Health & Fitness


Brett Stepanik

Neither rain nor sleet nor snow nor sub-freezing temperatures keeps members of the November Project from working out outdoors. more

Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot


Nick Berard

The no-frills east-side gym is a crucible for change. Marcelle Richards and photographer Nick Berard take a closer look at those who train and coach there. more

Jan 5, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

When Epic employee Chris Freise sought out the perfect app to help him get in shape, he wound up emptyhanded. So he created his own, UpDown Fitness. more

May 26, 2016 5:00 AM News


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​Keeping seniors active keeps them independent longer — and aids in overall health. The PALS program aims to do so, and is expanding statewide. more

May 19, 2016 5:00 AM News

Two dedicated barre gyms in Madison embrace the ballet-based fitness regimen. more

Sep 26, 2015 10:00 AM Sports

Most yoga mat bags are pretty basic. These four go the extra mile. more

Aug 14, 2015 1:15 PM Emphasis

Exceptional Kids Yoga Project offers classes for kids with developmental disabilities, promoting physical autonomy and emotional empowerment through an activity already known for its calming effects. more

Jul 30, 2015 1:15 PM Sports

Leave your yoga mat at home. Here, downward dogs and sun salutations are gingerly executed atop a standup paddleboard surrounded by nature and open water. more

Jul 10, 2014 2:00 PM A & E

At 6:40 a.m., 105 fitness-seekers are running, backwards, in lines of six, around the Capitol. The first runner in each line sprints backward to the end of the line, taking the place of the last runner. This is repeated as many times as possible in t more

Sep 12, 2013 2:00 PM A & E