07.18.19

Kid Fitness: Sign Up Now for Serious (Screen-Free!) Fun

We at FOR are passionate about kid fitness. We have the research to prove not only is keeping your kid moving important for their heart and head, it is another way to keep […]
07.01.19

Nicole’s Story: How I Lost 20 Pounds in 3 Months

I often post about the amazing, life-changing transformations that my clients make. Today, I thought I’d let one of these wellness success stores speak for herself. Here’s Nicole to share her story, so […]
06.26.19

“But, I’m only in my 40s!” Welcome to Perimenopause.

I’m back to talk perimenopause and menopause. Today is mainly for those of you in your 40s and early 50s who just might be in denial about what is happening to your beautiful […]
06.17.19

We’re Going To Talk About Perimenopause & Menopause

In this series we will talk directly and honestly about subjects that are too often only whispered about, if not ignored: perimenopause and menopause. Why? To empower you not just to survive, but […]
06.12.19

My Journey To Getting My Life Back: A Mindset Story

Last week, I outlined many of the mindset shifts I’ve experienced with my concierge wellness and fitness clients. This week, I’m excited to tell you my story about my transformation from worrying about […]
06.05.19

Your Most Important Decision in Life? Your Mindset.

Do your thoughts make you feel overwhelmed? One of the things I love about my vocation as a health and wellness professional is the dramatic change I witness in people’s lives when they […]
05.07.19
Adrien Cotton meditating at fitness on the run.net in Alexandria, VA

11 Surprising Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight: The Rest of the Surprising List

Last week, I gave you the first part of my top 11 reasons why so many people are struggling to lose weight — and the response was overwhelming. Here are my next five […]
05.01.19
Asian woman sleeping peacefully

11 Surprising Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

I’ve heard pretty much everything. Most people who come to me who sincerely want to lose weight are in pain and truly believe they are doing “all of the right things.” There is […]
04.24.19
Support Group: 5 people sitting on a couch talking

4 Ways To Anchor Yourself (and Why You Need To)

“Janet,” like many Americans, decided to “get healthy” this year. Like many Americans, a visit with her doctor resulted in her making the decision to pay more attention to her wellness. She saw […]
04.03.19
Adrien Cotton from Fitness on the Run doing lunges

Learn the 5-Minute Flow, Change Your Life

Humans are designed to move. Sadly, as we’ve evolved, a sedentary lifestyle has become far too normal. Don’t get me wrong, technology and innovation is great. We all know we aren’t in the […]
03.27.19
Adrien Cotton from Fitness on the Run in Alexandria, Va doing jump over bridge.

5 Reasons To Make It a Fit Spring

When it comes to exercise, many of us are creatures of habit. We get stuck in what we like and what, honestly, feels comfortable. If this is you, don’t worry. It’s normal. We […]
03.19.19

Forming New Habits: “Be stronger than your excuses.”

Congratulations! You made it through what seemed like the longest winter in recorded in history. We’re in to the third week of March and it looks like spring may be trying to take […]
03.13.19

8 Ways To Tell If the Alexandria Concierge Wellness Program Is Right for You

We all want to be well and fit, and each of us has our own definition of what that means. For some, it evokes images of exercising abilities in the past. For others, […]
03.06.19

On Wellness: The Importance of a Growth vs Fixed Mindset

Since I launched Alexandria Wellness Concierge Wellness Program a few weeks ago, I’ve had so many inspiring meetings. In these meetings, I didn’t intend to start explaining mindset among all of the other […]
02.13.19

Why I Created the Alexandria Wellness Concierge Program: Wellness Is a Mindset

After 15 years in the fitness industry, I have seen and learned a lot. I have…   Trained more than 2,000 people from ages 10 to 96 Conducted 50+ Wellness visits Worked with […]


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