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Preventing Falls, Back Pain Through Exercise

We all know that working out is good for your body, but it also can make aging more comfortable.

09/12/2013

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Good Question: How Far Can We Push Our Bodies?

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.

09/02/2013

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Local Gym Owner Named America’s ‘Next Fitness Star’

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.”

08/15/2013

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Want To Walk On Water? Try Yoga On The Lake

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.

07/24/2013

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Health Watch: US Falling Behind In Every Measure Of Health

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.

07/10/2013

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Minnesotan A Finalist For ‘America’s Next Fitness Star’

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.

06/28/2013

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Tap Into Positivity With Affirmation Workouts

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.

06/05/2013

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Four Habits Of The Healthiest People

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.

06/03/2013

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Good Question: Is Running Or Walking Healthier?

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?

05/30/2013

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Fit Body Boot Camp Offers 30-Minute Workout

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.

05/14/2013

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Dogs & Owners Feeling The Burn Together

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.

04/10/2013

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How To Work Out With No Equipment In Small Spaces

We all have our favorite excuses for skipping the gym, but you can save your breath. Now there is a new “no excuses” workout.

03/13/2013

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Get It Twisted! Gyrotonic System Promotes Fitness

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.

03/01/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Minnesota Fitness Professional

Keeping kids active during cold months can be a challenge. Check out these five tips from local fitness professionals.

02/16/2013

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Looking For A Hard Core Workout? Try CrossFit

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.

01/25/2013

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