Thinking of trying a running program, but not quite sure how to go about it? Here’s a list of the most common questions on running—plus all the answers.
With gyms and fitness studios closed across the country for the past few months — and the foreseeable future — many folks, myself included, have taken to running, biking or working out at home to expend some energy and stay in shape.
For those looking for a fun routine to kick-start their own track adventure, I spoke to Carole Housaman, an ACE-certified trainer and coach at Formula Running Center. She reminded me that not all who visit the track need to be track stars…
According to Jim Economos, an ACE-certified personal trainer, triathlete, and coach at FRC, cross-training — an exercise routine that combines different types of training outside of your sport of choice — helps eliminate muscle imbalances and improves strength and cardiovascular endurance.
Oversaturation of Information: I think a lot of times people can get overwhelmed with all the information out there on tips for improving our lifestyle, losing weight, being more active, etc. It’s easy to get an ‘all or nothing’ mindset instead of making small lifestyle changes and building up to a routine that will make […]
Starting at 6 p.m. Saturday at Formula Running Center, Mike Wardian says he’ll start running with an aim of breaking the 50K record (around 31 miles) in around two hours and 57 minutes.
Washingtonian – These DC-Area Fitness Studios Will Start Offering Outdoor Workout Classes During Phase One Reopening
Phase One reopening begins May 29 in DC, after Mayor Muriel Bowser announced earlier in the week that she will lift the stay-at-home order. That means restaurants are allowed to operate outdoor dining areas, nonessential businesses can operate via curbside sales…
Everyone has probably been told to “sit up straight” at least once in their lifetime. But, maintaining proper posture outside of the dinner table or work desk can often go overlooked. And posture when you run? Unless you’re a pro, you may not even think twice about it.
Your core is a complex series of deep muscles around your trunk and pelvis that provides stability when running. Weakness in this system can throw off trunk positioning, stressing the hip joint and overworking certain muscle groups, such as the hip flexors and abductors…
Normally, our goal is to bring you the most exciting events and happenings around DC every weekend. Now, this guide looks a little different. We’re still finding plenty of ways to have a little fun and stay sane, while being safe.
There’s more to mastering proper running form than meets the eye. That’s why every perfectionist who’s taken up running knows a certain type of inner monologue: ‘Should I be leaning more? Am I breathing deeply enough? How much arm swing is too much?’
Washingtonian: 100 Ways To Virtually Experience DC During the Coronavirus Pandemic- A giant guide to museums, theater, food, fitness, kids, movies, and much more
Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy some of what our great city has to offer. Many of the DC area’s businesses and cultural institutions have gone virtual, offering all sorts of ways to stay connected (and fill your days).
For many small businesses, navigating how to keep customers engaged while stores are closed has proven challenging. In Arlington, Virginia, Formula Running Center has worked hard at keeping their audience engaged while staying at home.
Formula Home is FRC’s new virtual membership coming right to your living room! We know these times are tough, they are hard on you and your family and on small businesses like ours.
We spoke with Dave Ringwood of Formula Running Center about everything from getting started to crossing the finish line.
Authority Magazine – Chris Hoffman of Formula Running Center: “Here Are 5 Lifestyle Tweaks That Can Dramatically Improve One’s Wellbeing”
As a part of my series about “5 Lifestyle Tweaks That Will Dramatically Improve One’s Wellbeing”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Hoffman, Co-Founder and Owner of Formula Running Center.
Up until two weeks ago, I was going to exercise classes two or three times a week and had been doing so for months. Then, the viral pandemic shut down gyms and just about everything else in the United States…
Normally, our goal is to bring you the most exciting events and happenings around DC every weekend. In these extraordinary times, this guide is going to look a little different. The global pandemic means stringent restrictions on gatherings…