Muskegon Exhibit Celebrates 50 Years of the Snowboard

Did you know the modern snowboard has its roots in Muskegon, Mich.? In 1965, Sherman Poppen invented the Snurfer, a board his children could use to navigate the snow in their backyard. It inspired the modern-day snowboard and with it,…


Flaunt Your Holiday Spirit at Lansing’s Silver Bells 5K Run

Santa Claus is coming to Lansing this week, but don’t let that jolly old gift-giver outshine your holiday festiveness. The 31st annual Silver Bells in the City arrives in downtown Lansing on Friday, Nov. 20. The entire city glows during the…


Ten Songs to Pump Up Your Workout Playlist

Whether you’re lifting at the gym or hitting the trail for a run, music can be an essential part of any workout. Studies have shown music can help to reduce stress, boost mood and positively impact the cardiovascular system. In fact, a recent…


Holiday Party Celebrates Health of Lansing Community

The holidays are coming to Lansing a little early with a Saturday event featuring healthy food, fitness, and a special visit from Santa. Lettuce Live Well is hosting a holiday party as the culminating celebration in a months-long Celebrity Health…



Hit the Barre in Michigan to Tone Up

If you’re looking for a low-impact exercise that will tone your body, barre workouts may be the answer. Known to increase your strength, increase flexibility, improve posture and reduce stress, barre workouts pack a punch in one compact class. Barre…


Shining the Spotlight on Competitive Dance Teams

For many people, dance can be a fun way to relieve stress, boost mood, or just get some chores done around the house on the weekend. But for young athletes, who have committed to developing their knowledge, technique, and passion for…

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Grand Rapids: ‘Sports City’ to Host National Games in 2017

Athletes sprinting across the Blue Bridge. Skateboarders weaving around Calder Plaza’s La Grande Vitesse. A lone ice skater twirling in front of Frederik Meijer Gardens’ The American Horse. A baseball game at Rosa Parks Circle. A fast-moving, high-energy video that pairs…


First Iceman Race? Do’s and Don’ts for a Great Experience 

The 26th annual Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge is sure to be a test of wills for the thousands of riders set to take on the 30-mile course from Kalkaska to Traverse City on Saturday, Nov. 7. If this is your…


Michigan Races Honor Mexican Culture and Lost Loved Ones

The Mexican tradition of el Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a holiday meant for friends and family to remember, celebrate, and honor loved ones who have passed away. Three upcoming Michigan races will bring…

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