Health & Wellness

Top 7 Fun Fitness Ideas in the Twin Cities

Top 7 Fun Fitness Ideas in the Twin Cities

By Jenn Espinosa-Goswami Imagine that you become all excited about a new idea, you gather all the tools you need, and you register your payment information. Three months later, you are no longer excited and the tools gather dust. Worse yet, you forget about the payments you’re making every month until a full year later. […]

FASTZach Runs Your Routes

FASTZach Runs Your Routes

Imagine it’s 2005 and you are traveling for work, for pleasure, with a partner or by yourself. When you get to your hotel, imagine you want to go for a five-mile run. But, since you are in a city that you don’t know, you ask the concierge for suggested running routes. The response is “go […]

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Skiing and Snowboarding

It may not be Colorado, Utah or Tahoe, but Minnesota boasts some pretty decent ski hills. And with winter in full swing, it is the perfect time to get out there and hit some of those Minnesota slopes. Along with being fun, skiing and snowboarding provide some serious health benefits, too. Here are the top […]

The Making of an Event Poster

The Making of an Event Poster

Ever wonder what goes into the making of an event poster? Minneapolis-based design and branding firm, Duffy, recently released their design for the 2017 City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival poster. Each year, custom merchandise is designed to support the Loppet Foundation and its annual event. For 2017, the poster celebrates diversity, unity, uniqueness, beauty and nature through the depiction […]

Free Workouts with Fitbit Local

Free Workouts with Fitbit Local

Fitbit, the wellness company that makes wearable devices that track your steps, is launching Fitbit Local, a series of free monthly workouts throughout the country. And they are launching here in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 1, at Target Field. More than 4,000 participants have attended the launch events at other cities, and about 500 people […]

CycleBar Pedals into Uptown

CycleBar Pedals into Uptown

When you first walk into CycleBar, a new premium indoor biking studio in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood, you know you are in for quite a ride. It’s big, it’s clean, it’s sleek and it’s quite inviting. Plus, you can just tell the time you spend in there is going to be fun. And that’s the end goal of CycleBar Uptown […]

Lil’ Kickers is Coming to Town

Lil’ Kickers is Coming to Town

We love soccer in these parts, so it makes sense that Lil’ Kickers soccer program is expanding to Minneapolis this fall. The team that is bringing it here has served over 35,000 kids in the Chicago area since 2005. And while soccer is the glue in this year-round program, it is really a child-centered wellness program. […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 8

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 8

Minneapolis is a very bike-friendly city. In fact, the city has received numerous awards for being one of the best cities for biking in the country. So for Week 8 of our 12 Weeks of Summer series, we are going to give some suggestions on how and where you can enjoy Minneapolis by bike. There […]

Luminaries Retreat in the St. Croix Valley

Luminaries Retreat in the St. Croix Valley

If you’ve ever wanted to go on a wellness and/or fitness retreat but weren’t quite sure where to find one in the area, your answer is here: Luminaries Retreat in the St. Croix Valley. Located just 45 minutes north of the Twin Cities in the twin towns of Taylors Falls, MN and St. Croix Falls, […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 8 – 10

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 8 – 10

Do you hear that? It’s the weekend calling your name. It’s going to be another happening weekend in these parts, with the Basilica Block Party taking place on Friday and Saturday evenings, and Open Streets on Sunday afternoon in downtown Minneapolis. But of course, there is so much more. Ever wanted to canoe on the […]