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There’s No ‘I’ in Tone House

New York’s hottest—and hardest—workout taps into adults’ nostalgia for team sports

It’s 20 minutes into my lunch break, and I’m already drenched in sweat. I’m at Tone House, a three-year-old fitness studio, and my class of 16 people is racing to see who has the fastest 40-yard “gallop”—think running but in a downward-facing-dog position.

Tone House is the brainchild of Alonzo Wilson, a former college football player who developed his

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