Nieves Álvarez Practices Tracy Anderson Training To Burn More Calories In Less Time

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16 October 2018

The model Nieves Álvarez has declared herself addicted to fitness and has presented us with an innovative method to burn more calories in less time than many celebrities have already put into practice in Hollywood This is the method of Tracy Anderson , a trainer who has conquered half the world and who has a studio in Madrid!

Would you like to be part of the #tamily collective? The success of the method is combining yoga, toning and dancing . In Spain at the moment there is only one center where it is taught. It is located at number 10 of Fernando VI in the heart of the capital. Paying the 850 euros that the registration costs is worth it because the service is personalized, the trainer has registered 200,000 movements with his own seal and the secret of his classes is to exhaust a particular muscle until the failure to define it perfectly.

Trying a single loose class is 40 euros, so it can be a good plan to get to know it. And if we like it and do not want to spend so much money, we can follow the online method for 90 euros per month.

Other celebrities such as the New York socialite Olivia Palermo , have also relied on the expert power of the coach. In fact, the it-girldefines her center in New York as her “happy place”.
Although in the Instagram of Palermo you can not see at first sight photos of her training, we have been able to see her in task thanks to one of the posts of the coach herself. If both smile, it’s because, sure, the effort is worth it.
There are many models that rely on trainer Tracy Anderson. In addition to Gwyneth Paltrow or Jennifer Lopez, Alessandra Ambrosio has also put herself in his hands.

Plans To Enjoy Madrid at the Puente Del Pilar

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8 October 2018

At last! The first bridge is here after the summer holidays. Surely this “long weekend” we will dedicate to recharge the batteries, disconnect … but also to make plans! Whether you live in the capital or if you come to visit Madrid we tell you what sites you have to see and what exhibitions you can not miss. Point, aim!


The strange word of the exhibition of Carlos Garaicoa, Birlibirloque , means to do or achieve something skillfully but without revealing the means by which said thing was made and thus wants to represent the buildings that have been demolished with this peculiar exhibition. Each installation consists of a pair of black and white photographs and a crystal sculpture that tries to convey melancholy through the inexorable passage of time. You can enjoy this exhibition from September 13 to November 2018 at the Elba Benítez Gallery from Tuesday to Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Between architecture, design and art is the work of Lars Lerup that tries to question commonly accepted attitudes, although without pretense of finding an answer in his ‘park immobile’. All the furniture can be relocated in the room by the visitor since this exhibition is inspired by the novel Watt , by Samuel Beckett, where the peculiar Mr. Knott changes the location of his furniture day after day: “it was not unusual to find, On Sunday, the dresser, standing next to the fire, the dressing table, legs up, next to the bed … “. You can visit the exhibition from Tuesday to Sunday in the Sala Minerva of the Círculo de Bellas Artes.

The sculptures presented at the Nairy Baghramian exhibition, Breathing Spell at the Palacio de Cristal , are made of galvanized metal, resin and glass. The work of Baghramian adopts organic forms that present protuberances and cavities with clear references to minimalism and surrealism. You can see this exhibition organized by the Museo Reina Sofía until Sunday, October 14 (admission is free).

Enjoy this tour of Spanish architecture through all the editions of the Prize for Contemporary Architecture of the European Union – Mies van der Rohe Prize exhibited in Spanish architectures. Chronicle from Europe . A total of 350 models, photos, videos and panels of the works of Spanish architects made both in Spain and abroad will be on display until October 28 in Arqueria Nuevos Ministerios Exhibition Hall (free entry from Tuesday to Sunday).


Gastrorail is a restaurant that is in the Railway Museum and this is where you will experience a journey through time thanks to the restoration of the original wagon where it is located. The high-end catering company Vilaplana has taken care of every detail, from the menu to the tableware or table linen, to ensure (with prior reservation) a unique experience. The cafeteria is also installed in a 1930 car that retains its original marquetry decoration and is open to the public at the same time as the museum.

