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Ideas For Parents With Kids Stranded At Home Due To Cold

If the idea of waiting out the arctic blast at home makes you a little stir crazy, there are businesses to help keep you and your kids busy.

01/05/2014

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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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Eagan Woman Loses 117 Pounds, Wins $10,000

A woman from Eagan is $10,000 richer after she changed her life for the better. Christine “CC” Hodges started her weight loss in February 2012 and then kicked it up a notch for the Lifetime Fitness’ National 90-Day Transformation Challenge.

11/13/2013

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Eagan Woman A Finalist In Fitness Challenge, Loses 117 Pounds

If someone told you that you could lose more than 100 pounds or have $10,000, what would you choose? A local Eagan woman may be hours away from getting both. Christine or “CC” Hodges lost 117 pounds in a year and a half. A majority of that weight’s come off in recent months.

11/12/2013

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Good Question: Why Do Women Get Cellulite?

Every year, people spend billions of dollars trying to get rid of cellulite, a condition that occurs in 70-90 percent of women. Men get it too, but it’s very rare. So, that had us wondering: Why do women get cellulite? According to Dr. Elizabeth Farhat, a dermatologist with Allina Health Clinic, the big reason is hormones. Estrogen means women tend to have more fat than men, but where they store it and the structure of the skin play major contributing factors.

11/04/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes: The Wild’s Next Step, Vikings Mini Camp Update

One year to the day the Minnesota Wild made the splash of the off season — signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter – the latter was named to the first all NHL team.

07/03/2013

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Good Question: Is Running Or Walking Healthier?

Some studies have shown running to be a better exercise when it comes to our health. But, other studies – even from the same data set – have seemingly shown the opposite. So, what is better: running or walking?

05/30/2013

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Chemical Leak Caused St. Louis Park Health Club Evacuation

Authorities said a popular Twin Cities fitness club has been evacuated Friday morning after a report of a chlorine leak in the facility. Emergency crews were called to the Lifetime Fitness health club on the 5500 block of Cedar Lake Road in St. Louis Park sometime after 8 a.m.

05/10/2013

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Beyond Bounds: ‘Getting Invited To Vikings Camp Was A Dream’

For Cory Svihla, donning horns on his helmet and hustling through drills at Winter Park last week alongside the Vikings’ coveted draft picks made the last two years of grinding it out completely worth it.

05/09/2013

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New Fitness Test Blurs Line Between Trainers And Doctors

Many people hit the gym to lose weight, but what they’re doing to drop pounds is changing. At Lifetime Fitness, some are now putting themselves through tests more likely to be found in a doctor’s office than a gym.

03/14/2013

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Good Question: How Accurate Are Calorie Counters?

When we hit the treadmill, it makes us feel good to see how many calories we’re burning.

12/12/2012

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At 52, It’s Never Too Late To Learn Basketball

The Lynx were not around when Darlene Kimpling was in high school. In 1978 they were just starting to put together organized teams for high school girls due in the wake of Title IX. That’s where this story starts, but it’s certainly not where it ends.

08/25/2012

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Best Places To Play A Game Of Pick-up Basketball In Minnesota

While it has been several years since there has been much basketball excitement from the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers or the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, that doesn’t mean Minnesotans don’t love the game. The WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx won the league championship last year, Minnesota State University-Mankato men’s basketball team made it to the Division II collegiate final four, and the Timberwolves resurgence with all-star Kevin Love have made for an exciting 2011 to 12 season. But it’s the area’s pick-up games that have the real heart, and these are the best places to hop in on a game in Minnesota.

04/14/2012

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Workout Warm-Ups, Cool Downs Keep Your Body Safe

Trainers say stretching a few minutes before and after your workout can to wonders to help you avoid injury.

01/26/2012

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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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