Vicky Hallett
Vicky Hallett
MisFits Columnist

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.

Latest by Vicky Hallett

Retired NFL players team up to lose weight

Retired NFL players team up to lose weight

Program helps NFL retirees avoid being sidelined by hypertension, diabetes or other ailments.

The Marine Corps Marathon is Sunday. Want to get faster by then?

The Marine Corps Marathon is Sunday. Want to get faster by then?

If participants want to shave seconds off their time at this point, they’ll have to focus on what they’re wearing, how they’re sleeping and what they’re eating. Or, maybe they can try one of these additional options that are out there (and a little out-there).

Greek out over veggies with Aglaia Kremezi

Greek out over veggies with Aglaia Kremezi

Maybe you’ve heard a certain myth: Greek cuisine is all gyros and meaty moussaka. Not true, says Greek cookbook author Aglaia Kremezi. Her new book celebrates the vegetarian heritage of the Mediterranean.

For a better run, tread(mill) carefully

For a better run, tread(mill) carefully

Treadmills are awesome — if you know how to use them, says David Siik, the creator of Equinox’s new Precision Running Program. He offers some technique pointers to make the most of the technology.