exercise

Inaugural Dock Dive Competition at Paws Pet Resort

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Dogs and their owners enjoyed some friendly competition Saturday at Paws Pet Resort in Sioux Falls. The pet resort held their inaugural dock dive competition.  Dogs competed to see who could jump the farthest in the water as well as who could jump the highest. All levels of jumpers were welcome. For some dogs this was their…

Yoga with Adoptable Kittens

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A unique idea introduced rescue cats to potential adopters on Saturday. 50 people did yoga while hanging out with 15 adoptable kittens. The event was held in Sioux Falls at Tre Ministries. Local female empowerment organization, Sophrosyne 605 partnered with All Cats Rescue to hold the event. The founder of Sophrosyne 605, Tatia Reynolds led the kitten…

Local Program Helps the Homeless Run Half Marathon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Running a half marathon is a big feat. So a new Sioux Falls program called Up and Running Again aims to help people reach that 13.1 mile mark. However, this program isn’t just about finishing a race, many are running for a bigger purpose.  It’s 6:30 in the morning and several runners are ready to hit the…

Stepping Out for Diabetes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Some folks are at risk of developing diabetes and they don’t even know it. The South Dakota Diabetes Coalition held its first-ever Stepping Out For Diabetes event Saturday. Organizers focused on raising awareness and offered education about the disease and what can lead up to it. Some people have prediabetes without knowing it, which is when their blood…

Doctor Runs 50 5K’s for Mental Health Awareness

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Fifty 5K runs in 50 states in 50 days. That may seem like a big goal, but for one runner, there’s no goal too big, especially when it comes to mental health awareness. This is the second year Wisconsin Doctor Adel Korkor has planned out a 5K in each state. He ran his 30th 5K of the year…

The Season to Sign Up for Swim Lessons

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-During the summer time kids are more likely to be around water like pools or lakes. It’s often around this time of year many reports of child drownings come in. Experts say the best way to keep a child safe around water is to teach them how to swim. 15-month-old Arlow loves to be in the water. His…

Planet Fitness Offering Teens Free Gym Access This Summer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A Sioux Falls gym franchise is working to promote fitness at a younger age, so they’re offering free gym access to teens. This summer at Planet Fitness in Sioux Falls, high schoolers ages 15 to 18 can workout for free. This is a part of the organization’s nationwide ‘Teen Summer Challenge’ initiative. According to a 2017 survey…

How to Get Yourself Back on Track with Health Goals

Kimberly Henderson, a Coach with Profile by Sanford, says she hears the same thing from a lot of her clients this time of year. They need help getting re-motivated to eat better and get back on track with an exercise routine. “People are looking for motivation or to find that right mindset again,” says Henderson. She offers some advice in…

Exercise, Along with Diet, Key To Achieving Fitness Goals

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s February, which is about the time many of us fall off the fitness wagon. We might see some fitness results after focusing on our diet, but to really get to where we’d like to be, exercise must be incorporated. Kimberly Henderson is a Profile Coach with Sanford Profile. She stopped by this morning with important…

Getting in Exercise at the Empire Mall

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Each day before stores in the Empire Mall open, a couple hundred people have already passed through. That’s because the mall isn’t just a popular shopping destination, it’s also a popular place to get some exercise. Every week you’ll find Wayne and Elaine Langland walking around the Empire Mall. It’s been their weekly workout since the 90s. “We…

Working Out While Giving Back to the Community

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s a philosophy at Coast 2 Coast Sports and Fitness in Tea that giving back to the community is just as important as working out. Conveniently, the owner of the gym has found a way to combine the two. Folks from Coast 2 Coast Fitness are trading in their weights for lifting couches. They’re making sure they…

American Heart Association Introduces New ‘Kids Heart Challenge’ to Schools

SIOUX FALLS S.D.- For the last 40 years the American Heart Association has worked to promote heart health in South Dakota elementary schools.This year they’re taking a different approach. The American Heart Association is fighting back against heart disease. Their first line of defense: teaching kids healthy habits. “With Heart disease being 80 percent preventable, we have an opportunity to…

People Climb Stairs to Honor Fallen Firefighters

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-This week marks the 17th anniversary of 9/11, thousands of people lost. People gathered at howard wood field today to honor those heroes in a special way. 250 people took part in the third annual Step Up for Heroes Memorial Stair Climb. Firefighters, law enforcement, military and others in the community symbolically climbed the 110 flights of stairs…

Axe Throwing at Escape 605, Leagues Starting Soon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-If you’re not feeling challenged enough playing darts, there’s a different kind of throwing experience in Sioux Falls that involves something a bit bigger. Folks can now try axe throwing at Escape 605. It’s the next generation of escape rooms. “It’s just another team building aspect,” said Adam Stockberger, Owner of Escape 605. “I say it’s darts on…

Bikers Pedal Against Cancer in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Sioux Falls was taken over by bicyclists today as over a hundred people pedaled around town and along the bike trails. This was the third annual Pedal Farr, Falls Area River Ride.  It’s a fundraiser for the foundation Live Strong and families battling cancer. This is something that hits home for many of the riders.   “Everybody knows…

Yoga Enthusiasts Gather for Yoachella

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Strawbale Winery was a relaxing place to be on June 23rd as it was transformed into a hub for yoga enthusiasts to meditate and do yoga. People enjoyed their time outdoors by finding their zen at Yoachella, Sioux Falls’ first ever yoga festival. “Everybody’s always like, oh I should do yoga’ and it’s like yeah you…

Bacon Lovers Lace Up!

Two runs in South Dakota this weekend to benefit Junior Achievement

South Dakotans will line up Saturday morning in both Aberdeen and Tea for the chance at some bacon, some exercise, and the chance to help educate many of the youth in our state. When you can have all three in the same event, why not take part? Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News Tags: Aberdeen,…

Sioux Falls Bicyclists Take the 30 Day Bike Challenge Pledge

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The thirty day bike challenge kicks off April 1st, but some Sioux Falls riders got a head start Saturday. It’s a national challenge where people take a pledge to ride their bike every single day in the month of April. Even if that means just riding once around the block. The biking group “Falls Area Bicyclists” meets…

Work Out Like an American Ninja Warrior at 605 Ninja Academy

SIOUX FALLS, SD- We first introduced you last summer to Sioux Falls resident Jason Steinberg.He was training for the American Ninja Warrior TV show. Now he wants to help others learn these impressive skills. “Every weekend or once a month or something like that I’d have to travel long distance to go to like an american ninja warrior gym and…

Winter Olympics Inspires Some to Hit the Gym

  SIOUX FALLS, SD- Athletes competing at the 2018 Winter Olympic games have shown some pretty incredible feats and have inspired some people to try out some of the different sports and work on their own athleticism. “I’ve been snowboarding since I was twelve years old and then it kind of humbles me to watch the olympics and realize, yeah okay,…