Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Cardio & Toning and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
Swing Into Community Tennis

Swing Into Community Tennis

For beginners or those who haven’t played for several years, doubles tennis offers a less physically demanding way to experience the sport’s social and fitness benefits.

May 2011
Exercise Detox

Exercise Detox

Try these suggestions to rev up your metabolism, burn calories, build muscle and clean out your system.

March 2011
Sierra Bender’s Holistic Boot Camp

Sierra Bender’s Holistic Boot Camp

Working from a mind-body-spirit perspective, the international fitness guru helps women understand wellness as a whole-self process that empowers them to lead truly integrated lives.

February 2011
Hoop It Up for Health

Hoop It Up for Health

When Betty Shurin, aka “Betty Hoops,” picked up a hula hoop 10 years ago, she didn’t know that one day she’d take home a Guinness World Record. But in 2005, Shurin set the pace for the world of hula racing, running 10-kilometers with her bright red hoop continually spinning around her waist...

August 2010
Bike to Work

Bike to Work

People might start commuting by bicycle to improve their fitness, save money or support sustainability, but they continue because it’s fun.

July 2010
Kayaking for Health

Kayaking for Health

For years, much media coverage of kayaking has characterized it as a young person’s adrenaline sport. Lately, the focus has changed to encompass a wider audience by spreading the word on sea kayaking, day-touring and recreational paddling.

June 2010
Shall We Dance?

Shall We Dance?

From the mambo’s sultry hip shimmies to the foxtrot’s long, sweeping steps, ballroom dancing has captured today’s fitness spotlight as a shining venue for shaping up, improving cardiovascular health and losing weight.

October 2009
Nia: Cardio and Consciousness

Nia: Cardio and Consciousness

Looking for a cardio workout that engages both mind and body with a side order of consciousness? The Nia Technique may be just the ticket.

September 2009
Functional Fitness

Functional Fitness

So, you can bench press 200 pounds, run 10 kilometers in 45 minutes and turn heads when you slip on your Speedo. But, can you hoist your suitcase into the overhead compartment without throwing your back out, or squat to tie your toddler’s shoes without grimacing? According to advocates of “functional training," these are the questions and answers that really matter.

April 2009
Fun Moves

Fun Moves

The childhood pastime of jumping rope still proves to be a fun and excellent exercise for cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance.

February 2009