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Washington D.C. Area Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 28 - Mar 1

"Theodore Roosevelt Side Trail in Rock Creek" by Flickr user John Leszczynski. License. Can't make it to the events on our list? Hike or run in Rock Cree Park

Visit the NOAA website for the latest weather updates. 

This week's list includes FREE CrossFit, yoga, running, and more!

Ask the Elites: What's your favorite winter-related running gear?

Ask the Elites: What's your favorite winter-related running gear?

"Lost Glove" by Flickr User Jonathon Kriz. License

Lisa Chicolte of MCRRC:
“Thick mittens so my hands don't turn yellow and are uncomfortable.”

Nicolas Crouzier of MCRRC:
My hat, I look silly with it but would have a really hard time running without it!"

Dionis Gauvin of MCRRC:
“I love compression socks because I prefer running in shorts, and they let me run in shorts even on really cold days."

Medical Exercise Trainers Delivers Post Therapy Training to D.C

Medical Exercise Trainers Delivers Post Therapy Training to D.C

From Medical Exercise Trainers: "

Who We Are:
Medical Exercise Trainers delivers to D.C one of the few specialized post therapy exercise training facilities. Our certified post rehab and medical exercise training staff will guide you toward reaching your full physical potential with diverse and functional program design.  We will work to meet the challenge your physical health requires while enforcing the correct biomechanics essential for longevity and wellness.  
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6 Winter Conditioning Tips for Cyclists

6 Winter Conditioning Tips for Cyclists

Dru Ryan. 

I got into indoor cycling to avoid the winter cold.  Truth be told, you can spend about $500 on the proper gear to keep you warm (I really like Etxeondo's cold weather line), but riding inside is cheaper and you don't have to worry about the ice.  If you want to stay in shape during the winter, I can offer a few tips:

Featured Fitness Instructor: Dru Ryan of Sculpt DC and RIDE DC

Featured Fitness Instructor: Dru Ryan of Sculpt DC and RIDE DC

Dru Ryan. 

About Dru: "Dru Ryan is a daily bike commuter and road cyclist who averages 200 miles a week.  He is currently training to ride the l'Étape du Tour -- an open stage of the Tour de France -- in 2016.  A solo trek from San Francisco to Los Angeles (he rode most of it) and a longest ride of 132 miles rank among his most epic experiences on a bike. "
 

Performance Enhancement through Movement Analysis

Performance Enhancement through Movement Analysis

The author (Holli Finneren) center.

Athletes usually want to get stronger and faster.  You can invest time and money into training, racing, new gear, smart devices, and so on, but most athletes overlook the care and tune-ups required for their most important asset – their own body.  Without consistent care muscles can learn impaired, inefficient movement patterns and compensation strategies for weaknesses.

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