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Saturday, December 15, 2018  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Strong as a mother: Following national trend, Spokane women flock to high-intensity gyms

Through the growing popularity of sports like CrossFit, races like Spartan and the popularization of female MMA fighters and fitness gurus on social media, women weightlifting or doing extreme sports …


Pushing your body: High-intensity workouts offer a metabolic boost

Studies indicate interval high-then-low exercise can help boost metabolism. The body can burn more calories after a workout, and it’s good for fitness conditioning. At gyms, you might find the …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 5:03 p.m.

Former East Valley star athlete enjoys rapid rise to top tier of fitness competition that tests variety of skills

Eleaya “Ehea” Schuerch lives for an athletic challenge. … Schuerch found her way into CrossFit Spokane Valley (“We don’t call it a gym. We call it a box because most …


CrossFit provides high-intensity, varied workout

When Vanessa Branstetter, 38, started CrossFit last year she couldn’t perform one pull-up. Not only has she conquered that challenge, she’s doing a host of everyday and athletic activities with …


CrossFit challenges fitness buffs to extreme workouts

The CrossFit gym in Spokane Valley is hard to find, but it’s no place to hide. Tucked in the back of a strip mall on East Sprague, it looks more …


CrossFit phenomenon pushes athletes to push themselves

The CrossFit gym in Spokane Valley is hard to find, but it’s no place to hide. Tucked in the back of a strip mall on East Sprague, it looks more …