News/Events

September 20th, 2014

First Defense Krav Maga and Athleta-Reston will be hosting two self-defense classes at Reston Town Center this Fall.
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July 7th, 2014

Join us Sunday July 13th at 10 am
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Topic Events
November 5th, 2014

womensfitness_Nov5_ATo really feel the benefit of a good workout you don't need to invest heavily in expensive equipment, if you join our fitness center. However, like many other women who get involved in regular exercise, you may need to check out your workout wardrobe first. It's not a matter of fashion but of fitness comfort and practicality. Do you need to sort out your workout wear?
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November 4th, 2014

exercisegeneral_Nov3_AIf you have set your exercise goals and created a fitness strategy, then you have the main ingredients to make really positive steps towards transforming your life; affecting your lifestyle, your physical wellbeing and possibly even your relationships. However, getting from A to B is not likely to be a direct route, therefore it is vital for success that you keep your ultimate destination in sight and monitor your progress so you can navigate toward your end goals.
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October 29th, 2014

womensfitness_Oct28_AWomen really are doing it for themselves! Whilst there is a preoccupation in magazines and in the media with what women should, could and would look like, there are many women who are focused on achieving happiness through living a balanced life and a healthy lifestyle. What's more, these women are not only in control but they are working together and supporting each other as part of a healthy sisterhood!
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October 28th, 2014

exercisegeneral_Oct27_ADoes anything scare you when it comes to your lifestyle and your level of fitness? Do you sometimes feel afraid that you are not doing enough to keep fit and that you might have to face a health scare in the future as a result? What about your diet? Is it filled with late night snacks or unhealthy bites, or is it wonderfully enlightened? If you are in the dark when it comes to whether you need to make positive changes with your exercise regime then it might be time to face fitness frights this Halloween!

Don't be scared!

People who put their head in the sand and ignore dealing with lifestyle issues are often scared of knowing what the reality of their situation is. If you don't know exactly what shape you are in but suspect that you should be making some changes to your fitness plans and lifestyle, then it can be easier to simply avoid the issue altogether.
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October 22nd, 2014

womensfitness_Oct16_AWhile we are all so similar in so many ways, we also have different needs when it comes to looking after our health. Women have different dietary requirements than men, for example, and it's important for women to recognize and respond to these nutritional differences. With busy lives and a temptation to eat-on-the-go, it can be a challenge for women to lead a balanced life, let alone follow a balanced meal plan that gives them all the nutrients they require.

Iron

Women of childbearing age are more prone to being iron-deficient as they are obviously losing blood each month and this can deplete their iron resources. Compared to men who just need 8mg daily, women need over twice as much, with a recommendation of 18mg per day. Women who are pregnant will need even more iron in her diet.
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