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Should men and women follow the same workout plan?

Exercising with a partner is a great way to keep yourself accountable and stick to your routine. But have you considered how that routine might be affected if your workout partner is a member of the opposite sex? You should!…

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Feel happier and healthier in just five minutes

We understand: Not every day is going to provide you with hours to go to the gym, cook a healthy meal from scratch, get a massage, meditate and spend quality time with your family. But that doesn’t mean you have…

Mental Health

Your next treetop adventure begins in West Bloomfield

Zip lining, free falling and leaping off elevated platforms in trees. This summer there’s an aerial adventure to be had in Michigan. Earlier this month, Adventure Park opened in West Bloomfield, MI. The park features 10 aerial treetop trails and…

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Want fresh fruits and veggies? Grow it yourself!

Dirty fresh food can hinder your quest to eat healthier and it seems like contamination outbreaks are happening more often, but now that the weather is breaking in Michigan, this is the perfect time to start growing your own food! The…

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SmartER: Be ready for the next time an injury or illness strikes

As you may know by now, a large part of smartER is learning the where of health care. But, there’s more to it than just that. Chances are you’ve been in a situation where you or a family member got…

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New warning: Moderately high blood pressure is dangerous too

It used to be that if you didn’t have high blood pressure, you didn’t have to worry too much. But new research suggests that people in the gray area, between 120/80 and 140/90, are at higher risk for health complications…

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Natural ways to stomp out stress all day long

Stress seems to find its way into everyone’s lives. Whether it stems from work, finances or family, that feeling of worry and anxiety can rear its ugly head just when you least expect it. Well it’s time to fight back!…

Mental Health

Get out and explore Michigan’s fitness-friendly destinations

There is nothing quite like being active in the great outdoors to rejuvenate your mind and body. But sometimes a simple run around the block or bike ride through town might not excite you. For those seeking more adventurous outdoor…

Fitness

Training for a race? You still need to watch what you eat

You may think that if you’re training for a triathlon, 10k, or any other long-distance race, you have free reign to scarf down all the fried chicken, French fries, and cupcakes you want. Sorry to break it to you, but…

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