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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...

The Lowdown on Fermented Soda

When I was at a friend’s dinner party last month, instead of bringing a bottle of wine or a six-pack to share with guests,...

DC Row Opens at the SW Wharf

Rowing has gone from being a competitive outdoor sport to one of the growing new trends in group exercise. Like cycling that came off...

Facing Life’s Obstacles With Courage

Joni Bell has lived on Capitol Hill for almost 50 years. I’ve written two other columns about her– the first was about her teaching...

Cupid’s Sting – Stamping out Violence against Women

When Criminologist Laurie Samuel, Ph.D., worked for the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC she became alarmed at what she was witnessing. “I...