Recent Posts

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…

Fitness

Have you registered to become a donor yet?

According to Gift of Life Michigan, more than 3,200 Michiganders are currently waiting and hoping for a life-saving organ transplant. That number doesn’t include the thousands of others in the state who would find relief from pain or gain the…

Healthy Community

 

Who says being eco-conscious only benefits the earth?

With Earth Hour 2014 having just passed and Earth Day right around the corner (April 22, to be exact!), there has never been a better time to adopt some new eco-friendly habits. Going green is no new fad so there…

Healthy Community

Got goals? Our new website will help you reach them!

Here at A Healthier Michigan, we feel like we are part of something big. We’re part of a movement where Michigan residents are caring more and more about their health, finding new ways to get in shape and adding healthier…

Healthy Community

Three races across Michigan you won’t want to miss

Warm weather is finally here, which means the start of race season is upon us! While there are many races across the state worth participating in, we pulled together information on three of our favorites coming up this year. From…

Fitness

 

5 healthy habits of naturally slim people

It can seem like some people are born thin and willowy while others are forced to struggle with their weight their whole lives. If you wish you were in the former group, know that while some of it is genetics,…

Food

Listen up! These everyday actions could harm your ears

You probably only think about your ears when something goes wrong–they don’t pop when you’re flying in an airplane, they start ringing after you see a concert or they begin to ache painfully one day. But they actually deserve a…

Healthy Community

Healthy kids: Keeping your sporty children energized

As warmer weather returns and outdoor activities begin to take over your kids’ after-school schedule, it’s important to know what food and drink will support their increased activity. And not just any snack will do. While orange slices and water…

Food

 
 

 

 

Switch to our mobile site