We all know that Arlington is for fitness lovers, in fact, American Fitness Index named it the “Fittest City in America“. And even during this period of staying at home and maintaining social distancing, fitness centers in Arlington are coming up with new and innovative ways to connect with their clients and offer fitness to the public. Here are a few that you can check out.
West End’s newest state of the art personal training and fitness gym Sand and Steel Fitness is now offering free yoga and CrossFit classes to all members of the non profit Team Red White and Blue also know as Eagles. Continue reading
Recently, Bonnie Stephens of Centreville has published a new book of edible, kid-friendly yoga creations, YUMMY YOGA. The book is a Best-Seller on the Amazon Children’s Fitness books list. It was written in collaboration with best-selling author Joy Bauer, NBC TV’s Today Show nutrition expert. Continue reading
If you look closely, you will witness that most yoga mats are filled by women in the East Meets West Yoga Studio in Vienna, Virginia. However, this is changing according to the studio owner Dawn Curtis. According to a recent study by Harris, while women make up more than 70% of yoga practitioners, the number of men has increased from 4 million to ten million over the last 7 years. The practitioners are trying to raise this number while celebrating this September as the National Yoga Month. Continue reading
Mt. Vernon Woods Park is a small mulch playground in Fairfax County. Mt. Vernon Woods Park is located at 4014 Fielding Street, Alexandria. Mount Vernon Woods Park features little league fields and hiking trails. The park is adjacent to Mt. Vernon Wood Elementary School. The overall size of the park is 7.19 acres and is between the size of a basketball court and football field. Continue reading