Personal Training
Jun 7 2016

Member Testimonial: Grace West!

Every few months we hear about a member who has had extraordinary success working one on one with one of our personal trainers, and Grace West at Metropole is a perfect example. Grace, like many people, made a New Year’s resolution this January to make fitness a priority and get back into shape. She took…more

Nov 24 2015

Work Out Smarter with a MyZone Heart Rate Monitor

You know you’re sweating buckets and can feel your heart pumping like crazy, but do you know if you’re functioning in an aerobic or anaerobic zone, or what percentage of your maximum heart rate you’re using? Most likely not, since it’s impossible to guess this information without the use of a device monitoring your heart…more

Aug 6 2015

Families Who Sweat Together, Stay Together!

It’s easy to spot friends working out together at VIDA. Usually a group of friends, couples or coworkers will grab a gym partner for their workouts (which is scientifically proven to be more effective than working out alone!) While VIDA is definitely a place to catch up with your besties while you sweat, it’s not…more

Jun 24 2015

Local Celeb Paul Wharton Gets Fit With VIDA!

By: Elise Chretien City Vista members may have noticed a new bubbly personality around the gym lately – TV personality and fashionista Paul Wharton! Real Housewives of DC fans will recognize Paul from his appearances on the 2010 show, plus he currently hosts Paul Wharton Style – a talk show on DCW50 covering all the…more

Mar 9 2015

Personal Training Testimony: VIDA Member Maggie Feldman-Piltch

Finding the right trainer is one of the most important aspects of a one-on-one fitness program. You’ll be spending a lot of time with this person so he/she should be someone you like, trust and feel comfortable with. Here at VIDA, we try to get an in-depth idea of our new members’ goals, athletic background,…more