FIT CITY

Portland's First Indoor Rowing Studio Is Coming to the Pearl District

Firebrand, home to Pyrolates, Full Tilt Cycling, and FireBarre, looks to add a fourth workout to the family with the help of a community loan. Here's how to help make it happen.

09/16/2015 By Allison Jones

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

COMEDY

Two Minutes with Kevin Hart: The Shortest Interview with the Shortest Comic

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart performs tonight at the Moda Center—but this morning he ran a 5K on the waterfront. We asked him why.

09/11/2015 By Katie Vaughan

HEALTH INSPIRATION

The Balanced Library: 18 Wellness Books that Could Change Your Life

From throwback classics to new favorites, Portland health and wellness pros share the books that inspired their food and fitness transformations.

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

Find Your Ultimate Yoga Retreat—in Town or Around the World

From Costa Rica and Nepal to a cozy, heart-powered weekend right here in Portland, we've got your guide to the next season of yoga retreats.

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

08/26/2015 By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Barre3 in the Park Returns for Another Round of Outdoor Workouts

Join hundreds of barre enthusiasts at the Fields Park for a free weekend workout. Up an inch, down an inch, up an inch. . .in the great outdoors!

07/29/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: RidePDX Amps Up the Competition

With blacklights and leaderboard-driven indoor cycling classes, this new South Waterfront studio wants to bring out the road racer in you.

07/24/2015 By Allison Jones

THE BALANCE

The Most Powerful Exercise Method You've Never Heard Of

Exploring the origins of Gyrotonic, and why it's thriving in Portland

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

BIG PICTURE

Vintage Bodybuilder Photos at SE Division's Loprinzi's

Get inspired by oiled-up musclemen of years gone by.

07/13/2015 By Ramona DeNies

FITNESS

Zen and the Art of 100-Mile Marathons

Portland's ultramarathon experts challenge doctors' advice to test their bodies' limits—and find a moving meditation in the long run.

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

One Local Cardiologist Has Your Personal Exercise Prescription

This Providence running group gives Portlanders the heart to start exercising—and with a new book, the principles are available to everyone.

07/06/2015 By Mary Stutzman

FIT CITY

Pro Pedalers Answer Your Burning Indoor Cycling Questions

Heading to your first indoor cycling class? Here's what to expect—and how to troubleshoot some common newbie issues.

02/25/2015 By Allison Jones

GEAR UP

Northwest-Designed Sports Bras We're Loving Right Now

Whether you need some light lift during your downward dog or extreme support for a half marathon, these bras won't let you (or the girls) down.

02/19/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: Honest Personal Training

This grassroots Northeast Fremont spin, circuit, and yoga studio combines personal training motivation with physical therapy smarts.

01/07/2015 By Allison Jones

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

FIT CITY

Fitmob's All-You-Can-Sweat Fitness Passport Comes to PDX

The new service offers unlimited access to group classes and gyms—all day, every day—throughout the city, for just $99 a month.

12/18/2014 By Allison Jones

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

Gym Spotlight: StarCycle's Power Rides

At this Lake Oswego spin studio, barre and yoga pros reimagine the stationary ride.

11/26/2014 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Inside Planet Granite's Massive New Pearl District Rock Gym

Take a look around Northwest Portland's first rock gym, complete with 30,000 square feet of bouldering, climbing, yoga, and more.

11/04/2014 By Sara Rangel