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Standing in line for a "Biggest Loser" audition in Salt Lake City in 2009, Tracy Chan was served a heaping helping of reality.
I was reminded of the importance of a good workout playlist last fall while running a 5-kilometer race in Seattle.
When it comes to cycling in Washington, the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic might be the most famous ride and Cannonball (a one-day, 275-mile ride from Seattle to Spokane) might be the toughest. But a little ride known as the Chilly Hilly has something on both of them.
Stepping into her office on the top floor of Olympia's 90-year-old remodeled former American Legion building, I needed just one glance to realize Rachel Friedman's Motion in Balance Studio is anything but typical.
As I jogged leisurely down Tacoma Mall Boulevard at 18 mph, I felt like I'd just stepped out of the movie "Avatar."
Apparently it's so hard to get kids to turn off their Xbox 360s and get active that MultiCare has enlisted the enemy for help.