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Indoor Sports for Outdoor People

If the Portland rain is keeping you from your favorite outdoor exercise routines, try these indoor variations—all of which are way more fun than the treadmill

  • 09/24/2013
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A Good Paddlin’

Table tennis is poppin' in the Rose City.

  • 05/17/2010
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Hoop There It Is!

_Portland Monthly_ photographer Heather Zinger experiences the excitement of hula hooping in the city.

  • 09/28/2009
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High Spirits

Voicebox Karaoke Lounge

  • 05/19/2009


Power From the People

A Northeast Portland gym charges up with green energy—and sweat.

  • 05/19/2009
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Om Sweet Om

Ditch the gym and practice better yoga at a studio. (Your soul will thank you.)

  • 05/19/2009
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Call to Arms

I caught sight of a photo of Iron Maiden lead shrieker Bruce Dickinson, in a storefront window in St. Johns. He was decked out in all-white fencing gear, brandishing a different kind of heavy metal—a foil. If Dickinson was man enough to don tights and a

  • 05/19/2009
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Mean Girls Like Me

When a friend told me that Portland’s Roller Derby league, a group of eight teams called the Rose City Rollers, would be holding tryouts for its upcoming season, I saw a chance to prove I’m as tough as I tout myself to be and signed up.

  • 05/19/2009
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Fresh Kicks

A tomboy takes her tough act to a new level with the martial art of poekoelan—don’t even think of tangling with her now.

  • 05/19/2009
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