Enjoy Sunday with brunch at the classic Café Comercial de Madrid , a classic that has reinvented itself by adding a modern touch to the most traditional dishes.To finish the bridge we suggest you visit the Kitschy pastry shop . A place that will leave a sweet taste to this long weekend where the decoration, the kitchenware and the cakes follow the kitsch style .


A place full of fashion, cosmetics and lifestyle, this is the old carriage factory LaMarca, converted into the coolest building in the Salesas district where you can find LAB a concept store of design, technology, art and fashion; also a Tracy Anderson Studio where you can experience the range of Tracy’s patented innovations; o Roots, a restaurant / health food store.


The hotel of the Vincci Hotels chain, Vincci Capitol, is located in the Carrión building (an icon of the Madrid skyline ) , which makes it the perfect accommodation to enjoy the most authentic form of the capital. The allusions to the seventh art are constant both in the common areas and in the rooms. Do not hesitate to enjoy the unbeatable views of the Gran Vía from its two terraces. The perfect plan to enjoy the end of the day.

30 of the Most Popular Celebrity Fitness Gurus of All Time

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8 October 2018

1980: Arnold Schwarzenegger

The multi-hyphenate fitness legend came out of retirement in order to compete for the Mr. Olympia title in 1980. At the time, he was also training for a movie role. Despite the hectic schedule, he ended up winning the title and what would be his final championship in the event.

1981: Olivia Newton-John

Although not originally fitness guru by occupation, her smash single “Physical” was a global sensation. The top-charting song made everybody want to get on their feet, dance, sweat, and get.. well, physical.

1982: Suzanne Somers

The Three’s Company actress turned into a full-fledged fitness personality thanks to her workout infomercials and ‘Thighmaster’endorsements. She’s since gone on to author several weight loss, nutrition, and health books, many of which have become bestsellers.

1983: Gilad Janklowicz

Bodies In Motion, the longest-running fitness show in the United States, first aired in 1983. The Israeli fitness instructor hosted the long-running show, but also created over 30 workout videos and hosted another show called Total Body Sculpt with Gilad.

1984: Raquel Welch

1984 marked the release of the legendary actress’ Total Beauty and Fitness Program, which quickly became popular. It was particularly groundbreaking due to its emphasis on yoga postures.

1985: Jake Steinfeld

Steinfeld’s career first took off when stars like Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford used him as a personal trainer. He then launched the Body By Jake fitness regimen series that catapulted him into fame.

1986: Jane Fonda

The fitness queen’s Jane Fonda Workout videos have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, the most among any exercise series. She encouraged many Americans to buy their first VCRs in the ’80s so they could follow her aerobics-based workout routines at home.

1987: Heather Locklear

The actress and model became a fitness guru with her own line of workout videos, titled Personal Training Sessions, where she rocked bright leotards in typical ’80s fashion.

1988: Kathy Smith

The fitness personality has sold over 16 million workout videos, which reached peak popularity levels in the late ’80s and early ’90s.

1989: Chuck Norris

The martial arts legend and action star received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1989, cementing his legacy as a fitness icon, actor, and producer. He also has a black belt in judo and Brazilian jiu jitsu.

1990: Derrick Evans

The early ’90s fitness icon, better known as Mr. Motivator, was a British sensation thanks to his appearances on the breakfast TV show GMTV, where he performed live, high-energy workout sessions in bright, colorful spandex.

1991: Cher

The legendary singer and actress entered the fitness realm with the release of her 1991 book Cher Forever Fit, which featured workout tips, nutrition advice, and her favorite skincare-products.

1992: Denise Austin

With over 20 million exercise videos sold, “America’s Fitness Sweetheart” is considered one of the top fitness celebrities of the ’90s. She’s also authored 10 fitness books and centers her workout regimen around yoga, pilates, and aerobic exercises.

1993: Fabio

The Italian/American model, whose face was plastered across romance novel covers all over the world, delved into the fitness realm in 1993 with his self-titled Fabio Fitnessworkout video.

1994: Susan Powter

The motivational speaker, nutritionist, and personal trainer reached the height of fame in 1994 when she first hosted her own talk show, The Susan Powter Show, in which she discussed topics like nutrition and fitness with her guests. She was also known the catchphrase “stop the insanity!” which was a highlight of her weight loss infomercial.

