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RUN CLUB is back!

February 21st, 2018

It’s that time of year again, get ready to lace up and run.

This season we’ve handpicked 8 of our favorite local road races to train for and run together.  Don’t worry, if you’ve never stepped foot on a start line before our coaches are here to help you through every step.

There is no better way to start your summer off than with a goal, and we’re ready to be your motivator!  Running is a great way to get the heart pumping & the calories burning – plus everyone wants that runners high!

Our goal will be to help you race your pace, improving  your average mile time each time we hit the streets.  Three months from now we’ll have you rocking every run.

Run Club 2018 Series

  • Buffalo Half – May 27th  6:30 am
  • Superhero Race & Wellness Walk – June 1st  7:15 pm
  • The Big Run Buffalo – June 6th 7:00 pm
  • St. Gregory The Great Race  –  June 15th  7:00 pm
  • Loughran’s Alumni Rally 5K Run & Wellness Walk – July 6th  7:00 pm
  • Ronald McDonald House 5K – July 25th  6:30 pm
  • Run 716 15K Relay – August 5th  7:15 am
  • Moonlight Run  – August 15th  8:00 pm
  • Williamsville Octoberfest 5K – Date & Time TBD

Custom training programs are available upon request! Contact the club for more information 716-625-4483

5 Days of Local Deals

December 18th, 2017


We have picked our 5 favorite local businesses to bring you a week of deals! Thank you to Wild Skin Cares, BKindCity, The Woodhouse Day Spa, Grove Juice Truck, and Fleet Feet for partnering with us!

These offers are valid Monday, December 18th – Friday, December 22nd.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email or message any of us!


Wild Skin Cares


Use HIVE35 for 35% off your purchase




In-store only- 10% off


The Woodhouse Day Spa


Purchase a Gift Card of $150 or more and get a $25 Bonus Gift Card. Mention “The Hive Special” to get the bonus card. In spa orders only.

Grove Juice Truck



Fleet Feet


10% off entire purchase

Buy 3 Get 1 Free- Mix & Match all socks

Receive a FREE pair of 26.2 Goodr Glasses with a purchase of the R3U6N5 Hoodie

Thanksgiving Gauntlet 2017

November 16th, 2017

Thanksgiving is the beginning of a very busy holiday season for all of us! Between holiday work parties, family obligations, and shopping for what feels like an entire village, getting a workout in can seem near impossible.

We are here to hold you accountable for your workouts starting now. Our trainers have created our very first Thanksgiving Gauntlet, and we already have members joining in! It is here to challenge you for 6 days right before Thanksgiving. Start Wednesday 11/15 with a 5K followed by a 5000m row on Thursday. Friday is focused on strength training and a little bit of agility. You will repeat the challenge until Wednesday 11/23.

Finish ALL 6 days and receive a $10 club gift card!

SEE BELOW for the full workout and Thanksgiving hours.

Brian & Eric actually did all sections of the challenge in a little over 1 hour. Do you think you can beat their time? We want to see! Tag #hivegauntlet17 after you finish it or after each day!



WED & MON – 5k (3.1 Miles)
TUES & THURS – 5000m Row
FRI & WED- 25 burpees | 25 pull ups
50 Dead lifts | 50 pushups | 50 Box jumps | 50 windshield wipers | 50 single arm clean and press | 25 burpees



Wednesday  5 a.m. – 7 p.m.
*Morning Classes Only*

Thursday  7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
NO Classes

Friday  6 a.m. – 3 p.m.
NO Classes

Saturday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Regularly Scheduled Classes

A Week With No Violence

October 23rd, 2017

Last week we teamed up with the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier to support #weekwithoutviolence. Our classes were offered to everyone for a donation of $5.00 starting Monday, October 16th until Sunday, October 22nd. We are so thankful for your donations and eagerness to come in and sweat! YWCA is a non-profit agency that cannot provide care and services without donations like yours.

