FITNESS

Local fitness facility brings its workouts outdoors to promote physical distancing

FARGO, N.D. — A fitness facility in downtown Fargo is finding safe ways to provide workouts for those who want them. Fly Fitness decided to bring its cycling studio outdoors for the day to promote physical distancing. Nineteen bikes were placed in Roberts Alley. Fly hosted two classes, which included a live performance by DJ Pretty Ricky and prizes for…

Fargo Fitness Center Hosting Outdoor Workout Classes For Social Distancing

MPX Fitness is hosting a free outdoor workout session at the Jefferson Park in Fargo on May 7th.

FARGO, N.D. — Mariah Prussia of MPX Fitness says she is ready to go back to seeing her clients in person. After the coronavirus caused her business to go online, she’s been keeping busy with workouts over Zoom and videos for people to follow at home. With the weather getting warmer and restrictions beginning to lift in North Dakota, Prussia…

Ninja Warriors In Fargo Put Their Endurance To The Test

Athletes have to finish the course in a designated amount of time

FARGO, N.D.- Four Star Ninja Academy hosted The Federation of International Ninja Athletics. “So, today we’re doing the endurance course. The endurance covers twelve different obstacles. Eight of them are going to be upper body, or in the air ,” says Dustin Hjelmstad, the co-owner, Four Star Ninja Academy. The academy opened July of last year. It was  a way…

Learn to Become a Ninja at New Fargo Business

FOUR STAR NINJA ACADEMY TRAINS PEOPLE TO UNLEASH THEIR INNER NINJA

FARGO, N.D. — Four Star Ninja Academy is officially open, but the mission of this gym isn’t like many others in Fargo. “We started designing this to bring a new way to do fitness without them thinking they’re doing a workout,” said co-owner Dustin Hjelmstad. The idea came from the co–owners’ own struggles with working out, as well as their…

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,…

Embrace Your Inner Warrior at Fargo’s New Conquer Ninja Gym

This if the first one in Fargo but there are four in Minneapolis

  FARGO, N.D. — There’s a new place you can go in Fargo for family, fun and fitness. Conquer Ninja Gym is offers ninja training and an obstacle course for ages five and up. While there are four locations in Minneapolis, this is the first one to come to Fargo. Owners of the location say it’s a sport that offers a…

USA Weightlifting Comes to North Dakota for the First Time, Credit Goes to CrossFit

CrossFit started in 2000

FARGO, N.D. — Two years ago, Jeremy Grinsteiner signed up for his first Crossfit meet. Little did he realize, lifting a barbell would do more than just get his blood pumping faster. “That’s where I absolutely caught the bug. I was hooked,” he said. He is now joining a group of men and women from the metro who are not only…

Former NDSU & MSUM Athletes Bring Rise Training and Fitness to Moorhead

There are two programs: adult fitness and athlete performance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you want to spice up your fitness routine, there’s a new fitness center in town. Rise Training and Fitness celebrated its grand opening. It offers two main programs: one focusing on adult fitness and one on athlete performance. Workouts center around cardio circuits and strength training. Rise was started by former Bison Running Back Chase Morlock and…

Jumping for Joy Video Goes Viral; Watch 4-Year-Old Wyatt Reach New Heights in His Wheelchair

And that video she's mentioning has been seen by more than four million people!

FARGO, N.D. — Have you ever been scrolling through Facebook and found an awesome viral video? You’ll be excited to know the next one you see comes right from Fargo. “This video has just been, it’s been incredible,” said Kim Pladson, the Executive Director at TNT Fitness in Fargo. And that video she’s mentioning has been seen by more than…

Burning at Orangetheory Fitness for Derrick Jacobs; How the Community is Honoring Him One Year Later

Hearts were heavy on January 6th of 2018...but one year later, the right kinds of celebrations are in place for Derrick Jacobs

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Derrick Jacobs of Fargo took his own life. Now 365 days later, friends and family are working out together to honor his memory. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen shows us how Orangetheory is more than just a work out. Hearts were heavy on January 6th of 2018…but one year later, the right kinds of celebrations are…