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Congratulations to the #MIKidsCanDance Finalists!

Earlier this year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan called on Michigan youth dance teams to show us their best moves on Instagram for a chance to win the opportunity to perform with the Detroit Pistons Mob Squad and other…

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5 Cheaper, Smaller Alternatives to Treadmill Desks

Being healthy in the workplace is a challenge many office-dwellers face. We often talk about the walking meeting and walking desk, but realize that many can’t afford such an option or just don’t have the space for it. For those people,…

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Walk and Talk with a Doctor: Educating and Inspiring Lansing Area Residents to Move

Stop “shoulding” yourself Dr. Maude Guerin wants people to stop “shoulding” themselves, as in, ‘I should eat better,’ or ‘I should exercise more’. While everyone knows those two lifestyle changes can improve health, Guerin explained that wanting to do something,…

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The 5 Best Yoga Moves for Inflexible People

These days, it can seem like everyone is doing yoga. And that’s a good thing! Among other benefits, yoga can help you stretch out muscles, reduce stress and strengthen your core. But there’s a reason some people refuse to give…

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Lansing Community Joins Together to Lose a Million

One million. It’s a big number that’s inspiring some mid-Michigan residents to get active and focus on their health. In his State of the City address at the end of January, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero officially kicked off Lansing Loses…

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5 Exercises You Can Do Without a Gym

We all have excuses for skipping workouts, but lack of a gym membership shouldn’t be one of them. There are many exercises, both cardiovascular and strength-focused, that can be done in the comfort of your own home, without any equipment except…

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Couch Potatoes Take Note: Easy Exercises to Do During Commercials

The average American watches more than five hours of TV a day—that’s a lot of time spent relaxing on the sofa. And if you’re watching live television (as opposed to catching up on your DVR), those five hours will include…

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6 Foolproof Ways to Work Out Before 6 AM

It’s 5:30 AM. Your alarm clock is sounding off relentlessly and you are one giant, toasty cinnamon bun in bed. The absolute last thing you want to do is get up and dive into a workout…but you should! Research and testimonials show that working out…

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Pistons’ Mob Squad: Q&A with Coach Oscar Hernandez

Two things are immediately clear when you go backstage with the Detroit Pistons’ Mob Squad youth hip-hop dance team. One, these kids are professionals. They are here to do a job. Two, they’re also still kids, with loads of energy…

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