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Fitness:Memories of Jessi

Woman recounts daughter’s fight against cancer in new book Ruthie FitzRandolph suspected something was wrong the quiet afternoon her daughter, Jessi, asked her to sit down because she had something to tell her. “I have breast cancer,” Jessi said. As the words reached Ruthie’s brain, she felt the world shift. She thought she was going to pass out. She could not …

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Fitness: Winter Blahs

How to get off the couch and get happier December’s hustle has faded into a new year. You might feel tired from all the holiday preparations and the emotional roller coaster of family gatherings. Being supermom is both taxing and tiresome after trying to make everything great for everyone else. You also might experience sticker shock from your recent credit …

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Fitness: Go Play Outside

Emancipate yourself from the gym and take your fitness outside. All you really need is your own body weight in order to get a great workout anywhere. However, there are countless ways to use elements of your environment to create your own workout equipment in order to spice things up if you prefer. It just requires a little creativity. READ IT ON PAGE 28 …

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Fitness: Top of the World

Frightening Diagnosis Inspires Woman to Scale Mountains When Lori Schneider climbed to the top of the world, she dared not think of the deadly drop-offs all around her. She concentrated only on putting one heavy foot in front of the other to reach the 29,035-foot summit of Mt. Everest. Schneider had only a few minutes to enjoy the view because of declining weather conditions …

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Taking 5ive with Lisa Furseth

Family, Friends, Faith, Fitness, Finance Lisa Furseth, well known in the area for her nonprofit work, recently resigned from her job at Community Action, where she was executive director for 12 years. At 52, she is entering a different phase in her life and welcomes the additional time to concentrate on family.  Furseth said she enjoyed working for nonprofits because she liked the challenge of managing two bottom lines: the organization’s …

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Fitness: CrossFit

Why are so many people talking about it and what are the benefits? Participants in the Extreme Weight Loss program are doing it, the contestants on Biggest Loser are doing it, professional athletes have incorporated it into their strength and conditioning programs, and hundreds of thousands of people around the world are doing it. It is CrossFit. If you have friends or family doing CrossFit, it’s …

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Fitness: Every Bit a Woman

Check out this great article about Michele Preive Wilkinson’s discovery that her breasts don’t define her after fighting breast cancer.  She is also an inspiration with her dedication to fitness and helping others.  Read it here:   READ IT HERE ON PAGE 28!

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Fitness: 5 Quick Self-Care Tips for a More Balanced Holiday Season

Check out this great article about how to better take care of yourself during the stress of the holiday season!  Five simple exercises are listed here:   READ IT HERE ON PAGES 28-29!

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Fitness: Fitness for StrongWomen

Check out this great article about local StrongWomen programs.  Did you know that Angie Flickinger, local trainer, is the sole trainer in Wisconsin who can certify StrongWomen instructors?  That explains why Rock County beats the entire state with 66 instructors and more than 20 different StrongWomen programs!   Check out details on page 28 of September/October’s edition:  

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Fitness: Kick-Start Summer Family Fitness

There are lots of local things to do to stay active, while also having fun with your family.  Edgerton, Milton and Rockport pools, Rock County Ice Age Trail, and many local fitness classes to name a few.   Read more on pages 28-29 in our July/August magazine.

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