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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…

Social Distancing: Skipping The Gym

We're Sharing Social Distancing Ideas To Get Through This Together

  We’re trying to make social distancing a little easier as we’re all asked to sacrifice to protect people at risk from catching Covid-19. So we’ve been sharing how we and you guys are changing things up to stay safe. Here’s a big change I made. I’m working out at home now. I usually go to the gym every weekday…

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…

Kids Get Active In Inter Gym Competition

Kids put there skills to the test in obstacle run.

FARGO, N.D. –Kids are putting their skills to the test in an obstacle course like this wall run…….. And it’s not as easy as it looks. The goal is all about getting kids active. “With screen time nowadays anything that can get anyone out of the house active in a basically an extreme gym. Ya gotta take that,” Manager of…

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…

New Year, New You: Gyms, Fitness Studios Expect to See More Memberships as People Make Resolutions for Health

The YMCA is expected to get between 500-1,000 at both locations

FARGO, N.D. — Gyms and fitness studios across the metro are getting ready to see an uptick in memberships as people start making their New Year’s resolution to get in better shape. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how you can ensure that resolution is completed by 2020. Within the next month these machines can expect to get a work out from…

Ninja Warrior Maggi Thorne Inspires Athletes and Those With Disabilities With Talk at Avalon Center

The event benefits FargoMania, a competition designed for people of all abilities

FARGO, N.D. — Maggi Thorne, a competitor on American Ninja Warrior, gave a special talk hosted by TNT Kid’s Fitness. “Some people look at American Ninja Warrior and they’re like, ‘oh that’s easy.’ There’s people who definitely know it’s hard. It is a lot harder than it looks,” Thorne said. She’s a mother of three and a global ambassador for a…

Red River Zoo Calling all Pokemon Go Trainers for Game’s New Updates

They have two gymnasiums and seven different Pokestops for people to rack up points

FARGO, N.D. — For all you Pokemon Go players out there, Red River Zoo is luring in all trainers with the games latest updates! Exciting changes to the game are attracting fans to once again ‘catch–em–all’. The zoo hosted a Pokemon Go Social where lures were set up at various Pokestops between 1 and 4:30 pm and people won prices…

People in the F-M Area Kick Off the New Year By Breaking a Sweat

The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Give Tips to Keep Up With Your Fitness New Year's Resolution

FARGO, ND — If you’re headed off to workout, be prepared to share the gym with more people than usual. YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties says they have had many new members join as part of the new year. But don’t let that scare you, they say after a month or two many people start to fizzle out and…