Confetti rains down from the ceiling on dancing partygoers.

Resolution success!

Membership

We asked WAC members to share some of their 2018 changes and how they got them to stick. Here’s what they told us. Vanessa Smith I lived in the moment as much as possible. When I found myself enjoying an activity, conversation or experience, I took a deep breath,…

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Man versus machine

Athletics & Wellness

Bring your workout in line with current times By Maureen Eggers, Women’s & Coed Fitness Manager The future of fitness is now! Cutting-edge concepts and trends are revolutionizing the exercise experience. Americans are working out regularly in greater numbers. Fitness studios are popping up all around us. And smartphones put…

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Cocktail Corner: Barrel-aged Negroni Blanco

Food & Wine

A Whidbey Island Negroni By Rose Andres, WAC Bartender Created in Florence, Italy, in 1919, the Negroni is indisputably one of the most iconic cocktails of all time. Lore has it that Count Camillo Negroni asked his bartender friend Forsco Scarselli to strengthen his favorite cocktail, the Americano. By replacing…

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Sodo Wines

Taste Washington 2019

Food & Wine

Taste Washington dinner sits atop the WAC’s wine traditions By Peter Christian, Vice President Food & Beverage This year marks the 13th annual Taste Washington Winemaker Dinner and the sixth since I joined the WAC team. Each year offers a new chance to showcase our state’s ever-expanding industry and the…

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Train with integrity

Athletics & Wellness

Use every day to reach your goals By Jill Reinauer There are many ways to define integrity, but the way that elite runners and authors Lauren Fleshman and Roisin McGettigan-Dumas describe it in their Compete Training Journal is that you do what you say you’re going to do. If…

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Nutrition: Resolution season

Athletics & Wellness

It’s New Year’s resolution time again! By Hannah Dentry, WAC Dietitian You may be resolving to make 2019 a healthier year, and if so, I encourage you to think small. That’s right—you don’t have to commit to the latest trending, restrictive, and unsustainable diet or juice cleanse right on January…

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