On Monday afternoon, 64-year-old Diana Nyad finally accomplished something she’d attempted five times over the past 35 years: swim without a shark cage from Cuba to Florida.
Women’s Health Magazine went in search of the next “it” trainer, and they found her right here in the Twin Cities. Stacie Clark, of Plymouth, Minn., was just named America’s “Next Fitness Star.”
Our Minnesota lakes give us the chance to be on the water in boats, kayaks, on skis. Now, many are getting on the water to do some yoga. The Shed Fitness Studio is launching a new yoga class on Thursday that puts its students on paddle boards.
New research shows the U.S. is falling behind other countries in just about every measure of health, including how long people live. Two of the main reasons are poor diet and lack of exercise.
Women’s Health Magazine is looking for the next “it” trainer. They’ve narrowed it down to five women, and one of the nominees works right out of the Twin Cities.
A Twin Cities woman is encouraging people to explore affirmations plus physical activity as a technique for self-improvement. Ellie Peterson looks at exercise differently. She says it’s not about being a certain size or even burning calories.
There’s a new study out there this morning outlining the four healthiest habits you can have. Researchers at Johns Hopkins said the healthiest people exercise regularly, eat a Mediterranean-style diet, maintain a normal weight and don’t smoke.
Some studies have shown running to be a better exercise when it comes to our health. But, other studies – even from the same data set – have seemingly shown the opposite. So, what is better: running or walking?
We all know the keys to being physically fit are working out and eating right. According to the trainers at Fit Body Boot Camp, there’s a third ingredient: accountability. Every one of their members starts with a nutrition consultation and food plan.
Many would be lying if they said they’ve ever stuck with a New Year resolution that involved working out. If your situation is similar, and you’re a dog owner, The Canine Coach might be able to help.
We all have our favorite excuses for skipping the gym, but you can save your breath. Now there is a new “no excuses” workout.
Dancers are known for being long, lean and agile. But instead of slipping into pointe shoes and a tutu to get that shape, celebrities are reportedly turning to the Gyrotonic Expansion System to get those physical attributes.
Keeping kids active during cold months can be a challenge. Check out these five tips from local fitness professionals.
Two weeks ago, the Miss America organization crowned their new queen, Mallory Hagan. Since then, we’ve learned she is devoted to the new fitness program CrossFit.
The flu remains a serious health concern, but the rate of new infections is slowing.