1995: Tony Little

With numerous ’90s fitness infomercials, the self-proclaimed “America’s Fitness Guru” became known for his ponytail, booming voice, and endorsement of several fitness products, most notably the Gazelle Elliptical Glider.

1996: Richard Simmons

The beloved ’90s fitness guru was known for his contagious energy and flamboyant personality that both helped America actually enjoy working out. His Sweatin’ To The Oldies videos brought an aerobics craze to the masses thanks to his energy and the upbeat soundtracks.

1997: Don Saladino

For over 20 years, Saladino has coached actors, athletes, musicians, and other celebrity clients like Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, and Ryan Reynolds. This fitness guru is one of the most in-demand personal trainers for the famous and wealthy.

1998: Billy Blanks

The Tae Bo workout creator (a combination of Tae Kwon Do and Boxing) reportedly sold more than 1.5 million videos of his workout classes between 1998-1999 before launching Billy’s Boot Camp.

2000: Bob Harper

The TV personality and personal trainer, known for his role in The Biggest Loser, has been open about his sexuality, dieting habits, and heart attack health scare.

2001: Shaun T

Known for his high-intensity and energetic home workout videos like Hip-Hop Abs and Insanity, Shaun T made many TV appearances on programs like the Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Dr. Oz Show and the Tyra Banks Show.

2002: Jillian Michaels

In 2002, Michaels opened the sports medicine facility Sky Sport & Spa in Beverly Hills before making her TV debut on the hit NBC show The Biggest Loser. She became known for her tough coaching style that helped contestants get whipped into shape. Since then, she’s released several workout DVDs and authored several fitness books.

2003: Tony Horton

The fitness coach and instructor entered the crowded home workout space with P90x in 2003, through a series of informercials that promised dramatic before and after results after 90 days of completing the program.

2004: Harley Pasternak

This bonafide celebrity trainer, author, motivational speaker, and TV personality made headlines in 2004 when Halle Berry revealed he trained her for the movie Catwoman. That admission landed him a guest appearance on Oprahand eventually a book deal.

2005: Gunnar Peterson

One of the most sought-after personal trainers, the guy who counts the Kardashians as clients released his first book in 2005, which delves into the secrets of Hollywood personal training.

2006: Tracy Anderson

The fitness mogul, known for monthly services and the Tracy Anderson Method, had her big break in 2006 when Gwyneth Paltrow visited her LA studio and dropped a significant amount weight. Paltrow then told Madonnaabout Anderson and from there, she gained even more popularity.

2007: Jackie Warner

Warner is an American fitness trainer best known for appearing in the Bravo network’s reality series Work Out, which chronicled her life as she attempted to manage her day-to-day business as well as her relationships.

2008: Justin Gelband

The trainer to the Victoria’s Secret Angels, this fitness instructor is responsible for helping these ladies get into the best shape of their lives for strutting down the runway.

2009: David Kirsch

The celebrity trainer, known to many as “the butt guy,” is responsible for helping stars like Jennifer Lopez and Kate Upton achieve a fabulous rear. He is also the founder of Madison Square Club in New York City and also authored the Butt Book in 2009.

2010: Mary Helen Bowers

Bowers’ Ballet Beautiful empire, consisting of merchandise and videos, counts celebrities such as Zooey Deschanel and Liv Tyler as clients. In 2010, Black Swan came out, where Bowers instructedNatalie Portman on ballet techniques for the film.

How Shonda Rhimes and These Other Remarkable Women Are Building Empires

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4 October 2018

Female Founders 100: Empire-Builders These women have overcome huge odds to build massive businesses–whether they are entertainment powerhouses, public companies, or simply on the cusp of dominating their industry.

