heath & fitness

heath & fitness

Fun, Family & Self Defense at First Defense Krav Maga Reston/Herndon

To continue our We Tried it! series, guest contributor Charlie Schoening subjected himself to a month of classes at First Defense Krav Maga in Herndon. Maybe he can tell us what the heck Krav Maga actually is! (See our previous articles on CrossFit Reston and Pure Barre Reston.) Krav Maga is an Israeli martial art primarily used…

February 9, 2016

New Facebook Group Offers Free Workouts for Mothers

There are so many excuses not to exercise, especially if you have young children. It’s hard to stay motivated if you exercise solo. Group classes can be expensive, and even more so if you have to pay for child care. And once you do pay for classes, young kids make it tough to stick to a consistent schedule. Reston…

April 6, 2015

Ten Reasons to Come to Lake Anne in the Middle of Winter

Lake Anne really shines in the warm months. Boat rentals, concerts, farmers markets, festivals, and outdoor dining make it a summertime delight. But so much is going on at Lake Anne Plaza all year round, and you really should come in the winter, too. Here are some reasons why: 1. There’s wild nightlife. Anyone who shrugs off Lake…

January 12, 2015

Meet Reston’s Newest Personal Trainer + Her Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

It’s January — time to put away the holiday decorations and jump-start your fitness routine for the year. Whether you are introducing exercise into your life for the first time or simply want to lose winter weight, consider working with a trainer. Not only will he or she provide continued motivation, but they can customize the most effective routine…

January 12, 2015