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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

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Portland’s Top Workouts and Most Nourishing Eats

Small-batch fitness—check! Body-positive waxing salons—check! Vegan happy hours—check!

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/13/2016

BACKPACKING

Eight Classic Northwest Backpacking Trips

High-desert mesas, gushing waterfalls, and breathtaking wildflower displays: whatever your style, there’s a trail for you.

  • By Christopher Van Tilberg, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/19/2016

FREE STUFF

20 Totally FREE Ways to Make This Your Best Portland Summer Ever

Leaving town this summer? Well, OK. But you're gonna miss all this free stuff—from a Nu Shooz show to JAW's three new plays to an actual screening of Jaws (plus so much more).

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Molly Woodstock, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/17/2016

BIKING

Bike McKenzie Pass Right Now—While It's Still Car-Free

The 38-mile scenic bikeway west of Sisters offers panoramic views of central Oregon. And for a few more weeks, it's no motors allowed.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 05/17/2016

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

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

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

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

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

GEAR UP

We Tested Out These Swedish Hiking Poles

Dorky? As all get-out. But BungyPump's calorie-burning resistance pole is still kinda cool.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/19/2016

GEAR UP

Ten Essential Tips for Running in the Cold, Dark, and Wet

Don't hit that snooze button! Earning your winter warrior cred is easier than you'd think.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 02/18/2016

GET OUT

Get Your Heart Aflutter with My City Bikes' New Cycling App

Burn off that Valentine’s Day candy binge with a scenic bike ride, and show your heart some love for American Heart Month.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 02/16/2016

FIT CITY

Unleash Your Inner Ninja with Parkour Strength Training

Portland author Ben Musholt’s third book unlocks the secrets of parkour.

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

GEAR UP

Are You Wearing the Wrong Running Shoes?

A Portland footwear expert shares six steps to preventing injury and finding that perfect fit.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 01/19/2016

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Discover a Former Sicilian Circus Performer's Specialized Pilates Method

Northeast Portland's new Begin Pilates studio makes Pilates accessible for any age level.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 01/11/2016

FIT CITY

8 Weightlifting Tips to Take You from Beginner to Beast

Local trainers weigh in on building strength without letting the muscle bros scare you off

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 12/22/2015

OM BASE

Move Over, Bikram! There’s a New Hot Yoga Style in Town

Hot Yoga for Life’s Kelly Suttell chats about inventing KinetiK yoga and replacing Bikram with her own hatha sequence.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 12/16/2015
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