Therese Tucker


Tucker became a computer programmer in the 1980s, just as women started dropping out of the industry. She overcame sexism, harassment, business betrayals, and product failures to bootstrap her enterprise accounting-software company. In 2016, she led a successful IPO, joining the tiny number of female tech founders to crack the public markets. In 2017, revenue was up 44 percent from the prior year, and the company’s shares have steadily climbed since–giving Tucker oversight of a business that’s added roughly $1 billion to its market cap in the past year, bringing it to $2.7 billion by late summer. –Maria Aspan

Sadie Lincoln


Using supermodels as the face of good health never sat well with Lincoln, a longtime exec at 24 Hour Fitness. Growing up in Eugene, Oregon, she was raised by her single mom in an all-female collective, so women supporting women felt like a much more authentic pitch. That insight led to Barre3, a boutique fitness studio she founded in 2008, after she and her husband invested their entire $250,000 savings into what is now a multimillion-dollar national chain with more than 130 franchises. Last year, the always-mindful Lincoln even paused expansion to focus on creating more “conscious growth.” “I unapologetically lead with love,” she says. “It feels good, and if it didn’t, why even do this?” –Michelle Cheng

Emily Heyward

Red Antler

Casper mattresses. Allbirds shoes. Goby toothbrushes. They say there’s a Warby Parker of everything these days, and the company you can thank for creating the always-airy brand identities of many of them is Red Antler, a creative consultancy and marketing agency co-founded in 2007 by Heyward, a veteran ad strategist. She’s so central to this universe that, when Red Antler–now an equity partner in 75 startups–begins working with a new company, “we know there are up to three companies launching at the same time in the same space–and we usually know because they’ve all approached us,” she says. –Tom Foster

Julie Wainwright

The RealReal

After becoming the CEO of in 1999, and then taking it public right before the dot-com crash, Wainwright was left with a less-than-stellar reputation. By 2011, then in her 50s, she decided to launch her second startup, a luxury consignment retailer that sells everything from Tiffany diamonds to Hermès Birkin bags, online and off. Seven years in, with nearly $300 million in venture capital and over 40 percent annual revenue growth, Wainwright is eyeing an IPO–again. “When you fail so publicly,” she says, “it frees you up to be more bold.” –T.F. 

Courtney Adeleye

The Mane Choice

In 2014, Adeleye’s hair was her business. Today, there’s a good chance that your hair is also her business–which brings in $25 million a year. Four years ago, the Madison, Alabama, resident wanted her hair to sport a long, natural look, but couldn’t find the hair care products to help her do it. She documented the process on YouTube, and started making her own hair care concoctions in her kitchen. Adeleye told her YouTube fans how to make the stuff, but they weren’t particularly interested; they wanted to buy it directly from her. Adeleye obliged, launching the Mane Choice, now in more than 20,000 retail locations including Walmart and Target. Adeleye also has her own show, “Who’s the Bawse?” and an Instagram following that’s 181,000-strong. –Kimberly Weisul


Renee Erickson

Sea Creatures

Erickson’s culinary empire, a group of Seattle restaurants collectively called Sea Creatures, started with a lucky break when she was 25. The aspiring chef was working at a small French restaurant whose owner decided to sell. She bought it, and 12 years later opened a second place, the Walrus and the Carpenter. Sea Creatures–and her reputation in the Pacific Northwest–grew steadily from there, and today includes a steakhouse (wth locally raised beef) and a coffee-and-doughnut shop called General Porpoise. The restaurant industry can be harsh on workers and the environment, and Erickson feels a sense of duty to both. In 2015, she eliminated tipping at her restaurants, raising base pay to $15 an hour. This year, the company also stopped serving chinook salmon, the primary food of endangered Puget Sound orcas. Her latest venture, Deep Dive, is a dark, retro bar housed in the Spheres, a trio of glass structures owned by Amazon. Jeff Bezos might own Seattle, but Erickson dominates its restaurant scene. –Sophie Downes

Sallie Krawcheck


Krawcheck jokes that she’s the only person to have been fired on the front page of The Wall Street Journal–twice. But her Wall Street gigs–head of global wealth management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and CFO of Citigroup–prepared her for her next mission: building an investing platform specifically for women. “There’s a reason women rank finance 33rd out of the 33 industries that serve them,” Krawcheck says. “They feel talked down to, misunderstood.” Her answer is a four-year-old investing platform that is driven by an investor’s goals–like buying a house, paying for child care, or retiring by a certain age. Krawcheck hopes Ellevest, the fastest of the so-called robo-advisers to reach $100 million in assets under management, will help close what she calls the “investment gap,” or the fact women invest less than men and, on average, keep 68 percent of their money in cash. “This is quit-your-job money,” she says. “This is get-out-of-a-bad-relationship money. This is important.” –K.W.


