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Articles tagged with 'fitness'

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Fitness and my Fitbit Flex

Published Jan. 24, 2014

During Healthy Living Week I'm here to tell you that I shouldn't have waited so long to get a Fitbit Flex. I love the thing, and think you will too.

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How to get in that workday workout

Published Jan. 22, 2014

It's Healthy Living Week here at OnMilwaukee.com, and what better way to live healthier than to get in your daily exercise? It can be tough, which is why you can help yourself by using your lunch hour to help you get fit. Read on for some exercises and tips to do just that.

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You can still eat out while on a diet

Published Oct. 3, 2013

I eat out a lot and I'm finding that if I just talk to my server I'm able to get things that taste wonderful and are wonderful for me. What a country we live in.

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Milwaukee fitness legend's tough end

Published July 11, 2013

Onetime Milwaukee fitness legend Leonard Barnickel once trained the city's police and firemen, as well champion boxers. Then, it all fell apart.

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Milwaukee is the 5th most sinful city in America, says Movoto

Published June 13, 2013

The folks over at Movoto have come out with another list, this one ranking the cities of the nation based on their "sinfulness" relative to the Seven Deadly Sins (lust, pride, wrath, envy, greed, gluttony and sloth). Apparently by these standards, Milwaukee comes in No. 5.

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Ballet Beautiful

Published May 24, 2013

After two weeks of teeth-gritting exercise courtesy of Mary Helen Bowers' "Ballet Beautiful" DVDs, I now see that ballet dancers are warriors on pointe.

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Welcome to the Rock Sports Complex

Published May 4, 2013

Franklin Mayor Tom Taylor threw out the first pitch to open the Rock Sports Complex last weekend, and in a couple months someone will take the opening plunge on the mountain bike park being sculpted on the former landfill previously known as Crystal Ridge.

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Rethinking the pole

Published Feb. 13, 2013

So, can the "stripper" pole be a positive piece of equipment - especially for women? Can it, as a fitness tool become an empowering activity that contributes to not only a more physically fit body, but to a healthier mind and self-image as well? According to Maureen Metzger, co-owner of the West Allis pole dancing fitness studio, Blush Pole Fitness and Dance: hell yes, it can.

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New year, new reasons to love yoga

Published Jan. 17, 2013

Oh, yoga: the pasttime of hippies and stressed-out soccer moms alike, that blissed-out exercise of Hindu philosophers. It has no demographic, and so it bears no judgement. There's just something so delightfully zen about it (and yes, I realize that I'm mixing Eastern religions here). It's, like, 30 percent breathing, after all. I can get down with any workout regimen that includes something called "heart opening exercises." And it's a great time to get into yoga here in Milwaukee.