Health & Fitness

Protecting Yourself from the Sun

Sun, glorious sun, finally buoys days above the 45th parallel. While it’s tempting to expose as much skin as possible to the daystar, dermatologists such ...
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Training Principles to Improve Your Cycling Fitness

As Pat Bulger noted in the March/April issue of Out There, and as Inland NW locals have known for years, Spokane is an incredible bike ...
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Walking with a Purpose

By James P. Johnson I recently read that walking with a purpose has health benefits that exceed just going for a walk. Wondering how this ...
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Making the Most of the Spring Shoulder Season

Back in the early ’70s, running legend Bill Rogers dropped out of his first Boston Marathon at mile 20, then took three months off on ...
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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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