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On the Run blog: You are never too old to exercise

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."

Monday - 11/19/2012, 06:58am EST

Tags: on the run, paula wolfson, fitness,

Bridesmaids bond through downward dog

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.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 10:23am EDT

Tags: yoga, wedding, brides, Stephanie Steinberg

On the Run Blog: The home stretch

Fitness expert Craig Ramsay offers tips on the proper way for runners to stretch.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 06:36am EDT

Tags: on the run, paula wolfson

On the Run Blog: Doing 'curls for the girls'

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.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: full circle fitness, on the run, paula wolfson, breast cancer awareness month,

Study: Less may be more when it comes to working out

Intense exercise may prove to be counter- productive for men in their 20s and 30s.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 11:13am EDT

Tags: weight loss, Randi Martin, working out, university of copenhagen

Blog: On the run - and on the road

How do you stay on track when your week at the beach falls in the middle training for your first marathon?

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 04:37am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, vacation, on the run


Underwater Zumba offers cool alternative to summer workouts

If you've ever wanted to try Zumba but have two left feet on the dance floor, the answer may be trying on the pool floor.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 09:55am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, zumba, fitness, Washington Sports Club


Study: Working out may lead to bigger paycheck

A workout a day may keep the small paychecks away.

Friday - 06/08/2012, 07:21am EDT

Tags: Journal of Labor Research, salary, paycheck

Foods to aid your summer workout regimen

As shorts and swimsuit season approaches, some are hitting the gym. Starting an exercise regimen can cause sore joints and muscles, especially for those over 40, so here are some foods to speed recovery.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 04:44am EDT

Tags: david burd, swimsuit season, food

Working out gives busy couples time together

In a day and age when so many couples struggle to find time together, some choose to multitask by joining forces at the gym, on a running trail or even on skis.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 05:27am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, couples therapy

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