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Feeling Stressed, Inflexible or Less Strong Than You’d Like? Try This Form of Martial Arts

When you hear the phrase “martial arts,” you probably picture a scene from a Bruce Lee movie where he single-handedly deals with a room full of bad guys and comes out victorious. But there’s one form of martial arts that…

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The Most Important Workout Factor You Might Be Missing

After more than 20 years in the fitness industry, there is one question that’s asked by nearly every person who has stepped foot in a gym, regardless of their personal goals: “What is the best workout plan?” The answer is simple, really. The…

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Aerial Silk Takes Your Workout to New Heights

Those of you who know me know I’m always willing to try anything at least once. And if I hate it, I’ll let you know, that, too. So being big into fitness, combined with my love of dance, aerial silk…

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Walk at Lunch

National Walk@Lunch Day officially takes place on Wednesday, April 29. All you have to do to participate is bring your walking shoes to work and step outside on your lunch break for a brisk 30-minute walk. Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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#MIKidsCan: Curling Superstar Shares Positive Message with Traverse City Students

Pursuing a sport she loved as a youth didn’t always make Debbie McCormick popular. The four-time Olympic curler was teased because curling wasn’t considered a mainstream sport when she was growing up in Madison, Wisconsin. “I’m so glad that I…

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Kick Off Race Season With These Fun Events Around Michigan

The first day of spring has come and gone, daylight saving time has already started and opening day is out of here, which can only mean one thing: It’s about to be race season! Races can be the perfect chance…

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Olympian Debbie McCormick Shares Her Curling Secrets

Editor’s Note: We asked Debbie McCormick, an Olympic-level curler, to share some of her thoughts about the sport she loves. McCormick will be competing in the upcoming Traverse City Curling Club’s (TCCC) Cherry Bombspiel tournament, which begins April 24. Blue…

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#GimmeFive Flotus Challenge!

“The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake.”-Michelle Obama As part of the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move, the First Lady is encouraging everyone to share what…

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Muskegon Families Encouraged to Walk for Chance to Stay in a Yurt

Looking for a way to get the entire family moving, from little kids to teens to grandparents? If you live in Muskegon County, you’ll want to check out a new eight-week generational walking challenge that starts Monday. A kickoff event…

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