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.
I’ve only been working out with Susie for a few weeks but I can’t overstate what an incredible help she’s been to me. Knowing I’ve committed to a training session with Susie makes it really hard to bail on going to the gym. Susie is always positive and focuses on my accomplishments, not what I can’t do (yet).
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.
I've been a guest on Great Day Washington many times to promote my work with the National Wildlife Federation and NatGeo WILD, so it was kind of strange to be there without live wildlife ambassadors or a TV show to promote and instead in my workout gear holding dumbbells.
At most health clubs, a corporate partnership is a discounted gym membership and not much else. At VIDA, we collaborate with you to create customized corporate wellness plans that include assessments, targeted solutions, and follow-ups. We’ll go above and beyond to create a healthy environment for your team. Here are 10 reasons you should work with VIDA to develop a corporate wellness plan.
Although he’s now a mainstay at The Yards location, Matthew Felling says that when he first joined VIDA back in 2013, it was a decision he was reluctant to make.
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.