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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

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

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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.

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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.

06/23/2009 By Sean Leslie

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Joyride

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

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35 Northwest Playgrounds

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

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash

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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

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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