So, how exactly are you running wrong?What happens in your muscles when you hit "the wall" during the marathon?Is using a Fitbit turning you into the Quantified Self?And how should you be going to the bathroom? (Maybe not a fitness issue,...
Date: 08/29/2015 | Life
Man hikes from Arizona to Lynnwood to shake depression, anxiety
Date: 08/18/2015 | Local News
Can you hold your own when it comes to hula hooping?
Date: 07/14/2015 | Life
We ambitious strivers seeking guidance from fitness pros, decluttering experts and TED talks often find the day divided in two unequal parts. Three-quarters goes to overworking. The remaining quarter is for countering the ill effects of overworking. We do the latter not necessarily to...
Date: 06/25/2015 | Opinion Columnists
Sultan’s new Boys & Girls Club opens to enthusiastic approval
Date: 05/30/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — The YMCA of Snohomish County has agreed to buy the Everett school district's former administration building at 4730 Colby Avenue.The youth organization is offering to pay $3.325 million for the 8.1-acre parcel, which...
Date: 05/15/2015 | Local News
COLUMBUS, Ga. — The Army Ranger School class that started nearly three weeks ago with 19 women will move to the next phase in the North Georgia mountains without any females, the Army announced Friday.The eight women who survived the first week of physical assessment...
Date: 05/08/2015 | Nation & World
Vibram running, Kangoo jump workouts, slide boards, six-minute abs, shake weights, the ThighMaster ... fitness trends and gadgets come and go. But one type of exercise has stood the test of time: body-weight training."There are so many fads and buzzwords out there, but...
Date: 05/05/2015 | Life
There will be no lack of opportunities to do stereotypical Guy Things next week — playing golf, watching the NBA playoffs, discussing the fallout from the NFL draft and/or, of course, figuring out what to grill.But how many guys have tried yoga, despite its explosion in popularity?
Date: 05/05/2015 | Life
The two fencers pull on their mesh-front masks and face each other behind two "en garde" lines. At their coach's signal, they raise their sabres and the practice bout begins in a flurry.Michael DeManche, 69, is fencing his son Devin, 20, who not only has youth on...
Date: 04/12/2015 | Life
The YMCA of Snohomish County has launched its annual community support campaign to ensure that everyone in Snohomish County has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.Every day, the YMCA...
Date: 03/16/2015 | Commentary
There is nothing worse than sweating and wiping your "face" off on a towel. Makeup can clog your pores. Our advice is to remove makeup before workouts.Sweat is good for your skin — it opens up pores and helps skin breathe. However, it's a good idea to...
Date: 02/08/2015 | Life
As the YMCA of Snohomish County builds new facilities in the next few years for the Stanwood-Camano Island area and for Everett, expect to see the building of healthier communities at the same time.The YMCA was...
Date: 01/26/2015 | Editorials
All right, so it's time again to get serious about your fitness goals. Of course, if you want them to last longer than a few days you might need some help.That's where the Official 7-Minute Workout App comes in. The user-friendly app has 36 exercises, 13 predesigned...
Asthma: It's that first breath that always seems the worst.The chest tightens and the airways spasm. A cough, a wheeze and an attack.Especially when it's exacerbated by the cold of winter, asthma is a discomfort for some and a medical issue for many.
STANWOOD — The YMCA has purchased a site for its sixth center in Snohomish County, cementing the future of a Stanwood-Camano facility that has been in the works for four years.The property is a former fitness club in Stanwood Village near
Date: 12/24/2014 | Local News
Mill Creek students stack cups to try win Guinness record
Date: 11/14/2014 | Local News
While going through treatment for breast cancer, many women are nauseated, sore, hormonal and cranky — and exercising is not on the top of their to-do list.
SACRAMENTO — As autumnal breezes rustle browning trees, a comfy couch by the hearth soon could become your regular after-work destination. But before you plop down, experts recommend you find a hand-based craft such as knitting or crocheting to keep spirits high during chilly times.
Davide Rossi was an investment banker in New York City when the idea occurred to him: What if there were a fitness tracker for dogs?
Date: 09/21/2014 | Fur & Feathers