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Get a workout and help the hungry at the D.C. Protein Food Drive

Most food drives collect items loaded in carbohydrates, but low-income families really need food rich in protein. So one D.C. fitness trainer is starting a Protein Food Drive in April.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 09:30am EDT

Tags: food donations, protein, workout, fitness, Josef Brandenburg

7 tips to keep up your New Year's resolutions

It's been seven weeks since the ball dropped. If your New Years resolutions are starting to slip away, here are seven ways to keep them going.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 09:51am EST

Tags: fitness, personal trainer, New Years, resolutions, Lisa Reed

The dangers of workout supplement Jack3d

Consuming the dietary supplement Jack3d and then working out is a "disaster waiting to happen," according to local fitness trainers.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 07:58am EST

Tags: workout, dietary supplement, fitness, Fairfax Hackley, Randi Martin

2-way video brings personal trainer to you (VIDEO)

A new, two-way video fitness program, called Wello allows you to select a workout with a live trainer, who will design a plan for you and monitor your workout.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 07:37am EST

Tags: Neal Augenstein, fitness, personal trainer,

Less time at the gym yields same results for older women

Older women who exercise two to four times a week see greater health benefits than those who work out six times a week, a new study shows.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 07:13am EST

Tags: Randi Martin, workout, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise,

Doctors weigh in on whether to exercise while sick

For anyone who has wondered if it's okay to work out when they're feeling under the weather, doctors have an answer: It depends.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 12:02pm EST

Tags: Kristi King

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Good to Go: Exercise date ideas for Valentine's Day

Dinner and a movie always make for a great date night, but how about breaking a sweat instead this Valentine's Day? WTOP's Katie Howard offers some fitness-inspired activities that will help burn those calories from heart-shaped boxes of chocolates.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 10:37am EST

Tags: Valentines Day, ice skating, yoga, recipes, relationships, family, Good to Go, Katie Howard

Give your flu shot a boost

Exercise, in the right amount, could amplify the flu vaccine's effect offering better protection from the virus.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 07:40am EST

Tags: flu, John Aaron

On the Run: Is cardio king?

It wasn't all that long ago that the standard advice for anyone seeking to lose weight was "calories in -- calories out." Now we're finding out it's much more complicated than that.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 07:30am EST

Tags: fitness, cardio, weight loss, on the run, paula wolfson

Good to Go: Fitness trainer fathers share ways to exercise as a family

Three fitness trainers, who are also fathers, share their family exercise routines. From running, to bowling, to playing on a jungle gym, even families without a built-in personal trainer can find inexpensive ways to exercise together.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 05:30am EST

Tags: family, running, kids, recipes, Good to Go, Katie Howard

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