Edmonds Fitness Corner

Pritam writes Fitness Corner, a monthly column for My Edmonds News, the longest-running locally-based online news source in Edmonds, WA. Topics range from fitness to grief to nutrition to breathing to gratitude and more. This is a partial list of eight years worth of columns, and many are duplicated on this site as well.

The measure of my mother

Lessons learned from my mysteriously disappearing golf club

What motivates you to work out?

The most useful health and fitness I’ve ever received

In the new year, resolve to persevere

An (extra)ordinary Father’s Day

It’s OK to move the ball

How to make exercise (mostly) effortless

Learning from limitations

Make every holiday moment count

How do you want to show up for your future self?

Simple lifestyle choices key to actively aging

Walk your way through the pandemic

Running with Wonder Woman

Grieving and the COVID-19 crisis

Stop worrying about your weight

When a New Year’s resolution lasts a lifetime

In November, my thoughts turn to men’s health

Exercising while traveling

How to get motivated

A ray of sunshine, gone

An Edmonds kind of homecoming

Contemplating what could have been

Get back into the working-out game

Back to basics with the Whole30 diet

When indoor cycling becomes a community

How one minute of daily breathing changed my life

The Last Athlete

Living on through social media

Moving forward, not moving on

How to find your perfect personal trainer

A simple thank you

Wisdom from weeds

The ripple effect

The consistency factor

The value of quick emergency response

Just breathe

Holiday event survival guide

Outdoor walking vs. treadmill walking

‘Your parents are cool’

Dan’s divot tool

Starting a fitness program

Reflections on loss

31 Days of New Year’s fitness inspiration

Practicing thankfulness

Boosting low morale

It’s mine to choose

For young athletes, play more important than competition

Life’s second chances

The many levels of strength

Simple ways to move more

The Healing Table

Simple nutrition tricks for weight loss

Wearable devices connect community through exercise

This too shall pass

Get strong, stay strong

Injury management

Got mindset?

A guide to exercising through grief

For health and fitness in New Year, consider lifestyle changes, not resolutions