I Conquered Barron County X2 Community Health Challenge

Which is Better: Diet or Exercise?

If you really want to see that number on the scale drop, what you put in your mouth matters most. People who simply cut calories to slim down lose about 2 pounds a week, says a study in the International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders. At the same time, people who exercise but don’t […]

Cold Weather Exercise

Finding time to exercise is hard enough when it’s sunny and warm; but when the temps drop, wind blows and the flurries start to fly, making the time for exercise seems to become that much more difficult.  There are plenty of great outdoor activities that you can partake in to keep your activity level up […]

30 Day New Year, New You Challenge

 

11 Tips to Make Running Easier

No one heads out on a run thinking, “I want this to feel as hard as possible.” Nuh-uh. We want it to feel good. We want it to feel less difficult than before. And it will if you try out these 11 simple-to-follow running tips: 1. Shorten Your Stride It’s counter-intuitive, sure, but shortening your stride and […]