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7th Dec 2017 Trisha Collopy: Minnesota state parks' quiet time shouts, 'Visit now'
The man coming toward us in waterproof camouflage jacket and boots was the fourth angler we had seen that morning along the Whitewater River. He stopped to point out his … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 7 Reasons the Pikes Peak Region is an awesome year-round destination
The Pikes Peak Region is one of Colorado's most scenic destinations. Boasting 300 days of sunshine and mild temperatures, it also has some incredible ways to get out there and … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 Wina Sturgeon: Add some creativity to your workout routine
If you do a regular planned training program, you may vary the amount of weight you lift or the number of sets and reps, but you probably always do the … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 Shopping for the fitness lovers on your list? Try these under-$50 ideas
With the holidays really and truly within touching distance, we at Healthy Living Central are getting giddy. Not so much about what we might find nestled under our own tissue … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 Get some fitness inspiration from these amputees and their running buddies
The irony of Mike Dimas organizing the Happy Feat Foundation relay teams for the Dec. 10 BMW Dallas Marathon is twofold: First, he doesn't particularly like running. And second, he's … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 Garmin's Smart Scale could tip losing weight in your favor
You've already got your smart phone and a smart watch, so maybe you're ready for a smart scale? The old-school bathroom scale certainly did a fine job measuring weight, but … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 Eight ways to burn major calories no matter what you're doing
While it's been proven that burning calories is not the only way to lose weight, it can't hurt. And if there's a way to blithely burn calories throughout the day … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 Five ballet-inspired stretches to help combat jet lag
Don't let jet lag get the best of you. During the busiest travel time of the year, make sure you're taking extra care of yourself to avoid feeling sleepy and … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 Former UCF runner rediscovers sport after long layoff, injuries
As Valery Perry sat in class at University High School in Orlando, Fla., she followed intently as her teacher wrote on the blackboard. She had no choice. Perry not only … Click to Continue »...

5th Dec 2017 Visiting Northwest back country? NASA could use your help
If you snowshoe, ski or ride snow machines in the back country of Washington and Oregon, a NASA project could use your help. NASA has launched a four-year project with … Click to Continue »...

1st Dec 2017 Want to fish for chum salmon on the Nooksack? You'd better hurry
State fisheries officials said Friday they will close the main stem of the Nooksack River to chum salmon fishing this month, effective Sunday, because of low numbers of the fish … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 The wild road to Crystal Mill, a photographer's dream
Something's strange about this picture. The former mining camp looks like the ghost town it was labeled early last century. The remote meadow under these mountains in western Colorado grows … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 Call of the wild: Minnesota women explore public lands, by bicycle
Four young women from Mahtomedi and St. Paul have undertaken a journey of enlightenment ? by bicycle. They're on a quest to learn all they can about threats to public … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 Wina Sturgeon: Five mistakes to avoid while working out
You may go to a gym to work out, or you may have designed a home program with a treadmill, perhaps a lat pull down device and a few weights. … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 Keep your runs warm and productive with these must-have gloves
Running or biking in the winter means figuring out a way to keep your hands warm without relying on bulky insulated gloves that quickly overheat during exercise. The PhD HyFi … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 12 gifts for fitness fanatics to help them achieve their goals
Give your fitness-obsessed friends what they need to hit their goals next year. Fitness is a journey so make sure they're well-equipped as they set out on their mission, thanks … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 Here's what happens when a Flywheel addict tries SoulCycle for the first time
There are 30 seconds left in class, and a rush of adrenaline overtakes my entire body. I forget my problems, responsibilities, and insecurities. I focus on me. You have no … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 Five tips to avoid holiday weight gain from the FitMenCook guy
Kevin Curry is a Dallas guy who has turned other guys (and women), in Dallas and otherwise, into healthy eaters and at-home chefs. He has an app (FitMenCook) and a … Click to Continue »...

21st Nov 2017 New electric lift carries skiers, snowboarders at Mt. Baker Ski Area
Skiers and snowboarders at Mt. Baker Ski Area can try out a new ride, thanks to several feet of snow that allowed the ski area to open in mid-November. ?One … Click to Continue »...

20th Nov 2017 Catch a new ride up the mountain at Mt. Baker Ski Area
Mt. Baker Ski Area opened for the 2017-18 season on Thursday, Nov. 16 with more than 60 inches of snow at the base and a new chair lift. … Click to Continue »...

18th Nov 2017 Group buys land to prevent break in Pacific Crest Trail
A group dedicated to preserving and promoting the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail has purchased private land in western Washington state to prevent a break in the path. Last week, … Click to Continue »...

15th Nov 2017 Ski and snowboard season, here we come. Exercises to get ready.
Core strength, power, balance and reactive components are part of a good ski-conditioning program, says Jason Wanlass, with Champion Fitness Training. He demonstrates seven exercises to get you ready the moment the slopes are, too. … Click to C...

14th Nov 2017 Crystal Mountain Ski Resort says it?ll open some lifts Wednesday
Fresh snow means Crystal Mountain Ski Resort will open three lifts Wednesday. The resort announced The Discovery, Chinook Express and Forest Queen Express lifts will now run daily from 9 … Click to Continue »...

14th Nov 2017 Ready for ski season? It?s starting sooner than you think
With the possibility of 3 feet or more of new snow by Wednesday night, officials at Mt. Baker Ski Area said they?re opening Thursday ? one of their earliest openings … Click to Continue »...

14th Nov 2017 Mt. Baker Ski Area getting ready for 2017-18 opening day
Mike Trowbridge at Mt. Baker Ski Area talks about the preparations for 2017-18 opening day. … Click to Continue »...

7th Nov 2017 What will climate change mean for Mount Rainier?s wildflowers?
Climate change will mean big changes for wildflowers on Mount Rainier by the end of the century, but we?re already starting to see some of those changes. That?s the takeaway … Click to Continue »...

7th Nov 2017 Crystal Mountain may open on Friday. Bust out those skis!
Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is making rumblings about possibly opening Friday. With 20 inches of snow dumped there over the weekend, officials said the mountain may just be ready to … Click to Continue »...

26th Oct 2017 Fish and Wildlife to the rescue. Washington elk caught in a cooler lid
A western Washington elk looked for a meal in the wrong place. Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife went to the rescue Thursday of an elk with a cooler … 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 »...

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 »...

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