Health & Fitness

Be Well with TCL: Ask the Dermatologist about Sunspots  

If you’ve ever had a sunburn, which most of us have, it is not a fun thing. When you’re younger, the sun can make your skin glow, but as we age, sun damage can creep to the surface leaving behind dark and unsightly brown spots. So in today’s Be Well with TCL, we Asked the Dermatologist, “Can you reverse the damage?” TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson found out the surprising answer.

Exercises to Help Balance  

If you find yourself losing your balance more and more, you’re not alone. As adults get older, our core can become less stable. Fortunately, your stance, along with some exercises can help. TCL Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg shares ways to keep your balance in check.

Fun Family Summer Workout  

Are your kids at home and already starting with the "I'm Bored's"?  TCL Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com shows us a fun, family friendly workout to get everyone moving and active this summer--and working together as a team!

Dealing with IBS  

Summer is here and you don’t want to feel bloated all the time and Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS can be a key factor in that bloating factor. Owner of Healing InSight, Senia Mae, says acupuncture can help you feeling lean and ready to put that bathing suit on.

Toddler Milestones  

If you've got a toddler toddling around the house or you see one at Target and think to yourself, “Boy, that was a time in my life where sleep wasn't an option”, you know a 1 and 2 year old can be exhausting.  But all of that movement is normal and it's something doctors actually want to see. Dr. Ryan Dick from Entira Family Clinics stopped by with information on what milestones toddlers should be making.

Manopause  

As couples get older they kid about their husbands not being fun anymore.  There is a reason for that, it’s called manopause.  Owner of Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa. Dr. Lisa and her husband Dr. Mark show us how you can fight the symptoms of Manopause and stop being that grumpy old man!

Fix Stress Incontinence with ThermiVa  

Millions of Americans are hiding a big secret. It’s called Incontinence. For those of you who don't know what that is, consider yourself lucky. That's because it affects more than 13 million people in this country and your girlfriends, they aren't talking about it. But as TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson found out, a new device called ThermiVa is helping women feel more secure and a little more sexy.

Trying a Rowing Workout Class   Back To Top

If you want to make it big in the rowing world, like make the Olympic team, you've got to call the small town of Princeton, New Jersey home. The town of just 16,000 people is where Olympic rowers live, work and train. 

Workouts and Foods to Help Your Legs Look Great   Back To Top

Shorts weather means our legs are coming out of hibernation. Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com shares her favorite snacks and workout moves to get those legs in shape!

Natural Products to Get Through the Day   Back To Top

It can be hard keeping your energy up, especially if you're running around after your family or out and about all day. Luckily, there are a few natural ways to keep that energy going. Andrea Donsky from Naturallysavvy.com shares her picks, including products from Natracare!

10 Minute Booty Workout   Back To Top

Get ready for swimsuit and short weather with a 10 minute workout that focuses on the booty! TCL Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg shares five moves that require just one piece of equipment.

Dollar Store Workouts   Back To Top

Don't feel like buying expensive exercise equipment? You're in luck! A trip to the dollar store is all you need to get a killer workout at home. Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com shares her go-to moves and the products to match.

Kate Hudson’s Workout   Back To Top

Kate Hudson’s Fabletics is coming to Mall of America and her personal trainer is in town to celebrate.  Nicole Stuart shows off some of Kate’s favorite moves.

Food for a Healthy Smile   Back To Top

We all know that with candy, the stickier it is, the worse it is for your teeth. But did you know that pretzels, even potato chips are culprits for an unhealthy smile? Are you wondering what to eat instead? Dr. Shamblott from Shamblott Family Dentistry stopped by for an Eat This, Not That Healthy Smile edition.

Injury Free Yoga   Back To Top

If you’ve ever tried Yoga, you may have felt a tad uncoordinated. But the truth is, if you’re not doing poses correctly, you could cause some serious injury.  The founder of www.yogaandpilatesonline.com stopped by to show us the wrong and the right way to practice and exercise that’s been around for thousands of years.

What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis   Back To Top

There are a lot of things to look forward to as we get older, the Senior discount, more vacation time, grandbabies. But there is one thing that could be coming that isn't so great.  It's called Osteoporosis -- the disease causes over 2-million fractures each year. But there is a lot you can do at a younger age to prevent it. Dr. Terri Wollan from Entira Family Clinics stopped by to give us the 411 of this very common disease. 44-million Americans have low bone density or osteoporosis and about one in two women over the age of 50 will break a bone due to Osteoporosis. In fact by 2020, half of all Americans over age 50 are expected to have low bone density or osteoporosis.

SculpSure Body Contouring   Back To Top

Our straight talking OB-GYN is in with a way to feel comfortable in your body as you head to the beach.  One of the newest body contouring procedure is available at Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa.  

