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.
Making 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.
We 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.
Twenty-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
Since 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.
Twenty-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.
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.
A 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.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have kicked off their annual pre-draft summit, an event that hosts executives from across the NBA to watch workouts of draft prospects.
Former Northern Iowa wide receiver Terrell Sinkfield was not invited to the NFL scouting combine. He’s doing his best to make himself attractive for the upcoming draft, however.
Minnesota Wild players were on the ice, Sunday, for the start of training camp.
It’s really easy to find excuses not to work out — your job, the kids, your spouse, grocery shopping. Koko Fit Club promises fitness without having to turn your life around.
We all know, exercise is good for our health, but did you know that even modest amounts can add years to your life?
We know working out is important, but what happens when you hit a plateau and don’t feel or see results anymore? Our bodies are experts at adapting to what we subject them to.
It may not be true that it’s better to look good than it is to feel good, but fitness gear is closing the gap anyway, becoming more flattering and more functional.