Stories tagged: fitness
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 4:20 p.m.
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
Wed., May 29, 2019, 2:17 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
That culturally ingrained notion that we need to repent after indulging is one reason the diet industry booms in January.
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
There’s no special fat-burning zone that’s key to getting lean. Here’s what you need to know about the myth and about the true relationship between exercise and weight loss.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018
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 …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
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 …
Wed., June 27, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Two recent studies have tackled this question and highlighted promising, but different, strategies on cutting cravings.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Runner’s Science, as the research study is known, studies the effects of distance running on the human body. The project was launched in 2008 alongside the inaugural 26.2 with Donna …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Winter doesn’t stop a number of Spokane runners from regularly hitting their stride outdoors, with a few steps of precaution.
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 12:49 p.m.
Jazzercise, around nearly 50 years, lives on in the age of Zumba and CrossFit, through several regional centers. The exercise program remains popular mainly to women with its cardio-and-strength exercise, …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 6 p.m.
Fitness goals were the topic of conversation at this weekend’s Spokane Health and Fitness Expo, but it was an obstacle course and roller derby that stole the show.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Steve Bannon is trying to make amends. Faced with a growing backlash, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist released a statement Sunday reaffirming his support for the commander in chief …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017
Wellness coaching aims to rethink how we treat aging, said Aline Russotto, Orchard Cove’s executive director.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
SCE Fitness owner K. Jay Davis motivates members of his downtown Spokane gym by providing encouragement and support to reach their fitness goals. But Friday morning, gym members showed their …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
If you start small, with increasing steps, it will make a difference.
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Robin Goldberg, a placid, soft-spoken yoga instructor from Whitefish, sets down a towel and places a small piece of paper at the head of it.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 5 a.m.
As retailers struggle to draw in shoppers who have migrated online, stores are seizing on one of the few bright spots in the industry – fitness and wellness – in …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
The 84-year-old Supreme Court justice is about to join the ranks of workout superstars with a book about her exercise routine. “The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong … and …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Spokane ranks among the country’s top 10 fittest cities, according to a new list released by the Physical Activity Council and based on surveys as well as data from personal …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 7 a.m.
Most endurance runners are well acquainted with the idea of a gradual ramp-up of speed and distance over several months. But how about all the other stuff that isn’t necessarily …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Los Angeles Police recently visited Richard Simmons’s house on a welfare check after rumors persisted that his housekeeper was holding him hostage.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, noon
Let’s talk about some health-related resolutions and strategies for keeping them. Common health resolutions are to exercise regularly and lose weight. These are admirable, definitely good for you, and I’d …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
Like many people recently, I have bought a Fitbit and am now motivated to reach 10,000 steps a day (which, ahem, is not the same as saying I will always …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Fitbit Inc., the fitness band maker, has acquired software assets from struggling smartwatch startup Pebble Technology Corp., a move that will help it better compete with Apple.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 7 p.m.
The experimental gadget goes well beyond activity monitors like the Fitbit. A little larger than a quarter, it’s almost like a tiny lab stuck to the skin – and a …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Antonio Sabato Jr., one of President-elect Donald Trump’s few vocal Hollywood supporters, is nominating himself for Trump’s physical fitness czar.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 4 p.m.
Starting long-distance running during middle age may seem like an exercise in futility, yet getting a late start has certain advantages. Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper, running coaches at Run …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 7 p.m.
Bob Conquergood and John Johnson are this year’s highest-mileage walkers for Striders INW, a regional walking and exercise group that has about 60 members.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Fitbit wants to help you exercise more by making you think you’re hiking famous trails instead of strolling around your neighborhood.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 7 p.m.
After a national report this summer showed that women have surpassed men in obesity rates, doctors and obesity researchers are searching for answers to why women are struggling more than …