Fitness

Personal Fitness Map: Virtual Boot Camp

Posted September 13th, 2013 by Sandie in Fitness, Health, Uncategorized

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 […]

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Personal Fitness Map of DC: 37 Weeks of Renewal

Posted September 3rd, 2013 by Sandie in Fitness, Health

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 […]

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Developing an Exercise Plan

Posted July 24th, 2012 by Elaine in Fitness, Health, Uncategorized

Last Fall, I went to see my midwife for my annual check-up. I left that appointment with two assignments: 1. Get my first mammogram and 2. Develop an exercise plan that I could reliably execute. After several months, the first assignment is behind me. The second? I’m still working. Apparently, […]

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My UXF Experience – Part 1

Posted May 29th, 2012 by delorap in Fitness, Health

It was advertised as the ultimate fitness class, and the best way for you to get a total body workout while increasing speed, strength, stamina and agility. The copy from the gym read: What happens when you combine personal training with team motivation? You get in the best shape of […]

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An Interview with Chris Powell

Posted November 11th, 2011 by Stacy Kravitz in Entertainment, Fitness, Health, Television, Uncategorized

I recently had the opportunity to chat with the uber-inspirational Chris Powell, host of the ABC series, “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” to discuss his just-released DVD, “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition – The Workout” and find out what motivates him, what his mantra for good health really is, and […]

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Marathon Mama

Posted November 4th, 2011 by dianafunk in Fitness, Health

On October 30, I fulfilled one of my life’s goals: I ran – and finished! – a marathon. Or, as I like to say, I ran 26.2 miles – all in a row, and I didn’t die in the process. This may not seem like a big deal to lifelong […]

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