Athletics & Wellness

Maintaining your health during the holidays
How to weather the winter and stay on track this season By Melissa Petrichko, WAC Nutrition & Health Coach…
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A triathlete’s “offseason”
Reflecting on your triathlon season By WAC Triathlon Coach Julie Vieselmeyer This past weekend marked the end of triathlon…
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Instructor Insights: Donald Watts
Basketball has given former pro player and University of Washington standout Donald Watts opportunities across the globe. Donald started…
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Meet the Athlete: Greg Rushing
Born in Rochester, New York, and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado, Greg Rushing picked up lacrosse after growing tired…
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The WAC way to wellness
This powerful trio of providers has your holistic health in mind In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic…
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Ch-Ch-Changes
Changes: a necessity for your health and fitness goals By Michelle Payne, Personal Training Coordinator Have you ever walked…
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Top 16 Superfoods: Part 2
Choose these foods for optimal health By Melissa Petrichko, WAC Nutrition & Health Coach Melissa Petrichko The foods you…
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2021 Seafair Triathlon Recap
WAC Members shine at Lake Sammamish State Park Over 1,400 competitors took to the shores of Lake Sammamish to compete…
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Top 16 Superfoods: Part 1
Choose these foods for optimal health By Melissa Petrichko, WAC Nutrition & Health Coach Melissa Petrichko The foods you…
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Snap, Crackle & Pop: Not your morning cereal!
Joint noise may be just that—noise! By Michelle Payne (née Fogg), Personal Training Coordinator Client: “Michelle my wrist keeps…
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Farmers Market Finds
Shop at your local farmers market for optimal health By WAC Nutrition & Health Coach Melissa Petrichko When…
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Olympic connections
Two WAC Olympians reflect on their experience By Mae Jacobson, Associate Editor The WAC is no stranger to…
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Instructor Insights
Yukie Reed Aquatics A WAC aquatics instructor since 2008, Yukie Reed started swimming at just three years old.
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The benefits of foam rolling
How to use foam rolling for best results Mike Chen, MTI Physical Therapist Foam rolling is a common tool widely…
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Healing shoulder pain
Don’t let a sore shoulder sideline your favorite activities By Jim McGuire, MTI Physical Therapist Behold the shoulder, the most…
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A handy tip for meal planning
Know your portion sizes like the back of your hand By Melissa Petrichko, WAC Nutrition & Health Coach Tracking calories…
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