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Local Gym Owner Named America’s ‘Next Fitness Star’

Women’s Health Magazine went in search of the next “it” trainer, and they found her right here in the Twin Cities. Stacie Clark, of Plymouth, Minn., was just named America’s “Next Fitness Star.”

08/15/2013

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Minnesotan A Finalist For ‘America’s Next Fitness Star’

Women’s Health Magazine is looking for the next “it” trainer. They’ve narrowed it down to five women, and one of the nominees works right out of the Twin Cities.

06/28/2013

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Twin Cities Ranked Most Fit Metro Area In The Nation

For the third year in a row, a major publication has ranked the Twin Cities as the most fit metropolitan area in the country. USA Today reported Wednesday morning that the Twin Cities has been ranked No. 1 in the entire country for fitness from the American College of Sports Medicine.

05/29/2013

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Best Workout Recipes

Follow these recipes by personal trainer Kami Roth to complement your workouts.

04/17/2013

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Magazine Names Tiger Athletics Best Workout In Minneapolis

Minnesotans have hundreds of fitness options. They can run the Stone Arch bridge, pedal the greenway, maybe hop on a yoga mat. But according to Women’s Health Magazine, there is only one place that offers the best workout in Minneapolis: Tiger Athletics.

04/17/2013

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Dogs & Owners Feeling The Burn Together

Many would be lying if they said they’ve ever stuck with a New Year resolution that involved working out. If your situation is similar, and you’re a dog owner, The Canine Coach might be able to help.

04/10/2013

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How To Work Out With No Equipment In Small Spaces

We all have our favorite excuses for skipping the gym, but you can save your breath. Now there is a new “no excuses” workout.

03/13/2013

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Get It Twisted! Gyrotonic System Promotes Fitness

Dancers are known for being long, lean and agile. But instead of slipping into pointe shoes and a tutu to get that shape, celebrities are reportedly turning to the Gyrotonic Expansion System to get those physical attributes.

03/01/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Minnesota Fitness Professional

Keeping kids active during cold months can be a challenge. Check out these five tips from local fitness professionals.

02/16/2013

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Best Running Clubs In Minnesota

Finding the perfect running group can be difficult, but with these five groups, the choice becomes a bit easier.

01/19/2013

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Ask A Local Trainer: The Best Way To Get Fit In Minnesota

How’s that New Year’s resolution going? Many of us start out the year with good intentions to get healthier only to find ourselves finishing up the last of the Christmas candy late into the night. The problem can be anything from declining motivation to the lack of time to commit. Local trainer Sofia Laasiri shares about the best way to get off the couch and see results in record time.

01/12/2013

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Best Kettlebell Workouts In Minnesota

In order to benefit fully from the kettle bell workout, it is crucial to be trained properly. Take a look at some of the best kettle bell workouts in Minnesota.

01/05/2013

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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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Best CrossFit Studios In Minnesota

Intense enough to train police academies and military special operations units yet varied and accessible enough for motivated retirees, high school athletes and new moms, CrossFit workouts can work for everyone.

11/03/2012

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Target’s Commons Include A Basketball Court, Fitness Studio & More

Target Corp. has a new building for employees. Target Plaza Commons is a center to help create dynamic and flexible meeting spaces, and provide wellness activities for Target workers.

10/02/2012

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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

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Apps & Accountability: The New Frontier In Fitness

People have been working out and dieting as long as we can remember. And they’re still looking for ways to do it better. So it’s no wonder that health clubs and app developers keep coming up with new ideas.

05/21/2012

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Krav Maga Fitness Teaches Practical Self-Defense

Train for the worst, hope for the best. That’s what Krav Maga is about.The mission of Krav Maga is to teach defense in the hopes that you’ll never have to use it.

05/08/2012

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Power Plate Wiggles Your Way To Health

There’s a new machine popping up in gyms across the Twin Cities that’s doing the workout for you. Sounds like a dream come true, right? Well, there’s a little more to it than that.

04/26/2012

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Curiocity: Barre Hopping

There’s a new barre in town and it seems like everyone is lining up to get served. Except at this barre, it’s not the drinks that will make your legs a bit wobbly.

03/19/2012

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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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Technology To Help You Track Fitness Goals

When you start a new workout routine it’s much more helpful to achieve your goals if you can see your progress. That way you know if your endurance is increasing, if you’re losing or gaining weight, and if you’re getting stronger.

01/17/2012

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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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$50 Fitness Routine Helps You Get In Shape At Home

Gym memberships cost a lot of money, but you don’t need to belong to a club to get in shape. For fifty bucks, you can buy a couple dumbbells, resistance bands and a weighted medicine ball.

05/22/2011

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Minn. Fitness Clubs Promote Group Dynamics

Are headsets making you fat? The annual dropout rate at U.S. health clubs is soaring toward 50 percent, which has triggered a war over the hearts, minds and flabby thighs of Minnesotans.

03/14/2011

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