family wellness

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…

Local Firefighters Participate in Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Firefighters wear their gear, which weighs between 50 and 60 pounds, while climbing 110 flights of stairs

FARGO–Firefighters from Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and a half dozen surrounding areas are honoring the fallen 9/11 firefighters by climbing 110 flights of stairs. “It’s been 17 years since it happened now and it’s not fresh in everyone’s mind and this just kind of helps everybody remember what happened that day,” West Fargo firefighter and event organizer Zach Banister said….

Family Wellness Offers Free FloatNFit Trials

FloatNFit allows participants to perform on-land exercises while balancing on a floating stability board

FARGO– Family Wellness is giving you the chance to try out FloatNFit for free. FloatNFit allows participants to perform on-land exercises while balancing on a floating stability board. This type of core stability workout involves movements like jump squats, medicine ball exercises, and yoga poses. Group Fitness Manager at Family Wellness, Karla Hensrud-Wagner, says participants feel a sense of confidence…

LIVE: Family Wellness Offers Free FloatNFit Trial Sessions

This type of core stability workout involves movements like jump squats, medicine ball exercises, and yoga poses

KVRR’s Maggie LaMere tries FloatNFit for the first time. FloatNFit allows participants to perform on-land exercises while balancing on a floating stability board. Family Wellness is offering two more FloatNFit free trial sessions this week. Click on the link for more information. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: family wellness, FloatNFit, Group Fitness, Stability Board

Local Businesses Prepare for Crowds of Thousands for President Trump’s Visit to Fargo

Anyone going to Family Wellness near Scheels Arena is advised to enter on Seter Parkway because 30th Avenue will be blocked off at some point

FARGO, N.D. — Steep Me A Cup of Tea is only located in Bismarck and right here in Fargo. Which means this is the second time the tea store’s business owners are preparing to face the crowds of people trying to see President Trump in town. The first time was when Trump came to Bismarck in September. “We did have…

Fargo Park District Gets City “On the Move” In New Campaign

The park district will put on a whole week of free, outdoor events in June

FARGO, N.D. — Eat well, play well and you will live well. That’s why the Fargo Park District has launched their “On the Move” initiative to help get more people active throughout the community. The park district has partnered with Family Wellness, Courts Plus and the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties to bring a week of outdoor activities for the…

Family Wellness Members, Staff Team Up Save a Life

The group was honored by FM Ambulance in Tuesday's Lifesaving Awards ceremony

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of people generally come through the doors of the Family Wellness Center to work out and stay healthy. But on December 27, some members noticed something unusual. It was at the Family Wellness Center in Fargo that John Bonicelli fell into sudden cardiac arrest, but luckily for John, several members and staff jumped into action. While working…

Family Wellness, Ed Clapp Elementary Team Up for Healthy Cooking

Fourth and Fifth Graders at Ed Clapp Elementary School in Fargo Learn How to Cook Healthy

Family Wellness and Ed Clapp Elementary school are teaming up to give students a lesson in healthy cooking. Fourth and fifth graders at the school are taking healthy cooking lessons as part of the “My Plate Program”. It’s a four day program with each day focusing on a new food group and cooking techniques. For today’s lesson, students are focusing…