Jarrod Paitz was looking for a new challenge to add to his running routine. And after his dad, Bruce Paitz, encouraged him to try CrossFit, he went with it. Almost two years later, Paitz is a regular at the gym.
A little more than two years later, the 5-foot-7-inch woman is down 115 pounds. She overcame self-doubt in the gym thanks to the guidance from her gym family.
Former Husker pole vaulter and "American Ninja Warrior" veteran Jessie Graff has earned a spot in the show's national competition.
It will be the first location of the franchise to open in Bellevue.
“I believe (the crash) was a message from a higher power that I needed to slow down in life,” Chris Meadows said. “I was on a downward path. I wasn’t living my best self.”
In one year, Maria Mickles is down about 40 pounds. Now she feels confident and comfortable enough to hit the gym solo. She squeezes her workouts in around her full-time class schedule and job.
The impact sent Josephine Kassube flying off her bike. She pushed both hands out — almost like she were diving into a swimming pool — to break her fall.
The Lincoln mom became the second mother to ever conquer the warped wall. But her inspiring run came at a cost — blurred vision, nausea and balance issues from a concussion she sustained on the course.
Thirty-seven kids from across Nebraska and the U.S. came to the 28th annual Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp. "A lot of these kids might be the only one in their school system who's in a wheelchair," the camp director said. "It's great to watch the camaraderie that develops."
A 15-year-old girl told officers that she was running on Mall Drive about 8:30 a.m. when a man about 45 to 50 years old grabbed her by the arm. The teen said she struck the man and ran away.
"You didn't have to worry about your time or take it so intensely," one participant said.
After about three months of regular workouts, Erin Wolfe is already noticing her clothes fit a little looser.
Dorothy Beckett has been a runner for decades and knows her body well, so the 61-year-old biochemistry professor was puzzled when her knee hobbled for no apparent reason after a routine run.
Authorities say at least two bicyclists participating in a cross-Iowa ride have been injured in a crash.
Bicycle riders enjoy the camaraderie and energy of the annual event.
In the two years since Cole Beltz has been climbing at the indoor gym, he’s felt stronger than he ever did going to a traditional gym. Now he’s in the climbing gym three times a week with his wife and 11-year-old son.
Members of the clubs, now known as The Athletic Club, won’t see interruptions or changes to their existing memberships, including costs, said Danny DeLaRosa, CEO of The Athletic Club.
Turner died on July 9 in Los Angeles at 84.
The Barons — who on Saturday hosted the Hawks and teams from Minnesota and Kansas City for an invitational slow-pitch wheelchair softball tournament — are 12-time World Series champions.
The Omaha woman shaved two minutes off her best time and was the third female competitor across the finish line. She placed 20th overall at the June 29 race.
As Heidi Donner gets older, she still wants to be able to carry her own groceries into the house. That helps motivate the 55-year-old woman during her weekly workouts.
As the city of Council Bluffs moves toward welcoming an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 visitors for start of The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, the committee is looking for more volunteers July 19, 20 and 21.
About six years ago, diet and exercise weren’t part of Andrea Hennings’ daily routine. She was at her heaviest, about 187 pounds.
The nighttime bike ride, in its ninth year, is a fundraiser for the Meyer Foundation for Disabilities.