CONFESSIONS OF A (FORMER) FAT GIRL Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more
So, hey. How ya doing? I guess it's been a little while, huh? If you were to check my blog each year at around this time of year, you would probably find the same thing - few and far between posts.
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IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! A day for the girls at the Grand Forks Women's Show
Today's blog is written by local business woman and blogger, Michaela Schell.
Every so often, we ladies get a girls night out, but it is not very often we get an entire day out! Saturday, October 26t... Posted on 10/15/13 at 9:07 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 7:15 AM
Watch Casey Mihalek lead the white-clad, barefoot members of his karate class at ATA Martial Arts in Grand Forks and you’ll see a well-orchestrated training regimen with a purpose: self-defense infused with discipline and respect.
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.
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