Recap: Ugly Sweater Run In Seattle To Benefit Toys For Tots


Gifts are donated to Toys for Tots at the 2013 Ugly Sweater Run in Seattle(Photo Credit: Kenzie Rosengreen)

Over 4,000 participants gathered at the starting line of the Ugly Sweater Run in Magnuson Park. Runners and walkers donated gifts to Toys for Tots, took pictures beneath a ginormous inflated Santa Claus, and posed […]

Step Out Walk For The American Diabetes Association 2013 In Seattle

(Photo Credit: American Diabetes Association)

Stop Diabetes foam hand (Photo Credit: American Diabetes Association)

It is estimated that 1 out of every 3 children born after 2000 in the United States will be directly affected by diabetes, both Type 1 and Type 2, and currently 1 in 5 health care dollars is spent caring for someone with diabetes. […]

Seattle Seahawks 12k Run At The Landing To Benefit A Better Seattle

Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll (Photo Credit: A Better Seattle)

Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll (Photo Credit: A Better Seattle)

With the amazing Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks at the helm, A Better Seattle (ABS) is a new Seattle Seahawks community relations program. In partnership with the YMCA of Greater Seattle and the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, ABS is designed to create […]

American Diabetes Association Expo 2013 In Seattle


ADA Expo (Photo Credit: American Diabetes Association)

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) Expo, a fun, free, and very informative event, is coming this Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Washington State Convention Center. Find out your risk for developing diabetes, risk, stroke, heart and kidney disease with our free health screenings and consultations. […]

Bar Method 60-Day Challenge For Charity And Fitness In Seattle

The Bar Method

The Bar Method (Photo Credit: The Bar Method)

I recently wrote an article about the Bar Method, a very effective workout that involves a ballet bar used to balance, stretch, and hold on to as you are lead through a series of exercises that work your core, back, arms, and legs.

Well, their […]

Recap: Leukemia And Lymphoma Society’s Big Climb Seattle 2013


The Columbia Tower in downtown Seattle, host to the Big Climb (photo credit: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society)

The Big Climb, a stair climb up Columbia Tower in downtown Seattle, was Sunday, March 24, 2013. This was my fourth year, climbing with Team Love and my team of twelve amazing friends, the sixty-nine […]

National Walking Day In Seattle

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American Heart Association of Puget Sound (AHA) and their sponsor, Union Bank, are teaming up to host National Walking Day on April 3 in downtown Seattle.

National Walking Day (Photo Credit: Puget Sound Heart Walk)

According to the AHA, less than fifty percent of Americans get enough daily exercise. The goal is to […]

Enter Miss A Contest To Win Massage At Puget Sound Massage Envy

(Photo Credit: Massage Envy)

As the adage goes, “New Year, New You,” so relax your way to improved health with Massage Envy. (Photo Credit: Massage Envy)

We survived! Now that the Mayan Apocalypse is behind us, we can look forward to 2013. With a new year comes the opportunity to start fresh. So, dust off those old […]

Seattle’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk For Arthritis 2012



Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis (Photo Credit: Arthritis Foundation)

As Jack Benny said at an awards ceremony, “I don’t deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don’t deserve that either.” Neither do the 294,000 children suffering from juvenile arthritis (JA) or the 50 million Americans (1 in 5) also dealing […]

The Bar Method In Seattle

Ladies at Bar

The Bar Method is a unique, exhilarating workout, with a potentially misleading name – there was absolutely no alcohol or even an olive anywhere in the joint. I came to quickly find out they mean a ballet bar that is used to balance, stretch and hold on as you are lead through a series […]

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