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
A North Dakota doctor is joining famous athletes and first lady Michelle Obama on a national council to promote fitness, sports and nutrition. Pediatrician Stephen McDonough of Bismarck called the opportunity “a dream come true.”
What’s round and has a flat bottom?
If that’s the case, grab a similarly shaped kettlebell and work hard as this old standby helps transform you into a lean, mean exercise machine.
Kettlebells resemble cannon balls with handles, and they can be used to do a wide variety of exercises that hit the entire body and work the cardiovascular system.
Overcrowding is not expected with the partnership of the YMCA and Center Court Fitness Club. But if it does happen, it would be a wonderful thing, officials of the two facilities said Monday at the formal announcement.
More than a mere exercise, the humble push-up can be viewed as nothing less than a metaphor for life itself.
Think of its motion as mirroring the cyclical, up-and-down nature of existence, almost Sisyphean in movement. Often, as in life, you are pushing against your own weight, seeking to overcome self-imposed limits. To perform it well, it takes backbone - both literally and in terms of fortitude.
Grand Forks County knows how. After Grand Forks County adopted fitness standards for its officers in late 2007, the joke around the sheriff’s office is that their biggest expense in 2008 is the cost of new pants for officers.
Lori Wengle has come by her credentials as a personal trainer through experience.
In her transformation — from 242 pounds to 135 pounds, from weak to strong, from hiding her body to showing it off — Wengle also has discovered the inspiration for a new business.
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