Personalized Attention & Fun Exercise, All in One Place

Sharon has lived in Alexandria for a long time. She’s tried it all: yoga, spin, zero-dark-thirty boot camp in a school parking lot, and the corporate gym classes. Sadly, she has found that […]
Best Time of Day To Exercise

What’s the Best Time of Day To Exercise?

So you’ve committed to the idea of getting fit and healthy and now you’re trying to figure out when in your busy day you can carve out some time. A question I hear […]
NEW Classes & Packages

A New FOR: 25+ NEW Classes, NEW Class Packages & Rates, Same Amazing Workouts

I pride myself on knowing the latest, greatest and following who I believe are the leaders in the fitness industry. You know the saying: you are who you surround yourself with, right? Well, […]
Fitness Show

The Angela & Elizabeth Fitness Show!

It was super fun to hear from Elizabeth and Angela they wanted to “get back into fitness” after a summer break. At Fitness on the Run (FOR), we often hear about how summer breaks, holidays, and unforeseen […]
Little Help from My Friends

With a Little Help from My Friends

Remember being a kid and how much you loved playing with your friends? Or being a teenager and how your life revolved around your friends? These friends also probably had a strong say […]
Strength Loss, and Finding the Real Me

Client Story: Strength, Loss, and Finding the Real Me

Every now and then we like to let our amazing clients tell their story, in their own words. Here’s Cindy Creelman on how she found a way to cope with stress, sadness, and […]
Fall Fitness 2017: "Good-bye, summer. Hello, fall fitness".

“Good-bye, summer. Hello, fall fitness”

Last year for Lent I gave up drinking. I must admit it made me feel great. I slept better, I exercised more, and was just an overall more productive person. And I am […]
Are You Overfat?

Are You “Overfat?”

Are you a pear or are you an apple? It’s not the first time you’ve heard excess fat around your midsection is unhealthy. You may already know excess abdominal fat is associated with […]
Younger Glowing Skin

6 Tips for Younger, More Glowing Skin

People of all ages struggle with skin conditions like acne, rosacea, dry skin, sun damage, and wrinkles.  There is strong evidence behind the connection between our gut and our skin, which means that […]

What Your Vacation Does to Your Sleep

The good news is scientists have found we sleep much better at home than away. And, now they know why… When we travel, or sleep in a bed other than our own, our […]
Strong Core

3 Important Reasons You Need a Strong Core, and 3 Ways To Get One (with Videos!)

 At Fitness on the Run (FOR), we define the core as all muscles between the hips and the shoulders. Below are the top three reasons for a strong core and several different movements performed […]
Find Your Whistle

Can You “Find Your Whistle”?

Do you have a special “gift” that makes others happy? Is it something that enriches the lives of others around you? Do you practice it just like your other sets of skills? Do you do something that you […]

Change Your “Slow” Metabolism: 6 Steps To Take Now

Did you know your metabolism can be changed? Not only is it changeable, it’s adaptive and reactive. So it’s not a static thing that is “fast” when you’re young, then “slows down” when you’re old. […]

Scales, Part 3: How To Change Your Obsession into Success

Linda* is a 58-year-old lawyer. She weighed herself daily after reading the news reports that weighing yourself aids in weight loss. This is what she found: It impacted her mood, but not her habits. Starting the day with a negative can cascade into an uphill battle. […]

It’s Never Too Late

We are often asked how late is it too late to start a fitness program. We have great news for you… Never! Fitness on the Run actually just hosted a workshop for our […]


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