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Outdoor Exercise Options in the Winter

Outdoor Exercise Options in the Winter

As daylight disappears and temperatures drop, you may be tempted to re-locate your fitness routine indoors, if not abandon it altogether. But UW Health at The American Center fitness supervisor Kate Hemesath says winter’s approach doe...
12/18/2020 | Outdoor Exercise Options in the Winter

Give the Gift of Fitness this Holiday

Give the Gift of Fitness this Holiday

Want to encourage a loved one to get healthy this season, or have a fitness buff on your list? UW Health Sports Medicine Fitness Center staff offer suggestions to help you find the gift that's just right. Consider some of the following ideas, or...
12/14/2020 | Give the Gift of Fitness this Holiday

Consistent Sleep Critical to Youth in This Unusual School Year

Consistent Sleep Critical to Youth in This Unusual School Year

Madison, Wisconsin - As children throughout Wisconsin return to a new school reality this fall, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health sleep experts encourage parents and students to establish healthy sleep habits. Sle...
9/18/2020 | Consistent Sleep Critical to Youth in This Unusual School Year

When Enjoying the Outdoors be Careful of What You Touch

When Enjoying the Outdoors be Careful of What You Touch

While most people are familiar with outdoor plants like poison ivy, pediatrician Andrea Jones, MD, reminds families that there are other things that can cause rashes. Wait! Don’t Touch That! The sun is shining and the weather is warm....
6/24/2020 | When Enjoying the Outdoors be Careful of What You Touch

Staying Active During COVID-19

Staying Active During COVID-19

Staying physically active while many fitness centers, gyms and pools have been closed has not been easy. Knowing how essential exercise is for our physical and mental well-being, how do we maintain this essential activity – especially during a ...
6/18/2020 | Staying Active During COVID-19

Managing Stress Through Exercise

Managing Stress Through Exercise

UW Health Sports Medicine Fitness Center staff offers tips for managing stress through exercise.   When something causes us stress - whether it's running late for work, a disagreement with a spouse, or a near-accident on a bike - the effects on...
4/01/2020 | Managing Stress Through Exercise

 

 

 

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