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Lessons from a First-Time Fitness Competitor - Fitness Feature

January:
Lessons from a first-time fitness competitor

Fitness Feature

Pushing the boundaries of my comfort zone is what keeps life interesting. While I’m not sure I’d do it again (more on that later), I’m happy I tried it—there was so much I learned along the way,...

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The Road to Trail Running - Wellness Feature

January:
The Road to Trail Running

Wellness Feature

Have you crossed your fair share of 5K finish lines around town? Maybe it’s time to escape the pavement, get a pair of trail runners and see some new, exciting scenery. Gretchen Walla, volunteer...

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Hot Spring Heaven - Wellness Feature

February:
Hot Spring Heaven

Wellness Feature

The Pacific Northwest landscape is punctuated with hundreds of natural pools that promise healing heat, minerals and spectacular views. Some are situated in remote and rustic environments that...

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Time to Tone - Fitness Feature

February:
Time to Tone

Fitness Feature

Bellevue Club personal trainer Juliana Di Loreto shares her favorite circuit for overall toning and weight management. her tool of choice is the bosu ball, and she breaks down how it can improve...

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Cleaning Up Your Cleaners - Wellness Feature

March:
Cleaning Up Your Cleaners

Wellness Feature

United States regulations on household cleaners are lax to say the least. Manufacturers know the loopholes, and to this day don’t have to list every ingredient in their solutions. Many of our go-to...

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Pilates, the Perfect Complement - Fitness Feature

March:
Pilates, The Perfect Complement

Fitness Feature

Pilates is one of the best exercises to balance strength-based workouts or long cardio sessions.

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Men and Mental Health - Wellness Feature

January:
Men and Mental Health

Wellness Feature

Athletes suffer from mental health issues at the same rate as the general population. However, studies show they seek help at a much lower rate.

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Perfecting the Ice Pack - Fitness Feature

January:
Perfecting the Ice Pack

Fitness Feature

Noah Soltes recounts the painful story of how he came up with the perfect ice pack. Designed and manufactured in Washington, Paincakes is a must-have item for those nursing an injury.

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Seaweed Season - Nutrition Feature

February:
Seaweed Season

Nutrition Feature

Long revered in Japanese culture for its health-giving properties, seaweed is enjoying a moment in the spotlight, appearing in spas and restaurants in new and inventive ways. Western Washingtonians...

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A Complete Guide to Houseplants - Wellness Feature

March:
A Complete Guide to Houseplants

Wellness Feature

The perfect mix of health benefits and style, indoor plants have become a staple in Pacific Northwest homes.

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The Psychology of Workout Partners - Fitness Feature

March:
The Psychology of workout Partners

Fitness Feature

Maximize your workouts by choosing the right number of peers

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Growing Organically - Wellness Feature

March:
Growing Organically

Wellness Feature

The Pew Research Center released a January report on the rise of organic farming in the United States. Washington State is number six on the list of US states with the most organic farms.

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Take Five Minutes - The Benefits of Bullet Journaling

January:
Take Five Minutes

The Benefits of Bullet Journaling

Look at your morning routine. While waiting for coffee to brew, or in between checking Instagram and reading an appealing news headline, you can find five minutes every day for a morning ritual that...

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Winter Sports Workouts - Fitness Feature

January:
Winter Sports Workouts

Fitness Feature

winter sports place different demands on your body. stay safe and strong on the slopes this year with the following exercises, recommended by bellevue club trainer christin tercek.

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What Is Contrast Therapy? - Wellness Feature

February:
What is Contrast Therapy?

Wellness Feature

The concept is simple: hot water opens your blood vessels and cold water constricts them. The effect that occurs when you purposefully move from one temperature to the next is called contrast...

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How to Roast a Chicken & Make Bone Broth - Food Feature

March:
How to Roast a Chicken & Make Bone Broth

Food Feature

Making a whole chicken at home in a Crock-Pot is super simple—and all it takes is trying it just once to get it right. Even better, it is as simple to make homemade bone broth from the same chicken...

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Five Perks to Exercise Programming - Fitness Feature

March:
Five Perks to Exercise Programming

Fitness Feature

Bellevue Club trainer Jerry Flynn talks about the benefits of exercise programming and why you should let someone else do the thinking so you can focus on the heavy lifting.

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