Exercise

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Garden your way to better health

Published July 14, 2018

Break out the tools and garden your way to a healthier mind, body and spirit. Gardeners have always know it, but now research proves that gardening is a great form of exercise.

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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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Put Sky Zone on your family's winter break to-do list

Published Dec. 9, 2016

Sky Zone in Waukesha provides an afternoon of safe bouncing, trampoline basketball, a foam pit and more. OnMilwaukee recently stopped by and was surprised by how much fun it was - for kids and adults. Put it on your winter break to-do list.

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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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Grow a butt

Published April 24, 2015

It would seem that Sir Mix-a-Lot was ahead of the curve(s) when he confessed, "when a girl walks in with an itty bitty waist and a round thing in your face, I get sprung." Milwaukee-area fitness professional Angelina D'Amico is taking full figured advantage of the bodacious booty trend.

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I almost forgot to write this blog

Published Feb. 5, 2015

I will embarrassingly admit that I started this piece a while back, saved it and then never even recalled its creation or need for completion until I was opening another document and stumbled upon "Blog Memory."

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Tweet at your latte

Published Aug. 26, 2014

The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) has its own official Twitter account @TheRealPSL. L to the OL.

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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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Social Circle: How do you cure the winter blues & blahs?

Published March 3, 2013

It's that time of year in Wisconsin when winter starts to drag on and on. People start feeling cooped up, impatient for spring and more annoyed with snowfall or cold weather than they were a month or two ago. So what's a person to do?

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Indoor playground in the works for Bay View

Published Jan. 21, 2013

Although there are indoor playgrounds in the area, none of them are in Milwaukee. Bay View's Shannon Knapp hopes to change this very soon with a natural, bouncy-house-free indoor playground called Up, Up and Play.