11.29.18

Round Out Your Workout Routine with Ascend’s New Roll & Restore Recovery Workshop

At Ascend, we like to work hard, train hard, and play hard. But that momentum is not sustainable if we don’t carve out time to take a break and let our bodies rebuild […]
11.16.18

My Top 5 Tips To Be Fit for the Holidays

‘Tis the season! We all look forward to celebrating with our families and friends during the holiday season. But this season also brings the stress of finishing up our work projects, feeling over-committed […]
10.24.18

9 Self-Care Tips, Body Edition

Self-care is not a trend; it requires continual practice and will evolve as the stressors in our lives shift. To be mentally and physically stronger, we need to care for both the mind […]
10.12.18

The Forbidden F Word

Failure. It’s a concept that most of us avoid. Making mistakes, not completing a task or project as well as we wanted, yelling at our kids (#parentfail), or not even trying something new […]
09.25.18

9 Simple Self-Care Tips, Mental Health Edition: Free Your Mind!

Each fall at Ascend, we like to take the opportunity to turn over a new leaf on our health and wellness journey. As the seasons and our schedules change, it’s the perfect chance […]
09.10.18

Madelyn’s September Reset Plan: Gut & Butt

Last but not least, I am excited to introduce Madelyn as our third September Reset story! Madelyn is already a regular exerciser and told me that she is looking to make a few […]
08.02.18

5 Ways To Maximize Your Ride at Ascend

A ride at Ascend is a challenging — and rewarding — experience, both mentally and physically. Here are our top five tips to make sure that you get the very most out of […]
07.19.18

Why I Ascend: “There’s no success without failure”

I came across this quote the other day and it was exactly what I needed to hear. So I wanted to share with you. “Never regret a day in your life: Good days […]
07.05.18

8 Tips To Stay Fit — and Be Even Happier — on Your Summer Vacation

Summer vacations can be so much fun – what better way to celebrate summer than to hit the beach or spend time with friends and family?! And while bucking the daily routine can […]
06.29.18

Street Style: Jaime Dawson

I remember the first time I met her. It was before we even opened the studio, back in the fall of 2014. I arrived at Bon Vivant Café in Del Ray, and saw […]
06.20.18

Margaret’s Fitness Journey: “…I feel like a more capable person.”

Crushing your health and fitness goals: it’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon. And sometimes its hard to keep going. Margaret, a regular rider at Ascend Cycle, shares her story about how both […]
06.07.18

Inside the Mind of a First-Time Rider

Those of us who ride regularly, even if we’ve ridden hundreds of times, can vividly remember our first ride. Before: nerves, excitement, and, yes, more than a little fear. And then after: exhilaration, […]
05.18.18

You Are Enough

Working in the fitness industry, it’s all about image. But I’ve noticed no matter how good we look, or how hard we try, it’s never enough.   I’ve noticed that most of us […]
05.04.18

5 Ways To Maximize Your Workout (Because Your Schedule Is About To Get Crazy)

Ah, summer. It means sunshine, warm weather, and…crazy schedules! We know it can be challenging to stay committed to your exercise schedule. And we know between summer travel and the hectic summer schedules […]
04.20.18

Meet Alex

Meet Alex, an Ascend Underground coach and the assistant athletic trainer for DC United professional soccer team. A former track star with a degree in Kinesiology and Master’s in Athletic Training Sports Medicine, […]


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