More Americans Walking For Exercise During Pandemic, Survey FindsA new survey by UnitedHealthcare shows more than two-thirds of Americans say walking has been their preferred way to get exercise since the start of the pandemic.
'Open Streets' Holds Event For Bikers, Walkers In MinneapolisThe Open Streets event is run by volunteers with the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition.
Study Finds People Alter Stride When They Text And WalkTurns out, people who walk and text at the same time may have a smaller risk of running into something than previously thought.
Good Question: How Many Steps Should We Be Taking Daily?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.
Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk OffWe've heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it's harmful to our health. But that isn't keeping many Americans from drinking it.
MN Man Close To Accomplishing Goal Of Walking Around The WorldTo walk around the world seems like an impossible feat, but a Minnesota man is coming close to accomplishing it. Andrew Siess has completed a good portion of the "North American" leg of his trek, bringing him three-fourths of his way to walking around the globe.
How to Pass The Time While FishingTry out these tips from John Gierach, author of "All Fisherman Are Liars," the next time the fish just aren't biting.
How To Stay Healthy While TravelingWhether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
Study: Treadmill Desks Improve Productivity, Creativity At WorkMany of us have jobs that keep us sitting at desks for most of the day. But what if you could work at your desk and be active at the same time? The University of Minnesota just released the findings of a study that looked at the benefits of treadmill desks. Employees at Salo in Minneapolis have been using them for years.
6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still VisitIf you're tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it's hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.
Police: Pedestrian Hit, Killed In ShoreviewA pedestrian was hit and killed Tuesday afternoon on the 5500 block of Lexington Avenue in Shoreview, Minn., according to authorities. The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office said officers arrived on the scene at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday after a vehicle driving northbound on Lexington Avenue, north of County Road I, collided with an adult male.
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?
MN Inventor Says ‘Moto Knee’ Can Help Amputees Walk – Even Run CBS News Correspondent, Ben Tracy, introduces us to a Minnesota inventor who believes his invention can get Boston bombing victims not only get back on their feet, but run.
It's Walking Day Across The Twin CitiesMany in the Twin Cities will be wearing their walking shoes on Wednesday. That's because employees are encouraged to wear sneakers to work and take at least 30 minutes out of their day to get up and walk.
Report: Bicycling In Mpls. Up 56 Percent Since 2007A new report says bicycling and walking has increased over the past six years in Minneapolis.