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Are you discouraged by your results in your favorite sport? Have you wondered why you can't seem to improve, no matter how hard you train? If so, the answer may be found in the way you position yourself. Literally.
Last spring, I was cruising the Foothills on my full-suspension mountain bike with 26-inch wheels. Like a lot of mountain bikers, I was curious about mountain bikes with super-sized wheels.
Amanda Alarcon Banks likes to spend her afternoons crawling on her stomach trying to avoid touching dangling wires carrying live electrical current.
Long before there was Pinterest and Google Plus, I loved a good exercise quote splashed onto a workout themed image.
Pikes Peak is much more than a 14,115-foot heap of uplifted granite.
Irrational, I know, but it bummed me out, in a breaking-the-spell sort of way, when two tour buses pulled up at the recently remodeled Lands End Lookout visitors center and dumped off a gaggle of slumping, weary tourists.
Most people think that the key to taking off the weight (fat) and keeping off the fat (or staying in shape) is just willpower and self-discipline.
You're ready to ride. Then you see it - your bike has a flat tire. As always. As it does very single year!
Beth Schub started surfing with one of her uncles on Long Island when she was 13, but she went off to college in Pennsylvania and later settled there after getting married, she thought she was pretty much done with the sport.
If you grew up in the Schwinn Stingray era, all you needed for bike repairs and maintenance was a crescent wrench and a can of WD-40.
Chris Raschka, a winner of the Caldecott Medal, which honors the year's best picture book for kids, has released "Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle."
Five-time Olympic swimmer Dara Torres is on tour to promote new Koss earbuds for fitness-minded, active women. She joined a spin class at Elite Sports Club in Mequon, Wis.
Deep in the desert, searching for enlightenment at a spot called Samuelson's Rocks that is unmarked on any map, all I find are shaggy, gnarled trees that give this area its name, bulbous monzogranite rock formations and the triad of cholla, creosote and prickly pear that scar my legs and test my resolve.
Into the overstuffed outdoors energy-bar market comes a new entrant ï¿½ YaffBars.
To most of the world, pyramids are synonymous with ancient Egypt, but to fitness buffs it's the favored form of resistance training.
Lights & Sirens: Bonney Lake woman pleads guilty to bilking homeowners' association, former employer
Word on the Street: Puyallup City Council approves appointments to new citizens task force on homelessness
- Fallen Tacoma firefighter lived life filled with discoveries, explorations
- Proctors bike-rack bureaucracy tests patience of local Boy Scout
- Morning links: Deflating news on Hawks has columnist questioning prediction of perfect season
- Harvin's versatility is tantalizing, as long as he stays upright
- Man critically injured in Frederickson motorcycle crash was off-duty King County deputy
- 360 Secrecy ignited firestorms over Benghazi, IRS
- 169 Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
- 118 He set out to disprove a faith, woo a girl now he loves both
- 75 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 30 Party lines blur at transportation rally