Many Washington State University football fans will be waking up this season in or near Pullman, Wash., and preparing for a 300-mile drive to Western Washington.

Muscle imbalances create three serious problems for active athletes: They are a proven set-up for injury, they can eventually affect your bones, and you may have a serious muscle imbalance without even knowing it.

The 240-mile Katy Trail each year attracts 400,000 visitors, who pump nearly $20 million into Missouri's economy.

We never see anything quite like it in Milwaukee any other time of the year. Seventeen thousand people streaming down Wisconsin Ave. on a crisp Saturday morning, running - and walking - for a common cause: our kids.

WAUKESHA, Wis. - A few people throw axes at wooden discs, and some heave large stones.

For those times when you aren't interested in a skin-hugging yoga top, Gaiam's Pima Reverse Flow Tee from its new Eco Flow Collection offers a flattering yet functional look that you won't be embarrassed to run errands in.

A year ago, Chris Blythe of Miami stood on the beach at The Moorings resort in Islamorada and stared at the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean, honing in on what looked like a "toothpick on the horizon."

If boutique gyms like Barry's Bootcamp and Orangetheory are popping up all over your city, you're noticing the explosive trend of high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. These fast-and-furious workouts feature short, powerful bursts of exercise as the key to getting the most out of your fitness regimen.

Let the hunt for fall colors begin.

When you think of cold-weather protection, bulky parkas often come to mind. For adventurers who don't want to wear a sleeping bag with arms on their hikes, Sierra Designs' Men's Stretch DriDown Hoody offers the warmth of a down jacket with the light weight and mobility of a hoody.

TELLURIDE, Colo. - I grew up in Telluride, so maybe I'm just partial. But consider this the local's guide to enjoying a getaway weekend.

Rodolfo Pelayo set his ball down on the tee, lined up his drive and let one fly.

Do you make up playlists of songs for different occasions, moods or for workouts? To become more fit and athletic, put together a group of tunes that will work to improve your balance. Do this by grouping songs together with very different beats - then walking to the beat, using simple terrain obstacles like parking barriers or low walls to make it more difficult.

It's easy to assume that cutting certain foods from your diet will automatically make it healthy, or that sticking to a meal plan that's restrictive is the key to weight loss. However, despite the best of nutritious intentions, if you're solely focused on what you shouldn't eat, you could be missing out on key benefits and nutrients - not to mention the pleasure of eating foods you really like that aren't necessarily as damaging to your diet as you may think.

Dressed in her Baltimore City police uniform, Detective Karen Manns said last month that she is in the best shape of her life. Eleven years ago, however, her career and health were at risk.

Teens Rebecca Clark, Jordan Wilson and Tristina Altman began preparing for their Aug. 23 hike to the summit of Pikes Peak long before the first step.

And to think, Adam Sawyer, author of a new guide to Oregon waterfall hikes, had never even seen a waterfall until seven years ago.

I've been caffeine-free since June 4.

A summer evening nearly 50 years ago on Basswood Lake remains indelible in Paul Schurke's memory. He was on a campsite on Washington Island in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness north of Ely.

I've been caffeine-free since June 4.

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