Wellness - Staying Active
Whether you're looking for exercise routines, or a local trail to get outside, you can find what Fairfax County has to keep you active, healthy and moving.
The St. James
The "You & Improved: At Home Series" features full-body workouts ranging in complexity, intensity, and duration from their expert Personal Training, Performance Nutrition, and Strength & Conditioning teams. They’re designed for all abilities, and no equipment is needed. Feel the burn on their YouTube Channel.
Stay Active with Free On-Demand Les Mills Programs
During our extended shutdown, Les Mills -- a nationally recognized group exercise provider -- is offering FCPA RECenter members and guests free classes(95 free workouts across 8 categories) to help keep you active and working out at home. Get moving!
F45 Training Tysons
F45 has suspended all in-studio classes but that can't stop their trainers from posting in-home workouts using their Instagram feed. They're posting daily workouts that you don't need any equipment for, just the motivation to make yourself the best you can be. Find your favorite workout.
Virginia Civil War Trails
Did you know that you may have Civil War history in your own back yard? Civil War Trails markers are scattered throughout Fairfax County so check their interactive map that shows you where the sites are and go from there. Start your Civil War adventure.
Fairfax County Trails
Need to get outside? Fairfax County's trails are currently open for individual use, but all parks, facilities, parking lots, and playgrounds are closed. Check out various trails in the County using the online Trail Buddy which includes equestrian and nature trails. Remember to always practice safe distancing of six feet from others and avoid groups of 10 or more. Get outside.
The Mindfulness Practice Center of Fairfax is offering both online workshops and online mediation sessions during the week to give everyone a little extra zen. Registration is required, and the cost is free, but recommended donations of $20-$50 for workshops, and $5-$15 for sessions are gracefully accepted. Start meditating.
OrangeBlueFlow Yoga is a place where you can find balance, tranquility and regenerate abundant energy for the body. Now they're holding virtual classes! You must reserve your spot in advance. Join them from home!
Brain Break With Brad - GMU Athletics
At George Mason Athletics – we embrace the importance of well-being. Brad Edwards, our assistant vice president and director of athletics, has come up with an exercise tips that could be done either outside or at home. New videos are posted every Monday for you to enjoy on the GMU Athletics Facebook page.
Join Bill Wilkinson on his "Wilky's Workouts" YouTube channel for an ongoing series of HIIT model or High Intensity Interval Training exercise routines. Wilkinson is a Health Specialist at Sidney Lanier Middle School and Baseball coach for Fairfax High School. Let Wilky get you moving.