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A great strength and conditioning workout with front raises, lateral raises, combined with dynamic movements involving squats and step ups. This workout also includes core and shoulder stability. Watch my shoulder routine: http://www.p-fit.com/Health.html

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Project Fitness is promoting the President’s Call to Service by providing healthy lifestyle initiatives for the betterment of our community.  Project Fitness is collaborating with DC Girls on the Run (GOTR) to inspire and empower young girls through physical activity and comradery.  We encourage you to SUPPORT A GIRL TODAY!!!  http://gotrdc.org/

“Girls on the Run – DC is an affiliate council of Girls on the Run International, founded in 1996, by Molly Barker, a visionary, Ironman triathlete. Today, there are nearly 160 locations across the U.S. & Canada, with new locations added each year.  Girls on the Run combines training for a 5k (3.1 miles) event with healthy living education. We use exercise, positive reinforcement, and encouraging role models to help girls discover the confidence they need in those critical pre-teen years and beyond.” (DC GOTR)

KIWI: Tiny but mighty. This is a good source of potassium, magnesium, vitamin E & fiber. Its vitamin C content is twice that of an orange.

APPLE: An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Although an apple has a low vitamin C content, it has antioxidants & flavonoids which enhances the activity of vitamin C thereby helping to lower the risks of colon cancer, heart attack & stroke.

STRAWBERRY: Protective Fruit. Strawberries have the highest total antioxidant power among major fruits & protect the body from cancer-causing, blood vessel-clogging free radicals.

ORANGE : Sweetest medicine. Taking 2-4 oranges a day may help keep colds away, lower cholesterol, prevent & dissolve kidney stones as well as lessens the risk of colon cancer.

WATERMELON: Coolest thirst quencher. Composed of 92% water, it is also packed with a giant dose of glutathione, which helps boost our immune system. They are also a key source of lycopene — the cancer fighting oxidant. Other nutrients found in watermelon are vitamin C & Potassium.

GUAVA & PAPAYA: Top awards for vitamin C. They are the clear winners for their high vitamin C content. Guava is also rich in fiber, which helps prevent constipation. Papaya is rich in carotene; this is good for your eyes.


This is the blog page for DC’s own Project Fitness.

Project Fitness is a concept that prompts physical fitness and exercise as a healthier lifestyle choice. We create awareness around health and fitness options while assisting individuals in maximizing their overall fitness goals through aerobic, endurance, flexibility, and resistance training exercise and education.

We promote lifestyles that generate social movement in which fitness serves as both a preventative tool and a solution to many health problems that are prevalent in our community. We believe that determining personal needs and goals are the first steps in working towards a healthier future.