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19th Oct 2017 Breast cancer was merely 'a speed bump' in this doctor's workout routine
Forty years ago, Alan Johns started working out to lose weight. He met his goal ? 40 pounds less when he hopped onto the scale. But as this Fort Worth, … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 Paddlers can find 6,000 wilderness lakes and miles of fun in Quetico
If you love to camp, fish and paddle a canoe, Quetico fulfills your wildest dream. Some 6,000 lakes, 32 waterfalls and 4,467 islands are waiting to be explored only by … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 Wina Sturgeon: Warren Miller's latest film will take you on an exhilarating ride
"Line of Descent," the 68th film in Warren Miller's annual shout out to the mountains in winter, is really good this year ? finally. If you've become turned off to … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 Guide to the best boxing classes
Boxing classes may seem like a trend as of late, but don't be fooled ? these classes do not mess around. "Boxing is tough, it's intense, and it's delightfully therapeutic," … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 New Balance jacket makes running in the fall comfortable
Running in the fall is often glorious, but it also can be tricky. The welcome cooler temperatures make for more pleasant conditions, but you now need to think more about … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 How to build your at-home yoga retreat
Feeling a little off-balance? Ashleigh Sergeant, head of yoga content for Gaia.com and certified Anusara yoga instructor is here to help. According to Sergeant, yoga is more than just an … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 Thon Maker bulks up for bigger role with Bucks
Thon Maker spent nearly 40 minutes after a recent Milwaukee Bucks practice working on his shooting, and every time he missed a shot he hit the deck ? no easy … Click to Continue »...

16th Oct 2017 Native mountain goats thriving in south Cascades
Mountain goats have gotten a bad rap in recent years. A mountain goat gored a person to death in the Olympic National Park in 2010. That fatal confrontation ? along … Click to Continue »...

12th Oct 2017 When workouts are short, intense, 'camaraderie in the gym encourages me to keep it up'
Lisa Terrell's appreciation for fitness used to be what she calls "seasonal." Or maybe if she had a goal she wanted to meet, she'd find a workout until she met … Click to Continue »...

12th Oct 2017 Tips for taking your field dog on a road trip, including need for travel crate
Field dogs do their part on a road trip by being good listeners, taking the blame for occasional foul odors in the cab and being eager for any hiking, hunting, … Click to Continue »...

12th Oct 2017 The North Face's new Ventrix jacket helps release excess heat while exercising
It's the struggle for anyone exercising in the cold weather ? you want a jacket that keeps you warm but doesn't cause you to overheat once you start to sweat. … Click to Continue »...

12th Oct 2017 In Connecticut, a running store that sells shoes and grooms new marathon runners
When it comes to running, a lot has changed for Amy Frey over the last several years. Not that long ago, her son signed her up for No Boundaries ? … Click to Continue »...

12th Oct 2017 Lori Nickel: It's never too late to change
When the PNC Milwaukee Marathon takes over the city this weekend with thousands of runners competing in five different races, its original creator will not be there. Former race director … Click to Continue »...

12th Oct 2017 Wina Sturgeon: It's important to strengthen your tendons before building muscle
You've decided to take resistance work seriously, and so you finally joined a gym. Perhaps you once did resistance workouts, but you took some time off. Maybe years. But once … Click to Continue »...

12th Oct 2017 The dark side of HIIT workouts (and it's not injuries)
Filling your schedule with HIIT workouts is a great, efficient way to get fit, since they allow you to work up a major amount of sweat in a short amount … Click to Continue »...

12th Oct 2017 How to choose the right barre class for you
I have tried a lot of these so-called trendy classes, but none seem to give me the lasting body results like barre does. My arms are stronger, there's definition in … Click to Continue »...

28th Sep 2017 Free access dates announced for Washington?s state parks
Access to state parks will be free for 12 days in 2018, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced earlier this week. ?Free days are a great way for … Click to Continue »...

25th Sep 2017 Sea otters are taking over Twitter. Internet?s response: ?Awww?
It?s Sea Otter Awareness Week, and zoos and aquariums are promoting the occasion by flooding the internet with cuteness. Using the hashtag #seaottertweetoff, zoos are tweeting pictures and videos of … Click to Continue »...

19th Sep 2017 DNR scales back burn restrictions following rain
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources has eased its recreational burning restrictions, specifically involving campfires, the agency announced Tuesday. Beginning at midnight Wednesday, recreational campfires will be allowed in … C...

19th Sep 2017 Local ski areas are giddy about early snow, but how long will it last?
Local ski areas are stoking excitement among skiers and snowboarders by circulating images of the season?s first snowfall. On Tuesday morning, The Summit at Snoqualmie tweeted pictures that showed four … Click to Continue »...

14th Sep 2017 Pro skier's insane parkour training routine
When the slopes aren't enough, this Olympic hopeful hops onto an intense obstacle course to train. … Click to Continue »...

21st Aug 2017 1 climber dead, 1 hurt in fall on Mount Baker
A climber was killed and his companion was seriously hurt Saturday afternoon when they fell into a glacial crevasse near Mount Baker, officials said. Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo said … Click to Continue »...

20th Aug 2017 Body of Mount Rainier skier missing since July has been found
The body of a 30-year-old skier who went missing from Mount Rainier last month after he fell through a snowbridge was found at the bottom of a waterfall, the park … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 93 miles around Mount Rainier in 29 hours? These women set a new speed record
The women wanted the record, but only if it was shared. Allison Macsas and Mallory Brooks stuck together while running the 93-mile Wonderland Trail that circles Mount Rainier, finishing their … Click to Continue »...

15th Aug 2017 WWU student dies after fall along Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon
A Western Washington University student was one of the two 19-year-old women who died when they fell from the Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon Saturday. Emily D. Lang and Emma … Click to Continue »...

8th Aug 2017 Mountain lion stares down hikers in frightening encounter in the Sierra
Two hikers from San Luis Obispo County, California were on their first day of an 11-day backpacking trip to hike the High Sierra Trail up to Mount Whitney in Sequoia National Forest when they were stopped dead in their tracks by a mountain lion. &#82...

4th Aug 2017 State needs your help sorting out the 20 passes you may or may not need to take a hike
America the Beautiful Pass: $80. Northwest Forest Pass: $30. One-day Discover Pass: $10. A simpler system: priceless. A 10-minute online survey launched by Washington State University in partnership with state … Click to Continue »...

1st Aug 2017 ?I want to be Sue Bennett. And I want other women to know that they can be Sue Bennett, too.?
Last Saturday afternoon a mountaineer and climbing instructor from Bellingham named Sue Bennett began descending from Forbidden Peak in the North Cascades. And then ? she fell. And she did … Click to Continue »...

30th Jul 2017 Been waiting for the mountain wildflower season? Here?s how you can see it best
Mother Nature?s fantastic floral fireworks have returned to Mount Rainier National Park. From now through early fall, wildflowers can be viewed in several areas of the park, according to Dee … Click to Continue »...

29th Jul 2017 Listen to these amazing calls of the wild at Yosemite, Yellowstone
Yosemite and Yellowstone national parks recently paid tribute to World Listening Day with incredible videos concentrating on the sounds of nature - animals, water, weather. … Click to Continue »...

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