Functional Training

Tysons Today Fitness

Over the past decade, progressive fitness professionals have embraced the idea of “functional training.” However, our understanding and implementation of functional training continues to evolve. Initially, and still at its most basic level, functional training was seen as training that has carry over benefits to improve activities of daily life (ADLs) or sports. In other words, training that improves function. …

Ask an Advisor: About Roth IRAs

Bruce Vaughn - VLP Finance

What is a Roth IRA and how is it different from a Traditional Individual Retirement Account? Both Traditional and Roth IRAs are dedicated retirement accounts, with a few key differences: Tax Incentives: While both Roth and Traditional IRAs include tax incentives, the timing of when you receive those benefits differs. With Traditional IRAs, the benefit comes at the front end. …

For the Love of Olive Oil

Tysons Today Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons

Respected Local Oral Surgeon Dr. Christopher Bonacci Moonlights as a Passionate Olive Oil Importer The whole idea was developed over dinner at Bazin’s on Church when three friends: Dr. Christopher Bonacci, a noted local oral and maxillofacial surgeon, a radiologist, and a beverage attorney were talking about their bucket lists and following those passions that would create a fulfilling life. …

Federal Transit Administration visits the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

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Regional planners from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) got a good look at the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) last Thursday. Coming from field offices from across the country, these representatives were excited to learn about one of the largest infrastructure projects in the United States. The FTA is an agency within the Department of Transportation that provides technical and …

VivaTysons’ Guide to Local Middle Eastern Restaurants and Their Unique Cuisines

Tysons Today Taste of Tysons

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Middle Eastern cuisine shares a common culinary pool; a heritage influenced by tradition, migration, and natural resources. Some countries are rich in fertile farmland, while others are surrounded by desert, while others harvest ingredients from the sea. It’s easy to lump Middle Eastern restaurants into one category, but there are subtle nuances based on the countries of origin. …

Pedestrian Bridge Installation Began in July

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Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Phase 2 crews this summer are installing the Silver Line Phase 2 pedestrian bridges. The pedestrian bridges will provide access for Metrorail passengers to five of the six Phase 2 stations, and will extend over the Dulles Toll Road, Dulles Access Highway, Dulles Greenway, and local roads. The bridges are constructed primarily of steel, and will …

The Joy is Built Right In

Elaine Watt Home & Design

If you dream of a gorgeous home that fits your every need with the style and personalization that you want, then you can rest easy in the capable hands of John Joy and his team at Joy Custom Design Build.  Many people are daunted by the idea of investing their time, money, and hopes with someone they’ve never worked with …

Ah, Sweet Mystery of Sweet Wines

Linda Barrett Taste of Tysons

Celebrate life with a taste of Virginia’s dessert wines When you think of wine in Virginia, most people envision reds, whites or rosés. However, it’s worth discovering the whole world of sweet or dessert wines that are becoming more and more popular in our Commonwealth. Dessert wines are high-alcohol wines that feature concentrated flavors. In the United States, they are …

Shelter House Named Non-Profit of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

Shelter House was named Non-Profit of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™. The award was presented at the Northern Virginia Chamber’s Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards at the organization’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon in the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Presented across seven categories, the awards honor extraordinary business leadership …

New Metrorail Training Simulator

Robert O’Shaughnessy Tysons Update

Loudoun County just opened a new Metrorail Training Simulator located at the Oliver Robert Dubé Fire and Rescue Training Academy in Leesburg. The simulator is comprised of two retired 4000-series railcars from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The simulator also has two parallel sections of track with a high-voltage third rail to help first responders train to respond …