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By admin on Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Unfortunately, we only got one definitive for Sunday morning Spin. I know it is Sunday and it is August but also know that many of you have missed your regular sessions this summer due to vacation, work, etc. If so many of you had not missed workouts, I would not be writing this. Am I […]


By admin on Sunday, August 19th, 2012

We spend 4% on healthy behaviors and 88% on medical services.  But what makes us healthy – healthy behaviors.  A personal trainer is your gateway to healthy behaviors and money well spent. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/health-care-spending-vs-health/2012/06/05/gJQAxCPjGV_blog.html


By admin on Sunday, August 19th, 2012

We spend 4% on healthy behaviors and 88% on medical services.  But what makes us healthy – healthy behaviors.  A personal trainer is your gateway to healthy behaviors and money well spent. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/health-care-spending-vs-health/2012/06/05/gJQAxCPjGV_blog.html  


By admin on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Stress – we all have it. A recent study published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, reviews how, under stress, people pay more attention to the upside of a possible outcome rather than the downside. Stress is usually associated with negative experiences, so obviously we may think […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

It’s going to be a few beautiful days here in the Washington, DC area. Go out and get some Vitamin D and be active!


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

A Great Article written by one of my colleagues on Losing Weight…Ellen Nutrition Principle #5 to Losing Weight and Looking & Feeling your Best by Sherri McMillan Nutrition habit #5 – Control your Portion Sizes This is an important principle – you’ve got to pay attention to your portion sizes. We are victims of a […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Little Note from Ellen Ibuprofen has always been my friend. When I was younger, it helped me through my hangovers. And now, that I am older, it helps me through my aches and pains with the onset of osteoarthritis in my knees (Yes, but I’m even more active with it because if not, it will […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Salt lurks in bagels, cereal, report finds Mon Dec 1, 2008 3:16pm WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Harmful amounts of sodium can be found in unsalty foods such as breakfast cereal and bagels, according to Consumer Reports magazine. The group’s analysis of 37 food products found a cup of Kelley’s Raisin Bran contains 350 milligrams of sodium, […]