OPEN GYM — Want to exercise on your own?

Well, Jade Fitness offers open gym to its members. If you have a fitness class or small group training reoccurring monthly membership, you can make use of the open gym at no extra cost. For those just interested in open gym, you can sign up for an open gym membership at just $60/month. Open gym […]

Introduction to Kettlebell Lifting Workshop

Jade Fitness is excited to host a special kettlebell workshop with Master of Sport ranked competitor, multiple time national champion, national record holder, and one of the top lifters in the US, Chris Doenlen! His experience is drawn from over ten years of weight lifting and endurance training, lots of personal experimentation, and a unique […]

Jade Fitness Announces Member Referral Program

Jade Fitness is partnering with Spa on the Hill to launch our member referral program.  If you are a current member of Jade Fitness and have a friend that is interested in purchasing a membership, make sure they mention your name when they sign up.   Current members receive a $50 gift certificate to Spa […]

Healthy Eats – Lentils and Spinach

In an effort to make sure you are taking care of not just your physical fitness, but your nutritional health as well, we’re posting recipes that our team loves to cook on a regular basis. This week’s recipe comes from one of our favorite team members Becky Pfordresher. Becky’s lentils and spinach recipe does it […]

Member Spotlight – Deb

Deb was one of the first people to sign up for a Jade Fitness membership. A Capitol Hill resident, Deb walks over at least twice a week rain or shine! What is your favorite class at Jade Fitness and why? This is a loaded question – wouldn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings.  I haven’t had […]

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

Every so often, we’ll share a Jade staff person’s favorite healthy recipe.  This Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal comes from Ellen, whom you might run into at a class or the front desk.  “I tend to make this on Sundays and then reheat it for breakfast during the weekdays. I like it best served warm with almond […]

Get Football Fit with These Football Workouts

Football players work hard. If you’ve ever seen any of the TV shows about their routines, you’ll know that they push themselves at every workout. You’ll also notice that a lot of the workouts they do don’t involve a football, and many of them look a lot like the exercises we give you here at […]

7 Capitol Hill Businesses to Support During the Holidays

Happy holidays from Jade Fitness. We’re a boutique fitness studio right across the street from Barracks Row in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of DC. As residents of the Capitol Hill, we would like to think that we are part of a vibrant and collaborative community. On Small Business Saturday we shopped local, and we frequent our […]

Should You Take on That 30-Day Fitness Challenge?

It seems that these days there’s a new 30-day fitness challenge being posted online every other week. You’ve got squat challenges, the plank challenge, a pushup challenge, the 10,000 kettlebell swing challenge, and more. Some people may think fitness professionals would get annoyed with these things popping up, but that’s not really the case. A […]

Getting in Shape; It’s 90% Mental

Matt and I started attending the Correct Fit II class at Jade Fitness, and it is much more challenging than Correct Fit I. Just call me Captain Obvious! Throughout the process of getting into better shape, it is important we keep safely upping the difficulty level of our workouts. Correct Fit II involves a lot […]