G.O.A.T. in MPLS: The two transcendent seasons of Elgin Baylor

In 1958, the once-proud Minneapolis Lakers, basketball’s original dynasty, the winners of five National Basketball Association championships, had fallen on hard times. The team was on the brink of bankruptcy, had the worst record in basketball, and didn’t even have their own arena. But their reward for falling lower than they’d ever fallen before was … [ Read more]

Harlem Globetrotters

Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Records™ record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball – it’s the ultimate in family entertainment that will bring smiles and fan interaction to people of all ages. The Globetrotters will share their unrivaled show to fans … [ Read more]

Harlem Globetrotters

Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Records™ record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball – it’s the ultimate in family entertainment that will bring smiles and fan interaction to people of all ages. The Globetrotters will share their unrivaled show to fans … [ Read more]

No Labels, No Limits: Individuals of all ages, shapes, and identities are proving that fitness is for every body

When she was 9 years old, Molly Lethert was in a snowmobile accident that severed her foot. Doctors were able to reattach it, but the resulting arthritis got worse every year. “Once I had my accident, year after year something got taken away,” Lethert says. “I couldn’t jump, so I couldn’t do basketball. I lost … [ Read more]

From Zero to 629.4: Tackling the North Star Bicycle Race — Installation 1

When I announced to my family in February that I intended to participate in an unsupported, 629.4-mile bike race this September, they started planning my funeral. When I get up in the morning and look in the mirror, I see an oft-unemployed 25-year-old man, roughly 40 pounds overweight, balding and out of breath from climbing up … [ Read more]

Frontside 180: JXTA Arts turning vacant lot into a youth-designed art plaza and skatepark

At the corner of Emerson and Broadway in North Minneapolis lies a small vacant lot in an otherwise bustling neighborhood. Though it may look empty and idle, the site is actually in the midst of a radical metamorphosis from a gravel lot into a youth-designed art plaza and skatepark. Previously the home of youth arts organization Juxtaposition … [ Read more]

Bells & Beers: Zombie Edition

Bells & Beers goes Zombie-style at HeadFlyer Brewing! Get ready to kettlebell kick-it in your ghoulish gear on Saturday, October 13th – 11AM! Minneapolis will be filled with Zombies for the Pub Crawl… Why not start your creepy crawling off with a killer workout + pint?! (Or just kick off your Saturday with us without … [ Read more]

Bringing Baseball to Mexico: Fundraiser and Equipment Donation

On a 2010 trip to Isla Mujeres near Cancun, Mexico, Jeff Cogbill saw a group of kids playing what he eventually realized was a version of baseball. Only instead of bats and balls and gloves, they had sticks and rocks bare hands. The sight upset the lifelong baseball lover and coach, especially as he thought … [ Read more]

Bringing Baseball to Mexico: Fundraiser and Equipment Donation

On a 2010 trip to Isla Mujeres near Cancun, Mexico, Jeff Cogbill saw a group of kids playing what he eventually realized was a version of baseball. Only instead of bats and balls and gloves, they had sticks and rocks bare hands. The sight upset the lifelong baseball lover and coach, especially as he thought … [ Read more]

Bells & Beers at FINNEGANS

Bells & Beers hits FINNEGANS again – kicking off FINNtoberfest! Get your Fall Fitness going STRONG with EDK Training and FINNEGANS on Saturday, September 22nd! Join the Bells & Beers Crew as we take over the FINNEGANS outdoor patio with this crazy-fun, instructional (and kick-butt) kettlebell training session – followed by a refreshing FINNEGANS post-workout … [ Read more]

4th Annual Big Wood Brewery Golf Tournament to Benefit Merrick, Inc.

Golf season is right around the corner and that means it’s almost time for our yearly day of giving, golf, beer, food, and fun! The 4th Annual Big Wood Brewery Golf Tournament to Benefit Merrick, Inc. is scheduled for Friday, September 21, 2018 at Oak Glen Golf Course and Banquet Facility in Stillwater and the … [ Read more]

Bells & Beers 3-Year Bash at 612Brew

Three years of Bells & Beers: We’re back at 612Brew where it all began! We want you to experience a kick-butt outdoor workout and sip some fantastic local craft beer with us! Start your weekend off with this fun, challenging and instructional kettlebell training session – followed by an awesome 612Brew post-workout pint. We’re bringing … [ Read more]

High Intensity Happy Hour (Beer Brunch!) – Tin Whiskers Brewing

Not your ordinary Saturday Sweat… Join EDK Training at Tin Whiskers for HIHH. Kick off your Saturday and bring on the heat with a fun and instructional Bodyweight Circuit Training workout (before regular taproom hours), then cool down after with a phenomenal TW craft brew. No equipment required for this bodyweight exercise class. Meet new … [ Read more]

The Mill: Craft beer at Target Field for the Twins home opener

Though winter apparently will never end, time still moves on. Case in point: the Twins home opener is this Thursday, with a forecasted high of 36 degrees. There’s definite potential to set a record for lowest game day temp, which is currently sitting at 31 degrees in a game against the Toronto Blue Jays in … [ Read more]

Bells & Beers – HeadFlyer Brewing 03.17.18

We’ll be swinging bells, swigging beers and (sham)rocking out at HeadFlyer Brewing – kicking off St. Paddy’s Day on March 17. Join the Bells & Beers Crew as we swing into spring with this crazy-fun, instructional (and kick-butt) kettlebell training session – followed by a refreshing HF post-workout pint. Green it up and wear your … [ Read more]