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Bike Share

Biketown: Are We (Finally) Ready to Bike Share?

It's been a long time coming, and it's not even our first try. After 10 years of planning, Portland's Nike-sponsored bike share program is live.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/21/2016

Get Out

Move Over, Fitbit: There’s a New Player in Town

Why Pokémon Go is being billed as the new fitness app you (and your kids) need to try.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 07/14/2016

Day Trip

Cycling Mosier's Twin Tunnels

Find sun and stunning vistas on this gentle, car-free stretch of the Historic Columbia River Highway Trail—spandex optional.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/13/2016

SPORTS

In the Run-Up to Rio, Can the Nike Oregon Project Outpace Controversy?

Portland native Galen Rupp is on track to run the Olympic marathon. Chasing him, and coach Alberto Salazar, is the elite sport’s complicated relationship with performance shortcuts.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/12/2016

EDITOR'S NOTE

How Portlanders Are Reinventing Health and Exercise

Our city is far ahead of the pack.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

OM BASE

Aerial Yoga Will Turn You Upside Down

Fear of heights? Fear not.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

HIT YOUR STRIDE

How to Pick the Right Running Shoe

The proper footwear can make all the difference. Foot Traffic’s Daniel McDuff shares his top five tips.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

PLAYLIST

The Perfect Portland Workout Playlist

An hour of sonic power from the local scene, now and always.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 06/24/2016

WINNING FINDS

These Portland-Made Workout Essentials Keep You Looking—and Smelling—Fresh

From herbal deodorant to coconut water cleansing wipes, here’s what to toss in your gym bag.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/24/2016

HAPPY TRAILS

10 Northwest Hiking and Biking Trails to Help You Seize the Summer

From bike rides along abandoned rail lines to awe-inspiring waterfall treks, here’s how to experience the Northwest at its most majestic.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/24/2016

THE SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal with Barefoot Running?

We’ve got the naked truth about a fitness subculture.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

GET FIT

The Portland Fitness Revolution

Parkour fitness. Twerking-inspired workouts. A locally hatched yoga style. Body-positive trainers. In Portland, there’s always a new way to work out.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, Katelyn Best, Molly Woodstock, Benjamin Tepler, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

FIT CITY

Why PDX-Born Spin Sensation BurnCycle Inspires Near-Evangelical Fervor in Its Followers

It’s definitely not just about the bike.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

SWEAT IT OUT

These Five New Portland Gyms Will Keep Your Workout Fresh

From a circus performer-turned-Pilates innovator to a kettlebell-focused gym, here’s a fistful of hot new fitness options.

  • By Katelyn Best and Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

TWERK IT

Body Positivity to Twerking, the Seven Ingredients of Booty Luv

The Portland-launched workout class will tone your tush.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

ROCK ON

Portland’s Climbing Gyms: A Breakdown

As our city’s climbing scene hits new heights, which crag is right for you?

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 06/24/2016

PROFILE

Meet the Portland Personal Trainer Who Promises Body Positivity and Zero Bro Vibes

Lacy Davis once battled anorexia and bulimia. Now she’s flipped the switch on a new kind of workout culture.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

Q&A

How Parkour Helps You Unleash Your Inner Ninja

Portland author Ben Musholt’s new Parkour Strength Training unlocks the secrets.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 06/24/2016

FIT CITY

Four Weight-Training Tips to Go from Beginner to Beast

Emily Corso—the iron-fisted, warm-hearted MMA pro behind Bold & Badass Fitness—fills us in.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 06/24/2016

OM BASE

How a Portlander Launched a New Style of Yoga

Kinetik Yoga creator Kelly Suttell breaks down her alternative to Bikram.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016
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