Health & Fitness

Volunteer on public lands: Livingston family on the Waikiki Springs Trail. Parents and children wearing matching blue t-shirts with forest trees in the background.

Volunteer On Public Lands & Trails

Volunteer on our public lands and trails — a healthy activity for all ages. Learn about opportunities with Inland NW organizations.

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Recovering from hip replacement, X-ray of author's bionic hip - radiology image.

Recovering From Hip Replacement 

Writer shares his at-home exercise routine while recovering from hip replacement after a cyclocross race crash.

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Woman hiking in the snow with her leashed dog, with evergreen trees in the background, blue and sunset-colored sky in the distance and small crescent moon up high.

Peloton vs. Dog: Pros & Cons of Exercising Indoors

Health & Fitness Dept. article by Heidi Lasher about her struggle choosing indoor cycling over exercising outdoors with her dog.

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"...even if you never ride a bike, your town will be stronger economically if more people who want to bicycle can do so safely..." is Washington Bike's message.

Indoor Cycling Classes in Spokane-CDA

Four Inland NW businesses in the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene metro area offer various indoor cycling classes.

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Person writing in a journal.

3 Steps For Healthy and Balanced Goal-Setting

Three key questions to guide self-reflection for improving wellness and to help align priorities and set goals that enhance life balance.

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When Giving Up on the Activities You Love Isn’t An Option

Testosterone Replacement Therapy is a safe, effective treatment that helps many men achieve renewed vitality and a higher quality of life. If you’ve ever felt …

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Fat bike fun. Photo: Alan Lemire.

Spokane Athlete Ravaged By Long-Haul COVID Maintains Hopeful Outlook

Long-haul COVID has halted the outdoor and fitness-related activities, including cycling and hiking, for a Spokane athlete and nurse.

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Illustration of vector bacteria.

How To Manage Your Microbiome

Learn about the complex human biome, probiotics, and how consuming a nutritious diet, instead of supplements, can help your biome health.

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3 Safe Sun Practices To Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

Many Americans lack a basic understanding of skin cancer and sun protection, especially Gen Z and Millennials. To help reduce skin cancer risk, the AAD recommends 3 simple steps when outdoors to #PracticeSafeSun.

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