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FIT CITY

A Beginner’s Guide to Biking in Portland (or Anywhere)

Our city's cycle culture can be intimidating. Here’s how to stay safe and avoid ticking people off.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/05/2016

Summer Race Guide

Bike, Run, Stumble, and Jump: Our Guide to 30 Great Summer Races

UFO-themed dashes, ultra-awesome ultras, and scavenger hunts inspired by The Amazing Race—we pick our 30 favorite summer challenges. Mark your calendars—and go!

  • By Caitlin Collins, Molly Woodstock, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/03/2016

BODY TALK

Why Breasts Are like a Bowl of Oatmeal

A local ob-gyn weighs in on the latest in breast cancer prevention: genetic testing, exams, and mammograms.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 05/02/2016

HEALTH NEWS

One-Minute Workouts Get You Fit, Says Science

Keep hitting snooze—a new study shows that one minute of high-intensity training is all it takes to improve aerobic health.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 04/29/2016

HEALTHY EVENTS

Have a Healthy, Happy May with These Local Wellness Events

Paddle down the Willamette River, learn wilderness survival skills, and take on a "mindful triathlon" complete with yoga and meditation.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/27/2016

Good Eats

Everyday Cooking with Minimalist Baker’s Dana Shultz

We tried to talk the Portland-based cookbook author and food-blogging superstar into opening her own restaurant—did it work?

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/26/2016

GET OUT

Run Towards Paid Parental Leave This Mother’s Day

Family Forward Action hosts Run Mama Run, a 5k, 10k, and Kids' Fun Run on May 8.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 04/21/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: What Defines Portland?

As Portland Monthly gets ready to celebrate the city’s finest people, places, and traits, have your say on 10 crucial questions.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/20/2016

GOOD EATS

Here’s Your Shopping List for the New Green Zebra Grocery

Green Zebra’s Lloyd District location is now open, complete with new snacks galore.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/20/2016

SUNNY HIKES

Five Spring Hikes for Soaking Up the Sun

These exposed treks, all within two hours of downtown Portland, help you replenish your inner reservoir of precious vitamin D.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 04/19/2016

BREAKING NEWS

Spider Bites, Chef Shuffles, and 400-Ingredient Bread: Drama at Harvest at the Bindery

Chef Sean Sigmon is out, Nutshell’s Sean Coryell is in, and owner Jon Steuer is literally just trying to stay alive.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/15/2016

RUNNING

Five Classic Portland Runs

Whatever your quadrant, there’s a beautiful route for you.

  • By Sarah Cadwell and Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 04/15/2016

GOOD EATS

What’s Cooking at Portland Public Schools?

Local nonprofit Curriculum of Cuisine brings the kitchen to the classroom.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 04/13/2016

FIT CITY

The Simple Way to Reduce Your Risk of Running Injuries

Strengthening your hips and core has never felt easier—or more important.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/13/2016

BODY TALK

Why You Need to Get a Pap Smear

A local ob-gyn offers her expert opinion on cervical cancer prevention.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 04/06/2016

HEALTH NEWS

LGBTQ Primary Care Clinic Opening in Southeast Portland

Cascade AIDS Project hopes to launch the new health center in 2017.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/05/2016

FIT CITY

12 Tips for Crushing Your First 5k, Half Marathon, or Anything in Between

Follow Foot Traffic owner Sean Rivers’s words of wisdom as you chase new running goals.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/05/2016

BODY TALK

The Secret to Dewy, Plump Skin? Face Oils!

Argan, almond, coconut, rose hip, jojoba, olive, oh my!

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 04/01/2016

HEALTHY EVENTS

Have a Healthy, Happy April with These Local Wellness Events

Take a sunset paddleboard tour, pair yoga with private beer service, score free health screenings, and polish your penny-farthing for the Portland Tweed Ride.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 03/31/2016

BODY TALK

Smash the Gender Binary at Babe Wax

Why Portland needs a gender-affirming, body-positive waxing salon.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 03/30/2016
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