change her attitude. Jenn touched on the dreams of the girl in the picture and how they differ from the dreams of the woman she is today. The dreams that she and her husband have for their future and their family. The challenges that have come up and the masks she has worn over the years while overcoming those challenges.

“What would you tell the girl in that picture?”
“Suck it in!”

The truth is there will be speed bumps. There will be dark times. But you get over those speed bumps. You come out of that dark place. And the gossip you hear may only be a mask that someone is wearing. You see their tough exterior, but need to take the time to learn what’s happening on the inside. That’s how the gossip changes. You strive for that girl’s six pack and see only your stretch marks- maybe she wishes she had stretch marks. We compare our story to someone else’s highlight reel; thinking: Why not me? Well, why NOT me?

L: Before I knew Jenn, I knew her as this ripped chick lifting weights in a picture on the wall of lululemon Roosevelt Field. When I worked at lulu, I had the pleasure of hanging out with Jenn whenever she came into the store. She has a tough exterior, but once she opens her mouth, you know she is a sweetheart. Listening to Jenn talk about how we all put on these “masks” made me think about the masks I’ve worn. Sometimes you cry in the shower, but then it’s time to pull it together. It’s about finding your inner strength.

P: I had never met Jenn before this evening, but I HAD heard about the badass woman that ran CFGC. I was so excited to finally meet her and learn more about the journey that has led to where she is today. My favorite message I took away was the idea of perfection. Especially as women, we feel this immense pressure to be perfect and when we come up short, it means we have failed. But is it really failure? Or is it exactly where we are supposed to be at that moment in life? I personally believe that when we shed the preconceived image of what exactly a perfect life is, we can then live the life that we are meant to have. Jenn was a perfect example of adapting to the curve balls life throw her and using them to propel her to the next step in life.

The event was intimate with several couches set up in the lobby of CFGC. As people arrived and Jenn began speaking, there was still a group completing the W.O.D. which we casually peaked in on. Before and after Jenn spoke, everyone mingled, sipped some wine and enjoyed some snacks. Belkis Bites made the delicious treats including salmon cakes, grilled vegetables, stuffed mushrooms, and turkey lettuce wraps- yum!

Thank you to the lovely Coach Jenn for opening up your heart to us and sharing your story! And a big thank you to lululemon Roosevelt Field for hosting a great event. We’re not sure when the next Word of Mouth event will be… but you know we will be there.

Xo,
Louise & Pam

img_1732PS. Their bathrooms are fantastic. It literally had everything you could possibly need post workout to transition to the day. A mirror selfie was required 😉

Event Recap: Bootcamp at Bandier with Holly Rilinger

Maybe you know her as a face of Nike… Maybe you’ve taken one of her classes at Flywheel Sports… maybe you’ve seen her on Bravo’s Workout: New York… Ooor maybe you came and sweat it out on the sidewalk in Manhasset this morning. That’s what I got to do! 🙂

Bandier at the Americana Mall in Manhasset hosted a great event which was the perfect morning pick-me-up! Holly Rilinger instructed an outdoor bootcamp class right on the sidewalk in front of Bandier. Thankfully this rainy weather we’ve been having held off and we got our workout in.

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We moved into each round of our sidewalk bootcamp with a quick demo, always keeping our heart rate up and our feet moving. Holly is such a motivating instructor! She took the time to learn all of our names and keep us pumped up because we were definitely sweating. Holly encouraged each of us to keep going, dig a little deeper, and truly challenge ourselves. After each round there were high fives all around 🙂 If you guys have never worked out with Holly, you are in for a treat! Go take one of her classes. Now!

