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  2. Ain't Nothing but a Peanut: Maintaining Your Best Health

    After seeing the reception a recent comment received, I chose to make this its own thread with the hope of reaching more people. Fitness is an incredibly important thing in life, both the elements of it you can see and those that you can't. It's ...

    125 comments - 50 silver bananas - Mar 5 2018 - 9:07pm -

  3. Best blogs in 2018 (Finance and non finance related)

    Hey everyone, I am looking to find a couple of good regular reads since I have a bit more time on my hands now. So what are your favorite blogs that you always go back to? Not restricted to finance only, political commentaries, philosophy, lifestyle, heal ...

    36 comments - 9 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:26pm -

  4. Staying fit while traveling?

    Hi, I am a Vanderbilt student conducting primary research for my Entrepreneurship class. My group was tasked with coming up with a business plan that solves the pain points of a certain market segment. A few of my group members interned for consulting fir ...

    24 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jan 31 2019 - 6:30pm -

  5. A Monkey's Guide to the Gym

    Monkeys, One topic that I see pop up time and time again on here is regarding the gym. I have a particularly slow Friday ahead of me so I thought I'd post a brief guide to training since I imagine, for the most part, we all have similar lifestyles an ...

    108 comments - 38 silver bananas - Apr 16 2018 - 5:46pm -

  6. "How do I stay in shape if I'm sitting in the office all day?"

    As part of my business, I hear this question all the time... "How do I stay in shape if I'm sitting in the office all day?" You've probably asked yourself this question a few times as well. So, here's an email I got the other day: ...

    69 comments - 10 silver bananas - May 31 2016 - 4:47pm -

  7. How do you stay active during a cold winter?

    Running outside in 30 degree weather sounds absolutely horrific when you could be under your warm blanket instead. But we all need to stay active during the winter months so that we don't fall out of our routine. Business Insider offers some helpful ...

    44 comments - 5 silver bananas - Dec 18 2016 - 8:00pm -

  8. Why do wall street guys love muscles? Help a girl get a clue.

    Disclaimer: I like/respect men and I think I know a decent bit about them after years of living/working with them. But after reading all the posts about how you guys on WSO work on your musculature, I feel like there's something I'm just not get ...

    147 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 27 2012 - 11:00pm -

  9. "I don't have time to get in shape"

    I don't know if you've noticed, but it's almost impossible to get in shape if you work in finance. I'm sure you wish you still had the body you had in college, but how realistic is that? You work 10+ hours a day, so you've got no ...

    50 comments - 9 silver bananas - Jan 15 2016 - 5:27am -

  10. Best In-Office Gyms

    Was having a conversation with a friend, but from those who have worked or interned in NYC banking offices, which one's have the best in-house gyms? I know that Goldman's is quality, but interested for fun Gym Fitness office environment ...

    19 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 11 2018 - 3:54pm -

  11. How to stay fit in IB?

    Hey Everyone, So I just started working FT as an analyst, it seeming pretty difficult to stay healthy/fit and setting up a workout routine seems next to impossible with the hours you have to pull some days. I try to stick with salads for lunch and dinner, ...

    58 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2015 - 1:43am -

  12. Best time for Gym

    So sitting on a desk for 14-16 hours a day is not really helping......I need to adapt my life around it and there is a bit of tummy starting to appear. I am sure many of you might have run into this problem if not already having it right this second. I wa ...

    81 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  13. Twenty Four Hour Gyms in New York

    Hi All: I am moving to NYC in the fall and was hoping that you guys would be able to give me advice on good twenty four gym that is easily accessible from either 200W or is in the west village area where i hope to live. Thanks guys! Fitness ...

    48 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2017 - 12:02pm -

  14. 140.6 Miles of Swimming, Biking, and Running- No Training

    Monkeys, the bar has been raised once again. Brian Kuritzky is a 24 year old securities analyst at Goldman Sachs. Three weeks ago, he placed a seemingly impossible bet with several of his colleagues- that he could complete an Ironman Triathlon in under 16 ...

    42 comments - 4 silver bananas - Oct 27 2010 - 2:49pm -

  15. Funny Exposé on Supplement Ads

    Mod note: Blast from the Past- "Best of Eddie." This one is originally from February 2012. I know we have a ton of gymrats on WSO, so I thought you guys would appreciate the following video. I've often wondered if there could be any veracit ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2013 - 10:45am -

  16. Summer Fitness- Best workout routines?

    I know there's a few gym monkeys on here and was curious as to what some people's favorite and most effective workout routines are. I've done split routines, full body routines, dabbled in a little HIT, and then simplified it to just pull-u ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:39pm -

  17. Personal Trainer

    Incoming IB analyst in NYC. What do you guys think of hiring a personal trainer in the gym? Is there gonna be enough time or should I just stick to working out on my own when I have the time? Gym personal Fitness trainer ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2014 - 11:30am -

