Tastemakers: What’s Your Go-To Summer City Workout?

The summer fitness regimens of New York City's top models, trainers and athletes.

Rossy Herrera

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“I love to keep in shape by boxing. It’s a full-body workout that is fun and helps release stress as well. Being Dominican, I have curves that need to stay toned, and from all the exercises I have tried through the years…this one has worked out the best for me”



Maria Senko

“I eat a quick breakfast of eggs, cheese, clementines, salted cashews, a protein bar and water, then I head to my roof to jump rope and do a high-intensity bodyweight workout. And on the weekends, I enjoy skating along by the water and playing basketball.”



Alonzo Wilson
Physical Trainer

“My go-to workout, which I do five days a week, is Tone House, a sport performance facility that teaches very intense but fun classes. I run five miles on Wednesday and rest on Saturday and my go-to snack after my workout is cashews.”



Roosmarijn De Kok

“My go-to summer workout is boxing at Gotham. It’s a great cardio workout. Before, I like to eat something small like an apple with almond butter to give me energy.”




RJ King

“My summer workout is curated by my New York trainer, Stephen Cheuk of S10 Training. I always start my day with a few hard-boiled eggs, Greek yogurt with granola and coconut water, mixing in a scoop of Thorne Research Amino Complex.”

Devin Goda
Former NFL Player

“I work out at Mendez boxing gym on 26th and Broadway, and I do sprint workouts on the East River track on the LES. After I work out, I always make a smoothie with bananas, blueberries, strawberries and a plant-based protein.”



Jonathan Bellini

“I work out twice a day, between lifting weights and running six miles four times a week and my main focus is in what I eat. Most of what I cook is protein, no carbs after 6 p.m. and going to bed before 11:30 p.m. I usually do body weights (balance and strength) like handstand, Capoeira (Brazilian dance) and some gymnastic exercises.”


Nathalie Darcas PHOTO courtesy Wilhelmina

Nathalie Darcas

“A mix between cardio (long runs along the East River in the morning before it gets too hot) and group classes or one-on-one sessions with Steve Pasterino at Bodies by P. Before I work out I like to have an iced coffee with either a little bit of almond milk or cashew milk; I find I really need that little kick in the mornings!”


Melody Le

“Either a reformer Pilates class or an outdoor session on my own in the evening when the sun is going down or early in the morning before it gets too hot! Warm up: light one-mile jog, 12 burpees, 12 jump squats, 20 crab walks, mountain climbers for one minute, 30 switching lunges.”



Justin Clynes

“My favorite new thing I do is an outdoor Saturday morning boot camp-style workout. It’s called BoS Fit NYC and is led by my friend Bradford Shreve. It’s social and I always get a great workout, pushing me harder than I usually would work out on my own.”

Tastemakers: What’s Your Go-To Summer City Workout?