Exercise

How to avoid health risks over the holidays

Majority of heart attacks happen in our country on Christmas and New Year's Day than any other time of the year.

(KVRR) – The holidays typically brings together family, food and good times, but health experts warn this is also a potentially dangerous. The American Heart Association and scientific research suggests a majority of heart attacks happen in our country on Christmas and New Year’s Day than any other time of the year. People have a tendency to break their normal…

NDSU professor leads study on physical activity and COVID-19 complications

Study suggests physical activity helps reduce further health complications associated with COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — With many people taking precautions to remain safe during the pandemic, some may be skipping activities that get their blood flowing and hearts pumping. An NDSU professor is a leading author of a study called Physical Distancing Does Not Equal Physical Inactivity. The study suggests a call to action in prioritizing physical activity during the pandemic and…

The F-M community discusses goals for the new year

Many people say setting realistic goals helps, but remember not to be too hard on yourself.

FARGO, N.D.- “New year, new me” seems to be the phrase that goes around every year on January 1st. “Yeah, just trying to be a bit more healthy. We’ve been spending a lot of time inside at home, so trying to just get out a bit more and do some more hiking,” Fargo’s Lindsay Boyd said. It’s the general consensus…

Social Distancing: Cool Runnings

Tips On Staying Up And Running In The Winter During COVID

  This is the time of year where it’s harder to stay in shape, especially during COVID. You might not want to go to the gym. Outdoor workouts are getting harder to do with the weather. Holiday eating. Cookies and pies are so good! But even cold, snowy weather doesn’t have to keep you from working up a sweat. I…

Fergus Falls Runner Keeps Community Connected Through Virtual Races

Arne Robertson says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another direction

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — COVID-19 has caused shutdowns of 5Ks, 10Ks, and marathons across the country. Arne Robertson, a runner himself says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another director to keep the spirit going. “Ya know I did a virtual race for one of my friends and I thought this might…

LIVE: Get Active During COVID-19 To Reduce Mortality Risk

How Much 30 Minutes Of Activity Can Lower Your Risk Of Death

  If you’re looking for motivation to get off the couch and get active during COVID-19, here’s some. It could save your life. Sanford nurse practioner Morgan Rinke tells KVRR that replacing 30 minutes of couch time with physical activity can make a big difference in your overall health. She cites a study that says 30 extra minutes of light…

Crossfit Gyms Across Region Come Together To Honor Cody Holte

Crossfit gyms across Grand Forks are also partaking in the event

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Crossfit gyms across the F-M area come together in honor of Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte who was killed in a shooting while on duty May 27th. At Crossfit, a Hero Workout of the Day or W-O-D is a tribute to a fallen first responder or member of the military who died in the line…

Coronavirus Not Stopping Some From Getting Their Sweat On

Many are finding other alternatives to stay active during quarantine

FARGO, N.D.- This is the new normal for those trying to stay active while under quarantine. “Our body is meant to be moved, if we were meant to be sedentary, we wouldn’t have joints to be able to walk. So, let’s make sure that we’re improving our temple while we can. We don’t know how long this quarantine is going to…

Tips On How To Stay Motivated To Exercise For New Year’s Resolutions

As New Year resolutions begin to fade away, experts gives us their tips on how to keep encouraging yourself to exercise.

FARGO, N.D.- They are recommending to set smart, attainable goals, and  to share them with others so you are kept accountable. They also say to start slow, work your way up, and to ask an expert for help to create a plan. Experts say most people tend to give up exercising, because they expect to see results right away. When…

F-M Community Talks New Year Resolutions

The first day of the year is often when people try to better themselves with new year's resolutions.

  FARGO, N.D.- Some may want to quit smoking or drinking. Others want to lose some weight, have a healthier diet or exercise more. We luckily got to speak to a few people about goals they have for the new year. “To get married – Best guy I ever had he deserves it, he’s a hard working man,” says Crystal…