  18. Have you been able to correct duck feet at the gym?

    I have been working out for a while now but I've noticed lately that my left foot turns out slightly, and my right foot a little less slightly when I'm lifting. I believe this is known as duck feet. Has anyone else been able to get rid of this i ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 3 2016 - 3:07pm -

  19. Cue- New Personal Health-Tracker

    I recently came across this new health-tracker on the net: From TechCrunch: This San Diego-based startup, which was founded back in 2009 in the midst of the swine flu peak and has attracted more than $1 million in backing from an undisclosed U.S. angel in ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2014 - 11:05pm -

  20. To All You Workout Junkies: Radiate Athletics

    I'm sure many of you have seen Kickstarter, the website for creative types to raise money to fund a project. Members of the site pledge a certain amount of money and are in turn promised some sort of award (usually the product the person is making). ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2013 - 10:10am -

  21. Getting fatter and more tired by the day... Why don't you get back in the gym?

    From what I've read so far, seems like a mixed crowd of regular gym-goers and then everyone else who can't seem to find the time/motivation. I find that most of my friends fall into the latter group. Despite all being athletes through high schoo ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2015 - 5:01pm -

  22. Top 10 Apps for Wall Streeters (Part 2)

    (6) Fitness Top App: Fitocracy Description: A fitness social network. Why it's cool: Use this app to track your workouts, choose new fitness activities, and add friends to help you work out. Available on: iOS Runner Up FitBit Descriptions: A healthy ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2012 - 9:10am -

  23. What is your Body Fat %? See this chart here. I'm at 23.7%, do check yours.

    I'm 30 now. And yes, like all the Monkeys here, I have long work schedules and hardly have time to look at my health. My waistline has been increasing lately. So, I recently took a body composition test to measure my BF%. I decided to go BOD POD test ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 24 2018 - 4:37pm -

  24. Curls/Pushups in the office?

    How strange would it be if I took a 2-minute break every 2-3 hours to do a set of 30 pushups in the office? Would it be acceptable for me to bring in two dumbells to curl once in a while/during off-hours? Fitness health banker lifestyle ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 16 2018 - 3:15am -

  25. Black Out or Work Out?

    We all knew nights blacking out and waking up the next morning were fun, but it seems that they are potentially less harmful to our waistline than we thought (if only the same could be said for our livers). The guys are Gizmodo were testing out the new Ni ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2012 - 11:23am -

  26. (NYC Bankers) (Need Help) How to reach out to bankers who need help in measuring body fat % and metabolic rate?

    For someone in IBs industry, long hours and stress are the norms. This takes a toll on their body. Being a professional myself, I know how it affects your health, personality, and career. I work in a startup now, who want to empower people to know about t ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 24 2018 - 11:38am -

  27. The Ultimate Exit Opp

    I know everyone talks about how they're working in IB for the ExitOpps, so I figured I'd share my experience and how I got mine. Growing up an only child, I never really had much interaction with children (I was educated by private tutors my who ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2012 - 2:27pm -

  28. Staying fit

    Hi everyone! I was wondering, for the people here that are fit, how do you manage to stay fit with the crazy hours? I've recently been promoted to Associate and I find I have more flexibility in how I use my time, but with the added responsibilities ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2017 - 3:34pm -

  29. Random GM Building Question

    Is anybody currently working in the General Motors Building? (the big ass tower right behind the Apple store at 59th & 5th Ave) If so, would you mind PM'ing me? I have a few questions regarding leasing and the firms that have space in there right ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2012 - 3:56pm -

  30. Are spouses allowed at Bank's on site gyms?

    I was wondering if anyone knows the general policy on this. I know it is probably specific to each bank but I was wondering what the BB 's in NYC generally have as guidance on this?? do we jus have to purchase some discounted membership? Thanks Banki ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2012 - 6:59am -

  31. Who is this Phillip Kent? Metabolic profiling- something cool for us to know- What do you think?

    Have any of you seen this blog post? Quite an interview- a healthy banker. Some of the points he mentioned here are relatable. https://www.fitnescity.com/blog/for-bankers-who-wa... banker metabolism health Fitness wellness body fat ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 4 2018 - 3:37pm -

  32. How to Build Your Body

    So I was reading this blog post and realized how I might be able to help with a few misconceptions about doping and how to actually make changes to your body. ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 2 2012 - 10:43pm -

  33. Tips For Staying Fit As An Athlete On Wall Street

    To start, I wrote this post in response to @notahipster 's post 2014 Summer Analyst Athletes and how people suggest staying in shape for your senior college athletic season. I have some experience in this category as I am a Division 1 track runner wh ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2014 - 3:10pm -

  34. Best place for Health & Fitness Review Program

    We are a group of marketing researchers & experts, and we are here to help anyone, who is wondering about what they might get from digital products. And we provided a lots of information on Health & Fitness for both Man and Women. health Fitness ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2014 - 5:27am -

  35. Basic Blood Work

    This is a review of five blood work markers and a definition of what's normal. StarkTrainingCA's blog women Fitness Blog ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 21 2011 - 1:49am -