Boot Camp With Outdoor Equipment   Back To Top

Nice weather means it's time to get outside and work that booty! Our fitness expert, Ali Holman, from CoreCamper.com shares her easy summer "boot camp" with pool noodles, lawn chairs and more.

Be Well with TCL: Dealing with Anxiety   Back To Top

Alisha Perkins, the wife of Minnesota Twins pitcher, Glen Perkins, is the author of a memoir, “Running Home”. It focuses in on her struggles with finding her own identity, along with the self-doubt and anxiety she is conquering which collimated after having kids. Alisha stops by to share how running helped her find her voice.

Seattle Sutton’s Slim Down Winners!   Back To Top

One hundred seventy-five people across the twin cities are feeling pretty good just in time for summer. That’s because they just finished the Seattle Sutton's Slim Down Challenge and lost a combined total of 3,097 lbs. But the one male and one female that lost the highest percentage of weight wins big - $5,000 each!  The winners stopped by our studios for their big reveal!

Allergy Acupuncture   Back To Top

Snow has melted and spring is here but with spring comes allergies!  Our holistic health expert and owner of Healing InSight, Senia Mae, show us how acupuncture can relieve allergy symptoms.

Working Out With Lou Ferrigno   Back To Top

Lou Ferrigno is an actor and former body builder who is probably best known for his role as The Incredible Hulk. Although, he has made several other TV appearances over the years.  He won an IFBB Mr. America title and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles. There’s also a documentary that he made an appearance in. It’s called “Pumping Iron”. Fitness has always been a huge part of Lou’s life. Fitness has helped him be successful and he’s helping others do it, too. He does personal training and even works with some celebrities.

What You Need to Know About Asthma   Back To Top

Twenty-six-million Americans and more than 7-million kids work to control Asthma every single day. Dr. Lori Bethke from Entira Family Clinics stopped by to tell us how it’s diagnosed, how to treat and manage it.

Be Well with TCL: Allergies 101   Back To Top

Over 67-million people suffer from seasonal allergies and one of the biggest culprits is pollen. According to the website www.pollen.com, Minnesotans better buckle up because we could start seeing some of the highest pollen counts in the country.

Standing Wheelchair Creators   Back To Top

Dr. Gary Goldish wanted to help his wheelchair-bound patients at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital to get a better quality of life. So he teamed up with a few engineers to create a new kind of wheelchair that could do just that.

Workouts Using Items From Home   Back To Top

If you've got a paper plate and a a towel, you can do a workout! Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com stops by to show you how to turn your home into a gym!

Be Well with TCL: Cyclebar   Back To Top

We send TCL reporter Kelli Hanson to all kinds of workout classes. There was the Pole Dancing class, she's done a stroller workout and we even made her suspend from ropes. But she recently took a class she hasn't stopped talking about.

Leaky Bladder   Back To Top

Ready to be shocked? 1 in 4 woman over the age of 18 deal with a leaky bladder but Dr. Lisa, Founder of Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa, says it doesn’t have to be that way.  She shares some funny quotes, why it happens and most importantly how it can be fixed.

Get Your Self-Confidence Back   Back To Top

After twenty-two years of marriage, Wendy Biel from Minneapolis, found herself facing a big change.  An unexpected divorce turned her life around.  It was then that Wendy wanted what she called, “a re-boot” and started working on changing herself on the inside and the outside.

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Fit Fest   Back To Top

Spring is here and it’s time to get our botties in shape!  Mpls.St.Paul Magazine is here to help with their 2nd annual Fit Fest.  Owner of Bodies by Burgoon, Jason Burgoon, stops by to show off moves to help us get in shape for summer and Shopping Editor of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, Allison Kaplan, fills us in on all the Fit Fest Fun.

Good Posture Can Make You Look Slimmer   Back To Top

Having good posture is not only good for your spine, it can also help you look 10 pounds slimmer. Annalicia Lynn, founder of www.yogaandpilatesonline.com stopped by to show us how to get posture we can be proud of.

Baseball Stretches   Back To Top

The stretching Twins players do before the game is more than just eye candy, they’re stretches that are critical to a player’s success. And they’re stretches that can set the rest of us up for success too. TCL Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg stopped by to help us warm up for the Twin’s home opener.

TCL’s Kelli Hanson gets Lasik   Back To Top

In early April, TCL’s Kelli Hanson had Lasik Eye Surgery at Joffe Medicenter. But instead of just telling us how quick and amazing the procedure can be, Kelli took us inside the procedure room to check it out.

