Archive for November, 2012

How to Add 1.8 Years (or More) to Your Life

Written by Paul. Posted in Blog, Wellness Bites

As a Rock Creek Sports Club member, we’re guessing you’re probably already well aware of the many benefits of physical activity — one of those being the chance to live a longer, healthier life.

Now, researchers from from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, are saying they have a better idea, of just how many years of life are gained by being physically active at different levels, among ALL individuals, age, sex, and even body mass index (BMI.)

After analyzing data from more than 650,000 subjects and following subjects for an average of ten years —plus, analyzing over 82,000 deaths —researchers found:

Rock Creek Member Completes Tough Mudder

Written by Paul. Posted in Blog, Member Highlights

For those of you unfamiliar with Tough Mudder events, they are no joke. These events are “hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie.”

So you can imagine how proud we are of Rock Creek Sports Member and college student Lily Kehoe who recently completed the Mid-Atlantic Tough Mudder held in Frederick, MD!