Health Section

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ to open Sept. 1

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ to open Sept. 1

Burien businessman Jerrod Sessler has soft-opened ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ at Bikram Yoga in downtown Burien. “‘Hot Feet Fitness’ is a unique concept, offering 21-minute high... [Read more]

Start of school year to bring ‘big changes’ to physical education in Highline

Start of school year to bring ‘big changes’ to physical education in Highline

Physical education (PE) teachers from across Highline School District are getting special training today – Thursday, Aug. 21 – on an innovative PE curriculum that will launch on the first day of school,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Boulevard Park Place offering a preventive health event on Sept. 10.

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place offering a preventive health event on Sept. 10.

Boulevard Park Place will be offering a preventive health event on Wednesday, Sept. 10. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host their affordable,... [Read more]

Blood Drive to be held Monday, July 7 at St. Francis of Assisi

Blood Drive to be held Monday, July 7 at St. Francis of Assisi

A Blood Drive will be held on Monday, July 7 at St. Francis of Assisi from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., and volunteers are needed! Here are the details: Summer is here! With summer, come vacations. Vacations mean... [Read more]

Burien’s Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon lights up American Lung Association’s ‘CycleLung’

Burien’s Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon lights up American Lung Association’s ‘CycleLung’

On Tuesday (July 1), Burien state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon rode the American Lung Association’s “CycleLung” – a pedal-powered piece of artwork that stimulates the importance of lung health when cycling... [Read more]

King County Health: Measles outbreak in south King, Pierce Counties

King County Health: Measles outbreak in south King, Pierce Counties

Local public health officials are investigating eight confirmed cases of measles among members of the same extended family in south King County, and a single suspected case in Pierce County. These cases... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, June 26

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, June 26

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive on Thursday, June 26 in its City Hall chambers from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. WHERE: CITY OF BURIEN, Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor, 400 SW 152nd St. Burien WA... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that their Awesome Adventures begin June 23 – your child can play, explore, develop skills and make new friends at the Y this summer! Program highlights... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Club’s revamp featured in ‘Club Solutions Magazine’

Advertiser Highline Club’s revamp featured in ‘Club Solutions Magazine’

BTB Advertiser Highline Club’s revamp was featured in ‘Club Solutions Magazine’ – read it here: http://clubsolutionsmagazine.com/2014/04/just-athletic-club/  Read More →

Start to Fitness begins with programs at King County Library this Summer

Start to Fitness begins with programs at King County Library this Summer

The summer installment of the King County Library System’s Start to Fitness programs has begun.  This is a series of FREE talks and classes, encouraging folks to take steps toward a stronger,... [Read more]

Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport

Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period. The traveler is a resident of California... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Group Core offers a new way to whittle your middle at Advertiser Highline Club

Group Core offers a new way to whittle your middle at Advertiser Highline Club

Group Core instructor Evan makes it look easy every Wednesday night at 7:10pm in the Group Fitness Room. by Group Fitness Director Caroline Medley If you hear the class name “Group Core” and you immediately... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gluten-free CrossFit star Matt Parker shows stuff during ‘Friday Night Lights’

Gluten-free CrossFit star Matt Parker shows stuff during ‘Friday Night Lights’

As family and friends gathered in the Box for “Friday Night Lights” the energy was bursting with excitement. There were two things on Clay Procter’s mind, one was filling in and spinning the mic... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It was a ‘Family Feud’ at Burien CrossFit Friday night

It was a ‘Family Feud’ at Burien CrossFit Friday night

It took a 40-plus year old father of five to rattle the cages and stand up to another Procter family push Friday night. Jason Pinter watched his son, Ethan Pinter, battle for breath in the first heat…

Sponsored Post New Advertiser TotallyFit offering FREE fitness consultations

New Advertiser TotallyFit offering FREE fitness consultations

New Advertiser TotallyFit is an independent Health and Fitness business specializing in Personal Training and consulting that has serviced western Washington clients for over 17 years. Scott Goglin is... [Read more]

Walking in Balance: Happy Feet for Better Health – FREE classes at Library

Walking in Balance: Happy Feet for Better Health – FREE classes at Library

Walking in Balance – FREE Class Burien Library, Sunday, March 23rd, 3:30pm How you take care of your feet can have a huge impact on your health. Join foot expert Eric Sach as he shares his knowledge... [Read more]

Burien takes Podium back

Burien takes Podium back

by Matt Parker Whatever pill Corey Uebalacker and (Ms.) Kali Paris swallowed last week worked. “I feel right this week,” Ms. Paris said. “I feel good.” After admittedly frustrating... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes La Canasta Deli Tuesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes La Canasta Deli Tuesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on its website that the Deli at La Canasta (13602 Ambaum Blvd SW) was closed by authorities at 1 p.m. on Monday (March 4) for six health code violations: Potentially... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gig Harbor family storms CrossFit Burien event; Fireman comes to rescue

Gig Harbor family storms CrossFit Burien event; Fireman comes to rescue

by Matt Parker Clay Procter brought Casey Procter, Austin Procter and a ferocious performance by Ashley Procter to Burien late Friday night. The workout was a 10-minute AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible)... [Read more]

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors. If it did, the least likely member to took in them would be Joe Bui. Yelling, celebrating, hooting and hollering are generally reserved for your teammates too, as opposed to yourself…

‘BELEBRITY’ (N) be-le-bri-ty = Burien Celebrity

‘BELEBRITY’ (N) be-le-bri-ty = Burien Celebrity

We had to come up with a term for Ashley Fosberg, who will be competing in the 2014 CrossFit Open, in Burien, starting March 1. The criterion for a “Belebrity” are as follows…

Who is Beach Body, and what is the CrossFit Open?

Who is Beach Body, and what is the CrossFit Open?

Had CrossFit walked into The 909 for a seat and a meal, Corey “Beach Body” Uebelacker wouldn’t have known who it was 18 months ago. Now, he is a local favorite and top contender in the upcoming 2014 CrossFit Open…

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

The Department of Ecology is working with Public Health – Seattle & King County to re-launch the Dirt Alert Program in South King County, and is offering free soil testing to local residents…

REMINDER: City holding Blood Drive this Thursday at City Hall

REMINDER: City holding Blood Drive this Thursday at City Hall

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be hosting a Blood Drive at City Hall this Thursday, Jan. 23, and humans with blood are needed…

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, Jan. 23

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, Jan. 23

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 23. Here are the details: WHERE: City of Burien Multi Purpose Room, 1st Floor (400 SW 152nd St. Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Club invites you warm up in their 85-degree pool

Advertiser Highline Club invites you warm up in their 85-degree pool

The last thing anyone wants to do first thing on a winter morning is get out of their warm bed, let alone head outside for a freezing jog or drive to a just-as-drafty gym where by the time you’re actually... [Read more]