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Club Sports Awareness Day

UW-Whitewater Club Basketball Team practice Nov. 2019

Andrew Abler, Journalist

September 27, 2020

A lack of athletics is one thing everyone has become accustomed to in the past few months, but at Whitewater club sports will be proceeding as planned for their respective 2020 seasons. UW-Whitewater Club Sports held a Club Sports Awareness Day Sept. 23 for student to learn more about how to partici...

Yoga with Adriene

Adriene begins her virtual class by taking some relaxing deep breaths and welcoming words with her dog Benji.

Nichole Learman, Journalist

September 13, 2020

Warhawk Fitness has more ways for students to stay healthy and active in the comfort of their own home. A new app debuted this semester called “Yoga with Adriene.”  The app offers different videos for people with all different active levels. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, it isn’t difficu...

Sotherland Customs focuses on fitness

Some bicycles in the Sotherland Custom shop are hanging in the back of the BicycleWise store. John Sotherland has been working with bicycles for nearly 40 years. He launched BicycleWise in 2001.

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

February 26, 2018

Sotherland Customs hosted an open house for the community Feb. 24, showcasing how the shop can support people’s passion to get out and ride. John Sotherland owns the business located in the BicycleWise and Sports Fitness building on W. Main St. in Whitewater. “My goal is to make a positive imp...

Warhawk Fitness releases new schedule

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 By Jordan Moser Being the beginning of a new semester and new year, there may be no better time to break out of a sedentary lifestyle and to pursue fitness goals.Warhawk Fitness offers a wide variety of group fitness classes. Group fitness provides a fun and collaborative way to shed pound...

In Fine Feather: Environmental factors contribute to health

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Alena Purpero As someone who is the queen of tossing clothes into a pile, exceeding my closets carrying capacity and allowing my busy life to get the best of my residence hall room’s organization, I’ve learned very quickly the importance of taking care of your home. That’s...

Hawk Hike: no gym, outdoor workout

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 By Alena Purpero As we slowly, but, surely proceed into warm weather, the temperature will go up and our attention span goes down. I, for one, can feel my inner antsy 8-year-old self that just wants to get outside when I have to stay inside and do homework. Even if I’m working out...

In Fine Feather: every body is a beach body

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Alena Purpero [dropcap]F[/dropcap]or the past week and next couple weeks coming up, all we are going to hear about amongst our peers, professors and coworkers is everyones’ spring break plans. Some of you may be lucky enough to travel somewhere warm, reminding yourself that...

In Fine Feather: Just one bite, indulge in moderation

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Alena Purpero It’s one of your friend’s birthdays. You and several other friends are out to eat. The restaurant staff finishes their personal rendition of the song “Happy Birthday,” put a festive hat of some sort on the birthday girl/boy and put down a plate of rich, flourless...

In Fine Feather: Stay fit without the the extra expenses

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Alena Purpero [dropcap]F[/dropcap]itness – we all wish it was easy. Don’t we? Or do some of us almost grasp on to any excuse we can get a hold of to justify why we aren’t working out when we should? Don’t get me wrong, there are some valid reasons as to why you sometimes...

Outside the wire: Cavalry Scout on a mission to inspire others through wellness and fitness

Amber Levenhagen Photo

November 13, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic At first glance, Thomas Slaten looks like a typical college student: casual and relaxed, sporting a hoodie and sweats. The only thing that could possibly give him away is his standard military cut. Enlisted at 17 and deployed to Iraq by 19, junior Thomas “Tom”...

How to get your fit on in Whitewater: Fitness realm offers students variety of options

Freshman Matt Dawson lifts on an incline bench at the Williams Center.

September 25, 2014

By Amber Levenhagen Sept. 24, 2014 A new semester brings new choices for students choosing fitness and health as part of their semester. Whitewater has several options to enroll. SnapFitness, Anytime Fitness, and The Williams Center/Kachel Fieldhouse are the primary options that students appear...

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