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    Wisconsin woman combats cancer with workouts

    Colleen Cleary decided she would not worry about what she couldn't control, but that she would fight her breast cancer in the one way she could - not just with surgery and chemotherapy, but grinding away on the pedals of an indoor Schwinn bicycle when the temperature outside dipped well below zero...


    Wina Sturgeon: Were you fast enough to qualify for NASTAR nationals?

    If you ran a NASTAR race course at any of the more than 100 resorts which offer the event, you may have been fast enough to qualify for the NASTAR Nationals. Qualifiers have now been listed on the website (http://www.nastar.com); snail mail notifications will be sent out soon.


    How I got back on a fitness regimen after 10 years without a workout

    Perhaps my story is not all that uncommon, but it still feels pretty unbelievable (or terrifyingly unhealthy) to admit that I didn't exercise for 10 straight years. I lived my life, woke up, ate food, went to work, and carried on without so much as breaking a sweat. No cardio, no conditioning, no...


    Anti-bottle the solution for easy hydration

    Experts agree that proper hydration is critical for health and wellness, but anyone lugging around a clunky water bottle on a hike or jog will tell you it's not exactly convenient. Marketed as the "anti-water bottle," Vapur's Element Anti-Bottle may be the answer we're looking for. It's made from...


    10 reasons you can't stop snacking

    Can't resist the call of the crunchy, salty or sugary snack fix? You're not alone. According to a survey published by the USDA, snacking has doubled over the past 30 years. On average, these snacks contribute 1/4 of the calories we consume on a given day - leading to the logical conclusion that ...

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