Wade Ritchie opened Milwaukee's first F45 fitness franchise on the East Side on Downer Ave. in February.
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.
Recently, Michael Sweeney, who owns Sweeney's Gym, applied for a liquor license - but not because he plans to open a bar in his workout facility located at 6050 W. Howell Ave.
OnMilwaukee went to eight Orangetheory Fitness classes and lived to tell about it.
Solow Bouldering Club is now open for business and it offers a way for climbers to tackle physical challenges in short spaces.
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.
Last week, for the first time in 14 years, OnMilwaukee's Molly Snyder took an indoor cycling class at Spire Fitness, 102 N. Water St. It was not a pretty sight.
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.
On Wednesday, Balance Fitness will host a free event to kick off its partnership with Surround Fit & Wellness, providing classes, prizes and refreshments to introduce the public to the equipment and approach of its studio's new immersive fitness experience.
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.
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.
Two realities that can stand in the way of working out are there a million different options out there and many of them cost a lot of money. Daily deals like Groupon's can help you try new fitness programs, and do it cheaply.
As Milwaukee-based inventors Dylan Pinkus and Brandon Bogan jokingly note, their new exercise device The BuildingBlock is just a box - one that can help with steps ... and squats ... and pushups ... and yoga ... and harness pulls ... and dozens of other exercises.
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.
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.