Hive’s donation will help the YWCA to:

  • Empower women and families to become self-sufficient
  • Give support to women trying to rebuild their lives.
  • Provide high quality programs and care for children.
  • Provide educational, career, and leadership programs for teens.
  • Continue efforts to eliminate racism.

Each person who contributed was entered to win a facial from Spa 400 or an MPG duffle bag with a Yoga mat. Congratulations to the winner of the facial, Lisa Hinterberger, and the winner of the MPG bag and mat, Shannon Knight!

Thank you to everyone who came in to workout with us and support the various programs and services that the YWCA offers in our community!

Queen City Sweat with lululemon Athletica Buffalo

August 5th, 2017

Bring a friend and come sweat with us Thursday, August 10th from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm when we host Queen City Sweat with lululemon Athletica Buffalo.

Our training team will be offering complimentary Semi-Private personal training sessions and Team Training classes all evening beginning at 3:00 pm.

After your workout head next door to enjoy delicious post sweat treats compliments of D’Avolio.

Call 716-625-4483 or email info@hivelifespan.com to reserve your spot today.


  • Open Semi-Private Personal Training Sessions from 3:00 – 8:00 pm
  • TRX – 5:15 pm
  • Run – 5:30 pm
  • Box – 6:00 pm
  • Run – 6:15 pm

Hive x D’Avolio

June 10th, 2017

Pop-Up Power Hour “Box” June 13th & 14th

To celebrate D’Avolio officially opening its East Amherst kitchen location we are offering two feature noontime “Box” classes on Tuesday, June 13th and Wednesday, June 14th.  This is a Hive Loves You event so it is FREE for members and $5 for guests. Space is limited.  Please call 716.625.4483 or email info@hivelifespan.com to preregister.

Box is a high energy total body circuit workout that incorporates endurance, strength and power training regimens. Box is designed using timed rounds of bag work, striking drills, core exercises, and intense metabolic intervals that will leave you sweat drenched and feeling like a warrior.

Bring a friend and sweat to our latest Team Training class.  Afterwards, head next door to D’Avolio and treat yourself to the “Haymaker Pizza” personally designed by our training team.  This delicious pie packs a healthful punch with fresh heart healthy ingredients.

“The Haymaker”

  • Red Pepper Sauce
  • Parm Reggiano
  • Asiago
  • Spicy Broccoli
  • Sundried Tomatos
  • Soppressata
  • Red Onion




Long + Lean Launches at Hive

July 8th, 2016


Starting July 11, you’ll notice a powerful new Pilates presence at Hive: Long + Lean Pilates, Western New York’s premier Pilates studio, will be taking command of our reformer room.

Led by a team of four experienced instructors, Long + Lean offers Hive members specialized, tailored instruction on the reformer, with exercises designed to promote strength, flexibility and balance.

Our collaboration with Long + Lean will result in a robust reformer schedule, with more sessions than we’ve ever offered before. We’re excited to give you the opportunity to take full advantage of the varied fitness benefits of reformer training.

If you’ve never tried the reformer before, there’s no better time to experience the dynamic workout that so many fitness fanatics swear by. Exercising on the reformer helps you improve your posture, move more efficiently and gain flexibility. It can also help reduce the pain associated with physical imbalances.

And as for the flat abs, strong back and toned backside that reformer workouts are known for producing?

Yeah, we’ll take those, too.

To sign up for reformer sessions, visit Long + Lean’s website, click on the “Services” tab and use the dropdown menu to book a class at Hive.

You’ll also pay for your reformer sessions through Long + Lean’s site. Learn more about their pricing and payment options on their pricing/policies page.


Q&A with Heather Caccese

March 23rd, 2016


Good Things Come To Those Who Sweat

Getting to know our members IRL (In Real Life)

Heather Caccese

Member since
October 2012

Day job
Child Protective Services Case Worker

Body composition change since joining

  • Weight: -30 lbs
  • BF%: – 16.5%

The pup
His name is Bruno! He is a one year old French Bulldog.

