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Eight Alternative Aerobic Activities For A Worthwhile Indoor Winter Workout

This column written by Kat Banks of PortlandSports.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News Portland’s winters are wet and unwelcoming, but that doesn’t deter some of the city’s steadfast and strong-willed citizens from sticking to a regular exercise routine. Maintaining motivation through the dark and dreary months, however, often proves to be a problem for […]

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The Guiltiest Hour And A Half Of My Life

The guiltiest hour and a half of my life happened last Saturday. In fact, every year it has become tradition to watch 90 minutes of television and feel horrible about myself. It beats the feeling of guilt I had when I stole a candy bar from the mini-store when I was a kid, or when […]

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Five Year-Round Waterfall Hikes That Aren’t Multnomah Falls

This column written by Mercy Strongheart of PortlandSports.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News There is nothing wrong with Multnomah Falls, and if you have not yet hiked to the top I highly recommend it. (Plus, how many hikes end at a soft serve ice cream window??) But here are 5 brilliant waterfall hikes that, […]

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Portland Cycling Coach Turns Entrepreneur

This column written by Mercy Strongheart of PortlandSports.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News In a city where it can be hard to go a day without seeing a homemade tall bike, a mini-bike parade with a boombox blasting ’80s hits, or a group of elite cyclists whizzing past you in branded clothing, it can […]

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The History And Beauty Of Saddle Mountain

Due to Oregon’s inimitable volcanic past, there are a number of incredible geological sights in the state. This includes an impressive formation called Saddle Mountain, appropriately named due to its shape by Lieutinent Charles Wilkes, who led an expedition to the Oregon Coast in 1841. Saddle Mountain, part of the Oregon Coastal Range, is the […]

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Five Gorgeous Oregon Hikes To Get You Psyched About Autumn

This column written by Mercy Strongheart of PortlandSports.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News If you’re like me, autumn is a bittersweet time in the Pacific Northwest. On the one hand there’s football, seasonal brews, and everyone and their mother are giving you free zucchini. On the other, the long, gray winter is hanging out […]

Portland Triathlon

Triathletes Prep For Sunday’s 8th Annual Portland Triathlon

Column written by Kat Banks, writer for PortlandSports.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News Temperatures are expected to soar over 90 degrees this Sunday, but that won’t stop more than 1,000 competitors ready to race to the finish in the 2014 Portland Triathlon. Participants should be able to effectively beat the heat, as racers will […]

Lindsay Brandon

Bust Out Your [Neoprene] Booties – Fall Is Coming!

Not to be another annoying person to remind you that fall will be here soon, but I’d like to offer some exciting activities that await you besides Monday night, Thursday evening, and all of Sunday. By all means, savor every last bit of barbeque and sun. But in the meantime, I would also like to […]

Anthony Johnson

Weight Cutting Is Here To Stay, Now How Do We Fix It?

Weight cutting is a crucial part of mixed martial arts. Fighters are often put in a position where they must shed fifteen, twenty, even thirty-plus pounds prior to a fight. This tradition of weight cutting crossed over from amateur wrestling, where it is a long-standing tradition. Weight cutting has now become a permanent part of […]

CrossFit

All Worked Up About Working Out – Cool It With The CrossFit Wars

Most of you have probably heard about it, maybe even too much: CrossFit, the workout taking the world by storm one Box at a time (a Box is what CrossFitters, as they shall henceforth be named, call their gym).  Lately, there’s been much ado on the internets about why people do, don’t do, and don’t […]

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GET OUT! Then Get A Beer – Summer Hiking In The Pacific Northwest

It’s finally time to peel off those polar fleeces, flannels and long underwear my fellow lumberjacks and lumberjanes.  We wait patiently for these precious few months for the opportunity to experience our beautiful surroundings without being clad in Gore-Tex everything.  And, some of our best trails in the Pacific Northwest are nearby fantastic local breweries […]

Naked Bike Ride

The World Naked Bike Ride – What Is This About?

A few years ago my wife and I were driving down Hawthorne Blvd with our daughter, who was 4 years old at the time, and we drove by the popular food cart hub on SE 12th. Looking out our windows we saw two men standing in line with their bicycles at one of the carts […]

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