Now that our Getting in Gear runners, Josh Thomas and Erin Mayer, are properly outfitted in shoes and clothing it’s time they learn the ABC’s of how to run. It’s not as easy as strapping on the shoes and hitting the road.
The Winter Olympics are just two weeks away and I’m as excited as Al Michaels calling the Russian game. When it comes to Olympics, make mine winter, please. The summer games are great, but there’s something about the winter sports. I remember being so inspired by Dorothy Hamill’s figure skating gold in the 1976 Winter Olympics that my sister and I set our alarms to start training the very next morning. We lasted about 20 minutes at the nearby outdoor rink before home and hot chocolate called. Would-be fame and glory shattered by Swiss Miss.
They are those nasty little food surprises that can wreck your day. You think you’re being healthy by choosing granola for breakfast over a plate of bacon only to find out, calorically speaking, that the bacon can be the better choice.
As you start your training for the upcoming Fargo Marathon take the time to think about what you’re wearing. It’s not so much a question of style but function. Today’s running clothing is designed to protect and help you train more effectively and efficiently.
It happens every morning like clockwork. Around 9:30 or 10, no matter what I’ve had for breakfast – a 3-egg omelette or a peanut butter Pop Tart – my stomach starts to growl.
Fargoans Josh Thomas and Erin Mayer are in week #2 of training to run the half-marathon and 10K races respectively at the Fargo Marathon. Fargo Marathon founder and director Mark Knutson is working as their trainer. Here are 5 quick tips from Knutson if you’re starting to train for any of the Fargo Marathon races.
I’m a sucker for the newest fitness trends. Whatever the latest buzz, I usually like to give it a try (except maybe that Prancercise thing. That lady kind of freaks me out). So when my friend Nicole Phillips started posting on Facebook about how much she was loving aerial yoga, I thought, why not give it a try?
Maybe it’s human nature. Every time December rolls around, we feel the need to recap the year gone by with Top 10 lists.
Sugar cookies are a staple of the Christmas season. What other cookie can literally be molded into any Christmas symbol you can imagine? Heck, if given enough dough, you could make a life-size representation of Will Ferrell’s “Elf.”
It’s time I make nice with rømmegrøt. The warm and sweet Norwegian pudding might seem harmless enough, but I’ve had a beef with it for more than a decade.
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