Emily Weiss


Glossier is only four years old, but somehow feels like it’s been dominating the beauty scene (and making Estee Lauder nervous) forever. Rather than taking the traditional retail route via Sephora, Weiss’s digitally-native, direct-to-consumer startup has trained an army of 1.4 million Instagram followers to spread brand love. Her strategy of priming fans to share their bathroom shelfies of Glossier products and its signature Millennial Pink bubble-wrap bags worked so well that this year Weiss, 33, began formalizing that fandom machine. The New York City-based startup now has a social-selling website, which allows customers to interact, create networks, and discover recommended products. With a new round of $52 million in funding, the acquisition of a digital-strategy studio, and new board member Stitch Fix founder Katrina Lake on her side, it appears Weiss is only getting started. —Christine Lagorio-Chafkin

Shonda Rhimes


“Storytelling is our business. Showing you the extraordinary possibilities of your story is why we exist.” So reads a manifesto published by, the new website published by the production company Shondaland, which belongs to the prolific TV hitmaker Rhimes. After a 15-year run at ABC, during which she created such shows as Grey’s AnatomyScandal, and How to Get Away With Murder–with strong female leads, often women of color–last summer Rhimes announced she was leaving the network for an estimated $100 million, multiyear exclusive deal with Netflix, which shook Hollywood. Rhimes–whose hits are estimated to have earned Disney at least $2 billion over the course of her career–already has eight shows in the works for Netflix, including one about Ellen Pao, the former tech exec who famously battled sexism in Silicon Valley. –T.F.


Kristi Knoblich

Kiva Confections

Knoblich and her husband, Scott Palmer, had a small wedding photography business–finding clients through Craigslist–but still couldn’t make ends meet. So the couple started a small cannabis grow in their Bay Area backyard, selling small marijuana plants to dispensaries around northern California. By 2010, they observed that most edibles companies didn’t have sophisticated branding, and saw their opening. “We wanted to make products that people who shopped at Starbucks and had iPhones would buy,” says Knoblich. They started making high-end, lab-tested edibles with precise, smaller doses of THC, wrapped in stylish packaging that felt more Blue Bottle, than Dunkin Donuts. Today, Kiva has become famous for its infused chocolate-covered espresso beans, blueberries, and low-dose mints, now available in hundreds of dispensaries across Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. “One day, we hope to be available around the world,” says Knoblich, hinting that Kiva will release another new product line this year. –Will Yakowicz

Tracy Anderson

Tracy Anderson

From afar, having celebrity devotees like Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez, and Victoria Beckham seems like it would be any trainer’s fantasy. But for Anderson, it eventually became toxic. “The most challenging part of my career is when I started training celebrities,” says the fitness entrepreneur, who founded the New York City-based Tracy Anderson Method 19 years ago, just after the birth of her first child. “As a single mom in business, I have a certain amount of bandwidth. Do I care about my business, or do I care about hanging out with celebrities?” So six years ago–around the time her second child was born–she stopped training celebrities herself, instead focusing on thoughtfully scaling her business. And that she has. In the past three years, her fitness empire–which includes seven studio locations in New York City, Los Angeles, Madrid, and the Hamptons; private training services in London; 170 DVDs; a weekly streaming service; and two new fashion lines–has grown 43 percent. In the works: an interactive streaming service, which Anderson expects to launch in 2019. “At this point in my career,” she says, “I don’t have to worry about messing up.” –Diana Ransom

