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Studies: Exercise Improves Flu Shot Effectiveness

The flu remains a serious health concern, but the rate of new infections is slowing.

01/24/2013

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Staying On Task With Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s time to kick start those New Year’s resolutions to live healthier. Many of us out there start strong, but then our fitness plan goes out the window after a couple months or even just a few days.

01/02/2013

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Koko Fit Club Makes Working Out Shorter, Easier

It’s really easy to find excuses not to work out — your job, the kids, your spouse, grocery shopping. Koko Fit Club promises fitness without having to turn your life around.

11/20/2012

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Yoga Class Targets Expecting Mothers

You’ve probably heard of regular yoga and hot yoga, but have you heard of the yoga designed just for expecting mothers?

11/16/2012

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Life Time Fitness Offers Winter Workouts For Kids

Spring and summer sports are now long gone for kids. One of the toughest things about winters is keeping kids active, especially in cold weather.

11/12/2012

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High Intensity Interval Training Offers Condensed Workout

We know working out is important, but what happens when you hit a plateau and don’t feel or see results anymore? Our bodies are experts at adapting to what we subject them to.

10/24/2012

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Best Indoor Tracks To Exercise In The Twin Cities

Maintaining an exercise regimen year-round is an important consideration for many, yet doing so during the winter months can be a challenge. If exercising out in the brutal cold isn’t for you, check out the best indoor tracks Minnesota has to offer running enthusiasts.

10/20/2012

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Feel Like Hitting Something? Try GymJab

Ever have one of those days you just want to punch a pillow? There’s a new gym letting you do that, and you can even step into the boxing ring. GymJab in Minnetonka lets you get out some aggression while burning fat and calories.

10/17/2012

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St. Louis Park Gym Is Dedicated To Kids

There’s a new gym in town that has people begging to go. The twist is that it’s very age-specific. That’s right, St. Louis Park is home to a new gym completely dedicated to children.

08/16/2012

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One Way To Be Healthier: Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Getting the recommended six to eight hours of sleep each night can be a challenge. But if you do, you’re likely to be slimmer, healthier and less stressed. That’s according to the National Sleep Foundation.

08/07/2012

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The Benefits Of Haidong Gumdo Martial Arts

You know those martial arts films where you see the sword fighting? Well, not only is it action-packed, but it’s also a great workout. The sport of Haidong Gumdo is entertaining to watch, but also takes extreme concentration.

07/27/2012

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Some Feel Better With Fancy Workout Gear

It may not be true that it’s better to look good than it is to feel good, but fitness gear is closing the gap anyway, becoming more flattering and more functional.

07/25/2012

Time To Move App

App Reminds People To Get Up And Move

On average, people sit for 10 hours each day, more than most people sleep in a night! That’s why a St. Paul man created an app to get people up and at ’em.

07/18/2012

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Muscle Activation Technique Targets Weak Muscles

You know when you have a tight muscle in your neck or maybe a sore back? There’s evidence that muscle is tightening up because it’s protecting another muscle.

07/16/2012

Yoga

Look Out For Yoga In The Elevator Today

Don’t be surprised if you find someone asking you to downward dog in the elevators this Tuesday morning.

07/10/2012

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Try Pilates To Engage Your Core

Perhaps summer is the reason you have your midsection on your mind, or maybe you just want to exercise that area more.

07/02/2012

Aerial Yoga

Aerial Yoga: A Creative Way To Stay In Shape

If you’re looking for unique new ways to stay fit, aerial yoga might be something to check out. It certainly gives new meaning to the phrase “hanging out.”

06/19/2012

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How To Break In Your New Running Shoes

The first Wednesday of June is National Running Day. If you’re using this opportunity to start a new running routine and just got a new pair of shoes for the effort, here are some tips on how to break those shoes in.

06/06/2012

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Super Foods To Help Get You In Shape

When it comes to foods, not all of them are created equal. That’s true even with healthy foods. There are a few that stand out above the rest when it comes to getting or staying in shape.

05/30/2012

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Russian Kettle Bells Now Popular Exercise Option In US

Originated in Russia, kettle bells were used to train soldiers in the fields. In 2000, the exercise came over to United States and took off.

05/29/2012

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CBS Business Reporter Rebecca Jarvis Introduces GYM PACT

CBS News business reporter Rebecca Jarvis joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News

03/22/2012

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Running Season: Guide To Spring Runs In The Cities

As the snow melts and slender blades of green grass begin to shoot up through the patches of remaining snow and small buds sprout on trees, a new season is slowly ushered in. Finally, spring is arriving.

03/17/2012

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A Guide To Yoga For Families And Kids

My kids have more energy than I can ever remember having. While all this get-up-and-go is awesome it can be helpful to harness some of that energy and ground the kids while tuning into their inner calm.

02/17/2012

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Workout Warm-Ups, Cool Downs Keep Your Body Safe

Trainers say stretching a few minutes before and after your workout can to wonders to help you avoid injury.

01/26/2012

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Simple Tips For Keeping Your Family Healthier

January is Family Fit Lifestyle month — a time where families are encouraged to have a healthy start to the New Year.

01/23/2012

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