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Feb. 7 is when the greatest number of people quit using gym memberships purchased at New Year's, according to Gold's Gym.
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.
This is the time of year when gyms and rec centers are packed with folks vowing to get fit.
It is said every great journey begins with a single step. The same thing applies to running, say, the Marine Corps Marathon. You don't begin your training by running 26.2 miles. You begin by jogging around the block -- that first step - - and gradually build your endurance over time.
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."
If you're wanting to spice up your diet without adding fat and calories, look no further.
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.
From 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, personal trainer Fairfax Hackley will be taking your burning body questions.
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If you're looking to make good on your new year's resolution to keep the winter pounds off, or you want to get in shape for the summer bikini season, a new gym opening up in D.C promises to get you in gear.