Health Topics

Find information on many health topics, listed A to Z.

Exercise and Fitness

Exercise is not just a weight loss tool - it's an effective "medicine" for disease prevention and treatment.

Classes & Events

Enhance Fitness Class

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
12/10/2018
7-8 a.m.

Strong Bodies: Advanced - Full

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
01/07/2019
9-10 a.m.

LIVESTRONG at the Y

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
01/08/2019
2 p.m. or 4 p.m.

Strong Bodies: Advanced

Fitness & Weight Management

Menomonie, WI
01/15/2019
10-11 a.m.

Strong Bodies: Advanced

Fitness & Weight Management

Menomonie, WI
01/15/2019
11:30-12:30 a.m.

Strong Bodies: Advanced

Fitness & Weight Management

Bloomer, WI
01/23/2019
9-10 a.m.

Strong Bodies: Advanced

Fitness & Weight Management

Bloomer, WI
01/23/2019
11 a.m.-12 p.m.

In The News

Ongoing discussions regarding a fitness partnership in New Prague

New Prague Area Schools (NPAS), the City of New Prague and Mayo Clinic Health System are in ongoing discussions regarding a fitness partnership in New Prague.

May 10, 2018

From The Blog

Setting SMART goals

Whether you’re starting a new exercise program, trying to eat healthier or find some time for yourself, setting a SMART goal positions you for success

November 20, 2018

15-minute workouts you can do at home

Fitting a workout into a busy schedule can be hard. Luckily, you do not need to spend hours at the gym each day to improve your health. In fact, you can get a great workout in just 15 minutes.

November 20, 2018

Better health starts by changing one thing

It's time to break the vicious cycle of exercise and diet plans that simply aren't sustainable. To start your path to better health, I want you to change one thing.

Graham King MD By Graham King October 2, 2018

Don’t just sit there: Exercises for the office

Sitting at a desk all day can be harder than it sounds. Try these 5 desk exercises to get rid of the strain sitting puts on your body.

September 18, 2018

15-minute workout: Core

Busy day? We all know how hard it can be to fit a workout into our schedule, but why not get started with a 15-minute home workout using a stability ball?

July 30, 2018

Boost long-term health with balance training

If you participate in regular cardio exercise or weight training, you may think you're reaching every component of fitness, but have you thought about balance training?

July 23, 2018

15-minute workout: Combo exercises

Busy day? We all know how hard it can be to fit a workout into our schedule, but why not get started with a 15-minute home workout using combo exercises?

July 16, 2018

15-minute workout: Resistance bands

Busy day? We all know how hard it can be to fit a workout into our schedule, but why not get started with a 15-minute home workout?

July 2, 2018

Fueling strategies for distance runners

Distance running — a 10k, half marathon or full marathon — all are high-calorie-burning endurance events that require a solid nutrition plan. Depending on your body weight, the duration of the run and the intensity of your training schedule, you’ll need to adjust your nutrition plan or fuel accordingly

Allyn Wergin RDN By Allyn Wergin June 5, 2018

The 5 elements of fitness

Variety is key to a healthy diet. Turns out, it’s also key to a healthy fitness routine. Incorporate these 5 fitness elements to ensure success.

June 1, 2018

Taking the first step: Starting or restarting an exercise program

When you're starting a fitness program, one thing is true: the first step often is the hardest. We have tips, a 5K training plan and foam rolling details to get you started right.

May 22, 2018

Staying on track with your training

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a first-time runner, training for an upcoming race can be difficult — both physically and mentally. In fact, it’s pretty common to have the excitement wear off and to have to remind yourself of why you ever wanted to complete this race in the first place.

May 8, 2018