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Mercer Island Fitness Revolution to take place Saturday, October 22nd

The Mercer Island Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a Fitness Revolution event, in partnership with Evolve Events, on Saturday, October 22nd from 8 am to 3 pm. The fun, […]

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2nd Annual Steps & Reps Family Sweat Session

Mercer Island community members are invited to the 2nd annual Steps and Reps Family Sweat Session, an outdoor workout held in Mercerdale Park on Father’s Day, June 19, 2016, in honor […]

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Mercer Island Half Marathon – Ready, Set, Race!

This is it.  The final week of training and our last post in a three-part series leading up to the Mercer Island Half Marathon.  You have done the hard work, […]

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Mercer Island Half Marathon – Add Speed

Today we continue our series focused on running the Mercer Island Half Marathon.  Last month we shared the importance of following a plan, cross-training ideas, and simple tips for training.  […]

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Thanksgiving Day Workouts that Give Back

Burn calories, give back, and give thanks – all in a morning’s workout before your Thanksgiving Day festivities and feasting begins. Here are local Thanksgiving fitness events that donate proceeds […]

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MI CrossFit to celebrate Grand Reopening in downtown gym this Saturday

Downtown Mercer Island is getting ripped. Mercer Island CrossFit is the latest fitness outlet to set up shop in Mercer Island Town Center, joining MI Athletic Club, 212 Health & Fitness, […]

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Jujubeet Kiosk opening this week on Mercer Island

Cold-pressed juices, smoothies, healthy salads, and guilt-free treats at your fingertips on Mercer Island? Yes, please! Jujubeet, a locally owned artisan juice bar with locations in Seattle, Bellevue, and Redmond, has […]

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SJCC introduces new Strength and Conditioning program for Teens

The Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC) on Mercer Island is launching a new fitness program, specifically targeting high school athletes. Called Mercer Island Strength and Conditioning (MISC), the program will […]

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Mercer Island All Comers Track Meet a Success

We had a great vibe at our second annual Mercer Island All Comers Meet on Thursday, July 9th, 2015.   Organized by the MI Track Club, we doubled the participants of […]

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Legally blind, Joseph Raineri motivates MI boot campers

For Joseph Raineri, being legally blind isn’t a deterrent to staying physically fit and challenging others to push beyond their own fitness comfort zone. The 51-year-old personal fitness trainer and […]

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5 Elements Pilates Celebrates New Private Studio with Open House

5 Elements Pilates, owned by Rebecca Laws Nemetz, recently opened a new “luxurious” fully equipped private Pilates studio next to the leasing office of 77 Central Apartments.  The private studio […]

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Tips for protecting your most valuable asset – your health

I love to talk about preventive medicine. Individuals who are proactive about their healthcare and choose to live a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce their chance of developing certain chronic […]

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Parks & Recreation Department Kicks off Wellness Program

The Mercer Island Parks & Recreation Department is kicking off a new wellness program, led by nutrition coach Michelle Cartmel. Wellness Wednesdays April 1st marks the kick-off of Wellness Wednesdays, […]

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Youth Mountain Biking and New Sports Programs on MI

As they say, baseball is America’s pastime, and Seattleites love their professional football, baseball, and soccer teams, but on Mercer Island, less traditional sports are also finding a following with […]

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MI Athletic Club Grand Opening This Weekend

MI Athletic Club, a new comprehensive fitness facility in the heart of downtown Mercer Island, is celebrating its Grand Opening this weekend. Located in the 77 Central Building (downtown adjacent to […]

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Thanksgiving Day Workouts on Mercer Island

Want to burn some calories in advance of your Thanksgiving Day meal?  Here are some great options: 1.  Yogabliss Practice of Gratitude – Yogabliss invites you to join their annual Practice […]

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