Health & Wellness

On May 4, Moving Day, the annual fundraising event for the Parkinson’s Foundation Minnesota chapter, exceeded its goal by raising $370,959. Funds go toward providing quality care for people living with Parkinson’s, research, resources for families and more.

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.

Former French bodybuilder Sebastian Lagree developed a fitness machine with five principles in mind: cardio, flexibility, balance, core and strength.

Hundreds supported their furry friends with a 5K walk and festival September 12 to raise funds for Can Do Canines, which trains service dogs of all kinds..

The city of Plymouth has a history of staying in tune with what families want, and when it comes to New Year’s, the people have spoken, asking for a fun family celebration before Time Square’s ball drops each December 31.

It’s hard to find a more hockey-centered family than the Pitlicks. From Mom and Dad to sons Rem and Rhett, every one of the Pitlicks makes hockey a priority.

Like most kids, Wayzata High School graduate Annika Halverson started playing sports as a kid. She tried out swimming, gymnastics, soccer—pretty much everything. And like many, she didn’t find her calling until her middle school years.

For years, watching a movie while on holiday vacation has been a popular family event.

On May 28, hundreds gathered at TCF Stadium to raise funds for the Plymouth-based nonprofit, Bolder Options. Michelle Tafoya was keynote speaker, and NFL personalities past and present assisted in raising money to help Darrell Thompson’s mentoring program.

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