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Lisa Dahl Brings Swimming to the Central District

One coach’s quest to bring backstrokes to underprivileged communities.

  • By Claudia Rowe
  • Published 04/25/2012

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Would It Work Here? A Tax on Unhealthy Food

In Washington State 62 percent of adults are either overweight or obese. And some, like state senator Ed Murray, think it’s time we slapped a tax on unhealthy food. The Washington Food Industry Association doesn’t agree.

  • By Stephanie Rubesh
  • Published 11/23/2011

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Seattle Bouldering Project Sets the Route

Seattle Bouldering Project in the Central District is a new breed of rock climbing gym.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 10/14/2011

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Yoga on Paddleboards

Via the folks at the Surf Ballard shop comes the next evolution of stand-up paddleboarding, a mashup of surfing and yoga. They call it WASUP Yoga, as in Washington Stand-Up Paddleboarding Yoga.

  • By Neal Thompson
  • Published 06/29/2011

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Cool Running

On the last Sunday of February, more than 6,000 cyclists will pedal through what Bicycling magazine calls one of “four classic rides in the nation": Chilly Hilly.

  • By Hilary Meyerson
  • Published 01/18/2011

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Baby Got Back Pain

A strain in the brain can cause a pain in the back.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 01/14/2011

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Bend It Like Buddha

A guide to Seattle’s top yoga studios.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 12/10/2010

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Yoga for Life

Seattle is obsessed with the health and wellness benefits of yoga, so we visited yoga studios and clinics all over town to find out why.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 12/10/2010

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Into the Void

Suck in your gut, bring a flashlight, and get ready to crawl—we’re going caving at Cave Ridge.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 10/11/2010

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Swing and a Prayer

At Gary Kirkland’s Emerald City Trapeze Arts in SoDo, the flying trapeze can be an aerial assault of awesome if you don’t let it go to your head.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/17/2010

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Up in the Air

Life—and everything else, for that matter—looks a little different when you’re climbing a tree. Viola Brumbaugh of New Tribe demonstrates that rope-based tree climbing is more than a sport, it is way to connect with nature and gain a new perspective on li

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/14/2010

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Slide Show: Hike and Bike

Lucky us: We live near some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. Want to break a sweat? Take a stroll before lunch? There’s a trail for that.

  • Published 05/17/2010

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Hike and Bike

Lucky us: We live near some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. Want to break a sweat? Take a stroll before lunch? There’s a trail for that.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Erin Reading, Judy Naegeli, Craig Romano, Hayley Poole, Laura Dannen, and Courtney Nash
  • Published 05/17/2010

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Life Is But a Dream

Rowers at Lake Union Crew ditch the Stairmaster and sauna in favor of fresh air and open water.

  • By Karen Quinn
  • Published 03/18/2010

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Into the Wild

No one expects to land in a survival situation. And that’s why being prepared is the secret to making it out alive.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/26/2010

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On the Rocks

Every time the winter Olympics roll around, the wannabe curlers sign up for lessons. But one trip to the ice will be enough to cool your doubts about curling’s physical demands.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/09/2009

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Slide Show: The New Old Age

Here in Seattle, new models for senior lifestyles abound, rejecting the outdated institutional vibe and revitalizing retirement living. The options are endless, the fit is individual, and everyone we talked to agrees it’s best to start the search early. H

  • Published 11/13/2009

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The New Old Age

Here in Seattle, new models for senior lifestyles abound, rejecting the outdated institutional vibe and revitalizing retirement living. The options are endless, the fit is individual, and everyone we talked to agrees it’s best to start the search early. H

  • By Kristin Cordova
  • Published 11/13/2009

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Meltdown Survival Handbook

Sure, the recession is bad: Nearly 10 percent of Washington was out of work as of earlier this summer, and more than 55,000 Seattleites lost their jobs between May 2008 and May 2009. Now it’s time to buck up, get proactive, and start living your lif

  • By Jessica Voelker, Laura Cassidy, and Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/15/2009

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Slide Show: Balls of Fury

At Underdog Sports Leagues’ dodgeball matches—a throwback to elementary school playground games—it’s bean or be beaned. The more than 500 dodgeballers playing on Underdog teams follow one simple rule: Dodge the ball.

  • Published 06/23/2009
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