Favorite way to sweat
Maria’s Boot Camp

Favorite piece of workout gear
High rise lululemon Wunder Unders

Guilty food pleasure
Paula’s Red Velvet Donuts

Mexican or Italian cuisine
I love to cook, so definitely Italian if I’m in the kitchen but I prefer Mexican if we are dining out.  My fav is El Cubilete in Niagara Falls!

Current fragrance
Tom Ford Noir

Favorite go-to work lunch
As of late I have been purchasing prepped meals from Eat Rite Foods 716.

Favorite current film
The Revenant

Daily social media #fitspo
Paige Hathaway @paigehathaway

What’s on the top shelf of your fridge?
Wine LOL!

Q&A with Andrea Rozansky

February 20th, 2016



Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe
Getting to know our members IRL (In Real Life)

Andrea Rozansky

Day Job
English Teacher, Williamsville South High School

What’s your power song
Anything Beyoncé

Favorite piece of workout gear
lululemon Power Y

Favorite way to sweat

Guilty Pleasure
Sorrentino’s Pizza with pepperoni & banana peppers

If you could be any animal what would it be?
A songbird

If you could have one super-power what would it be?
The ability to read a supersonic speed

If you could have lunch with one person living or dead, who would it be?
Harper Lee

What do you love about Hive?
The community

Physical and Fiscal Fitness in 2015

January 21st, 2015

IMG_4420The New Year always brings new resolutions; maybe you want to quit smoking, eat a healthier diet or lose weight, but regardless of what you resolve to do differently in 2015, every resolution takes a certain level of commitment and some resolutions require a professional or team of professionals to ensure you stay on track. This month we sat down with two Hive members who happen to be partners and founders of Pro Medicus Wealth Management: Josh Heims and Kurt Fetter, to get their take on staying fiscally and physically fit in 2015 and beyond.

Heims and Fetter are professionals at achieving and maintaining fiscal “fitness”. They shared three of their expert strategies for Physicians across WNY to attain financial success in 2015 and into retirement.

1. By adding a Profit Sharing component to your partnership’s 401k plan, you may be able to put away additional retirement dollars and lower your taxable income this year. If you already have a profit sharing plan in place, consider a Cash Balance plan to allow for additional Tax-Deferred retirement savings in 2015.
2. By using beneficial tax strategies that come from the proper purchase and management of life insurance, you can put away savings dollars now that will grow tax-deferred for as many years as you need to eventually be withdrawn tax free in retirement.
3. Consider converting some of your 401k/IRA assets into a ROTH IRA. Most of our Physician clients cannot contribute to ROTH’s due to income limitations imposed by the IRS, however, there are no rules placed on conversions. We use strategies that help drastically lower the large tax bill associated with conversions.

Q & A

While Heims and Fetter realize the importance of fiscal “fitness”, they manage to stay on top of their physical fitness as well. We asked them a few questions about their active lifestyles, here’s what they had to say:

IMG_4414 Q: Have you always been active, and into fitness?

A: (Josh) Yes. I was an athlete when I was younger and that competitive drive has carried me through my career and life. I’ve been involved in lacrosse and skiing since high school and in turn, exercise has become a habit for me.
A: (Kurt) I’ve also been athletic my entire life. We both believe that if we aren’t healthy we can’t do anything else in life and that no matter what you have to take care of your body first.

Q: Why did you choose Hive as your gym?

A: (Josh) It’s not your typical big box gym, it’s clean, quiet and easy to maneuver.
A: (Kurt) There’s something for everyone at hive, it’s not like any other gym in the area.

Q: What is your favorite way to exercise?

A: (Josh) I like non-traditional workouts like rock climbing, and skiing, where fun is involved. If I had to pick a favorite body part to work out I’d choose shoulders.
A: (Kurt) I work out with Liz, a personal trainer at hive, and we do a lot of full body workouts, which I really like. When I’m outside of the club I snowboard, run and cycle.

Please consult a professional before attempting to employ any of the strategies mentioned above. Securities offered through United Planners Financial Services Member: FINRA, SIPC. Joshua Heims and Kurt Fetter are Registered Representatives of United Planners.

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