Resolve to Get Fit

Check out your local fitness hotspots

By Lisa Cleary
|  Thursday, Jan 6, 2011  |  Updated 8:30 AM EDT
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Resolve to Get Fit

Stick to your New Year's plan and resolve to get fit. Drop by any number of local gyms, like the Results Gym.

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Not sure where to start your newly resolved workout routine?  Well, not to fear -- we’ve got you covered. 

Check out some of your local gyms and their amenities as well as some other heart-pumping activities that you might not think of initially (like bowling!).

Grab your dancing shoes to brush up on the likes of your hip hop, salsa, ballroom and hula skills: 

Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE
(202) 399-6763

Chevy Chase Ballroom & DanceSport Center
5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW
(202) 363-8344

DC Dance Collective
4908 Wisconsin Avenue NW
(202) 362-7244

See how well you can maintain your balance at these local ice skating rinks:

Fort Dupont Ice Arena
3779 Ely Place SE
(202) 584-5008

Rockville Town Square Ice Rink
100 Gibbs Street
Rockville, Md.
(301) 545-1999

Sculpture Garden Ice Rink
7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
(202) 216-9397

Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink
Veterans Plaza
8523 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, Md.
(301) 588-1221

If you like the chillier temps but aren’t so keen at balancing on ice, try tubing:

Whitetail Resort
(Approximately 100 miles from D.C.)
13805 Blairs Valley Road
Mercersburg, Pa.
(717) 328-9400

Strengthen your serve at one of these locations:

East Potomac Tennis Center
1090 Ohio Drive SW
(202) 554-5962

Rock Creek Park Tennis Center
16th & Kennedy Streets NW
(202) 722-5949

Cross your fingers in hopes of making a lucky strike:

Alexandria Lanes
6228 North Kings Highway
Alexandra, Va.
(703) 765-3633

Bowl America Bull Run
10641 Balls Ford Road
Manassas, Va.
(703) 368-6256

Bowl America Burke
5615 Guinea Road
Fairfax, Va.
(703) 425-9303

Pose in your downward facing dog at one of these centers:

Boundless Yoga
1522 U Street NW
(202) 234-9642

Down Dog Yoga
1046 Potomac Street NW
(202) 965-9642

Flow Yoga Center
1450 P Street NW
(202) 462-3569

Think you’re a tough guy?  Then check these places out:

BETA Academy
(Offers Thai boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, to name a few)
1459 Columbia Road NW
(202) 538-0422

DC Martial Arts Academy
650 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Md.
(301) 652-5425

Hung Tao Choy Mei Kung Fu Leadership Institute
1351 U Street NW, 2nd Floor
(202) 265-1670

Yong Studios
4445 Wisconsin Avenue NW
(202) 966-9677

Last but not least, don’t forget the satisfying sweat of a good run:

Bally Total Fitness
2000 L Street NW
(202) 331-7788

Gold’s Gym (three locations)
Capitol Hill
409 3rd Steet SW, Suite 120
(202) 554-4653  

Midtown
1120 20th Street NW, Suite 113
(202) 293-4200

Van Ness
4310 Connecticut Avenue NW
(202) 364-4653
 
Results Gym (three locations)
Dupont Circle
1612 U Street NW
(202) 234-5678

Capitol Hill
315 G Street SE

Downtown
1101 Connecticut Avenue NW

The Sports Club/LA—Washington DC
1170 22nd Street NW
(202) 974-6600

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