BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA Three North Dakota cities receive Playful City USA designation
By Ryan Schuster
Bismarck, Fargo and West Fargo are three of 217 cities from 43 states that have received the 2013 Playful City USA designation to honor local commitment to play and physical activity... Posted on 5/24/13 at 8:50 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES Spring into Fitness
Despite the fact that winter seems to have a death grip on most of the nation, spring is in the air, and before we know it summer will be here. Summer means shorts, flip flops, tank tops, and *eeeeek... Posted on 4/2/13 at 8:15 AM
JOE FITNESS Let's Get That Body Summer Ready!
Despite the cold spring weather, summer is coming and with summer comes summer clothes. Are you ready for them? Here are a few ideas how to get your body ready for the summer wear!
Clean Up Your Men... Posted on 3/30/13 at 9:05 AM
NOT ALONE MOM 5 Simple "Nap Time" Exercises
Written by: Kimberly Ough
You may think that in order to get into shape, you have to go to the gym. Not true! There are plenty of "body-weight" exercises you can do right at home that will help get y... Posted on 2/27/13 at 9:35 AM
Zeus the pit bull helps his owner slog through interval training and military crawls, Goldie and her master enjoy Tai Chi together and Izzie the three-legged shih tzu can't hike up the mountain but she acts as a hand weight for her owner's bicep curl.
As he rolls through the front door of the sprawling Claremont Club fitness center and shouts a friendly hello here and there, for just a moment it's as if nothing has changed since Hal Hargrave Jr. was the big, friendly teenage gym rat who haunted this place.
Lindsay Arbach and her husband always followed a healthy diet, but they kicked it up a notch after watching Joe Cross drink nothing but juice for 60 days. The Fargo couple had done some juicing with their Jack LaLanne Power Juicer, but the 2010 documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” featuring Cross inspired them to give the appliance more use.
The findings, by scientists at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, were immediately challenged because the report didn't consider gender, age, fat distribution, or fitness levels, all factors that influence the risk of disease and death. Because of this, the researchers agreed no recommendations should be made based on their findings.
The New Year means it is New Year’s resolution time, so those vowing to lose weight will be flocking to Grand Forks’ new fitness center to sign up. Historically, the first of the year finds a surge in health club memberships.
Take a look around the Greenway, and it’s obvious runners don’t stop for winter. With that in mind, Kahtoola, a company that builds snowshoes, crampons and personal traction devices, has perfected the “RNR Running Snowshoe,” a lightweight, high-tech snowshoe that can be worn with any boot or running shoe.
When Calvin Peterson, a former resident of the Good Samaritan Society’s nursing home in Larimore, N.D., heard of an effort to bring a community wellness center to town, he set aside some money to donate. Proponents of the center learned last year after he passed away that he’d left $110,000 for the project.
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