Step by Step: Taking Advantage of the Stairs

Step by Step: Taking Advantage of the Stairs

IF YOU’RE LATE to a session with Steve Kostorowski at Water Street Gym (3401 K St. NW, 202-338-2711), he has a method for getting your heart rate back on schedule: a couple flights of stairs. After a few seconds of trying to keep up with his stairmill (that’s the cardio machine that looks like an escalator, not the one with two pedals that go up and down), your heart rate will be ascending right along with you. “They always wonder, ‘How can I be this out of breath in one minute?'” he says. The answer is...

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Fit: Let’s Review: A Look Back at 2008 Fit Tips

Fit: Let’s Review: A Look Back at 2008 Fit Tips

WHY IS OUR TUMMY sore? It’s still recovering from learning the “super crunch” from Mike Everts, owner of FIT (1633 Q St. NW, 202-255-7814, Fit-dc.com), back in April. Remember? You lie flat on the ground, extend your arms above your head, then pike up so you can clap your feet and hands together in midair. Mastering a set of those would make for a fine New Year’s resolution. But if you’re looking for other ideas to make 2009 healthier and hotter, we’re happy to jog your memory about what we’ve...

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Top Story: Monumental Muscles: Miss D.C. International

Top Story: Monumental Muscles: Miss D.C. International

WHEN THE NEWLY crowned Miss D.C. International works out, she has to answer to two trainers: Walter Lewis of Awesome Physique and a certain 19-foot-tall rendering of Abraham Lincoln. The presidential statue has been watching over 23-year-old MBA student Titi Williams-Davies for the past two months as she’s been hitting the Mall with Lewis, who specializes in outdoor exercise. Instead of a gym, he favors the mile-long stretch along the Reflecting Pool from the Lincoln Memorial to the World War II Memorial — and his favorite...

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March 24, 2008 – USPTO Weekly

March 24, 2008 – USPTO Weekly

USPTO stresses the importance of fitness in honor of Women’s History Month Download...

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