Home Runners

Canceled your gym membership? Run into shops for top shoes, great guidance, and stylish gear.

05/22/2009 By Kristin Okinaka


Slide Show: Home Runners

Canceled your gym membership? Run into shops for top shoes, great guidance, and stylish gear.



The Longest Mile

With courses sometimes as long as 100 miles, you gotta be a fanatical runner—or crazy—to run an ultramarathon. Seattle’s Scott Jurek is a little bit of both. But he's already ahead of what's becoming a huge trend.

04/22/2009 By Sean Leslie


Feel Great Now!

Destress, detoxify, and retune at some of Seattle’s finest spas. We select the best body scrubs, massages, facials, and all-natural treatments.

04/21/2009 With Steve Wiecking, Matthew Halverson, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Katie Zipper, Jill Watanabe, Katie Cornell, and Andrew Matson By Laura Cassidy


Body Shops

Top-to-toe tune-ups for the urban male.

04/15/2009 By John Coyle


Let It Rain

A spring hike through the Olympic rain forest can be a muddy, waterlogged exercise in environmental immersion. And it’s wonderful.

03/16/2009 By Lawrence W. Cheek


Wheels of Fortune

Quad rugby’s rising local star is headed for the big time. And it’s going to be murder.

02/11/2009 By Matthew Halverson


5 Northwest Olympic Hopefuls

Learn from the pros—here’s how 5 Northwest Olympic hopefuls stay in tip-top shape.

01/09/2009 By Meri-Jo Borzilleri



Jerry Baker has ridden every Seattle to Portland cycling event. With his advice and a little hard work, you can start your own streak.

01/07/2009 By Bill Thorness

All Smiles

Top Dentists 2009

Care for your teeth, overcome your fears, teach your children well, and even- yes- enjoy yourself at the dentist.



Rally with Sally

Sally Field has good bone structure.

01/04/2009 By Steve Wiecking


35 Northwest Playgrounds

Great outdoor summer adventures in the water, on the ground, and high in the sky.

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash

The Golden Stethoscope Awards

Top Doctors 2008

And the honors go to… 333 medical practitioners in 85 specialties.

12/27/2008 Research by Stefan Durham With Lee Fehrenbacher and Sarah Anderson

Top Doctors 2008

Future Perfect

Seattle’s cutting-edge biogadgets and novel treatments—think lab-grown heart muscles and robotic limbs—are about to redefine health care. It’s guaranteed to take your breath away.

12/27/2008 With Jessica Voelker and Kelly Huffman By Stefan Durham and Lee Fehrenbacher

Unnecessary Study of the Month

Nature is Good

12/27/2008 By Christopher Werner


This Is Your Life

Who doesn’t know that taking care of your body early on will pay off in the end? How to do that is another story. Seattle doctors answer 30 of the biggest questions you’ll have at every stage of your life.

12/09/2008 By Matthew Halverson


Don't Get It Twisted

Competitive yoga may seem like a sport based on contradictions, but its fans call it physical enlightenment.

12/08/2008 By Matthew Halverson