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Want to run the Boston Marathon from the comfort of your own home (or gym)? How about a jog across Tibet?

The vigorous, rhythmic workouts are held every other Saturday in the District.

By gamifying exercise, Nerd Fitness taps into an audience that isn’t always served by typical fitness programs.

Three athletes and a team dietitian have advice on eating and exercising.

The force needed to squeeze or hold on to something is fundamental for many exercises and everyday activities.

Armed with 2 gold medals, Cullen Jones exhorts people to consider swimming lessons.

While his contemporaries are heading toward retirement, Stanley Holcomb has no plans to slow down.

A class seeks to bring a new way of moving — and thinking — to athletes and office workers.

Spoiler alert: He doesn’t watch the show.

To help customers avoid derailing their fitness goals with poor eating habits, some gyms are adding custom diets to their services.

The generation picked up the sport to counter obesity struggles, but it soon became part of an identity.

Make the most of the midday slump with these tricks.

Pain management, decreased anxiety and better focus are among its benefits, they say.

It’s not about goals or measurements but rather establishing the right mind-set to change your life for the better.

If you’re ready to ditch the treadmill, check out these tips on maximizing your time and challenging different groups of muscles.

The proper equipment can keep you warm, dry and safe.

Some have been overtaken by new trends, and others should just be retired.

The events are spreading across the globe, with one set to take place in the District in January.

Arya Farzin lost weight and gained incentive to develop Heat Running, a virtual racing experience.

Cultlike followings and ultra-cool settings: What’s not to laugh at?

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