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Vancouver woman strives to find the perfect pose

September 16, 2019, 6:03am Editor's Choice

During the day, Valerie Hunt is a school nurse at Fort Vancouver High School. Read story

Research IDs 6 things that can stave off weight gain

August 5, 2019, 6:05am Fitness

You can run away from your fat genes, and you can waltz right on by a hereditary risk of gaining weight. But it’s a little less clear that mimicking funky… Read story

Exercise good for those with arthritis

November 18, 2019, 6:05am Fitness

Some days, it seems regular exercise has become a panacea — good for the heart, good for blood pressure, good for glucose levels, good to limit sad days and depression. But what about people tormented with the pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis, particularly in the knees and hips? What are they supposed to do? Read story

Elite runner’s close call inspires road safety campaign

October 31, 2019, 8:45am Fitness

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Elite marathoner Kaitlin Goodman’s mantra is “run joyfully,” but when a distracted driver forced her to leap to safety, it didn’t spark joy — it tore her hamstring and nearly dashed her Olympic dreams. Read story

EnhanceFitness offers free exercise opportunity for those 60 and older

March 25, 2019, 6:01am Fitness

BATTLE GROUND — About 25 people are standing next to chairs in the Battle Ground Community Center. Read story

Try new approach to health goals

January 28, 2019, 6:05am Fitness

It’s almost a month into the new year, and you’ve stuck with your fitness routine but haven’t seen the scale budge. It may be time to look at calories in and calories out — and whether you have a realistic view of that equation. Read story

Drinking, weight loss not a good mix

January 14, 2019, 6:05am Fitness

A new study from Penn Nursing suggests that, if you want to lose weight and keep it off in the new year, you might want to think about cutting back on drinking. Read story

Top 3 fitness trends for 2019

January 7, 2019, 6:00am Fitness

Is the new year inspiring you to get back into shape? If so, you might want to try an exercise tracker, group fitness or high-intensity interval training. These are the top three fitness trends for 2019, according to the American College of Sports Medicine, and each has been ranked highly for several years. Read story

New year demands new ways to get fit

January 6, 2019, 7:42pm Fitness

With the new year underway, you might have an itch to give the gym a shot again. Read story

Learn facts, myths of the fat-burning zone

December 24, 2018, 6:05am Fitness

If you’re the kind of exerciser who constantly checks your heart rate to ensure you’re in the fat-burning zone, you should stop. You’ll probably never meet your weight-loss goals that way. That’s because there’s no special fat-burning zone that’s key to getting lean. Here’s what you need to know about the myth and about the true relationship between exercise and weight loss. Read story