Woman’s Health and Acupuncture   Back To Top

As a woman there are many health issues that we have to tackle.  From painful periods to menopause and everything in between.  Owner of Healing Insight and our Holistic Health Expert, Senia Mae, stops by Twin Cities Live to show how acupuncture can help.  

Boxing Moves and Active Swimwear   Back To Top

Boxing is a great way to get in shape. Ali Holman from Corecamper.com showed us five boxing moves to get in shape, and then a few different styles of active swimwear perfect for summer fun.

Be Well: The Halo Glow   Back To Top

As a kid, out in the sun, the words sun damage never came up. But as we age, the lasting effects of sun damage create brown spots, uneven skin tone and fine lines and wrinkles. And a new treatment called Halo could erase all of it with as little as one treatment. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us to Urban Retreat Med Spa where a Prior Lake mom says has the treatment given her back that youthful glow.

Colon Cancer Awareness Month   Back To Top

Sixteen years ago the month of March officially became National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Since then, patients, survivors and advocates have been working to educate people about this often silent disease. But every year, nearly 140,000 people are diagnosed.

Baby-Friendly Workouts   Back To Top

Finding time to work out with a young child in the house can be tough. Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com shared five exercise moves to do WITH your baby.

Eye Love Lasik   Back To Top

Hundreds of TLC viewers entered to win our I Love Lasik contest with Joffe Medicenter in Minneapolis, and our winner was a dad who does it all from St. Michael. Jason LaZalla didn’t even know he was entered to win the contest, but his wife wanted him to undergo the procedure as a thank you for all he’s done for his family. TCL’s Kelli Hanson was there before and after his Lasik procedure and just one day after Jason was seeing 20/20.

Work Off that Beer!   Back To Top

Many pints of beer – Green Beer, to be exact – will be consumed on St. Patrick’s Day.  Fitness expert Nancy Stoneberg shows us how to enjoy that beer and not feel guilty about it with what she calls “Five on the Floor.” It’s five moves you can do in just five minutes.

Seattle Sutton’s Slim Down Challenge Update   Back To Top

If you’re looking for a fresh start in 2016, it’s not too late. In fact 175 people across Minnesota and Western Wisconsin have taken on a challenge to do just that and more. They signed up for the Seattle Sutton’s Slim Down Challenge and have lost over 2,000 pounds total in just 8 weeks. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson caught up with two women on the program who are hopeful for the grand prize, a healthy new life and $5,000 cash!

Be Well: Bodhi Suspension System   Back To Top

There are a lot of new fitness trends available these days. SoulCycle is super popular, you've got Hot Yoga and everyone's doing CrossFit. But you’ve probably never tried this workout. That’s because you can only find it at Paragon Pilates in Edina. We sent TCL’s Kelli Hanson there to check out the new Bodhi Suspension System. There are several suspension workouts out there, but this one is different. Kelli shows us why!

Cosmetic Acupuncture   Back To Top

It’s one of the hottest beauty trends of 2016, Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture.  This is a natural facelift just using acupuncture needles. Our holistic health expert and owner of Healing Insight, Senia Mae, stops by to show off how it works and why it’s before no matter your age.   

Grocery Getter Workout & Healthy Pantry Staples   Back To Top

Bet you never thought you were actually getting a workout hauling in groceries, right?  Twin Cities Live Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com & author of #StrongGirl shows us how we don't need pricey equipment to get a great at-home workout...using just grocery bags!  This is a fun way to diversify your workout, challenge your body in a new way and get results!

Be Well with TCL: Skin Tightening   Back To Top

If there was a treatment out there to shrink our tummies, get rid of cellulite and make us feel amazing in a bathing suit, a lot of women and men would all get in line.

Be Well with TCL: Acne 101   Back To Top

Be Well with TCL is all about health and wellness and every Monday we tackle a different health issue. We’ve talked about everything from getting rid of age spots, to cellulite, now we’re tackling acne.

4 Moves that will Change Your Body   Back To Top

With busy schedules and limited time to spend at the gym, you want the exercises you do to have the most impact on your results.  Twin Cities Live Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper.com & author of #StrongGirl shows us 5 moves that will CHANGE your body.

Yoga for Detox & Immunity   Back To Top

Yoga isn’t only great to improve your flexibility, it can also do things like lengthen and strengthen our legs and help to detoxify your body. The founder of www.yogaandpilatesonline.com, Annalicia Lynn, stopped by to show how certain poses can do just that.

Medical Screenings 101   Back To Top

We all have a lot of things to remember, there's our kids, school activities...hopefully a date night here and there. It can be easy to forget about taking care of ourselves.

Jump Around: At Home Exercises   Back To Top

TCL Fitness Expert and personal trainer Nancy Stoneberg shares five jumping exercises you can do at home to help you spring into spring!