Weeks of training is put to the ultimate test. On one of the most dangerous adventures of his life, and fitted with GoPro cameras, KATU’s Matt Johnson takes you along on his mission to summit Mount Hood.
About 10,000 people every year attempt to climb Oregon’s tallest mountain. In most cases climbers don't make it to the top. So how do you prepare to take on 11,249 feet? In KATU’s Matt Johnson’s case, it started in the gym.
Having a baby comes with both physical and mental stress. But there are ways for pregnant women to ease both types while still committing to be fit. One of them is water aerobics.
Providence Portland Medical Center is integrating technology into a series of camps to help get kids active this summer.
A growing fitness trend is bringing a beach workout indoors to gyms across the country.
A Beaverton studio offers a class called "Willpower and Grace," taught by an instructor who never wore shoes while she was growing up in Indonesia.
Providence Health and Services replaced soft drinks with infused water about a year ago. That's when the hospital adopted a "healthy dining instinctive." The infused water is very popular and easy to make.
A running club has perfectly balanced two perennial Portland activities; running and drinking beer.
Niki Strealy, RDN, LD, a dietitian with Providence Health & Services shares these tips for after-school snacking.
Running seems like an easy exercise to get yourself into, but if you're not wearing the right shoes, you may end up with some serious injuries.
The KATU News anchors spent the morning show walking on treadmill desks to illustrate the health advantages of integrating walking into your daily routine.
May is National Bike Month - four weeks where we appreciate cycling and the advantages of making it part of your normal routines.
KATU News and Family Matters launched the Commit To Be Fit initiative in 2013 to help Portland residents look and feel better.
Yoga nidra is a centuries-old meditation technique now seeing a resurgence in the yoga scene. One instructor says it’s his job “to bring the body more into your awareness and changing the relationship with the mind itself.”
Private boxing clubs are a trend catching on in Portland. Jeff Marlow, a retired boxer, opened his gym in town a few years ago. Soon enough, he had dozens coming to his gym every week.
A new wellness trend has swept New York and made its mark in Portland -- bone broth.
A 70-year-old Longview woman has become the go-to fitness instructor for generations.
If you are a new mom or a mom-to-be and dying to get out, this may be the fitness routine for you.