Vicky Hallett

Fit editor, ExpressWashington, D.C.


A few years ago, the idea of muscular dudes downing organic juice courtside would have been hard to swallow. But now professional athletes are realizing the benefits of cold-pressed fruits and veggies.

  • Dec 23, 2014

Despite the occasional flooded Metro station, D.C.-area commuters have lots to cheer this month. In honor of Santa, here’s a list. (Feel free to check it twice.)

  • Dec 19, 2014

Need more proof that D.C.’s indoor cycling scene is really on a roll? Get ready for Flywheel, which plans to make its District debut in February.

  • Dec 16, 2014

It’s 10 o’clock on a Saturday night, and you can’t stop thinking about that leftover pie. What do you do? Maybe call Catherine Gunia, one of 4,000 Weight Watchers coaches now standing by.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Yogis do it. Break-dancers do it. CrossFitters do it (and even add pushups). And you can do it too, as long as you’re armed with the right techniques.

  • Dec 16, 2014

A new tool from the District’s Department of Transportation lets folks input their address to create a dashboard showing real-time info on nearby buses, trains, Capital Bikeshare stations and car sharing. So, with a glance, you can determine the quickest way to go.

  • Dec 15, 2014

This cycling/climbing adventure through the American Southwest was supposed to be easier than the duo’s exhausting first film collaboration. It wasn’t.

  • Dec 9, 2014

The holiday season always goes by quickly. But there’s a way to make it even faster: a run streak. That’s when you run a mile every day. Here’s how to get started.

  • Dec 9, 2014

ActivMotion Bars look like other weighted bars, but they’re filled with steel balls that roll to the side if they’re not held steady. If you hear them start to move, you’re about to be thrown out of whack.

  • Dec 9, 2014

Finish your holiday shopping in the time it takes to sing “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Our gift guide makes that a cinch.

  • Dec 8, 2014
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Vicky Hallett has been one of The Washington Post’s MisFits since the column began in 2007. Read it every week in the Wellness section or Lean & Fit e-newsletter for the latest on the area exercise scene. Her day job is editing the Fit section of Express, which is where you’ll also find her weekly transit column, DC Rider. She lives in the District’s Capitol Hill neighborhood with her husband.
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