More Health & Wellness

FIT CITY

Are Under-the-Desk Bicycles the Next Standing Desk?

I tried out DeskCycle's compact exercise bike at work—here's what happened.

09/14/2015 By Allison Jones

SPORTS

Damian Lillard Unveils His Adidas Shoe

Worth up to $100 million, the Blazers star's Adidas shoe deal is one of the largest in the NBA.

01/26/2015 By Cervante Pope

HEALTH NEWS

Pharmaca Set to Open Beaverton Location with Free Spa Treatments

Feb 7 & 8—Free mini-facials, expert health and beauty advice, and more await locals at the Beaverton Grand Opening.

01/19/2015 By Rene Bermudez

DEEP STEEP

Can Green Tea Keep You Warm from the Inside Out?

Local functional nutrition expert Andrea Nakayama gives us the scoop on green tea's lesser known health benefits—and a recipe for her chai matcha latte.

01/13/2015 By Allison Jones

DESIGN WITH A CONSCIENCE

Merging Architecture and Recovery at a New Women's Rehab Project

A new Portland drug- and alcohol-free facility offers recovering women a permanent home emphasizing community and design.

01/05/2015 By Nicole Cordier

HOMETEAM ADVANTAGE

Break a Sweat Like Portland's Top Athletes

From rugby to ice hockey to Mixed martial arts, we work out with some of the city’s most impressive athletes to find out what makes them tick, how they stay fit, and how you can get in on the action.

12/31/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Allison Jones and Marty Patail

FEATURE

Portland Alt-Fitness Guide

Find your sanctuary of sweat in Portland's exploding universe of diverse exercise options.

12/01/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

FIT CITY

How Nike Elites Changed the Athletic Sock Game

Tracking the rise of Nike's share of national sock stock

12/01/2014 By Sarah Ostaszewski

HEALTH

Three Crucial Yoga Poses—and Why They Work

Michele Loew of Yoga Space deconstructs three familiar asana shapes, and what they can do for your whole body (and mind).

11/21/2014 By Hannah Wallace

FITNESS

Free Fitness Classes for Fall

From mixed martial arts to a dozen varieties of yoga, these classes benefit your body without emptying your wallet.

10/01/2014 By Tuck Woodstock and Sara Rangel

GET OUT

8 Great Afternoon Hikes and Rides

Five trails and three bike routes that celebrate Northwest splendor—without the long haul.

07/21/2014

TECHNOLOGY

A Tribute to the Pioneer of Fitness Wearables

Nike's Fuelband sparked an enduring tech/fitness revolution—but will it survive the industry's changes?

07/17/2014 By Marty Patail

Q&A

How to Eat Like a Pro Athlete

Portland cyclist Brianna Walle shares her pre-race nutrition plan (hint: it includes baby food).

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas

ON OUR BOOKSHELF

What is Good Food?

Margaret Wittenberg's newly revised "Essential Good Food Guide" delivers the facts behind the fads for healthy eating at home.

08/23/2013 By Kristin Belz

Insider's Guide to the Gorge

Where to Hike in the Columbia River Gorge

The less-traveled path often yields the most spectacular vistas.

05/25/2012 By Kasey Cordell Edited by Ramona DeNies

Market Watch

Overachieving Superfoods

Some foods manage to get a lot more nutritional work done with each bite than others do.

01/17/2012 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Does Good Rice Add to a Good Life?

The country that computes Gross National Happiness as its measure of national success also produces special Bhutanese Red Rice.

09/13/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Healthy Chocolate for All Diets

Missionary Chocolates will save the souls even of those with gluten- and dairy-free diets.

09/01/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

A More Than Nice Salad

With green beans in their prime, it’s time to show them off in a Salade Nicoise, the classic salad of the French Cote d’Azur.

07/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

Fitness is Fashion

Barre3 30 Day Challenge

I’ve got 30 days to get ready for spring fashion and fitness guru Sadie Lincoln is coming to my rescue.

04/17/2011 By Eden Dawn