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.
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.
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.
The eighth annual American Fitness Index is out, and the Twin Cities comes in at Number 2.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
She’s been called the leading authority in health, wellness and fitness in America — and this Saturday, you can see her live.
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.
Looking to lose weight this year? Katie Haggerty of Lifetime Fitness talks with Dave. Click the link to listen!
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.
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.
Follow Bethenny Frankel’s tips for packing light so that your luggage doesn’t slow you down on your next trip.
Most schools are now in session and that means lots of sports practices for kids of all ages. While some injuries are bound to happen, we want to help make sure your kids stay as safe as possible on the field and in the courts.