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Articles tagged with 'Health'

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Cupping: What is it, does it actually work and how?

Published Aug. 22, 2016

When dark circles appeared on the Olympian Michael Phelps after a cupping treatment, everyone started asking: What are those things? Does cupping work? What does the evidence say? We'd like to answer a few of those questions.

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My first spin through a SPIRE Fitness spin class

Published July 25, 2016

OnMilwaukee intern Lily Wellen had never before done a spin class like the one she tried at SPIRE Fitness. It was very high energy ... and kind of insane. See what other thoughts she had during this crazy exercise experience.

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Madison's Black Men Run makes history

Published July 17, 2016

History was made at the 2016 Pardeeville Triathlon last weekend, as Team Black Men Run out of Madison became the first African-American diabetic sprint triathlon team to finish a triathlon event, reports Madison365.

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Milwaukee yoga studios guide

Published June 21, 2016

Happy International Yoga Day, Milwaukee! Yoga remains one of the fastest-growing relaxation and flexibility techniques that develop strength of body as well as mind and is doable at any fitness level. Here is a list of some of Milwaukee's yoga hot spots.

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Lil Wayne suffers seizure on flight out of Milwaukee

Published June 13, 2016

According to a report from TMZ, rapper Lil Wayne's private jet from Milwaukee to California had to make an emergency landing today in Omaha, Neb., after the rapper suffered a seizure mid-flight.

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Attendees share experiences at African Americans and Alzheimer's event

Published Feb. 28, 2016

As studies show that older African Americans are almost twice as likely as whites to develop Alzheimer's disease, Madison365 reports the 6th Annual Solomon Carter Fuller Alzheimer's event offered a chance for attendees to share experiences dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia.

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Life as a bodybuilder

Published Jan. 24, 2016

Andre Adams, Quinn Gleisner and Kelsey Noah are, on most levels, just normal people leading normal lives, following their passions and sometimes struggling to get out of bed and over to the gym. There, however, "normal" wouldn't come to mind describing these bodybuilders.

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Is wearing a bro tank at the gym still a thing?

Published Jan. 22, 2016

"Bro, do you even lift?" One of the fundamentally important questions of our time, it's one that guys who wear bro tanks don't have to worry about because the answer is obvious. But is it a trend? Is it cool? Does that matter?

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What I learned from working at the YMCA

Published Jan. 21, 2016

While working at the Downtown Y for a decade, senior writer Molly Snyder learned a few valuable lessons. She shares seven of them here, including, "the whirlpool is for arms and legs and backs only."

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10 daily health habits worth adopting

Published Jan. 21, 2016

Our health journey is a marathon not a sprint. For me, I focus on it daily by doing the same things day in and say out. And, when I don't I feel off and unbalanced. Here's a glimpse into my consistent daily habits.