You cannot fake nostalgia. Or, at least, I can't. My acting skills aren't so well honed that a stab at expressing faux enthusiasm would not come off as anything but artificial. But I tried - really, I did - to share Todd Huber's zeal for all things skateboarding, as he led me past wall-upon-wall of vintage decks and trucks and 60 years of skater swag at his Skateboarding Hall of Fame & Museum.
The great thing about cycling, says Catherine Hennings, board president of Seattle's Cascade Bicycle Club, is "you are out in the open air and see so much more when you are moving at the pace of a bicycle, not only our spectacular mountains, lakes and rivers, but also the small things along the side of the road like spring wildflowers, birds and waterfalls."
While giving a tour of a new trail taking shape in Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Harry Hamill points to a knee-high rock jutting from the dusty slope.
When Peggy Conkle's husband, Steve, was diagnosed with diabetes, she decided to help him by following along with his diet plan.
Not everyone can eat grilled salmon on a bed a quinoa with a side of bok choi every day. For those who prefer to stay away from oily fish and cruciferous vegetables, the healthy options can feel a bit limited. But after spending several years in the picky eater camp, we've found a number of ways you can trick yourself into eating better.
Two feelings battle for primacy when heading up Saddleback mountain. The body begs, "Good gosh, stop the madness." And the mind gushes, "Wow, this is fantastic!"
It's definitely better to squeeze in some sort of physical activity during a busy day than nothing at all. But, according to new research, a workout that really makes you sweat is the key to avoiding an early death.
It works every system in the body. It's both aerobic and anaerobic. It's a half hour or so of fast and furious, non-stop exercise; a routine so tough that before you can use it to train, you have to train to be able do it. But if you work up to being able to safely do this workout, you'll be in the best shape of your life.
The Tacoma Wheelmen’s Bicycle Club started Pierce County’s oldest bike ride in 1976.
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Jet boats provide easy, exciting access to famed canyon.
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