Health & Wellness

A Flexologist helps a woman with assisted stretching at StretchLab of Plymouth.

StretchLab of Plymouth is the first assisted stretching studio in Minnesota, so you would be forgiven if you had not heard of the practice before. But after one visit to the studio at Highway 55 and I-494, you will be singing its praises.

Recover! “That was close,” I think, as I shift my weight slightly to allow for a more balanced lunge mid-exercise, the slow, rhythmic count “one, two, three, four, UP, two, three, four” like a frenzied metronome in my head.

As part of the 20th sleepout event for Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners, November played host to many events, including one on Give to the Max Day.

The much-anticipated ribbon cutting marking the opening of the new Rock Elm Tavern on Hwy. 55 and County Road 24 was met with warm smiles as the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce welcomed the latest business member to Plymouth.

This winter, make the resolution to find ways to move your body and get your heart pumping, even on the coldest days. With busy schedules, it can be easy to put off taking time for yourself to exercise, especially on a brisk, chilly day.

Twin sisters Ally and Ashley Wiitala have done their part to make Wayzata High School girls’ hockey coach Becky Wacker’s job easier this season.

When it comes to injuries, there are few more common than tendonitis. This time of year, after a summer of outdoor activities, joint pain can be hard to avoid. While rest can heal minor problems, people with more severe issues might need another solution.

You probably don’t come across too many rugby players in your daily routine. It isn’t exactly the most popular sport in America. It is, however, a sport with a tight-knit community of players, and one that three former Wayzata High School students use to travel the world.

We’ve all dreamt of it—the effortless workout, the machine that does it all, the painless calorie burn as we sleep. And as long as we’re dreaming, how about launching the New Year with a plan to get in shape?

Dry, irritated skin is common during the winter—drier air is an obvious culprit, but seasonal skincare is also different. Luckily, Dr. Phil Ecker of Minnesota Dermatology has some tips to keep your skin healthy.

Do you know where this photo was taken? Congrats to Mallika Kommera, who knew right away November’s image was shot at Elm Creek Playfields.

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