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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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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…

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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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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…

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Jump for your health!

A fitter body is just a hop, skip and jump away. We already know exercise stimulates bone formation (and even talked about it recently on our blog), but two recent studies have led scientists to conclude that jumping is the…

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Why guys should try yoga

What’s the common denominator in nearly every yoga class? Gender. More than 80 percent of yoga-goers are women. We hate that stat and decided to come up with the top three reasons it’s time for men to roll out their mats…

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Best exercises to strengthen your bones

You know working out strengthens your muscles, but did you also know that certain exercises can strengthen your bones? The key: The activity has to have a high impact. Subjecting your bones to stress through high-impact workouts prompts bones to…

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When you’re at the gym, do you ever ask yourself if you’re doing it right?

When I began my workout regimen in February, I was consistent, I was sweaty and I was pumped to see my results. After 30 days of exercise with few noticeable changes, I consulted a friend who happens to be a…

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A tried-and-true workout plan to help you run faster

Running season is among us, which means many people are thinking about setting new goals for themselves. One fun goal is to try to beat your PR (personal record). And one way to do that is to increase your pace…

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