Fitness Tips
Jul 3 2017

The Importance of Shin Angle and Ankle Mobility

I want to start this section off by saying no squat is “perfect”. Squat patterns change on a case to case basis due to differing limb and torso lengths since no two people are the same. That being said, there are definite movements patterns everyone should do to maximize muscle growth, improve strength, and avoid injury.

Feb 27 2017

My 185th Marathon: Jeff Horowitz’s Personal Story

This U Street personal trainer has ran a marathon in every US state, plus one in every continent except South America (yes, even Antarctica.) He describes his love for running as “not obsessed, just enthusiastic” and credits his marathon hobby as the reason he’s been able to see so much of the world.

Dec 29 2016

4 Ways To Make Your Resolution Stick!

By: Guest Blogger & Metropole Front Desk Manager Emily Lafferman Before putting pen to paper in an attempt to solidify your New Year’s resolutions, give some extra thought to which are your resolutions versus your goals. When it comes to your health and fitness, your resolutions should be directed toward making positive changes to your…more

Apr 29 2016

Q&A with TRX Instructor Alex Miller

We spent some time this month getting to know VIDA Trainer and TRX Instructor at Verizon, Alex Miller! Alex explains the basics of TRX training, why it works so well in a small group format, and why it’s a smart move for clients to branch out and add a new method of training into their routine!

Mar 31 2016

Join the VIDA Squat Challenge & Build a Better Booty!

Wanna get stronger without getting super buff? Join VIDA Metropole’s training team on a 30-day squat challenge during the month of April.