 

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Not going to lie, I was a few minutes late because I came straight from teaching my cycling class 😦 But this is the workout we did from where I jumped in! I hope it kicks your butt, too ❤

Holly’s Bandier Bootcamp Class

Round 1:

  • Russian Twists (feet off the ground for an extra challenge)
  • Inchworms with a pushup
  • High Knees (really drive those knees up high)
  • Plank

Round 2:

  • Diagonal/Curtsey Lunges (2nd time through- pulse it on one side)
  • Tricep Dips
  • Toe Touches (legs straight up, pull those abs in and reach up)
  • Skater Hops (side to side- just like in today’s Workout Wednesday!)

Round 3: Booty & Abs

  • Glute Bridges
  • Touch Backs (sit up tall, feet in front, then turn and reach one arm behind you)
  • Rockstars (like a back bend with one arm & working the glutes!)
  • Donkey Kicks
  • Bicycles (slow, then fast, and slow again!)

Round 4: Finishers! 30 sec rounds x2

  • Push-Jack (pushup, jump your feet wide then back in and pushup again!)
  • Squat-Jacks with a reach to the ground
  • Plank
  • Split Jog (like scissors forward and back but in a low, athletic stance)

After we took some time to stretch our muscles and catch our breath, our fabulous friends at Bandier had snacks for us! Recovery drinks from Montauk Juice Factory and chia bars from Health Warrior. Yum!

A huge thank you to Bandier Manhasset for hosting this wonderful event. FYI they are hosting fitness and health events every day this week (check out the schedule above). We’re talking Two Worlds cycling and mat classes, SLT on megaformer, and mini nutrition sessions… hellooo!

And a big thank you to the lovely Holly Rilinger for the killer workout this morning! It was such a pleasure to meet you. I hope to take another class with you soon 🙂

Get up and get sweaty,
Louise

Event Recap: lululemon’s Word of Mouth with Kaley Young

 

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She’s that good.

The Word of Mouth event was inspired by gossip; in this case, the good gossip. Last month, lululemon Roosevelt Field hosted their first Word of Mouth event at Lifetime Fitness in Garden City. Store ambassador, Regina Smith, shared her story with a small group. Last night, we adventured to Wantagh for lululemon’s second event where Kaley Young shared her story. For those of you who don’t know Kaley, she is the owner of Hot Pilates Secret in Wantagh. Her mother built HPS and created a class that not only works up a sweat, but inspires you to dig a little deeper. “Think of three things you are grateful for just for today.”  After her mom passed away from breast cancer, Kaley became dedicated to sharing the love and kindness her mom had created.

L: Thoughtful. Sincere. Inspiring. Motivated. These are words that come to mind when I think of Kaley. I got to know Kaley from the time when I worked at lululemon in the Roosevelt Field Mall. I’ve taken her pilates classes, learned to do a headstand, and had margaritas and pizza in her backyard; but last night I was able to listen to her full story. She’s that good.

P: Emotional and empowered are two words to summarize the evening for me. It was such a special evening as Kaley took us on her journey and how she has overcome so many obstacles in her lifetime with the power of love. A couple years ago I was able to take a couple of classes at HPS. From the moment you walk in the door, you can immediately sense there is something magical happening in that studio. 

Kaley and the employees of lululemon pulled off an amazing event! Kaley’s backyard was set up with blankets, heat lamps (it was kinda chilly last night), a s’mores bar, and a projector to share some memories. Oh! and wine 🙂 We chatted a bit before the event started, then everyone gathered around, campfire style, to hear Kaley talk. She spoke about her parents’ true love, growing up and learning lessons, her mother’s fight against breast cancer, the growth of Hot Pilates Secret, and her own dreams and goals. We laughed, cried, and listened intently. Kaley’s story inspires you to become a more confident person, remind the people around you that you love them, and to truly believe in yourself.

After she had finished sharing, we had a social hour! There were lululemon employees, their friends, Kaley’s family, HPS lovers… it all spread by word of mouth. Joined by our friend, Chelsea, we totally hit up the s’mores bar. Hot and toasty marshmallows? Yes, please!

Thank you for welcoming us into your home, into your story, and allowing us to be a part of your audience. We love you! ❤

Xo,
Louise & Pam

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