FIT CITY

Four New Portland Gyms to Get Your Butt in Shape

From self-defense-focused training to a boot camp run by yogis, these new studios offer something for everyone.

10/26/2015 By Katelyn Best

BODY TALK

The "Perfect" Body: Fitness Inspiration or Unobtainable Deception?

From Barre3 to a new body-positive barbell gym, Portland fitness pros weigh in on body image, photoshop, and aesthetic role models in the health industry.

10/09/2015 By Katelyn Best

HEALTHY EVENTS

Healthy Events for Your Fittest, Most Mindful October

Mustache Dache 5k, meditation classes, self defense personal training, and a fast track to happiness

10/08/2015 By Katelyn Best

FIT CITY

Flex Your Local Pride with Portland Bridge and #PDXCarpet Yoga Pants

A partnership between Portland's Evolve Fit Wear and Goldsheep clothing lets you gaze down at our bridges and iconic carpet in your downward dog.

10/05/2015 By Allison Jones

TREAT YO SELF

Spa Spotlight: Zenana Spa, Portland's Pregnancy and Parenting Care Experts

SE Clinton's massage, yoga, and skin care studio is ground zero for great prenatal nurturing. Here's what sets it apart.

09/29/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Check Out Portland Rock Gym’s Impressive Remodel

Heads up, climbers! The newest rock walls in town have popped up in the country's second-oldest climbing gym, along with a new weight room, yoga studio, and eats from Prasad.

09/29/2015 By Megan Haverman

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: Me Fitness Studios

Me Fitness’s incredible array of classes, studios, and amenities make it one of the best fitness deals in town.

09/28/2015 By Tuck Woodstock

FIT CITY

Editorial: Why Oregon Needs the Portland Marathon

Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) believes the city is a better place because of the annual Portland Marathon. He should know—he's run it 28 times.

09/28/2015 By Earl Blumenauer

NATURAL PATH

Cozy Up with a New Book on Preserving and Natural Housekeeping

Erica Strauss’s 'The Hands on Home' takes a deep dive into simple seasonal cooking, DIY laundry detergent, and homemade preserves.

09/25/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTHY EVENTS

Healthy Portland Events to Help You Get Fit this Fall

Win a seat at a secret salad event, do yoga with a body braid or hands-on adjustments, and help a local family fighting their 5-year-old daughter's brain tumor.

09/23/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

A Virtual Tour of Yoga Union's New Breathe Building

The neighborhood yoga studio gets a major upgrade in a new complex, complete with yoga-ready roof, child care, sauna, healthy cafe and juice bar, and a health and wellness center.

09/21/2015 By Allison Jones

NATURAL PATH

This Oregon Company Was Growing and Selling Natural Medicine Before It Was Cool

Williams, Oregon’s Herb Pharm is a giant in the world of holistic tinctures and remedies—and it all got started at Powell's Books.

09/21/2015 By Katelyn Best

LET'S GET PHYSICAL

Peek Inside the Ultimate Portland Gym Bag

These Portland-made essentials, from deodorant to dry shampoo, keep your workout looking—and smelling—fresh.

09/21/2015 By Allison Jones

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

HEALTH NEWS

Pacifica Beauty to Open First Portland Storefront

This October, the local skincare pros will open the doors of a new product shop at the company's Northwest warehouse. We've got the scoop.

09/15/2015 By Megan Haverman

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

BODY TALK

5 Skin Care Tips for Summer Sun Recovery

If your face is feeling the effects of a few months in the sun, Loyly’s holistic skincare expert Heather Wade Mills has some advice.

09/14/2015 By Allison Jones

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

BODY TALK

You Should Probably Throw Out Your Makeup

The local skincare experts at Echo Natural Beauty share when to toss your powders, creams, tints, and mascaras. Hint: it's more often than you think.

09/04/2015 By Allison Jones