In April of 2014, former NFL star Ben Utecht was filling in as co-host on Twin Cities Live. It was on that show that he was introduced to the LearningRx
Program. Because Ben has suffered several concussions, how he retains and recalls memories has been affected. He decided to give LearningRx
a try and Twin Cities Live followed his journey.
Jeans season is here, which means your "bum" may be an area you notice needs lifting, toning and tightening!
One of the top allergies that people react to is peanuts. Every 3 minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the hospital and the reaction can include stopping breathing. It’s something parents should think about with kids back in school.
When you look at yourself in photos, do you notice the fine lines and wrinkles on your face? Zel Skin and Laser Specialists shows us their advanced skin care technology they offer that gives you picture perfect skin.
Do you have a tattoo that maybe you wish you never got? If so, you are not alone. Now you can erase tattoos virtually pain free. Invisible Ink
, a new laser treatment, to erase tattoos from a person's skin and memory.
If you break out into a sweat just thinking about going to the dentist and your heart starts racing the closer you get, you are not alone! The American Dental Association reports that 92 million American’s are afraid to get dental work.
According to The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, newborns need between 16 and 18 hours of sleep a day, preschool aged children should have between 11 and 12 hours, school aged kids at least 10 hours, teens between 9-10 hours and adults need 7-8 hours of sleep a day.
It’s a busy time of year with the kids back in school and fall sports starting up. With sports could come injuries. Kelli Hanson meets an Andover family who try to prevent sports injuries to their children with routine chiropractic care.
Are you ready for some Football? It's about that time, and you might be planning to spend many hours on the couch! Twin Cities Live Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com
says, use that couch time for productive workout time. She shows us her "Couch Workout" that requires you, your couch and 10 Minutes! Anyone can fit in this quick, time-saving full body workout!
We are getting you set to get your workout routine re-set after the State Fair. The Oula Workout is the newest workout to hit the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
Jennifer Menk from The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
shows us how to have fun with a little Zumba Gold! The class is perfect for active older adults because it delivers a lower intensity and lower impact class. Through Zumba Gold you can expect to gain cardiovascular and muscular conditioning, flexibility, balance, range of motion, and coordination.
Kick your workout into turbo with the Turbo Kick! Hallie Hemric from the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
shows us how it’s done. Turbo Kick is a fast paced, non-contact kickboxing class with a funky and “dancy” twist.
After you’re done eating all the cheese curds and mini donuts to last you for the rest of the year, YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
is here to help you get back on track! Chad Baldwin from the Y tells us about a group training class that will make you feel like you’ve got your own personal trainer.
The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
is helping to get your workout routine back on track after the State Fair. Enjoy all the cheese curds you want, the YMCA will help you burn it off!
If you are planning a visit to the Minnesota State Fair, prepare to be on your feet for a long time. Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg
has four exercises that you can do to help prevent aching knees and feet when you get home.
You have heard Terri Traen on KQRS for years. What you may not know is that she has struggled with her weight. She loses the weight and then would gain it back and that was the cycle she wanted to get off of. That’s why she turned to Medifast
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, get really to feel miserable this fall. The pollen forecast for the Twin Cities is very high and the culprit is ragweed. Dr. Cherie Zachary, an allergy and asthma specialist from Midwest Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialists
, offers advice for relief.
Before you know it, the kids will be heading back to school. Besides the homework, some of them will be bringing home sniffles, coughs, and the flu. Dr. Lori Bethke from Entira Family Clinics
has some ways to prevent your kid’s illnesses.
The time is coming...kids will soon be headed back to school and many of us will also take this time to get back on a workout schedule. But why jump into the same exercises that may not have delivered the results you are looking for? Twin Cities Live Fitness Expert Ali Holman shows us some basic workout moves to get started...AND ways to amp up these exercises to double the calorie burn!
During pregnancy, you might experience a lot of new aches and pains. Add the weight gain that comes with pregnancy and everything is thrown off balance. Many mom’s find relief from a family chiropractor. You might be surprised to hear that those chiropractors can also help those new born babies.
Taking just five minutes before bed and doing a little stretching is the key to getting a better night’s rest. Our fitness expert, Nancy Stoneberg
, tells us why this is and shows us how you should be stretching.
What might actually be a heart problem can easily be mistaken for stress and anxiety. There is a new technology that is able to tell the difference and it could save your life. Kelli introduces us to a woman from Rockford who was given a second chance with the help of this technology.
Summertime is the season for water parks, lakes, and swimming pools. Have the best summer ever and stay cool but stay healthy too. Dr. Terri Wollan from Entira Family Clinics
tells us what we need to know.
Summer also means "cabin season" for many Minnesotans and with the traveling, preparing and enjoying lake life also comes an erratic schedule that makes it hard to get to the gym.
As you age, you might be noticing a little extra fat under your chin – a double chin. You don’t need liposuction or a face lift to tighten it up. Zel Skin & Laser Specialists in Edina has a brand new, quick, and permanent solution.
What do you do when you know you should be more active to reduce aches & pains--BUT are struggling with those aches & pains that are preventing you from being active?