Peggy Cherng

Panda Express

In 1983, Cherng left her career in engineering to help her husband, Andrew, start a fast-casual Chinese restaurant in a Glendale, California, mall. Thirty-five years later, Panda Express has become the food-court juggernaut behind orange chicken and chow mein in airport terminals, malls, and highway exits around the world. As co-CEOs, the Cherngs don’t franchise most of the company’s 2,000-plus locations, an approach that has served them well. Panda Restaurant Group has reportedly opened 150 new stores each year since 2005, and earned more than $3 billion in sales last year. Family businesses have a reputation for falling apart, so how has this couple–who have a reported net worth of $3.3 billion–held it all together for so long? The secret might lie in a gigantic red sculpture recently placed in front of the company’s Rosemead, California, headquarters. In all-caps, it reads: “LOVE.” –-Cameron Albert-Deitch


Kathryn Petralia


Petralia knows small businesses. As co-founder and president of Atlanta-based online lender Kabbage, she has spent the past decade making more than $5 billion in loans to small-business owners. Her startup, which she co-founded with CEO Rob Frohwein and Marc Gorlin, brought in more than $200 million in revenue last year and is expanding into new products. Petralia, a veteran of credit card companies and early fintech startups, is both ambitious and practical about work–and her personal life. A couple of years ago, she and her husband decided to have a second child, almost 17 years after their first, in spite of Petralia’s busy schedule running her company. “I’m just a rower,” she says. “There’s water in the boat but I just keep rowing.” –-M.A.


Nancy Silverton

Mozza Restaurant Group

A serial entrepreneur and groundbreaking chef, Silverton knows how to bounce back from adversity. After founding the artisanal La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles, she sold it for more than $5 million in 2001–and lost it all, after she decided to invest her profits with Bernie Madoff. Silverton persevered to start the Mozza string of acclaimed Italian restaurants–in partnership with Mario Batali, the celebrity chef now accused of sexual misconduct. Batali is in the process of divesting from his restaurants, while Silverton takes on a bigger leadership role at the parent company. And while she continues to navigate the food world’s #MeToo maelstrom, Silverton is working on expanding her business, contemplating locations in New York City and London. “As a restaurateur, I’m not static,” Silverton told Eater in June. “There is opportunity out there for myself and for the staff–and we want to take that opportunity and do some growth.” —M.A.


All Hail Honesty! Tracee Ellis Ross, 45, Admits ‘I F–ing Work for’ This Body

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4 October 2018

Tracee Ellis Ross doesn’t get caught up in the culture of perfection. Unlike many of her Hollywood peers, she’s willing to admit she looks good because she puts in the effort.

“The ‘I woke up like this’ thing? Bulls–t!” she declares in the November issue of InStyleOpens a New Window.. “Black-ish is in HD, darling! There’s no Vaseline on the lenses. At 18 I might have woken up like this. At 45 I f–ing work for it.”

Indeed, the Black-ish actress, who’s a devotee of trainer Tracy Anderson, frequently posts videos of her grueling workouts on Instagram. She hilariously shared footage of one of her early sessions doing Anderson’s Method — which consists of dance routines and small repetitive moves to the point of muscle fatigue — in January. “New program,” she says looking into the camera while miming tears. “My body’s like, ‘What the f–k is going on?’… Why does that hurt so bad!”

Always one to keep it real, the daughter of legendary singer Diana Ross also tells the magazine the real reason she puts in the effort: “I love potato chips more than anything in the world, and so I work out hard.”

The body maintenance doesn’t stop there; the confident star also has some beauty tricks up her sleeve. “I put masks on my face,” says the cover star, who has also admitted to using facial massage tools. “I take care of myself. And, by the way, to me self-care does not mean going to the spa. It’s learning to say no. It’s knowing yourself so you can make choices that are an expression of you. That’s self-care.”

As for her dedication to fitness, it’s paid off. On September 7, the three-time Emmy nominee — who’s blossomed into a red carpet style queen — shared another Instagram videoOpens a New Window. of her gym session, captioning it, “WORKIN THRU THE JETLAG // @tracyandersonmethod”