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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.
Exercise, in the right amount, could amplify the flu vaccine's effect offering better protection from the virus.
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.
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.
WTOP's Paula Wolfson chronicled her quest for a Marine Corps Marathon finisher's medal in her "On the Run" blog. She now turns her attention to the athletic pursuits of others and the challenge of mixing family, work and fitness in our busy lives "on the run."
Drinks, dancing and an unforgettable night on the town may make for a typical bachelorette party. But more bridesmaids in the District are trading miniskirts for spandex and dance floors for squishy mats as they bond in downward dog.
Fitness expert Craig Ramsay offers tips on the proper way for runners to stretch.
Just about every time I meet up with "Vince the Trainer," he puts 10, 12 or 15 pound weights in my hands and says, "curls for the girls!" He is, of course, talking about the benefits resistance training has on, how shall we say, my chest muscles. But with October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, it's important to remember that "curls for the girls" can and should be taken in a broader context.
Intense exercise may prove to be counter- productive for men in their 20s and 30s.
How do you stay on track when your week at the beach falls in the middle training for your first marathon?
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