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ClassPass and Fitmob: Two New Flexible Fitness Plans

Two new services offer unlimited fitness classes at a range of Seattle studios, but which one is best for you?

11/10/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Wedding Wednesday

Wedding Workouts: CorePower Yoga

Ballard's newest yoga studio offers accessible classes in a welcoming environment for new and experienced yogis alike.

11/14/2012 By Amanda Zurita

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Lisa Dahl Brings Swimming to the Central District

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

04/25/2012 By Claudia Rowe

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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.

11/23/2011 By Stephanie Rubesh

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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.

10/14/2011 By Allison Williams

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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.

06/29/2011 By Neal Thompson

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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.

01/18/2011 By Hilary Meyerson

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Baby Got Back Pain

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

01/14/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Bend It Like Buddha

A guide to Seattle’s top yoga studios.

12/10/2010 By Jessica Voelker

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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.

12/10/2010 By Jessica Voelker

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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.

10/11/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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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.

08/17/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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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

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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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.

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.

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

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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.

03/18/2010 By Karen Quinn

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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.

01/26/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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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.

12/09/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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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

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

11/13/2009 By Kristin Cordova