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Creating a New Normal During Uncertain Times

Creating a New Normal During Uncertain Times

If the news about the COVID-19 situation has you feeling stressed out, you are not alone. But there are steps you can take to lower your stress, reduce anxiety and help you stay healthy in these uncertain times. "We have to cultivate resilience,...
3/30/2020 | Creating a New Normal During Uncertain Times

Training Tips for Runners: How to Train Like the Pros

Training Tips for Runners: How to Train Like the Pros

Over the years, Jenelle Deatherage has adjusted her running routine to fit her life — from her college years winning Big 10 championships with her teammates on University of Wisconsin-Madison’s cross country and track team to her time run...
2/26/2020 | Training Tips for Runners: How to Train Like the Pros

What to Eat When You're a Vegetarian or Vegan Athlete

What to Eat When You

Reading through any number of headlines lately, it seems like the vegetarian lifestyle may be the way to go for our long-term health. But, for athletes whose sports put a lot of demand on their bodies, is a vegetarian diet enough to keep them fu...
2/26/2020 | What to Eat When You're a Vegetarian or Vegan Athlete

Is Pain Normal When Working Out?

Is Pain Normal When Working Out?

That old adage, “No pain, no gain”? Don’t buy it. “If you’re in pain, you need to listen to your body,” says Jennifer Hockemeyer, an exercise physiologist with the UW Health Research Park Fitness Center. &ldqu...
1/24/2020 | Is Pain Normal When Working Out?

Get Fit At Any Age

Get Fit At Any Age

When it comes to physical activity, there is truth to the old adage "you're only as old as you feel." While our bodies may change with age, the more physically active we are, the more we can minimize the typical aches and pains that can develop ...
1/03/2020 | Get Fit At Any Age

Why a Sense of "Oneness" Can Help Your Health

Why a Sense of "Oneness" Can Help Your Health

While the holidays are often thought of as a time of joy and family, for many it may be a time of loneliness. Being far away from loved ones, experiencing a loss, being new to a community, or not feeling emotionally connected to those around you &nda...
12/16/2019 | Why a Sense of "Oneness" Can Help Your Health

 

 

 

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