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Pole Vaulting on Capitol Hill

When my editor asked if I could write a story on pole vaulting, I was not thrilled. I only knew of the sport from...

Physicality DC

At first glance, Physicality DC fitness studio may remind you of a gym for gymnasts. A thick blue mat serves as the studio floor,...

Making Therapy Accessible to All

Most of us are aware of the benefits of diet, exercise and sleep, and how important it is to take care of our physical...

District Combatives

Last summer a young man was walking down my little one-way street in the dark on his way home from work. He was looking...

How to Pick the Perfect Fitness Studio

Cycling, toning, yoga, stretch, core fitness, Pilates, strength training, self-defense, boxing, boot camp and personal training are just a few of the offerings at...

The Case for Detoxification

My guided detox program this fall wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be. Ten days of eating organic vegetables, fruits, healthy gluten-free...

The Connection between Emotion and Pain

Last month I was plagued for days with a nagging back ache. I could feel it in my lower right side of the lumbar...

Floating

I must have lost consciousness because I awoke feeling as if I was lying on solid ground when in fact I was floating naked...

Kids’ Squash Program Comes Alive at Sport & Health

Baseball season is over, school has started, and it’s time to decide what after school sports your children will play. Participation in football may...

Competitive Swimming After 50

A year ago Mary Kaniewski not only couldn’t swim but she also couldn’t bear to put her face in the water. Now after one...