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Eight Fitness Myths Debunked

There are all kinds of myths out there about health and fitness. What workouts are best, what foods cause weight loss, exactly how many sit ups do you need to be doing to see abs? Lets take a look at…

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MI Big Green Gym: Making Memories at Local Parks

Whether it’s a small, tree-dappled respite from the city’s concrete, an expanse of undisturbed natural beauty, or the shoreline of your favorite lake, public parks – especially in Michigan – are the place to be. We sometimes take them for…

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Staying Healthy at an Amusement Park can be a Breeze with these Three Tips

Imagine you are walking around an amusement park. The sound of playful screams whip past you as the roller coasters soar through the sky. The smell of sizzling French fries in the deep fryer drifts under your nose and your…

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“Skinny” but Unhealthy: The Truth is on the Inside

Everyone has a friend that can eat whatever they want, whenever they want, and never gain a pound. There’s also that friend who weighs more than others but is in great shape. So, is it healthy to be large and fit,…

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Obesity in America: What’s the Problem and How Can We Break the Cycle?

The definition of obesity is as follows: being grossly fat or over weight. Doesn’t sound too great does it? Yet, billions of people walk this earth living out that definition daily, with no hopes of changing it. Obesity has become…

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How to Ace Your #HealthyMe Goal to Exercise More

A few weeks ago, we discussed how to reach your goal if you’re trying to eat healthier. Now we’re talking to those of you who have made goals to exercise more or get into better shape. If that’s you, are…

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Staying Active, for You and Your Children

Being a parent is not easy. By the time your kids reach their teens, you will have survived tantrums at 3 a.m., boo-boo emergencies and soccer practices, all the while, accumulating patches of grey hair. You have a new mountain…

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Don’t Let Blisters Get in the Way of Your Running Plans

Let’s say you’ve decided to make running a half marathon one of your #HealthyMe goals – congratulations! You’ve likely selected a training plan and started hitting the trails for long weekend runs, building up your endurance for 13.1 miles. You’re…

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Adults can play sports too!

Kids aren’t the only ones who can participate in recreational leagues, adults can participate too! There is no reason why only kids can qualify to join sports teams, when parents may have a desire to try these sports as well.  This is…

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