Exercise / Fitness

Earth Day Run prices jump Jan. 8
Are you looking to challenge yourself in 2019? The popular CentraCare Earth Day Run event will take place April 19-20 at the new downtown St. Cloud location! Early bird pricing ends after Jan. 7, so register now for the lowest price of the year! Your registration includes racer hoodies, premium finisher medals and the BEST race to kick-start your running season! Do you need a little extra motivation? Look into this local half marathon training program.
Check out the new Earth Day Half Marathon course!
The CentraCare Earth Day Run has partnered closely with the City of St. Cloud and the St. Cloud Police Department to bring you an EXCELLENT new course that will expand into downtown St. Cloud! A brand-new bridge start will kick off our 20-year celebration of the Earth Day Half Marathon, and the finish will be more memorable than ever! The downtown portion of St. Germain Street will be open to foot traffic only, making this entire stretch a glorified finish-line party. This post-race celebration will include free beer (21+) and live music at the Stearns Bank Stage! Get ready to make some memories! View the course.
Pedestrian Safety: What you need to know
Whether you’re outdoors running and walking, or behind the wheel, check out these 17 tips for drivers and pedestrians.

The Right Way to Fuel Up Before Workouts

THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 -- Mom was right when she said no swimming for an hour after lunch. Even though it takes energy to work out, it's important that exercise doesn't interfere with digestion.

Like Goldilocks, you need just the right amount of food. Eat too much and you might feel sluggish rather than energized. Eat too little, and you may not have the stamina to work out effectively.

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