Fitness

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East Side BID hosts first fitness crawl

Published April 8, 2019

Milwaukee jumps into the fitness crawl craze on Saturday, April 27 as six East Side fitness facilities participate in The East Side Business Improvement District's first fitness crawl.

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9Round owners pull no punches

Published Jan. 27, 2018

With more than 600 locations across the country, 9Round has grown in the greater Milwaukee area in the past several years, too. I talked to two local franchise owners about the company, the workout, fitness and more.

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My 5 a.m. dive into Orangetheory

Published June 23, 2017

5 a.m. is early, and to get to the new Orangetheory class I'm taking it means getting out of bed by 4:30 a.m. But, I wanted to shake my fitness routine up and challenge myself to bust out of what I was used to. Here's how it's going.

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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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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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The really important things I learned from using a fitness tracker

Published Jan. 18, 2016

Back in October, in the middle of the night, I bought a Jawbone UP2 activity tracker for about $80. That fitness tracker purchase turned out to be a really wise Ambient buy: among other things I learned, it led me down the path to learning I suffer from moderate sleep apnea.

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Why we women work out

Published Nov. 24, 2015

This is my hell, and I am headed back in today. Why do I do this? That's a good question. Since starting a regular workout routine a number of years ago I have exposed by body to all kinds of torture.