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8 tips for reducing muscle soreness

If you hit your back-to-workout routine just as the kids went back to school, chances are, you could be feeling a bit sore now. But don't let that hinder your progress. Here are eight ways you can reduce muscle soreness.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 09:53am EDT

Tags: Lisa Reed, fitness, health, muscle soreness

Lose weight and improve performance with ‘explosive exercise'

"Explosive exercise" is one the few things that everyone should do once in a while, regardless of individual fitness goals. And working with medicine balls can help you achieve amazing results.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 07:15am EDT

Tags: exercise, fitness, medicine balls, Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want

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, on the run, Mike Isabella,

Fitness tips: Get 1 hour of workout results in half the time

If you're pressed for time, but still want good results, there's good news: You don't have to spend several hours in the gym. You can actually achieve better cardiovascular and weight loss results in half the time with a combination of strength training and high-intensity interval training.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 08:37am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, health, fitness, high-intensity

Twerkout: From Internet craze to bootcamp

There's a new workout in town -- the twerkout. Based on suggestive dance moves, twists, and grinds to popular music, the twerkout brings an internet craze into the gym.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: Tristiana Hinton, twerking, Upper Marlboro,

Working out with Mike Isabella, getting 'Fit for Hope'

It can be tough for anyone to lose weight -- especially someone who works with food for a living. But a group of big names on the local restaurant scene say they are up for the challenge.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: American Cancer Society, Fit for Hope, Mike Isabella, chef, weightloss, paula wolfson, Top Chef

The great divide: Gym gender gaps

There is a gender gap at the gym -- a great divide of sorts. The weight room tends to be mostly made up of men, while exercise classes are dominated by women.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:26am EDT

Tags: City Fitness, gym, gender, paula wolfson, health

Short, hard workouts might be the trick

Busy people can now check one excuse off the "why I can't exercise list." Having time is no longer an issue.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 07:39am EDT

Tags: Joan Jones, exercise, Pamela Peeke

Tips from a trainer: The truth about getting toned arms

The secret to getting toned arms is to not focus on arm-specific exercises.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 08:44am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want, health, fitness, tone, toned arms, arms

Tips for staying fit on summer vacation

Traveling can wreck havoc on your diet and fitness goals. Here are some tips so you pack in the fun without packing on the pounds.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 08:48am EDT

Tags: vacation, travel, tips, health, fitness, diet, Lisa Reed

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