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

Knee Defender, cause of a diverted flight, was born in D.C.

Knee Defender, cause of a diverted flight, was born in D.C.

The Knee Defender, a $22 device that prevents an airplane seat from reclining, was invented right here in the District.

The DC Brawlers aim to rule the new National Pro Grid League

The DC Brawlers aim to rule the new National Pro Grid League

Meet Christy Adkins and Jerry Hill, the two local players on the Brawlers. They’re currently undefeated after their Saturday debut, so they’ll try to keep the streak alive at their first home game tonight at the Patriot Center.

A Sport & Health sale has paved the way for D.C.’s largest fitness empire

A Sport & Health sale has paved the way for D.C.’s largest fitness empire

As teens, the Galiani brothers used to sneak into the Sport & Health in Tysons Corner to play basketball. Thirty years later, the duo is ready to play a whole lot more: Their company just acquired the whole 23-location gym chain.

Lane excuses: Buses deserve dedicated space

Lane excuses: Buses deserve dedicated space

A bus lane is an infrastructure improvement that costs practically nothing, is a fairer distribution of road resources and gives riders a real incentive to sit shoulder-to-shoulder with smelly people.