WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Group Workout In MinnesotaIT! FACTORY in Northfield manufactures strong bodies, minds and friendships. It is a completely-new concept for a gym; a place where physical fitness meets mental wellness. Owner Cindy Boyum works with her teammates from the inside out.
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!
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 5 Stanzas From World's Best Bizarre Musical Workout VideoLike Japanese toilets and the Cronut, a workout regimen is what happens when you merge a basic human function with postmodern nonsense.
Switch Up Your Workout Routine With ClassPassIf 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.
Gym Challenges People To Swap Resolutions For CommitmentsMaking a resolution is one the first things we do in the new year. Many make them, most don't keep them. So rather than resolving to do something in 2015, Life Time Fitness is observing "Commitment Day," hoping to help people commit to something.
What To Know When Gym ShoppingWe all need to exercise, but it's pretty easy to find an excuse to skip a workout if you don't have a gym, or if you’re going to the wrong one. Whether basic, big box, or boutique -- not all are created equal. Small health clubs like Snap and Anytime Fitness offer a no-frills workout. They never shut off the lights. "Obviously we're open anytime. That's 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, even on holidays.
Iraq Vet Opening Vet-Run, Military-Style GymTwenty-eight-year-old Derek Weida lost his right leg after being shot while on patrol in Iraq. Now he's opening a gym run solely by combat veterans
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout RoutineSince 1995, the first full week of April has been declared National Public Health Week. It's a chance for communities across the country to focus on promoting health and wellness. So we've decided to contribute to that by letting you know about a ways you can get healthy or healthier.
Iraq Vet Plans To Open Vet-Run, Military-Style GymTwenty-eight-year-old Derek Weida lost his right leg after being shot while on patrol in Iraq. "I was thinking, ‘There's a good chance I could die out here.’ And I obviously came really close," Weida said. He struggled with what to do with his life when he came home, but now he has a plan to help himself, and veterans just like him. Derek loved everything about the military, especially the brothers and sisters he made as part of the 82nd Airborne Division.
Fasting: The Key To Quick, Healthy Weight Loss?The Movement Minneapolis, a hardcore gym known for intense workouts, is a noisy place at lunchtime. But owner David Dellanave says after the workouts, not much is spoken about lunch. “If you're not hungry, why are you eating?" Dellanave said. Members like Lacy Morgan and Martin Rittenbery skip eating once or twice a week. "I've heard them preaching about it, so I decided to give it a go," Morgan said.
Tap Into Positivity With Affirmation WorkoutsA Twin Cities woman is encouraging people to explore affirmations plus physical activity as a technique for self-improvement. Ellie Peterson looks at exercise differently. She says it's not about being a certain size or even burning calories.