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Good Question: Why Is Working Out So Much Work?

Many people are making the effort to exercise in 2012. Gyms see a 25 percent spike in memberships this time of year. But more than half of us who resolve to bust our butts in the new year start sitting on them after just a few months.

01/04/2012

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Study: Exercise May Help Kids Do Better In School

We all want our kids to do good in school. Now, a new study shows If you want your child to get better grades you may want to make sure they’re getting physically active.

01/02/2012

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Stationary Biking Evolves To The Next Level

Winter is almost here, which means the end to most outdoor workouts and a move back indoors. Luckily, there’s a new type of stationary bicycle that feels more like outdoor biking.

11/21/2011

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Pre-Meal Workout: A Guide To Thanksgiving Runs & Walks

Thanksgiving is all about family gathered around the table with a big turkey in the middle, right? Well, not always. One holiday activity that’s a good idea for several reasons is to participate in a Thanksgiving run/walk.

11/19/2011

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Playful Peacock Allows Women To Express Themselves

It’s playful, it’s full of sparkle and it’s great exercise. The latest craze to hit Minneapolis has been around since the 1840s. It’s burlesque dancing. At first glance, it might look like any other exercise class.

11/13/2011

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Time To Work Off Those State Fair Pounds

The Minnesota State Fair has come and gone, but any extra weight you may have gained is likely still around.

09/08/2011

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Nuclear Preparedness Drill Planned In Monticello

Federal, state and local officials are conducting a full-scale nuclear preparedness exercise at the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant.

08/23/2011

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Good Question: Why Are The Last 10 Pounds So Hard To Lose?

For those who try and lose unneeded weight, the first few pounds do come off the easiest. Then we hit the dreaded plateau. In fact, there may be several plateaus. So, why is it so hard to lose the last 10 pounds?

06/29/2011

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High Intensity Training: A Full Workout In 20 Minutes

WCCO-TV Morning Traffic Reporter Natalie Kane found a new way to workout. It can give you better results in much less time. It’s a 20-minute workout that you can even do at home, or at the lakes.

05/17/2011

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Stroke Triggers: 8 Big Things You Might Not Know

Simple things you do everyday could be the trigger that leads to a stroke.

05/06/2011

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Study: Young Children May Make Parents Less Fit

Could kids be to blame for new parents’ bad health habits?

04/11/2011

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Create A Plan To Lose Weight, Stay In Shape

Psychologist Steve Garrigan is very practical about staying in shape.

11/24/2010

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Doctors: When It Comes To Muscles, Use It Or Lose It

A growing body of evidence shows that muscles allowed to shrink too far may reach a point of no return; a condition called sarcopenia.

11/17/2010

Warrior Walker In Town

An Arizona man who calls himself the “Warrior Walker” brings his battle against obesity to the University of Minnesota today.

09/17/2010

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