physical fitness http://www.kplu.org en Health mystery: Wash. bucks national trend, now less active http://www.kplu.org/post/health-mystery-wash-bucks-national-trend-now-less-active <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There’s some truth to Washington’s image as a </span>mecca<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for the physically active. When it comes to exercise, several counties in the state rank in the top 50 out of more than 3,000 counties in the country. But that ranking hides a less flattering trend.</span></p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 9305 at http://www.kplu.org Health mystery: Wash. bucks national trend, now less active Tacoma ranked one of fittest cities in U.S., according to Facebook http://www.kplu.org/post/tacoma-ranked-one-fittest-cities-us-according-facebook <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tacoma's fitness-obsessed residents are jumping on the social media bandwagon.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At least, that's what Facebook says. Of all cities in the United States that have 200,000 or more Facebook users in a span of three months, Tacoma was ranked No. 9 on Facebook's Fittest Cities. (Portland, Ore., ranked sixth.)</span></p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 23:47:06 +0000 Hayat Norimine 9290 at http://www.kplu.org Tacoma ranked one of fittest cities in U.S., according to Facebook Sweating to the oldies, but letting the records do the spinning http://www.kplu.org/post/sweating-oldies-letting-records-do-spinning <p>Music and working out seem to go together. But instead of working out this week we burn calories with a quick trip down the (short) memory lane of notable exercise music. (Please consult a physician before attempting any of these exercises. If you fracture your fundibula, we can&rsquo;t be responsible.)</p><p> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:00:00 +0000 John Kessler & John Maynard 2378 at http://www.kplu.org Sweating to the oldies, but letting the records do the spinning