VIDA is home to dozens of the District’s best personal trainers. But did you know that many of our trainers also have specialized certifications and expertise? Each month, we’ll be introducing you to one of these superstars in our brand new blog series: The VIDA Speciality Squad! Up first? Ed Saunders, a trainer at VIDA Fitness Renaissance who is an Olympic Track and Field Level 2 coach.
Tired of feeling like you’re just going through the motions at the gym? Are you hitting plateaus left and right? Maybe you just need something to make working out fresh and exciting again. No matter your reason, we guarantee that incorporating the MYZONE heart rate monitor into your life will be a real game-changer!
Take it from us: You don’t have to be a celebrity to train like a celebrity! In fact, all you need is your VIDA membership and a solid dose of motivation. Below, we’ve rounded up some of the most popular workouts preferred by your favorite celebrities and how VIDA can get you on their level. Get inspired to try something new today!
I'm asked this question all the time: is running on the treadmill as good as running outside on the roads? This is more than a fanciful question since many people are training for spring races and want to make sure that they get as much benefit from their training as they expect.
January is an exciting time in the fitness world. Resolutions are made and goals are set. It’s a season that is all about starting fresh and embracing a clean slate. Joining a gym is often an important part of that renewal process. Whether you’re walking into VIDA for the first time or you’ve belonged to our community for years, we want to ensure that you have the information you need to make smart decisions about where you spend your time sweating.
Like many in the VIDA community, fitness is an integral part of my lifestyle. As an avid gym-goer, one of my biggest challenges is keeping my routine fresh and avoiding those pesky plateaus. I try to switch it up regularly — my daily workouts are a mix of weightlifting, indoor cycling, yoga, boxing, and cardio sessions on machines like the StairMaster. But sometimes, you need a little push. Or, in my case, a big push.
It's time for another workout of the week, courtesy of Raul Carrion at Gallery Place! 20 min dumbbell AMRAP.
The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most temptation-filled. From office potlucks to boozy holiday parties and all the indulgences in between, it’s not surprising that sticking to those #fitgoals can seem pretty much impossible. Fortunately, our experts here at VIDA have plenty of practical tips for maintaining healthy habits during the holidays.
Whenever you walk into the gym you see someone doing it. Contorted in weird positions, a Styrofoam log underneath their leg, rolling across the floor with the same painful expression on their face that Skins fans make when Dan Snyder makes another bad decision.