Archive for August, 2012

Metabolic Training at Rock Creek Sports Club

Written by Paul. Posted in Blog

Man Doing BurpeesMetabolic Training Coming in September to Rock Creek Sports Club!

First, let’s talk about what Metabolic Conditioning means. (New class descriptions below.)

During the day, when you’re going about your daily routine, your body is burning calories as it performs its normal functions, this is called your “Basal Metabolic Rate.” Of course, when you’re working out, your body increases your metabolic rate in order to keep up with the increased activity, because calories equal energy.

Now, if you want to increase your metabolic rate both during and after your workout, you should check out Metabolic Training!

Meet the Member: Pulitzer-Winning Journalist David Wood

Written by Paul. Posted in Blog, Member Highlights

You may have seen Rock Creek Sports Club member David Wood around the gym. He, like many other members here, comes in as often as possible to build strength and endurance to keep up with a favorite hobby — in David’s case, Alpine Climbing.

What you may not know about David though, was his recent impact on journalism history. This past April, David was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting for his series “Beyond the Battlefield” for the Huffington Post. This was a first for both David, and for the seven-year old web-based newspaper.