You probably don’t think about physical therapy as treatment for a concussion. When a concussion ended a high schooler’s soccer career, it was intense physical therapy that gave her back a big piece of her life. Kelli Hanson takes us to OSI Physical Therapy
to learn more about how they are helping overcome the symptoms of a concussion.
Tried the same old squats and crunches and just not seeing the results in those common "trouble zones"? Twin Cities Live Fitness Expert Ali Holman shows us 4 new exercises that zero in your butt & gut, AND work the rest of your body at the same time, too!
It's no secret that our behaviors often also become our kid's. When it comes to fitness, working out with your kids is not only fun, but it’s something you can do together as a family!
After losing 211 pounds and keeping it off for three years, Lori Schaefer’s mantra is all about change and making yourself part of the equation.
Every year, one million kids get a head injury that causes them to sustain chronic symptoms. A new therapy is looking at how concussions affect not only the brain but what the head trauma is doing to the eyes too.
Zel Skin and Laser Specialists
in Edina has a way to erase fine lines and wrinkles once and for all. It’s a procedure that can take years off of your face in less than three months.
"Dad bod" is a term popping up in magazines and pop culture. It's described as a combination between a beer gut and working out. Whether you're a man or a woman, belly fat can be a big problem. Fitness Expert Ali Holman
stops by with exercises and treats to help make a difference.
When you have been in the car for a long time, those roadside rest stops are a welcome sight. But it isn’t just for using the restroom and grabbing a candy bar. Our fitness expert, Nancy Stoneberg
, says it’s a good opportunity to get out, stretch, and get some quick exercises in.
To lose weight is a common resolution people make in January. Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating
created an 18-week Slim Down Challenge to help with that. The one male and one female that finish at the top take home one of the grand prizes – either $2500 or a trip for two to Grand Bahia Principe Coba, Mexico courtesy of Apple Vacations.
Dr. Ian Smith is a health and fitness expert that has appeared on shows like Celebrity Fit Club, The Doctors, Oprah Winfrey, and The View. He’s the mastermind behind Shred the Revolutionary Diet.
When should you bring your kids to the dentist for the first time and are there things you should be doing to get them ready? Dr. Scott Shamblott of Shamblott Family Dentistry
clears up the questions.
With the shorts and sleeveless tops coming out, there may be some winter weight you are still wanting to shed. Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine has a way for you to try out which workout is best for you! Ali Kaplan, the Shopping editor at Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
, has all the details on their first Fit Fest. Plus, myTalk 107.1’s Bradley Traynor is a guest teacher at the event.
Unless you are a cowboy, there is no reason to be carrying around saddle bags. What we are talking about is that extra baggage you might be carrying around in your hip area. Ali Holman, from CoreCamper.com
has some moves to get rid of those saddle bags.
May is National Osteoporosis Month. Osteoporisis is a bone disease that causes weakening of the bones. Approximately one in two woman over age 50 will break a bone because of the disease. It’s important to know who is at risk. Dr. Lori Bethke, from Entira Family Clinics
, explains the disease and what you can do about it.
Tank top season is here, which means women all over the world are extending their arms in front of a mirror and seeing how much winter "jiggle" they are dealing with!
The beauty industry is working to slow down or reverse the signs of aging. Medical spas are joining in and also changing the way we age. They offer everything from injections to tightening up the skin to hair removal.
As the temperatures rise, get ready to sweat! Everyone sweats but over two million people deal with excessive sweating. Zel Skin & Laser Clinic in Edina has a solution that will permanently stop you from sweating through your shirts.
Change can be tough, especially when it comes to exercising more and modifying eating habits. TCL's Fitness Expert, Nancy Stoneberg
, stopped by with her advice on making change when it comes to your personal well-being.
For nearly thirty years, April is the month to raise public awareness regarding alcohol related issues. Dr. Terri Wollan from Entira Family Clinics
says Alcohol Awareness Month is a good time to review what really counts as a drink.
Bikini and Beach season is officially here in 47 DAYS--but who's counting?!
Ailments like ear infections, asthma, and even reflux usually mean trips to the doctor and antibiotics. The doctors at Seasons Family Chiropractic say they can help. Chiropractor, Dr. Heather Steckling, says that any kind of childhood common condition is a sign that your body is not working like it should. An adjustment at the chiropractor will help your child with asthma, allergies, ear infections, adhd, and more. Dr. Heather says the adjustments help the symptoms improve on their own.
If you are like most of the people who made a New Year’s resolution, you’ve probably already given up. Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating
designed a slim down challenge to help make it easier for people to stay on track.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to take a nap – and get rid of stubborn fat at the same time? Now it can happen! At Rejuvenate Skin and Laser Clinic, they offer a treatment called Coolsculpting that allows you to do just that. Coolsculpting is a non-invasive procedure using a patented cooling technology that eliminates fat cells. Kelli Hanson checks it out.
When you have a newborn baby, a stroller becomes a key piece of equipment overnight! Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com
shows how you can use a simple stroller for an amazing workout--and your baby will love the interaction!