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Report: 1 In 3 Young Adults Too Fat To Enlist In Military

The nation’s obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the military, with one in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist, according to report issued Wednesday by a group of retired military leaders.

07/15/2015

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Best Tennis Courts in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. is well known for its love of sports and in recent years, tennis has become one of the most celebrated sports among Washingtonians. Grab your rackets because there are plenty of tennis courts in the District for tennis newbies and pros to flex their skills.

05/29/2015

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D.C. Area Has Best ‘Fitness Status’ in the U.S.

Of the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S., D.C. stands alone at the top when it comes to health and fitness.

05/19/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Washington, D.C.

Local area gyms are making it easier for parents to stay on top of their fitness game by making their facilities welcoming to children. Here is a list of some of D.C.’s best local gyms that provide child care as a major incentive for many parents to get in the gym.

04/24/2015

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Under Armour to Create World’s Largest Digital Health & Fitness Community

Baltimore-based sports and fitness company Under Armour announced Wednesday it is acquiring Endomondo and MyFitnessPal to build the “world’s largest digital health and fitness community.”

02/04/2015

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D.C. Ranked Fittest City in America

The nation’s capital is the fittest city in America, according to a new report.

05/28/2014

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10 Simple Ways To Keep Your Diet On Track This Holiday Season

With all the temptations, the challenge to keep your diet on track can seem insurmountable, but with these ten tips, your skinny jeans will be thanking you come January 1st.

12/02/2013

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Study: Kids Are Less Fit Than Their Parents Were

Today’s kids can’t keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on 250 million children around the world finds they don’t run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.

11/19/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 10 Secrets for Your Suitcase

Bethenny Frankel is the four-time bestselling author of Skinnydipping, A Place of Yes, Naturally Thin, and The Skinnygirl Dish from sister company Simon & Schuster. She is the creator of the Skinnygirl brand, which extends […]

10/04/2013

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Ask A Washington DC Expert: Best Workout Recipes

In order to fuel your body for intense workouts of an hour or more, check out these recipes from D.C. Vida Fitness nutritionist Emily Baker.

04/17/2013

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