Cryotherapy Goes Mainstream

There’s a new option in town for bodies needing a little TLC: whole-body cryotherapy at The Zone by Life Time in Eden Prairie. You might ask, “What is whole-body cryotherapy?"

Opening Soon: Global Pointe Senior Living

Finding the perfect home for a senior is never an easy task. Leaving behind a home with many memories and moving to a simpler lifestyle with built-in care can be a very emotional move for not only the individual but their family as well. Mark Globus, a native Minnesotan, encountered this difficult path as he looked for a place to…

  OsteoStrong: A Unique System for Developing Your Skeletal Strength

OsteoStrong is not a gym, diet, supplement, pharmaceutical or a medical treatment. OsteoStrong is a unique place where you can go to improve your overall health by focusing on the one thing we all have in common: a skeletal system. OsteoStrong works for people of all ages and levels of activity to promote skeletal strength, which positively impacts the entire body.

Active Fun on the Prairie

 Marathons or bust!  We have some very fit neighbors in Eden Prairie, including a group of intrepid marathon runners. Esti Ollerman (50 marathons), Colleen Jason (35), Susan Engelhart (56) and Kris Beach (7) travel the world to compete in world-class marathons. They've even completed some "back-to-backs," running one marathon on a Saturday and another on Sunday. The group will run…

Planning for a Healthy Holiday

Want to enjoy the holidays but avoid derailing your healthy lifestyle? It all starts with a vision and a plan. Holidays can be a time to relax some of our normal discipline with eating and exercise, but without clear goals and guidelines, we are never quite sure what we are aiming for.

The One Man Gym

 Article Alex Ramey  For Cooper Hays, being athletic was always an interest, but when he started wrestling, it became a passion. After struggling with his weight in middle school, he made it a goal to be a varsity wrestler by 9th grade. And he did it. “Wrestling gave me a way out of my problems, not only physically, but mentally…

The Fitness Bandwagon

Last month I had the opportunity to profess my love of kettlebell training in the context of New Year’s fitness resolutions. The process of writing that article inspired me twofold. First, I was inspired to jump on the New Year’s fitness bandwagon (albeit a month early). Second, and probably more importantly, I was able to conjure up an idea for…

Year of the Kettlebell

At about this time each year, millions of Americans steel themselves in preparation to do battle with one of the most popular and oftentimes most elusive of New Year’s Resolutions – get fit, lose weight, get those abs back that you had when you were 17, or some derivative thereof. Likewise, writers, bloggers, and fitness enthusiasts across the country start…

Summer’s Last Gap

Summer’s starting to wind down and you’ve probably started Back to School shopping in earnest. But what about squeezing in that last little bit of summer fun—those memories that will carry you through the coming long winter months—as you begin the transition from summertime school vacation free-for-all to routines and structure?

Essential Oils For Men

Okay, guys, do you know that essential oils are great for MEN? Most of you probably have heard the ladies in your lives talking about essential oils and how amazing they are. Perhaps some aromatic and fragrant essential oils have even made their way into your home. But, did you know the health benefits of essential oils are vast and…