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On the run: A lesson from a master chef

I will never be able to keep up with D.C.'s famous "Top Chef" Mike Isabella in the kitchen. But I thought I might be able to match him push-up for push-up in the gym.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Mike Isabella, workout

On the Run: 'I run for Boston'

"I run for Boston." So many marathoners have declared that line over the years while training to achieve a qualifying time for what is considered the Holy Grail of American marathons.

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 09:08am EDT

Tags: boston marathon, Paula Wolfson, running

On the Run: The ABCs of knees

Mike Hill, the director of Sports Performance at Georgetown University talks to Paula Wolfson about the ABCs of healthy knees.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 08:15am EDT

Tags: running, exercise, knee injury, anterior cruciate ligament, Georgetown University, Paula Wolfson

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: exercise, fitness, cardio, weight loss, Paula Wolfson

On The Run Blog: One step at a time

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.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 03:36pm EST

Tags: Marine Corps Marathon, resolutions, fitness, Paula Wolfson

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: Paula Wolfson, fitness, exercise

On the Run Blog: To run ... or not to run

New York City Marathon runners will be taking to the streets of a city still reeling from superstorm Sandy, and many are weighing the pros and cons of running in a disaster zone.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 04:39pm EDT

Tags: Sandy, marathon, Arlington, Paula Wolfson

On the Run Blog: One last mile

I made it. I have completed my first marathon, and I have the medal to prove it.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 09:30pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Marine Corps Marathon

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: exercise, 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, Paula Wolfson, breast cancer awareness month, exercise

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