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Take time from work and go for a bike ride

Take time from work and go for a bike ride

Harris Keekley

April 24, 2020

At times like these when we have to stay inside because of COVID-19, it's important to keep moving while also maintaining a good mental state as we wait in isolation. A great way to keep yourself physically and mentally healthy  is by going for a bike ride.  When on a bike ride, you can listen to music...

Fitness apps build alternative routines

Senior Lindsey Olson works out with the weight bars. The weight room at St. Louis Park High School is a workout area for students.

Emma Yarger

November 6, 2018

According to nordic skier and lacrosse captain senior Grace Lynch, fitness apps are a convenient workout plan, especially if she needs extra motivation to exercise. “I would recommend looking up fitness apps on whatever device you use, because there's so many different options. I've used a couch...

Lifting brings self-discipline

William Phelan

William Phelan

June 1, 2018

Since the beginning of high school, I have been lifting weights. I originally got into it because of my desire to gain a competitive advantage as a nordic skier. My coaches said that skiers hoping to compete on the varsity team need to start a weightlifting program, so I obeyed. Initially, it was a ...

Step to it challenge encourages physical activity

Photo illustration by Katie Hardie

Sofia Seewald

April 26, 2018

As freshman Bella Kaplan tries to stay physically fit throughout the school year, she said the Step to it challenge will be a great opportunity for her and other students to get involved in more physical activity. “I think the challenge is a really cool way to motivate people, and I think a lo...

Top 3 fitness apps: 7 minute workout, My Macros+, MapMyRun

William Phelan

April 20, 2018

  7 minute workout ★★★★★ If there is one app that could single handedly transform your fitness routine, it’s 7 minute workout app. This app takes the user through a 7 minute full body workout requiring nothing more than a chair and a wall. The workout includes 14 different ex...

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