Rosa Shurtz

Rosa Shurtz

Rosa Shurtz is Making a Difference. At noon, twice a week, Rosa Shurtz unlocks the door to a quiet church building. She sets up her Zumba music and lines up a row of small hand weights. Soon there is a room full of women who are trying to keep exercise an essential part of their lives. These are not young people who can leap and gyrate on reliable knees; but middle aged ladies and older women…

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Reiki Dome

Reiki Dome

Reiki Dome By Alex Akselrod NW Fitness Magazine Research over the years has led to the discovery that the universe is made of pure energy. Most of the things we see smell, touch, hear and taste appear, to the naked eye, as either gaseous, liquid or solid. However, quantum physics has proven that if you observe any object minutely, its atomic and subatomic levels, to the infinitesimal level, all that’ll be left energy, pure energy….

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NW Fitness Magazine Open Mic

NW Fitness Magazine Open Mic

NW Fitness Magazine Open Mic – CALLING ALL BANDS / MUSICIANS AND INDEPENDENT LABELS!! The NW Fitness EXPO is hosting an Open Mic at the Washington State Fair Grounds ShowPlex Event Center on July 11th and 12th. The EXPO draws in a very large diverse crowd, don’t miss your chance to get your music heard by thousands. Time slots to perform are FREE however this is a first come first serve opportunity and your music must…

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BE GREEN & SAVE GREEN AT THE FARMERS MARKET WHY SHOPPING LOCALLY WILL SAVE YOU MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

BE GREEN & SAVE GREEN AT THE FARMERS MARKET WHY SHOPPING LOCALLY WILL SAVE YOU MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

NW Fitness Magazine – The Authority on Health & Fitness in the NW BE GREEN & SAVE GREEN AT THE FARMERS MARKET WHY SHOPPING LOCALLY WILL SAVE YOU MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT Written By: Sofia Sabeti 1. Promotes Sustainability & Supports Environment sustainability. Chances are you’ve heard this term thrown around in the media and public arena in recent years, as more awareness is being brought to the effect(s) that our current way of living might wreck the environment. Sustainability is not, however, just another trend that Hollywood and the…

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Standup Paddle Board Yoga – by Elizabeth Kovar M.A.

Standup Paddle Board Yoga – by Elizabeth Kovar M.A.

Standup Paddle Board Yoga – The New Mind-Body Exercise by Elizabeth Kovar M.A. Every year in fitness, there are new inventions or class ideas to bring a fresh perspective to one’s workout. In the last several years, Standup Paddle Board Yoga is one of those “fresh inventions” to where the board is your mat, and nature is your focal point. Plus, the combination of paddling to and from the practice location produces a full-body workout…

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Hike of the Month – Tuck and Robin

Hike of the Month – Tuck and Robin

Hike of the Month – Tuck and Robin By: Daniel Lupastean Activity Type: Hiking Nearby City: Roslyn Length: 15.6 total miles Elevation Gain: 3,700 feet Skill Level: Strenuous Duration: Day-hike or backpack overnight Season: Best midsummer through fall Trailhead Elevation: 3,300 feet Top Elevation: 6,330 feet Happy trails, Dan Hiking time to Tuck 2hrs 51mins At last, my first overnight hike of the first part of this hike is fairly easy with no real summer. With…

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Yoga for Outdoor Sports

Yoga for Outdoor Sports

Yoga for Outdoor Sports BY: ELIZABETH KOVAR M.A. PHOTOS: DANIEL LUPASTEAN Tis the season for marathon, triathlon and cycling events. Every year the Pacific Northwest features thousands of events that benefit charities or medical research. As warmer weather approaches, competitive and recreational athletes dedicate muchtimeandenergytraining. Spring and summer blossom weekly events to meet the fun and challenging times Running, cycling and swimming is a form of cardiovascular training which is primarily known to increase cardio…

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Hike of the Month Barclay Lake

Hike of the Month Barclay Lake

Hike of the Month Barclay Lake by Daniel Lupastean Distance: 4.4 miles RT Elevation Gain: 225 feet High Point: 2425 feet Rating: Beginners, Kid Friendly Located off US Highway 2 in the city of Baring, lies this majestic lake. Barclay Lake is nestled between Merchant Peak and Baring Mountain. Approaching the lake the first thing you see is Baring Mountain towering at 6125 feet. This massive rock surface is a perfect candidate for some serious hard-core…

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Benefits of Using an Infrared Sauna by. Dr. Gordon Myco

Benefits of Using an Infrared Sauna by. Dr. Gordon Myco

61 3 5 Benefits of Using an Infrared Sauna by. Dr. Gordon Myco D.C., C.C.W.P., C.S.C.S, Exercise Physiologist and Clinical Nutritionist Detoxification Pain relief Improved Circulation Sweating is your body’s safe and natural method of removing One of the most popular reasons, Heating your body and muscles Infrared heat works deeply by in the Infrared Sauna causes a an deadly toxins from your system. The leading most widely accepted detoxification principle is that most illnesses…

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