Seattle Athletic Club

Category Archives: Lifestyle

Apr
21

Big Climb Recap

  This year was a special year for the Big Climb Seattle celebrating its 30th anniversary! We had 13 people join our team this year and raised $3,285! I’ve been organizing the Seattle Athletic Club team for this event for 7 years now. What started as something that was just a “cool” thing to participate […]

Apr
21

2 Wheel Revolution Bike Tune-up

July through August 2 Wheel Revolution is offering SAC members a special on bike tune-ups for the summer months! Fellow member and 2 Wheel Revolution owner, Ed Brewer has been your Maple Leaf neighbor since 1990. He has 20 years of professional experience and is a full-time cyclist and racer, himself. 2 Wheel Revolution offers […]

Jul
14

Best Nutrition Advice: Eat More Vegetables

In all my years I have yet to hear anyone in the diet or nutrition field suggest we eat fewer vegetables. We might hear it’s best to eat more of the dark green leafy kind or choose based on all the colors of the rainbow. That’s all great advice but it may be best to […]

Jun
14

A New Twist on Salad

The only thing every person on the planet agrees on in terms of nutrition is that we need to eat more vegetables. Thankfully we’re in the summer salad season – but it takes time to prep a fresh lettuce salad and we can often get bored with the same choice. Below is a new twist […]

Jun
14

Be Safe in the Sun

Did you know that our skin is our body’s largest organ? It has some very important jobs, such as protecting us from heat, sunlight, injury and infection. Why don’t we do our skin a service by protecting it from the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation!   Here are some tips to help safeguard your […]

May
21

15-Minute or less meal ideas!

Effective meal-planning must encompass the nights when things blow up and you need to get dinner on the table for yourself and/or your family in 15 minutes or less. If we have the right ingredients on hand we can always have a meal back-up plan. Below is a list of some of my favorite 15-minute […]

Nov
05

Get Fit and Slim Fast: LIFT SOME WEIGHT!

I often hear from female clients and female members that they don’t like to lift weights, especially heavy weights because they don’t want to bulk up. I know I’ve written about this topic at least twice before. Maybe the third times the charm. The illusion of bulking up is just that. If you really were […]

Oct
22

Seattle Bicycle Laws and Regulations: What You Need to Know

By: Fitness Intern, Quinton Augusto, Seattle Athletic Club Downtown.  This upcoming May 17th is Bike to Work Day in Seattle! We would love to encourage everyone to participate in this fun event which promotes a healthy active lifestyle. With over 240 miles of bike trails surrounding the emerald city, we live in a great place to […]

Oct
10

Find a Meal Plan you can Live With

I’ve rarely met a client that has “arrived” in terms of meal planning. Our schedules, lives, family preferences and tastes are constantly in flux. The only constant in all this seems to be that we need to eat dinner tonight.   We need to remind ourselves that meal planning and getting dinner on the table is […]

Jul
28

New Ways to Shop Healthy at Costco

There are definitely some challenges shopping at Costco when you’re trying to eat healthier but there are some great items worth navigating the aisles for.  I was just there and wanted to pass on some of the newer healthier items that caught my eye. Cooked Beets – Four Individually wrapped and refrigerated packages of beets […]

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