fitness

April 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Zumba Group in Rockville Dances Through Year of Isolation

Lynn Parker started teaching Zumba in her Rockville driveway free of charge in March 2020, when gyms closed because of the coronavirus. Although gyms are back open, Parker, who works as a lawyer by day, is not stopping the music anytime soon. Here’s a look at the music and dancing bringing this group of individuals […]

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March 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Member of Maryland National Guard in Gaithersburg Competes for Best Warrior

Sgt. James McGill, a radiology specialist with the 224th Medical Company Area Support in Gaithersburg, competed in the Maryland National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition. The multi-day marathon includes mental and physicals tests, “pushing these elite service members to their limits.” The March 11 to March 14 event was open to junior enlisted, noncommissioned officers and […]

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June 30, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Gaithersburg Announces Openings for Yoga, Meditation and Fitness Classes

To help residents de-stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Gaithersburg is offering outdoor yoga, meditation and fitness classes starting the week of July 6. “Keep Calm with Yoga and Meditation in the Park” sessions are free and open to anyone 16 and older. Outdoor recreation classes require registration and have varying prices, limited […]

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January 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Wheaton Community Rec Center Offers Much for Many

Friday marked the opening of the new Wheaton Community Recreation Center located on Georgia Avenue at the intersection of Arcola Avenue. County Executive Marc Elrich was on hand for the ceremony. The Wheaton Senior Center and the Wheaton Library are conveniently housed inside the center which is a multi-generational, environmentally-friendly facility which offers a variety […]

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August 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Board of Education to Meet: This meeting will be held at the Carver Educational Services Center [850 Hungerford Drive] in Rockville and will begin at 9 a.m. – with public agenda items beginning at noon. The public portion of the meeting […]

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Onelife Fitness to Open in Olney 2020

Onelife Fitness Sports Club is opening in Olney in either February or March 2020, according to a US Fitness Holdings press release. It will be Onelife Fitness’s second sports club open in Montgomery County, and the 36th sports club open in the nation. Olney’s Onelife Fitness will be located at 17821 Georgia Avenue, in the […]

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April 17, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

‘Fitness Inspo’: Adina Crawford Challenges Women Of Color To Get Moving

Adina Crawford is a local fitness luminary that inspires people in our community to get out and get moving. “I think it’s really important we uplift and encourage other women to move. I don’t care what race, age, type of runner you are” she wrote. Crawford is a fitness ambassador for many organizations including “Black Girls […]

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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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