Exercise

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…

Emergency Responders Hold Active Shooter Drill in West Fargo

Sanford and Essentia also took part in the exercise

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you saw a lot of first responders around Liberty Middle School this morning, there’s nothing to worry about. It was just a training exercise. Fifteen agencies from the area practiced what would happen in the event of an active shooter. First responders take into account mass shootings happening nationwide when they planned the exercise. Some…

Global Running Day Encourages People to Lace Up Their Sneakers and Get Active

Local organizations are holding group runs and virtual runs

FARGO, N.D. — Nice, warm days are great reason to get out and get moving, and that’s what Global Running Day is designed to do. Fargo Running Company owner Cley Twigg took part in his first race when he was four, and he hasn’t stopped running since. “It’s something I enjoy doing. I call it my therapy. It’s what I need sometimes,…

MPX Fitness Gets People Outdoors with Summer Boot Camp Series

The hour-long classes focus on utilizing outdoor surroundings like hills and stairs

FARGO, N.D.– Come rain or come shine, the MPX Fitness summer boot camp series is getting people out of the house and enjoying the outdoors. Classes are offered twice a day on Tuesdays and Thursdays across metro-area outdoor locations. The hour-long classes focus on utilizing your outdoor surroundings like hills and stairs. MPX Fitness demonstrates different exercise variations so people…