Summer in the Milwaukee area means loads of local outdoor activities. If you’ve been wondering where to keep yourself entertained this summer, where to workout outdoors, or where the best parks and beaches are, look no further. Here’s a list of non-stop summer goodness throughout the area. So grab your calendar, and get ready to start filling up your days with fabulously fun local outdoor activities!
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Summer is just around the corner. Before we know it, it will be time to shed those winter blues and it’ll be time to trade indoors for outdoors, and bulky winter layers for shorts, tank tops, and swimsuits. Jumping into summer is as easy as 1, 2, 3 with these three tips on how to prepare your body for summer. Continue reading How to Prepare Your Body for Summer
Did you make New Year’s fitness resolutions this year? If you’re having a difficult time sticking with it, or even if it has completely fallen to the wayside, don’t despair. Even the best-laid resolutions can lose steam by spring. We’re here to ask you not to give up on your fitness resolutions, and instead to find a little motivation in our list of ten reasons why you should stick with them. Continue reading 10 Reasons to Not Give Up on Your Fitness Resolutions
Now that we have genetic testing for everything from ancestry to medical predispositions (Ancestry, 23andMe), is it possible to have a genetically oriented diet specific to you? Continue reading What is Nutrigenetics?
Hunger is supposed to be the signal that we get from our bodies that we should eat. It’s a biological imperative, and it’s there to keep you alive. But many of us respond to a number of different “hunger variations.” We eat a full tub of popcorn at the movie theater, even though we have had dinner. We soothe a broken heart with a tub of Rocky Road. We ease a bad day with an extra cookie or 3, nosh on extra chips to comfort boredom, and binge on chocolate when we are upset. Many things beyond the physical need for food can present as an urge to eat. Exploring some of the reasons for hunger can help us to separate out the real hunger from the myriad of other reasons we may be reaching for food when we don’t actually need it. Continue reading Is it Hunger, Hanger, or Something Else Entirely?