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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

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

 

 

 

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