At the Phillips Collection, viewing art through mindful meditation

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

A new program will guide visitors through some of the museum’s best-known works in a way that promotes wellness.

The MisFits

How I learned to stop worrying
and love marathon running

How I learned to stop worrying <br>and love marathon running

He was looking for the perfect exercise. What he discovered had nothing to do with his legs.

To Your Health

Dallas officials plead for compassion, not stigma as 43 leave Ebola isolation

Dallas officials plead for compassion, not stigma as 43 leave Ebola isolation

“We have to believe in science,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. “That’s what separates us from other mammals.“

Health, Science & Environment

The fear of Ebola in America spread faster than the virus itself

The fear of Ebola in America spread faster than the virus itself

Science can help put the U.S. cases in perspective, getting past the anxiety associated with the disease.

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At the Phillips Collection, viewing art through mindful meditation

At the Phillips Collection, viewing art through mindful meditation

A new program will guide visitors through some of the museum’s best-known works in a way that promotes wellness.

What female athletes need to know about iron deficiency

What female athletes need to know about iron deficiency

A diet of lean, vegetarian and natural foods paired with high-intensity training can actually slow you down.

How to stock a prepared pantry

How to stock a prepared pantry

Having a stocked pantry is essential for cooking nutritious weeknight meals. Here is what you need.

How I learned to stop worrying
and love marathon running

How I learned to stop worrying <br>and love marathon running

He was looking for the perfect exercise. What he discovered had nothing to do with his legs.

Tandem cycling tests more than just fitness

Tandem cycling tests more than just fitness

Communication is key when riding a bicycle made for two.

Bring on the (actual) pumpkin

Bring on the (actual) pumpkin

Try this healthful and seasonal alternative to traditional pancakes, made with whole grains and flaxseed.

Take the pressure off with a pressure cooker

Take the pressure off with a pressure cooker

A wide variety of foods can be made quickly in the device, including soups, stews, vegetables and meats.

Gym etiquette do’s and don’ts

Gym etiquette do’s and don’ts

There are basic rules of gym etiquette to keep people from throwing you the side-eye.

The lowdown on Soylent

The lowdown on Soylent

With Soylent, there is no planning, shopping, chopping, cooking or cleanup. But is it healthful?

Don’t let buzzwords lead you to bad food

Don’t let buzzwords lead you to bad food

It may say “organic,” “gluten-free,” “vegan,” or “protein-rich,” but that doesn’t mean it’s good for you.

Column

The November Project: Early morning workouts, and a hug or two

The November Project: Early morning workouts, and a hug or two

“We want to change the way people see fitness," co-founder says of the grass-roots fitness movement.

Video

Getting D.C. ‘in motion’

Getting D.C. ‘in motion’

This grassroots fitness movement gets hundreds of residents running up and down the Lincoln Memorial.

Teaching kids about vegetarianism

Teaching kids about vegetarianism

Advice for parents whose children are curious about “going veg,” or are just thinking about their food choices.

You can get a sub-two-hour marathon. All you need are skates.

You can get a sub-two-hour marathon. All you need are skates.

Competitive inline skating makes a sub-two-hour marathon a reality. Bonus: It’s easier on the joints than running.

Out on the links, my joints aren’t swinging it

Out on the links, my joints aren’t swinging it

If golfers are supposed to have an “oily” swing, can special assessments help me out of this Tin Man phase?