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Months into the pandemic, kids are missing out on many youth sports and physical education. Children need at least 60 minutes a day of physical activity, doctors say. A Spokane Valley pediatrician along with a local fitness expert weigh in on what families can do so kids don't miss out.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation Friday that would allow Congress to intervene under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to remove the president, insisting it's not about President Donald Trump but inspired by the need for greater congressional oversight of his White House.
As coronavirus-related restrictions forced fitness studios to pivot operations to remain afloat, Ashtanga Yoga School Spokane made changes to maintain members’ accessibility to yoga by adding new classes and instructors.
You probably have one of those driven, athlete-wannabe types in your life, or maybe you are one yourself. These people are usually characterized as being disciplined and chock full of willpower to suppress every natural human urge that tells you to lay down, go for a second helping of dessert, tell Netflix that you are in fact still watching and the like.
More than two months after adjusting to the "new normal" of operating in small groups, designated workout zones and limited hours, area gyms and fitness facilities are now having to adapt again under the latest statewide COVID-19 guidelines.
Big-box gyms and local fitness studios are reopening under a patchwork of protocols based on state and local guidance, but most are following some basic protocol
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, bike shop manager Tim Dunn prepared for empty stores and employees left with nothing to do. But Spokane followed a national trend in which Americans fell back in love with bicycles.
24 Hour Fitness received backlash for continuing to bill members during the closure, including a lawsuit from a California member. While some local gyms have proactively refunded members and frozen accounts, others had a later freeze, such as MUV Fitness, while others are still actively billing, such as Spokane Fitness Center and the Post Falls Anytime Fitness.
Jackie Worobec has been a member of the high-intensity gym, Farmgirlfit, since not long after it opened its doors in 2012. She’s a regular, and the exercise they provide is an essential component in how she takes care of herself. When she realized that COVID-19 would be shutting down recreation facilities – including her gym – she wasn’t sure what she was going to do.
I have observed that living in the country is the easiest – if not most effective – way to stay fit, whether intentional or not.
A dark room, black lights, blaring music and the whir of spinning wheels all add to the atmosphere of fun and focus at a Spin City cycling class. In recent years, spin classes and other cycling gym chains, like Soulcycle, have seen explosive popularity.
Snap Fitness opened Monday at 11205 E. Dishman Mica Road. The fitness club relocated to the new space from a previous location near 32nd Avenue and Pines Road.
Visitors to the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center this weekend were treated to all kinds of different physical activities, some more punishing than others. The expo offered an opportunity for entrepreneurs in the health and wellness fields to mingle and share their knowledge with attendees.
Minnesota-based Snap Fitness will be the newest tenant in the Ponderosa Village development in Spokane Valley.
Minnesota-based Snap Fitness will be the newest tenant in the Ponderosa Village development in Spokane Valley. Ponderosa Village developers filed an application with the city to remodel tenant space into a fitness area with an office, restrooms and storage.
A former Sears store at the Silver Lake Mall in Coeur d’Alene is undergoing renovation to potentially house two new tenants, Planet Fitness and a Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park.
The top concussion risk in soccer is from players colliding as they jump up to head a ball, say experts in a program to teach safer youth soccer heading techniques
Anytime Fitness is planning to open a second gym in Spokane Valley.
Changing up exercise routines helps boost fitness while stemming boredom. Now there’s ClassPass, a monthly subscription app recently available in Spokane to book classes at a network of boutique fitness studios and gyms. Users can pick from yoga, cycling, Pilates, strength, dance and barre sessions.
So your fitness tracker calls for 10,000 steps a day. Is that a random number? Turns out that measure can be traced to a decade’s old Japanese marketing campaign. But the suggestion of walking 8,000 to 10,000 steps daily is shown in studies to be beneficial, said Glen Duncan, with Washington State University Spokane’s department of nutrition and exercise physiology.