Kim Olsen, Washingtonian

Kim Olsen


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Past articles by Kim:

3 Places Where You Can Go for a Walk Along the Water

Feel the breeze and enjoy stunning views as you take a walk around these local parks. → Read More

This Treatment Helps Women Keep the Hair They Have—and Regrow What They've Lost

Hair loss doesn't solely affect men, so why should its treatments? While Rogaine was once the only solution, women now can explore different options. → Read More

How to Build a Home Gym for Less Than $100

Forget the big box gyms and pricey studio classes. Here are five staples to create a home gym where you can grunt in blissful peace. → Read More

More People Are Allergic to Cockroaches Than to Cats

Between 17 and 41 percent of the population has an allergy to cockroaches—and America's grossest allergen is probably already in your house. → Read More

Is Going to the Gym Passé?

The virtual classes and apps that let you exercise at home. → Read More

What's in My Gym Bag: Nuboxx Coach Lauren Polovoy

Here's everything Nuboxx coach Lauren Polovoy carries to stay fueled, hydrated, and ready to punch through multiple boxing sessions each day. → Read More

What is "Stage Zero" Breast Cancer—and Should You Be Worried About it?

DCIS—a.k.a. "stage zero" breast cancer—is real and it presents a dilemma for doctors and patients. → Read More

The Best and Worst Things to Order at Wawa, According to Dietitians

What are the healthiest breakfast, lunch, and side options from the popular convenience store chain? → Read More

What's in My Gym Bag: Bitches Who Brunch Co-Founder Cori Sue Morris

"My approach is to view fitness as a reward and a luxury, rather than a punishment for too many pancakes or mimosas.” → Read More

The Quick and Simple Lunch Break Workout

Body Positive Bootcamp founder Bianca Russo shares a full-body workout plan that requires minimal equipment—or time. → Read More

The Quick and Simple Lunch Break Workout

Body Positive Bootcamp founder Bianca Russo shares a full-body workout plan that requires minimal equipment—or time. → Read More

Hemp Granola, Sweet Potatoes, and Half a Watermelon: Trell the Trainer's Vegan Food Diary

"I look at food as medicine." Here's a look at Trell the Trainer's vegan food diary, which powers the busy personal trainer through each day. → Read More

What's in My Gym Bag: David Magida, Founder of Elevate Interval Fitness

Here's everything Elevate founder and Spartan Racer David Magida carries in order to pivot from the studio to the trails—or a lunchtime run with the pup. → Read More

How They Got These Bodies: Meet 4 Washingtonians Who Lost the Weight While Reclaiming Their Health

Whether it was fasted cardio or plain old walking, counting macros or drinking more water, learn how these Washingtonians lost the weight and drastically improved their health. → Read More

Government Shutdown Fitness Deals around DC

From barre to rowing, these gyms and studios are offering free access or steep discounts to federal government employees during the shutdown. → Read More

How to Power Through Your Wedding Day Without Losing Your Mind

Hint: Eat nutrient-dense foods, like avocados, and hydrate with water. → Read More

Give Michelle Obama a Run for Her Money with this Killer Arm Workout

Do trainer Errick McAdams's workout for knockout shoulders before your stroll down the aisle. → Read More

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Getting in Kickass Shape for Your Wedding

Whether your focus is getting healthy, losing weight, toning those arms, or just maintaining your sanity, these three experts can help. → Read More

8 Local Gifts for That Healthy Person in Your Life

Wondering what to get the healthiest person you know? This locally-sourced gift guide should help. → Read More

What's in My Gym Bag: Isiah Muñoz, Director of SweatBox at Vida Fitness

Welcome to What’s in My Gym Bag, a look at what health and fitness pros keep on-hand when they’re living out of a locker. → Read More