Wellness

​Pedal Power to the Children!

by Taylor Blumer | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 13th, 2015

Photo by J Earl Miller

Community sponsors bike overhauls for children in need

In the spirit of National Bike Month, Fargo-Moorhead Community Bicycle Workshop (FMCBW) has organized its first-ever Sponsor a Kid’s Bike event, a month-long donation program for funding the overhaul of used bikes and then giving them to kids in need.

The workshop has partnered with the YWCA Cass Clay for the event. The FMCBW will supervise the overhauls and safety checks for each bike, while the YWCA is working to match a perfectly…

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Keep rolling: ​Celebrate National Bike Month

by Sara Watson Curry | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 13th, 2015

By Sara Watson Curry

Since 1956, National Bike Month has had the simple goal of encouraging more Americans to put the fun between their legs. Or, more formally, the goal is to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride.

There certainly is a diverse attraction to the bicycle. People come to them for fitness, recreation, transportation, environmental concerns, affordability, love of the mechanics and more. Regardless of why you choose to pedal, consider marking…

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Ready Set Fargo: Marathon Returns

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 29th, 2015

Mark Knutson and family / Photo by J Earl Miller

More cowbell, please! The runners are coming through. It’s time to make some noise, eat pasta, drink lots of water, hand out lots of water, run far and go fast, etc. Maybe cheer on Will Ferrell?

The fun begins next Thursday. The year’s events include four major races, a speaking event featuring Olympic medalist Deena Kastor, a two-day health and fitness expo, a downtown pub crawl and concert.

HPR sat down with Fargo Marathon director Mark Knutson, who talked about what’s new this…

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Fargo Holistic Expo brings “magic” to Civic Center

by HPR Contributor | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 22nd, 2015

James Van Praagh, psychic medium

By Lynn LaFroth

In today’s chaotic and confusing world, people are seeking answers to their deepest questions. On Apr. 25-26, the 2015 Fargo Holistic Expo, sponsored by Edge Life Expos and Events, waves its magic wand bringing new kinds of resources to the area to help get perspective on “what is really going on.” Learning to look at life through the lens of the psychic or helping to shift one’s perception through mind-body training techniques are some of the offerings at this…

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​Nourishment for the body

by Deb Jenkins | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 11th, 2015

Photo by Lucas Frasca

We've all heard that old saying "you are what you eat.” In the case withthis story, I wanted to talk about the food for the body we call "massage.”

On my last trip to Winnipeg, I was spoiled by having a massage known as hammam.

But first I want to back up and give credit where credit is due. I never heard of this hammam until I met a lady by the name of Beth at a dinner party. She was talking about this specific massage therapy.

I wasn't very interested because I'm not a big massage…

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Bikes for everyone: Great Rides Bike Share is here

by Taylor Blumer | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 11th, 2015

Tom Smith and Sara Watson Curry / Photo by Abigail Maki

Fargo is set to gain its first-ever bike share program this spring, providing a healthy new way to get around the city.

Great Rides Bike Share allows members and guests to check out bicycles. Managed by Great Rides Fargo, it will officially launch Sunday, March 15. Great Northern Bicycle Co., which will maintain the bicycles, also won the bid to build the stations around town.

Bike share programs are pretty simple.

Photo by Abigail Maki

Members will have a card that they can swipe at stations to check out…

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Extreme Air

by Amy Borgman | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | January 28th, 2015

Last Sunday was a warm, clear, perfect day so Diane and I dusted off our snowboards and ventured to the newly reopened Detroit Mountain in Detroit Lakes. The mountain closed in 2004, but, due to local rallying and fundraising, it has been reopened with new management and a new vision.

The recreation area includes two new three-person lifts, two magic carpets, two rope tows, a Scheels Terrain Park, tubing, rentals, night skiing, a cafe replete with beer and wine bar, outdoor bonfire pits,…

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​Supplements: The Argument for Vitamin D

by Ravi Panjini | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | January 28th, 2015

Vitamin D supplementation has taken off in alternative medicine in the last five years. The primary function of Vitamin D is to regulate levels of calcium and phosphorous, which promote bone health, in the body.

What has captivated the public and scientists is the potential role of Vitamin D supplementation in improving immune function and numerous diseases. There are increasing studies associating Vitamin D deficiency to certain cancers, cardiovascular disease, dementia and other…

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Bundle up for a winter bike rice

by Taylor Blumer | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | January 21st, 2015

Fifth annual B-B-BRRR Winter Classic Bicycle Race

Who’s afraid of a little cold? Not F-M area cyclists brave enough to compete in the B-B-BRRR Winter Classic Bicycle Race.

With the temperatures dropping, roads getting icy and the snow building in drifts, it is finally beginning to resemble a true North Dakota winter here in the Fargo-Moorhead region.

And while some people may loathe the cold weather, many area cyclists just see it as another opportunity to get out on their bicycles. And…

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​The elderly need our care

by HPR Contributor | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 28th, 2014

By Adria Rheault

Do you remember the days when your mom and dad would work late so they could afford to put a meal on the table? What about all the times you needed a ride somewhere? A lot of us forget all the things our parents used to do for us when we were growing up. The things I have witnessed working in the retirement home is absolutely heartbreaking. The sadness I hear from my tenants about not getting calls from their children, or their children being too busy to stop by or…

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