Staying Active on Vacation

Summertime is vacation time — and vacations are an easy time to forget about the hard work you’ve put in and the healthy habits you’ve picked up at Farmgirlfit.

But you’re starting to rethink fitness, so vacations might look a little different this summer. We picked the brains of the trainers at Farmgirlfit to see what their vacation schedules — and suitcases — look like this season for some pointers on how to unwind the right ways.

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Fresh Fish at Williams Seafood

By Leah Sottile Preston

UPDATE: Farmgirlfit Members receive a regular 10% discount on food at Williams by presenting their key tag during checkout.

Are you eating fish? Doctors say that if you’re not, you should be.

In a study done by the Mayo Clinic, doctors found that consumption of fish — which can be loaded with omega-3 fatty acids — could lower risk of heart disease, boost your immunity, and lower your cholesterol, blood pressure, and arthritis symptoms.

Far from a coastline, some Inland Northwesterners tend to avoid eating fish — but Mike Offield, owner of Williams Seafood Market and Wines, says that it’s a myth that good seafood can’t be found here.

In fact, at Williams Seafood — which has been located in the Spokane area since 1948 — he can get some fresh fish faster than the fish mongers at Seattle’s Pike Place Market, he says.

That’s because at his market, he buys whole fish — which are then broken down into portion sizes by his staff.

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