Top 4 Reasons To Try 'Sit And Be Fit'It's fall in Minnesota and even though the environment is telling you to slow down, we're here to tell you the reasons why you should stay active. For the next few weeks, we're sharing 4 reasons why you should try specific workout routines. This week, it's Sit and Be Fit!
Good Question: Why Do Our Muscles Get Sore?Whether it's because you just ran a marathon or you've picked up the weights after a few months away from the gym, you know that feeling the next day. You can barely lift your arms or it hurts just to walk. So, why do our muscles get sore? Good Question.
5 Workout Moves To Reduce The Size Of Your ThighsThighs can be a problem area when it comes to keeping fit. If lunges, squats and running aren't doing the trick, fitness expert Ali Holman says she has five moves that can help resize your thighs.
Top 4 Reasons To Try YogaIt's fall in Minnesota and even though the environment is telling you to slow down, we're here to tell you the reasons why you should stay active.
Top 4 Reasons To Try SwimmingTrue, as the weather gets colder perhaps the last thing we want to think about is being wet. But when swimmers are forced to move indoors after their natural resources freeze over, they're often greeted with a burst of warm air. Which, when combined with the water, can wash away your winter blues.
Top 4 Reasons To Try CrossFitHave you ever wanted to do a group workout, but were afraid of being judged or didn't think you could do certain movements? Think you'll slow everybody else down or won't be able to commit to a regular schedule? For those that have that mentality, there's one word: CrossFit.
Top 4 Reasons To Try RunningFor spectators watching thousands of runners along Summit Avenue during next Sunday’s Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, 26.2 miles might seem like an impossibly long distance. But as any marathoner will tell you, it seemed pretty impossible to them, too, until they started pounding the pavement and setting goals.
Top 5 (Free) Workout Apps For Android, iOSMost of us understand the value of getting exercise and sticking with it, but we all need a little motivation to get our butts off whatever relaxing contraption we find ourselves resting on. Well, a good start to getting into a workout regimen is by first getting those fingers some exercise by using your Android or iPhone and downloading some of these workout apps.
Paddleboarding On Nokomis: Fitness & Leisure Working In TandemWe're in the final days of July, so there's no time like the present to get out on the water. Take your pick: kayaking, tubing, water skiing, or how about SUP? On Tuesday, WCCO This Morning's Ali Lucia headed to Lake Nokomis for a little walk on the water. SUP stands for "stand up paddleboarding."
Get Movin' Monday: Workouts You Can Fit In AnywhereGetting into better shape in definitely a challenge for both your body and mind, perhaps no more so than when you're taking a break at the lake or the cabin. This week on Get Movin' Monday, Jason DeRusha and Kim Johnson were looking for help getting prepared for those summer fitness challenges.
Good Questions: Muscles, Corn & MoreEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a moment to answer some of your Good Questions that may have slipped through the cracks. This week, she's checking the weather, getting corny, and listening to Olivia Newton-John's "Physical."
Good Question: How Many Steps Should We Be Taking Daily?As more and more of us are wearing our health technology on our arms, it is become easier to figure just how much we are exercising. You have likely heard the new magic number of how many daily steps we should be taking is 10,000, but it turns out that number is not new -- and it is also somewhat arbitrary.