January 13, 2017
Sometimes the best training . . . Is none at all!
July 22, 2016
Calm Mind, Calm Body
June 28, 2016
Benefits of Swimming for Active Canines
May 4, 2016
Bellingham Trailblazers Combine Kids, Nature and Trail Running
April 24, 2016
It is important to be ready before hitting the trails come spring.
April 8, 2016
Optimum performance occurs when the bike is well fit to the rider.
January 13, 2016
Ras and Kathy Vaughn are the “Ultra” couple to practice untraditional adventure.
July 28, 2015
Trading the tarmac for the trail offers all the benefits of road running while providing a fresh outlook . . .
July 27, 2015
The Northwest is a hotspot for female athletes of all ages and abilities
June 22, 2015
Here’s our compilation of Northwest farmers markets.
June 3, 2015
The American Cancer Society estimates that 24 Americans die every day from skin-cancer related illnesses.
May 11, 2015
An idea literally sparked around a campfire in the wilds of Colorado, Gociety is a social network for people who love the outdoors.
April 22, 2015
America’s Baby Boomers are leading the charge for what appears to be the country’s fastest growing sport
April 13, 2015
Apply these five key training principles to keep you moving forward.
April 10, 2015
Preparing for your best race can take hours of training, but keeping your mind focused during the race . . .
March 9, 2015
Healthy Living: Tips for before, during and after your ride
January 13, 2015
Downhill skiing is fun and all, but with gravity’s help, the slopes end up doing most of the work.
January 7, 2015
Attend the 2015 Tubbs Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer event on Feb. 7 at Stevens Pass Nordic Center, and you’ll help a great cause.
September 12, 2014
Smoothies are often graced with a health halo: the undeserved reputation for being a healthy food.
August 14, 2014
Hikers often forget how much balance is required to safely and effectively hike and to avoid injury
August 5, 2014
Kelly Turner is the Health and Fitness writer for OutdoorsNW . . .
July 30, 2014
Funny how things we loved as children instantly become torturous as adults. Why? Because adults hate fun . . .
June 18, 2014
You are ready to step out and hit one of the numerous scenic hiking trails that the Northwest has to offer.
June 4, 2014
People like to blame their metabolism for their weight, but guess what? That excuse doesn’t fly . . .
May 20, 2014
Kenmore’s Budd Seslar reinvented himself at age 64 when he switched careers
April 17, 2014
Check out who all will be exhibiting and/or speaking at GEAR Up Expo!
April 15, 2014
The American Red Cross Snohomish County Chapter will be accepting donations to help with Oso landslide relief efforts at booths 114-115
March 31, 2014
Not only is good posture a sign of confidence and a great way to let a would-be attacker know you are not easy prey
March 24, 2014
As the winter drags on, those of us who prefer two wheels to two planks start thinking again of bicycling outside.
March 12, 2014
Skiing makes winter worthwhile! Can you think of a better way to spend a winter day than on the mountain? Face it, if you live in an area where it snows and you’re not playing in it then it’s just a lot of work . . . >> Click here to download a [...]
February 25, 2014
Muscle soreness can vary in degree from a slight discomfort to an inability to move, but any way you slice it, it’s not fun.
November 21, 2013
The effectiveness of your workout can be determined by answering one simple question: how hard are you working?
November 6, 2013
There’s more to worry about than wiping out on a patch of ice or mastering your snot-rocket mid-run when winter hits your workouts.
October 4, 2013
You can train for your outdoor winter sports indoors just as effectively, if you do it right.
September 5, 2013
Hooray! You did a long ride or powered through your long race. Now what? After you complete a long bike ride, there are many things you can do
August 14, 2013
A beautiful view calls for a beautiful spread, full of healthy options to satisfy not only your nutritional needs, but your palate’s needs. Maybe even a snack worthy of Instagramming.
August 7, 2013
If you’re a runner, you’ve heard the term, “Runner’s high” when you reach that certain endorphin state. Same can be said of spending time outdoors
August 5, 2013
Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Big Day of Play is back and better than ever! On August 24, families from across Seattle will head to Magnuson Park to revel in fun-filled activities
May 29, 2013
Open any gym bag and you will probably find some sort of nutrition product, like a bar, a gel or a drink, in a bright label shouting that it is THE! BEST! choice to fuel your workout. But is it even necessary?
May 7, 2013
Outside the back door of Arlberg Sports is the 10-mile Apple Capital Recreational Loop Trail. Down the road in Cashmere lie some of the most epic downhill mountain biking trails in the state.
May 7, 2013
The importance of choosing the right equipment is an essential part of performance and injury prevention for any sport.
April 22, 2013
Run or bike to work: save money, save the planet and get in shape. It sounds like there’s no down side, so why aren’t we all actively commuting?
March 26, 2013
Take the benefits of your indoor spin class outside to the open road.
March 20, 2013
Fortunately there is an option to achieving goals of exercising more and losing weight outdoors during winter months: Nordic skiing.
March 4, 2013
“The outdoors, a lot of times, is about freedom,” said Ed Bronsdon, the Executive Director of Outdoors for All, a Seattle-based, non-profit organization dedicated to bringing children and adults with disabilities into the outdoors.
February 28, 2013
Vacations are a time to relax and take a time out from your daily responsibilities. In the spirit of that, your workouts are usually the first to go.
September 7, 2012
The Northwest has an abundance of hiking and backpacking routes. Hiking is a terrific way to spend a day with friends or family, view new scenery, breath fresh air, and get a great workout. Like any other activity, preparation for the task will reduce the chance of injury. Let your physical therapist guide you in how to get ready.
April 20, 2012
The time of year has arrived when we start to think about pulling out the road bikes and logging some miles. Road cycling involves sitting in a fixed position for long periods of time . . .