CrossFit Bethesda: Energetic Exercise

July 29, 2014 12:44 pm

High intensity workouts are the sole focus at CrossFit Bethesda. This fitness studio delivers a rigorous exercise program that many say give them great results. Devotees talk about the great coaches and their strong focus on good form to avoid injuries.

This studio also boasts a strong community. Members support and encourage each other through their workouts, and there are even events like potluck diners and juicing demonstrations. CrossFit may be challenging, but having a group to help you get through it makes it easier.

CrossFit Bethesda has lots of classes throughout the day, so you're sure to find one that will fit into your schedule. The website displays the schedule, as well as helpful nutrition advice, suggested reading, lifestyle tips, and more. Some regulars say that this studio can be a little expensive, but many think that the results are worth it.

CrossFit Bethesda
7920 Norfolk Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 312-6664

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Washington, D.C.’s Must-See National Parks

July 25, 2014 12:03 pm

The national parks in Washington, D.C. encompass both the rich history of our forefathers and the beauty of the land as it was centuries ago. Visit some of the most famous monuments in the world and stroll through the majestic forest, both of which are within reach of our nation’s capital.

National Mall and Memorial Parks
Popular landmarks like The Washington Monument, The Lincoln Memorial, and The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial are just a few of the famous destinations within National Mall and Memorial Parks, which are located in the heart of Washington, D.C. Visitors enjoy taking walking tours through the National Mall, guided bike tours starting at the Jefferson Memorial, or teeing off at the East Potomac Golf Course. All of the tours are free, and the park is open 24 hours a day.

Rock Creek Park
Rock Creek Park intersects the northwestern side of Washington, D.C., providing the beauty of nature as well as a range of public park amenities. It was one of the first National Parks in the country, and the park is known for how closely it brushes with the massive urban area that is our nation’s capital. See a show at the Fort Dupont Summer Theater, catch a concert at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre, or visit Linden Oak, the largest known white oak tree in the United States.

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Yamas Mediterranean Grill: Tasty Fare in Bethesda

July 22, 2014 3:32 pm

Yamas Mediterranean Grill serves fresh, tasty food in Bethesda. Stop by for one of the best gyros in the area according to regulars. Gyros come on either a regular or whole wheat pita with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, and tzatziki sauce. These big sandwiches are perfect for a hearty appetite. Pair your meal with the regular fries or Opa Fries topped with feta cheese.

The Chicken Souvlaki, marinated in oregano, garlic, olive oil, and lemon served with feta cheese and tzatziki is very popular. Plenty of vegetarian options are available. Creative cocktails, wine, beer, and ouzo are available from the bar. The service is very friendly and prices are reasonable for the generous portions.

Yamas Mediterranean Grill
4806 Rugby Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 312-8384

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