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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…

Health Matters: Working Out Home vs. Gym

Two physical therapist say there are no limits when it comes to where you can work out

HEALTH MATTERS–Is it better for you to work out at home or join a gym? For this week’s Health Matters, two Essentia Health physical therapist share both sides of the workout debate. It’s clear leading an active life helps you lead a healthier life. How you do that can depend on your lifestyle, your schedule and your space. “When I…

Talk About a Resolution: Fargo’s MPX Fitness Takes Working Out to a New Level

There's more than one way to push yourself if your New Year's resolution includes getting healthy

With the New Year in full swing, many gyms have seen an increase in memberships from people trying to fulfill their New Year’s resolution. MPX Fitness in Fargo is specifically aimed at people who want to take fitness to the next level. “Our gym is more of a niche gym, which is nice,” said MPX Fitness Owner, Mariah Prussia. “It’s…

Snow Day Means Family Day at the YMCA

With schools and daycares closed, it seems like the gym is the only place where parents can take their kids

There may be snow on the ground but that’s not stopping kids and adults from swimming, playing basketball and just working out using general equipment. With no school and our latest storm, parents had to find some creative ways to keep their kids busy. The plows came out and the snow was cleared at the downtown Fercho YMCA. Workers here…