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Talk Like a Local: Obscure Exercise Around the World

Talk Like a Local: Obscure Exercise Around the World September 2, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
The term “jogging” was introduced to the English-speaking world in 1593 in William Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. The idea of running as exercise didn’t really take hold until the 1600s, during which a small, eccentric portion of the population continued to practice it, until...

Fitness in the Federal City – DC’s Top Gyms and Exercise Studios

Fitness in the Federal City – DC’s Top Gyms and Exercise Studios September 1, 2009 | Washington DC | Read More
Washingtonians take fitness seriously – all you have to do is wander through Rock Creek Park or on the National Mall to see how many walkers, joggers, cyclists and sunbathers use the city’s open spaces as their workout locations.  But DC’s inhabitants don’t limit their activities...
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