10 Real Jersey Workouts

It's January—the time when many of us set course for improved health and fitness. Some just want to turn over a new leaf; others want a whole new body. Here's how ten real New Jerseyans work up a sweat in hopes of achieving their fitness goals.

Personal trainer Tara Zimliki keeps a close watch on student Howard Bergman at Tara’s Bootcamp.
Photo by Chris Crisman.

Click on the links below to read a summary of each workout:

Boot Camp
Princeton University program manager in applied and computational mathematics Howard Bergman, of Branchburg, enjoys the Boot Camp workout.

The Heat’s On
Attorney Eileen O’Hern Luby, of Rumson, prefers Hot Yoga to most other workout options.

Let’s Dance
Software engineer Sachin Koshal, of Jersey City, likes the high-energy, Latin rhythms of Zumba when he’s working out.

Unveiled Enthusiasm
Can belly dancing serve as a viable workout regimen? Erica Schirmer, of Clinton, sure thinks so.

Game On
When does playing video games constitute a workout? When Nintendo’s Wii Fit is involved. Bill Fisher, of Collingswood, can exercise in the comfort of his living room.

Take a Seat
When it comes to staying in shape, the pilates chair is the only way to go for Kerry Patel, of Madison.

Flex Time
Need to strengthen and align your spine? Gyrotonic might be the workout for you. Renee Robeson, of Flemington, is a fan.

Getting His Kicks
Jordan Wolf, of Hillsdale, gets a kick out of his kickboxing fitness program.

In The Spin
Lindsay Berra, of Montclair, has found Spinning the most satisfying workout for her needs.

For podiatrist Paul DeMarco, of Egg Harbor Township, CrossFit is a fun, different way to stay healthy.


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