Blog Archives: Community

Wade Brill at ZUM Fitness in the heart of downtown Seattle

A Life by Design- Set Your New Year’s Intentions

  The New Year is almost upon us. That time of year, where we like to say goodbye to the past and welcome in the new. But let’s be real. The second the clock strikes midnight on January 1st, we don’t magically turn into new people, lose those 10 lbs we have always said we…

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A selection of gift ideas from priducts and services that the staff at ZUM loves.


  Here at ZŪM, we’ve put together our list of our favorite things (we think Oprah would like many of our selections, too). Check out what ZŪM staff loves best to find health and fitness gift ideas for a loved one or even yourself!

Join ZUm in supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Join Our Big Climb Team!

ZŪM Fitness is recruiting members and staff to join our team for the Big Climb, in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) on Sunday, March 24th, 2019. As a team, we will be climbing 69 flights of stairs to the top of Seattle’s Columbia Tower in an effort to raise awareness and donations…

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Seattle Police Department

Women’s Self-Defense Information

Did you know? 1 in 5 women are raped at some point in their life. 1 in 3 experience sexual violence. Approximately 92% of all sexual violence is committed by intimate partners or acquaintances. Only 12% of child sex abuse is reported. Only 10% of college/campus rape is reported. 1 in 4 girls abused before…

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Everett Lightcap

Halloween Music for Your Workout!

  Everett Lightcap It’s that time of year again when the leaves turn a different color, and the weather cools in preparation for to that PNW wet cold to which we conform ourselves for the coming months. But before we get there, we have Halloween, a holiday which is both decorative and personal. Whereas for…

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Kevin Lollis

Women’s Self Defense Course at ZŪM Fitness!

  I have taught Hawaiian Jujitsu for several years, and I’ve been lucky enough to teach a class here and there specifically to women only, but for many years now, I have wanted to teach a women’s self-defense class on an ongoing basis. It’s finally going to happen here at ZŪM, and I can’t wait…

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Joe DeShaw at ZUM Fitness in the heart of downtown Seattle


In mid August ZŪM hosted a Member Appreciation Party to show our gratitude for the people who support us and allow us to support them. As I was planning my speech I realized that I had a unique conundrum. I knew I was grateful–I’ve been grateful for the past twenty years–but I hadn’t thought of why.…

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Breast Cancer Awareness at ZUM Fitness

Turn Up the Pink!

A 90-minute workout class raising donations to support the fight against breast cancer. Three 30-minute segments: CYCLING with Liz Robinson HARDCORE with Joe DeShaw YOGA with Annie King A minimum donation of $10 per person is required to participate. No additional drop-in fee, so bring a friend! 100% of funds raised will go to Seattle…

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We’ve Built a Bridge and We’re Not Afraid to Cross It

  This summer ZŪM GM Joe DeShaw, our partner at Mobility Plus, Brittney Thornton, and I walked into a conference room. What happened in that conference room over the following 90 minutes can only be described as a full-on fitness nerd fest. There were illustrations, studies, methodology discussions and a lot of laughs. It was…

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Breast Cancer Awareness at ZUM Fitness


My grandmother was 84 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Luckily, a routine mammogram enabled her medical team to catch it early, and the cancer hadn’t metastasized. She made the tough decision to get a double mastectomy to make sure she got rid of all of it; to get all of the cancer out…

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