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January 2018: Cheryl O.

Congratulations Cheryl! Read more about our Member of the Month: Recently Achieved Fitness Goal: Cheryl has been achieving big power walking intervals on Sligo Creek, and recently started personal training twice a week! How Fitness Goal Was Achieved: Still a work in progress! Cheryl wanted to do strength training, balance and toning, so she began personal training […]

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December 2017: Tim C.

Congratulations Tim! Read more about our Member of the Month: Recently Achieved Fitness Goal: Tim resumed full-time bike commuting and mid-day exercise 2-3 times a week! How Fitness Goal Was Achieved: Tim told his friends and colleagues about his goals, which created a sense of accountability that added to his personal motivation. Favorite Thing About the NFC: “The […]

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November 2017: Nicole F.

Congratulations Nicole! Read more about our Member of the Month: Recently Achieved Fitness Goal: Nicole has kept up a regular exercise routine throughout her pregnancy! How Fitness Goal Was Achieved: Nicole committed to her workouts by blocking time out on her work calendar. Favorite Thing About the NFC: “The classes and the camaraderie of the participants. Fellow members […]

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October 2017: Avi L.

Congratulations Avi! Read more about our Member of the Month: Recently Achieved Fitness Goal: Avi was able to improve his running time, overall recovery and endurance! How Fitness Goal Was Achieved: Avi worked with the NOAA Fitness team and fully took advantage of the 6 week assessment. This helped him challenge himself and break out of […]

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September 2017: Nancy Y.

Congratulations Nancy! Read more about our Member of the Month: Recently Achieved Fitness Goal: Nancy lost over 35 pounds and increased her cardiovascular fitness in preparation for an upcoming hiking trip to Scotland! How Fitness Goal Was Achieved: Daily cardio and 3x per week weightlifting at the NFC, and long walks or hikes on the […]

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Should Runners Strength Train?

Written By: Daisha M. Savage, Program Manager, NOAA Fitness Center With so many summer races and color runs approaching, let’s attempt to answer an age old question: Should runners do strength training? My answer: ABSOLUTELY! There has been much debate over this topic. In previous days, runners ran for training. Now, we know that runners […]