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#RunToRaise hosts its 8th annual event for Breast Cancer

Any member of the club can hop on the pink treadmill and add miles to the cause.

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month and Family Wellness hosted their 8th annual #RunToRaise event to honor those who have been affected by Breast Cancer. For every mile that someone runs on the designated pinked out treadmill, Family Wellness donates 5 dollars to the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation. Those going through breast cancer treatment and survivors of breast cancer are…

Firefighters Commemorate 9/11 at Memorial Stair Climb

Firefighters wear 60 pounds of gear while doing the stair climb

FARGO, N.D. — Eighteen years have passed since 9/11, and local firefighters are keeping the memory alive. Family Wellness hosted its annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb to raise awareness and honor those lost. Firefighters from Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo are doing the stair climb machine in 60 minute intervals in attempt to reach 110 stories. It was 110 stories…

Change Up Your Cooking Routine With Savory and Sweet Grilling

Family Wellness recommends low-sodium seasoning or lime to add healthy flavor

FARGO, N.D.– Make use of what you have in your fridge or freezer and toss it on the grill. From shrimp and veggies kabobs to watermelon, Family Wellness suggests taking advantage of the summer weather by searing up your favorites. The gym recommends low-sodium seasoning or lime to add healthy flavor. Wellness education intern Alexis Allen says you can get…

Get “On the Move” This June, Get Rewarded

pick up a bingo card at courts plus community fitness, Family wellness or and YMCA location

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Being active this June in Fargo will get you a lot more than some health benefits. You could score some rewards. Pick up a bingo card of activities at Courts Plus Community Fitness, Family Wellness or any YMCA location. As part of the Fargo Park District’s second annual “On the Move” initiative, you will win prizes from the…

Family Wellness Gets Active With Kids During Holiday Break

Camp Snow Day is a three day program for kids ages 6 to 11

FARGO– Family Wellness is getting kids active this winter break with Camp Snow Day. It’s a three day program where kids ages 6 to 11 have the chance to participate in gym, pool, craft and outdoor activities and the fun lasts the entire day. This is the third Camp Snow Day at Family Wellness. “They’re never ready to leave, they…

Family Wellness Celebrates Giving Tuesday with Charity Opportunities

All donations will go to the gym's Inspire Wellness Initiative

FARGO, N.D. – You can join in on the charitable spirit of Giving Tuesday through opportunities at Fargo’s Family Wellness. Until 11:00 Tuesday night, Family Wellness is selling fitness cards, baked goodies, and is accepting donations in-person. You can donate online until midnight. All donations will go to the gym’s Inspire Wellness Initiative, a program aimed at supporting healthy lifestyles….

Trotting for Turkeys: Family Wellness Hosts Fun Run before Thanksgiving

The third annual "Turkey Trot" gives kids a chance to exercise while it's snowing

FARGO, N.D. —¬†While snow blanketed the ground outside, a group of kids and their families did not throw snowballs or sleigh down hills. Instead, they laced up their sneakers, and went on a run. For the last three years, Family Wellness has hosted a “Turkey Trot” as a way to get kids to enjoy exercise. “We want to make sure…

Family Wellness Plans Class to Educate Teen Athletes on Proper Nutrition

This pilot class is a chance for teens to learn which foods are best for replenishing pre and post workout

FARGO– Family Wellness is educating teen athletes on proper ways to fuel their bodies through its new nutrition class. This pilot class will be held on November 4th and is a chance for teens and their parents to learn which foods are best for replenishing pre and post workouts. Those who take the class will receive hands-on experience in the…

Family Wellness Hosts 7th Annual Run to Raise Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Family Wellness is donating five dollars to the Edith Sanford Breast Center for every mile walked or ran on its pink treadmill

FARGO– A local gym is demonstrating its support for breast cancer awareness by giving one of its treadmills a pink makeover. 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Family Wellness wants to reduce those numbers by hosting its 7th Annual Run to Raise fundraiser for members and guests. “We all…