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New fitness centers leaving older image from earlier days for cash 0

New fitness centers leaving older image from earlier days for cash

Alexander Hall NewsNetNebraska America has been changing over the last 50 years. A different lifestyle has evolved and with the changing landscape, fitness centers exploded into the culture. But, gone are the days where...

Lincoln residents have a plethora of places to exercise 0

Lincoln residents have a plethora of places to exercise

Story, photos and map by: Megan Bauerle, NewsNetNebraska Like many students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Leslie Kravtiz exercises at the UNL Rec Center. “It’s covered by my student fees and they have a lot...

Personal trainer doesn’t buy into using BMI to determine a healthy weight 0

Personal trainer doesn’t buy into using BMI to determine a healthy weight

Story and photos by Alicia Mikoloyck, NewsNetNebraska Emily Suhr doesn’t rely on BMI or body mass index alone while training her clients, she insists better methods are out there. Suhr, 21, has been a...

Science solves big question for iron pumpers and runners 0

Science solves big question for iron pumpers and runners

Alexander Hall NewsNetNebraska It doesn’t matter how old you are, exercise is important for maintaining overall health and living longer. For a long time gym goers have knocked heads over what is the best...

Lincoln’s paving the way to a bike friendly Nebraska 0

Lincoln’s paving the way to a bike friendly Nebraska

Story and photo by Robert Vencil, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska ranked 41st in bicycle friendliness according to The League of American Bicyclists.  The ranking represents the entire state, but many in Lincoln feel it’s a misrepresentation...

Ex-high school athlete explores the other side of sports 0

Ex-high school athlete explores the other side of sports

Story and video by: Megan Bauerle, NewsNetNebraska Andrew Peters Jr. is not your run-of-the-mill ex-high school athlete. After graduating from Tri-County High School in 2008, Peters decided to pursue the “aesthetic side” of athletics...

Tough Mudder, training for the extreme obstacle course 0

Tough Mudder, training for the extreme obstacle course

Story by: Alexander Hall NewsNetNebraska Wading through freezing water, sliding on mud with exposed electric wires overhead and climbing Everest in a single day is now possible. Obstacle courses are designed to test stamina and...

One week after Boston Marathon bombings, Lincoln honors victims 0

One week after Boston Marathon bombings, Lincoln honors victims

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska Brian Robertson was just two football fields away when the first explosion went off at 2:49 p.m. “There was this smoke and a very loud sound,” Robertson said, “like one...

UNL students accept dual role of student and officer trainee 0

UNL students accept dual role of student and officer trainee

By Ryan Pritchard, NewsNetNebraska Going to college is tough for almost all new freshman, but some decide to make it even harder. Think 8:30 class is early? Try 5:45 a.m. Every day at that...