Even if you're not in the NFL, there are grueling workouts to be had at FedExField. Certified fitness trainers from Livn’ Fit Hard Body Boot Camp host rigorous boot camps on the Redskins' turf, leading groups through a gamut of agility, calisthenic, and circuit-training exercises that are designed to burn calories efficiently. Each boot camper also receives a personalized meal plan that pays homage to Albert Einstein, who theorized that man could achieve relative fitness by expending more calories than he consumes.
Spa treatments aren't just for moms, dads, and storks anymore. At Spoiled Rotten Kids Spa and Boutique, little girls get a taste of the pampered life with cucumber facials, pint-sized mani-pedis, and adorable updos. Party packages all include a princess ring and a Shirley Temple drink, along with music and decorations. Spoiled Rotten was featured on the Tyra Banks Show, and offers little ones a glimpse of luxuries to come.
You may sweat when in the Hot Seat at Pretty Lady Pole Fit, but you'll be doing anything but sitting still. That's because the Hot Seat workout class combines jazz, hip-hop, and ballet dance moves that students perform behind, in front of, and even on top of a chair. This is just one of several adrenaline-boosting classes that add sultry twists to fitness routines. All the while, the instructors work to instill self esteem and confidence in women of all ages and body types.
At the head of the staff is Arminta Crosby, who exemplifies the venue's balance between strength and beauty. She is a certified personal trainer, a pole-dancer, a model, and even a competitive football player. Arminta and her team of specialists lead classes ranging from beginner's pole-dancing to Zumba and hip-hop aerobics, as well as private in-studio or mobile parties that guide guests through styles such as belly-dance, chair dance, or strip tease.
Equipment: Dumbbells, barbells, heavy ropes, pull-up bars, medicine balls, hurdles
Students should bring: Bottle of water, towel
Average class length: 30–60 minutes
Number of Staff: 1–5 people
Class location: Indoors only
Registration required: Yes
Good for beginners: Yes
Guests allowed: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Pro Tip: Nutrition, exercise, sleep, and water are the four components that have to be addressed for success.
The DC Running Club serves a community of walkers and runners from DC, Maryland, and Virginia, hosting races open to all ages and abilities. Its events include the Karaoke 5K, held on Friday night and followed by a live-band karaoke concert, and Take a Sick Day & Run a 5K, which benefits the Children's Hospital in DC. Over the next five years, the education-focused nonprofit plans to raise $5,000 in scholarship funds for area youth.
Signature service: Kickboxing
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 30–60 minutes
Pro Tip: Don't try to keep up with anyone. Just be yourself and enjoy it at YOUR level.