Most Americans Can't Do 10 Pushups In A Row, Study FindsRemember back in school when they'd test you on how many pushups you could do in gym class? A new study looks into what the average American can do in terms of pushups, and the results aren't entirely encouraging.
Fit Feb: Do Peloton-Like 'Connected' Fitness Machines Work?The experts call it "connected" fitness -- traditional at-home workout equipment but attached to big video screens or online coaches.
Minneapolis Wins The Bronze For America's Fittest CitySt. Paul ranked in the top 10 as well, coming in behind Washington, D.C. to place seventh overall.
'Veterans Yoga Project' Growing In PopularityThe popularity of yoga continues to increase. According to the National Institute of Health, nearly 10 percent of U.S. adults practice yoga. That number is also on the rise for Veterans. Yoga is also becoming a more common practice for military members returning home from war.
Spring Beauty Tips To Keep Your Look FreshSpring is here -- we know because the April showers are in full force this Thursday -- and you want to make sure you are looking your best.
Bill Would Update Student Phys Ed Standards, Require TestsA Minnesota state senator wants to hold more schools accountable for their students' physical education. Sen. Susan Kent introduced a bill Monday that would require yearly assessments of students' physical health starting with the 2017 school year.
Minnesotan To Meet: Food Blogger Lee HerschSometimes our greatest failures lead to our greatest accomplishments, something to remember as we enter the second week of our new year's resolutions. For inspiration, check out Lee Hersch, who has faced setbacks in her college career and diet and exercise plans.
When Measuring Wellness, Look Beyond The ScaleAre you ready to start a new workout plan? Whatever your reason to get fit may be, it's no secret that gyms will be flooded with new members as many look to change our workout ways in 2015.
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.
Man Runs Consecutive Marathons In MankatoMinnesota had another weekend of good running weather, which made for perfect conditions in Mankato. For most runners, finishing a marathon just once is good enough for a bucket list, but one bold runner decided 26.2 miles just wasn't enough.
Get Movin' Monday: Working Out At HomeFor many of us, it's easy to find an excuse to not go to the gym: you don't have time, you're too tired, soon the weather will likely make the roads bad. Excuses begone! There is a Twin Cities' company that helps people customize their workout plans so they can get movin' in their own homes.
Get Movin' Monday: Save Money With ListsMost weeks, the WCCO Morning Show starts off the work week with some tips for keeping your body fit. But what about maintaining your financial health? For this week's Get Movin' Monday segment, Natalie Nyhus talked with money-saving expert Carrie Rocha to see how she is saving money by writing lists.
Twin Cities Rank High For Well-BeingTwin Cities residents have innumerable reasons to feel good about where they live, but it's nice to lay them out in numbers anyway. According to a list of rankings from Gallup and Healthways, the metro area ranks just outside of the top 10 among the country's top cities for overall well-being.
MNsure Highlights Ease Of Site, Downplays Security ConcernsIn a spacious new office overlooking Seventh Street in Downtown St. Paul, help is just a phone call away. This is where Minnesotans with interest in purchasing health care coverage through MNsure call-in with their questions.
How To Gear Up For The Twin Cities MarathonThe Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is less than two weeks away, and all this week we'll be giving tips to help you make sure you're ready to run. You may think running a marathon is just about running, but there's actually much more that goes into it.