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Health and Fitness Report!

WSUM is UW- Madison’s student radio and I am the newest member of the news radio team as the health and fitness reporter! Here is my first report: ‘New Years Resolutions – Keep Motivated throughout the year’ Nutrition Tips, Setting Goals, Exercise Tips, Healthy Snacking, Health and Fitness Education ~ Enjoy! Advertisements Continue reading Health and Fitness Report!

Get your squat challenge on!

A recent study published in Sports Medicine just looked at half versus full squats and found not only are full squats not dangerous, but actually cause less stress on your knee joint and spine.  So get low! Proper form is essential – not just for strengthening your muscles but also for protecting your spine and other synovial joints.  Just like the white text on blue … Continue reading Get your squat challenge on!

Bicyclist Benefits

If you have not heard about the new craze for bicyclists checkout – Across country businesses are openning their doors and giving deals and free stuff away to those of us who ride instead of drive — ecofriendly folks! wear helmet – mom always said ‘Safety First, Fun Always’ have a super cool ‘Bicycle Benefit’ sticker on their helmet  (they are blue or pink) … Continue reading Bicyclist Benefits

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Hand Stand Push-Ups

Check it out! Now it is your turn! If you have never tried this before you might think it is incredible, its easy if you practice and progress properly! Start with Kicking up to a Hand Stand on the Wall: Begin in an exagerated sprinters stance Fingers about 5 inches from the wall Palms spread out Weight evenly across both hands Keep arms straight and … Continue reading Hand Stand Push-Ups

Power Wheel Crawl – 100 Yard Challenge!

The Power Wheel was found to be the ‘best core trainer’ by a study conducted at the University of California – Berkeley.  Jon Hinds created the Power Wheel in 1997 to dynamically improve core stabilization, strength, power and balance.  It is by far my favorite and if you would like to get your hands on one check out  Monkey Bar Gym Currently, I am in … Continue reading Power Wheel Crawl – 100 Yard Challenge!