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Episode 194 features Helaine Knapp, Founder, and CEO of CITYROW, who is on a mission of delivering a smart, fun, effective workouts to all fitness levels.

Find Helaine Online:

Website: www.cityrow.com

OnDemand App: go.cityrow.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/helaine-knapp/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/helaineknapp

Twitter: https://twitter.com/helaineknapp

About Helaine:

After spending years climbing the corporate ladder, Helaine Knapp left the world of publishing for tech start-up life. Group fitness was her outlet while working hard and taking on the hustle and bustle of New York City. Months of spin and boot camp classes left her with a lower back injury, and she began searching for a workout that was low impact, but super effective. After a friend suggested rowing, Helaine initially rejected it as something “my dad did in college,” but following a few workouts on a sexy machine, pairing it with total body sculpting moves off the machine, changed her mind and the concept for CITYROW was born.

With a mission of delivering a smart, fun, effective workout to all fitness levels, under Knapp’s leadership, CITYROW has grown from one studio in New York City to a national omnichannel fitness brand with 12 open studios and 65 franchises sold nationwide along with a top-ranked on-demand global program featuring at-home rowers and a fast-growing digital subscription business.

Knapp has yet to row on the water and has been featured as a business leader and a wellness expert on TODAY, Women’s Health, ABC, Harper’s Bazaar, Shape, Well + Good, Vogue, Yahoo! Finance and PEOPLE, among many others.


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