fitness

December 1, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: Time of the Year Again

“Haven’t all the years you’ve spent being Santa Claus, been more fun than all the years you spent waiting for Santa Claus?   And not just for the joy you’ve helped place on your favorite faces, but for your ability to act instead of wait. Acting makes the suspense bearable. It gives you a starring […]

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April 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

African American Health Program Community Day Scheduled for April 15

In honor of Minority Health Month, the African American Health Program will sponsor its fourth annual community day on April 15 at the East County Community Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees will have access to free health screening, education on disease prevention and fitness demonstrations for all ages, according to a news […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Are you ready for some snow? The National Weather Service is predicting that the white stuff will begin falling during rush hour tonight. First accumulating snow of the season expected across most of the region late tomorrow. Here are the highlights. #dcwx #mdwx #vawx […]

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August 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Food, Fun, Fitness and Fundamentals at Greencastle Elementary School’s Summer Camp (VIDEO)

Greencastle Elementary School is hosting a summer camp for rising second to sixth graders in Silver Spring and the fun program includes food, fitness and academic fundamentals. The camp is made possible by a partnership between MCPS, Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation, the Montgomery County Police Department and Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington. MCPS-TV […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg’s Pam Truxal Receives Award from President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

She’s making a big difference for thousands who call the city of Gaithersburg home. The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition has selected Pam Truxal, a program supervisor with Gaithersburg’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture, as a recipient of its 2016 Community Leadership Award. The award is given annually to individuals and organizations […]

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May 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Engaging Seniors at Gaithersburg’s Active Aging Expo (VIDEO)

Did you know that over 12,000 residents in the city of Gaithersburg are over the age of 55? Hundreds of Gaithersburg area seniors attended the 8th annual Active Aging Expo this week at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park where they learned about health and wellness, and living longer. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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February 25, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Seniors Try Out Wearable Tech (PHOTO)

Wearable technology is not just for young people. Twenty seniors had the opportunity to learn and try out activity trackers during a fitness class in Bethesda on Thursday, Feb. 25. Oasis, a nonprofit group that promotes healthy aging, and AT&T partnered together to introduce Fitbit, a wearable tech device that tracks your activity. Oasis host the fitness […]

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February 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Solidcore to Open New Bethesda Location in April (PHOTO)

Fitness studio Solidcore is opening a second Maryland location in downtown Bethesda on Wisconsin Ave. this April. The studio opened their first studio in Maryland at the Wildwood  Shopping Center in January. Anne Mahlum is the CEO and founder of Solidcore and released the following statement about the new locations. “Wildwood and Bethesda are perfect markets […]

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January 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

The 100 Mile Challenge Begins Jan. 20th (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation kicks off the 100-mile Challenge on Jan. 20th. Residents can register at ACTIVEMONTGOMERY.org using activity #12252, those registering online will be sent tracking logs. Participants will be eligible for weekly prizes throughout the 100 day challenge. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Recreation Department Set to Kick Off 100 Mile Challenge (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Recreation’s 100 Mile Challenge is scheduled to start on January 20th at the Holiday Recreation Park Center in Wheaton. The event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. and will feature speakers including, Mt. Everest climbers Nicky and Bob Lowry. According to a news release, the event will also feature a healthy tasting reception, teen […]

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