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!
Today is American Diabetes Alert Day. Nearly 10% of the adult population in America has Type 2 Diabetes. Dr. Ryan Dick from Entira Family Clinics
explains the disease, how you get it and what you need to do if you have it.
Fitness expert and owner of Stone Fitness, Nancy Stoneberg
, explains what foam rollers are used for, how to use them, and who should have them!
Now you can work out like an athlete in your own home. The Minnesota Wild just released a brand new fitness app. They are hockey inspired workouts with interactive tips from the Wild Strength & Conditioning Coach, Kirk Olson.
Many people experience drier, itchy skin in the winter. If your skin was dry, painfully itchy, red, and you noticed scaly patches that creams didn’t help, it might be psoriasis. Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease that can now be treated with a laser and put into remission.
You may have thought that once you have gone through the awkward years of being a teenager, the acne would be behind you as well. This is not always the case and, in fact, some adults continue to get those blemishes. Dermatologist and director of Zel Skin and Laser Specialists
, Dr. Brian Zelickson, helps to clear up your skin.
You may have heard about the Crossfit workout. That’s an intense strength training workout. While Yoga looks extremely beautiful with doing it, that workout challenges every muscle in the body. Kelli Hanson checked out a new workout program that combines the two. It’s called Alchemy
– and it’s only being done in the Twin Cities.
Having your own dedicated home gym is a luxury, but it's also really not necessary. Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com
is here to show us her "Teeny Tiny Space Workout"--showing how you can work every major muscle group in a 3 X 3 space! Whether you are limited on space at home, in a hotel room or just want to fit in a workout at work, this workout will leave every muscle burning and all in under 10 minutes!
According to fitness expert, Nancy Stoneberg
(owner of Stone Fitness), protein is so important to your diet, you should have it five times a day. Are protein shakes a good source for getting the required amounts? Nancy has the answers.
Nearly ten percent of adults in America have a fear of the dentist. The fear is so real that they avoid the dental chair at all cost. Shamblott Family Dentistry
is working to calm those fears, plus they are doing it for free.
Fitness Expert, Nancy Stoneberg, says people of all ages should stay active. She shows us how to keep what you have and get back what you’ve lost with workouts for all ages.
Measles was once a disease you didn’t hear much about. But today an outbreak has caused the virus to get national attention. Over 120 people in 17 states, including one in Minnesota, have been infected. Measles is highly contagious and is still spreading. Dr. Ryan Dick from Entira Family Clinics
explains the outbreak.
For those who suffer from celiac disease or gluten sensitivities, you know that eating out at a restaurant can be a challenge. It can get complicated and become a serious health issue if there is even cross contamination from foods being fried in the same oil, for example. Reporter Kelli Hanson checked out Ernie’s Pub & Grill
in Burnsville where they have changed everything about the way they cook and serve food, keeping people who can’t eat gluten – safe.
No need for any workout equipment when you can use your spouse or partner! Fitness expert Ali Holman, from Corecamper.com
, and her fellow trainer husband show us how to work TOGETHER to get a great workout.
TCL Reporter, Kelli Hanson heads to Clarus Dermatology
where they’ve introduces a new piece of technology to patients that can help you get slim without the gym.
A grab and go breakfast doesn’t mean you have to give up on the health kick you’ve started in the New Year. Nancy Stoneberg, our fitness expert, tested out the grocery store, local coffee shops, and even the gas station for the healthiest choices.
Kelli Hanson has been traveling across the metro to check out different gyms and the programs they offer. She is at Koko FitClub
with her TCL workout friends!
Ever look at your kid's backpack and think, "how do they carry that around all day?" Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com
looks at it and says, "What a GREAT, INEXPENSIVE piece of workout equipment!" Ali shows us how to get a great workout using just a backpack that works your entire body in just 10 minutes!
Join Chris Egert from 5 Eyewitness News Mornings and Team KSTP for the JDRF: Walk One at Mall of America on Saturday, February 21st. Find out why Chris has a personal connection to juvenile diabetes.
Whether you pick up a prescription monthly or only when you’re sick, you may have wondered if there’s more to a pharmacy than just your big box brands. The answer is yes! TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson checked out Moudry Rx-Pharmacy
Kelli Hanson has been traveling across the metro to check out different gyms and the programs they offer. She is at Snap Fitness
in St. Paul with her TCL workout friends!
For some people, eating a big greasy or spicy meal can lead to a lot of discomfort. When is it heartburn and when is it something more? Dr. Lori Bethke from Entira Family Clinics
has some insight.
When you’re trying to eat healthy, you hear a lot about the foods you shouldn’t eat. Registered Dietitian, Cassie Bjork, fills us in not only on what foods you should ditch, but which ones we should embrace instead.
Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine couldn’t say enough about a nail spa in Edina that offers a pedicure that really locks in the moisture. It’s definitely what our winter, dry, callused feet are calling for. Kelli Hanson just had to go check out a la Mode Boutique & Nail Spa
Kelli Hanson and fellow TCL’ers are working out all hour at the YMCA
Southdale in Edina. They are getting a taste of the RTK class they offer. Plus, we find out about other popular classes they offer.
The Happy Healthy Truth.com
’s creator, Jina Schaefer, says there are many reasons to stock up on essential oils. Those little bottles could be the answer to your problems such as headaches, asthma, and colds.
The cold weather temperatures unquestionably cause damage and dryness to your skin and lips. Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology
shows us her drugstore solutions and a few at-home solutions to combat the dryness.