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Paddleboarding On Nokomis: Fitness & Leisure Working In Tandem

We’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.”

07/28/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Workouts You Can Fit In Anywhere

Getting 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.

07/27/2015

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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.

06/24/2015

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Study: Two-Thirds Of Americans Are Overweight Or Obese

A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Minnesota fares better than the rest of the upper Midwest states — it’s the only state to trim trim its obesity rate since 2007.

06/22/2015

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Ask An Expert: Hottest Summer Trends In Minnesota

Don’t let another summer of style pass you by. The belief that being fashionable costs money has proven to be false. Many of this year’s fashions not only bring back styles that may have been pushed to the back of your closet, but they can be found at your local Target or neighborhood shopping mall as well.

05/26/2015

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Nat’l Fitness Index Ranks Twin Cities At No. 2

The eighth annual American Fitness Index is out, and the Twin Cities comes in at Number 2.

05/19/2015

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Minn. Mother’s Mission To Help Moms Get Back Into Running

Finding time to run or do any sort of workout can be difficult for any mom, especially when you’re a mother of three, like Dawn Alstatt. Now, she is making it her mission to help new moms return to running.

05/08/2015

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Get Out Of The Sandbox And Get Your Core In Gear

Now that spring is here, it’s a great time to get back into a workout routine. And you don’t have to lug a bunch of exercise equipment around with you. WCCO Mid-Morning’s Kylie Bearse talked with health and fitness expert Ali Holman.

03/30/2015

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From Workout To Work, Spring Fashions Are Multifaceted

Gym clothes this spring are no longer just for the gym. Now you can go shopping and have fitness clothes that are very transitional. From working out to lunch with your friends,” Ali Holman, from Corecamper.com said. “You just feel put together even in your fitness clothes.”

03/25/2015

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Life Time Fitness To Become Private Company

Life Time Fitness Inc. said Monday that it will sell itself to two private equity firms for more than $2.8 billion, in a deal that will turn the gym chain into a private company. The companies value the deal at more than $4 billion, when debt is included.

03/16/2015

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MN Couple Forms Relationship, Business From A Love Of Fitness

For Andrea and Mike Jones, their love started long ago. The couple, who bounced around while Mike was a marine, settled in Minnesota following his graduation from business school at Georgetown.

02/12/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Food Blogger Lee Hersch

Sometimes our greatest failures lead to our greatest accomplishments, something to remember as we enter the second week of our new year’s resolutions. For inspiration, check out Lee Hersch, who has faced setbacks in her college career and diet and exercise plans.

01/06/2015

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When Measuring Wellness, Look Beyond The Scale

Are you ready to start a new workout plan? Whatever your reason to get fit may be, it’s no secret that gyms will be flooded with new members as many look to change our workout ways in 2015.

01/06/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Fitness Expert Helps Us ‘Swap This For That’

With the New Year upon us, chances are that getting in better shape is on your list of resolutions. But your plan for accomplishing that goal might not be as effective as you think.

01/05/2015

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Switch Up Your Workout Routine With ClassPass

If running on a treadmill for hours at a time sounds a little boring, join the club — then enter ClassPass. It allows people to access dozens of unique fitness studios all over the Twin Cities, like Six Degrees in Uptown, for a monthly fee.

01/02/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Working Out At Home

For many of us, it’s easy to find an excuse to not go to the gym: you don’t have time, you’re too tired, soon the weather will likely make the roads bad. Excuses begone! There is a Twin Cities’ company that helps people customize their workout plans so they can get movin’ in their own homes.

09/22/2014

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Wearable Pet Tech Lets Owners Track Canine Fitness

Wearable tech has become big business. Fitbit and Jawbone are just two of the products people are wearing to track their physical activity and monitor their progress. It was only a matter of time before somebody tried to do it for pets.

09/08/2014

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Give Back While Working Out At New Mpls. Fitness Store

If you like to look good while working out, you’ll love a brand new fitness shop that just opened in downtown Minneapolis. Lole has a great store front on Washington Avenue. But it’s what takes place on the roof, and what they do for charity, that caught our attention.

06/28/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: 3 Simple Outdoor Exercises

Monday is our chance to start fresh and get a jump on the week. Every Monday, the WCCO Morning Show presents ways to improve your life from experts around town. This week, Women’s Health Magazine’s Next Fitness Star and Tiger Athletics owner Stacie Clark is back.

06/23/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Debunking Fitness Myths

When people are on their fitness journey, there’s a lot of information out there and a lot of myths. For Monday’s Get Moving Monday, we are debunking them.

06/02/2014

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Curiocity: Q&A With Jillian Michaels Before Her ‘Maximize Your Life’ Tour

She’s been called the leading authority in health, wellness and fitness in America — and this Saturday, you can see her live.

03/26/2014

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Enjoy The Unique Health Benefits Of Cheerleading

It’s the second full week into the New Year and those of you with resolutions to lose weight may already be getting a little bored. That’s why the WCCO Morning Show went tumbling into some unique workouts. Jamie Yuccas found one that will have you cheering yourself on to lose weight.

01/14/2014

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1-1-14 Get Fit In The New Year On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Looking to lose weight this year? Katie Haggerty of Lifetime Fitness talks with Dave. Click the link to listen!

01/01/2014

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How Foam Rollers Help With Faster Injury Recovery

It is Get Movin’ Monday and this week we’re not just talking about working out. An important part of your work out is the recovery process. If you don’t take care of yourself after the workout, all the benefits can go down the drain. This week we are looking at foam rolling and how it’s helping people recover faster and avoid injuries.

12/23/2013

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10 Simple Ways To Keep Your Diet On Track This Holiday Season

With all the temptations, the challenge to keep your diet on track can seem insurmountable, but with these ten tips, your skinny jeans will be thanking you come January 1st.

12/02/2013

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