Running with kids

Taking My Kids Running

by Elaine April 1, 2014 Fitness

Last Fall, I decided to take up running. In part, it keeps me busy during soccer and baseball practice, as well as drop-off birthday parties. I get to exercise while the little people have fun, leaving me with little guilt about taking time out for myself. But some days, none of these built in excuses to […]

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Health Conference Organizer Shares Insights on Parenting and Healing

Thumbnail image for Health Conference Organizer Shares Insights on Parenting and Healing by Jessica Haney February 25, 2014 Fitness

For Everyday Health & Wellness Conference organizer Pam Snyder, everything changed when she temporarily lost her sight in 1999. Her children were 2 ½ and 5 at the time, and she had to rely on the kindness of neighbors to get her family through a three-week ordeal that included daily steroid IV therapy lasting three […]

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What's Your Healthy

{Sponsored} Aetna Asks: “What’s Your Healthy?”

by Sandie December 16, 2013 Fitness

Disclosure: I was compensated to host this in-home discussion party, but all ideas are completely my own. When I was asked to host an in-home discussion with a few friends about what we consider healthy living, it was hard to say no… It seemed like the perfect excuse to have friends over for a good […]

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Toyota Living Social 5K

Flash Giveaway: 5K Glow Run Dance Party This Saturday

by Sandie November 14, 2013 Around Town

My family is already participating in a 5K this weekend — my daughter’s Girls On the Run 5K in Montgomery County — so we can’t make it… but we think this 5K + party would be make for a fabulous date night for a fit couple. We’re giving away five pairs of tickets to attend […]

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Personal Fitness Map: YMCA Silver Spring

by Sandie September 27, 2013 Fitness

We recently joined the YMCA in Silver Spring, so my children could join the Y’s year-round swim team in preparation for competing on our summer pool’s team. As a bonus, joining the Y allowed me to check out their fitness offerings. The Y in Silver Spring isn’t as impressive as some of the newer, shinier […]

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Personal Fitness Map: Virtual Boot Camp

by Sandie September 13, 2013 Fitness

As I announced last week, I’m trying my hand at working out at various places in the DC area, but for my first week, because of the craziness of settling into the back-to-school routine, I started with an online boot camp run by my friend Karen. I’ve known Karen more for more than a decade, […]

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Personal Fitness Map

Personal Fitness Map of DC: 37 Weeks of Renewal

by Sandie September 3, 2013 Fitness

September is my birthday month, and this year I’m turning 37.  I’m not one of those women who’s always trying to downplay her age. I’m a Bicentennial Baby, and that’s totally, completely fine with me. What’s not fine with me? That I’m not at a healthy weight. I’ve been overweight since I was a tween. […]

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Jillian Michaels

GIVEAWAY: Jillian Michaels at The Warner Theatre

by Stacy Kravitz April 16, 2013 Celeb Crush

Jillian Michaels is coming LIVE to The Warner Theatre on Wednesday, April 24th, and I am beyond excited because I have FOUR tickets to giveaway to a lucky reader! I am a huge, HUGE fan of Jillian and her work in the fitness world.  I lost a lot of baby weight after my first child […]

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Author Katrina Kenison comes to DC yoga studio

by Jessica Haney January 11, 2013 Fitness

We’re eleven days into the first month of 2013. How are those resolutions going? If you’re looking for a little inspiration not to pick up the pace or do 100 things at once but to simply enjoy the life you lead, lil omm yoga studio in Tenleytown has a treat in store next Thursday night. […]

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Weekend workshop to show way to a new life for the new year

by Jessica Haney January 3, 2013 Fitness

Dr. Claudia Welch recalls that when her book, Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and Western Science, first came out in 2011, the magazines all wanted to know its bullet points.   When I, too, unwittingly ask for bite-sized nuggets of wisdom during our phone interview […]

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