Cardio Doesn’t Have to Hurt: The Best Low-Impact Workouts

Exercise is one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself at any age, but as you get older, regular exercise becomes more important than ever for your body and mind. Not only can exercise enhance your mobility and…


Are Boot Camp Workouts as Healthy as They Seem?

Fitness boot camps are popular—and for good reason. The tough, military-inspired workouts, which tend to focus on minimal equipment, classic moves and bursts of high intensity, can burn up to 400 calories in 40 minutes while also strengthening muscles. All…


#HealthyMe: Hooked On Paddle Boarding (With Video)

Well, it’s official: my new favorite workout is a standing paddle board trip around the lake! I had wanted to paddle board all summer and decided to try it out with a group just a few weeks ago. Though I was pretty…



Your Next Scavenger Hunt is Only an App Away

Now that fall is here, days will become a little cooler, a little shorter and a lot more colorful. As the weather changes, so do our outdoor activities. Some of us may choose to layer up and take in the…


#HealthyMe: Running a Tough Mudder (With Video)

My friend and colleague Kyle Hall and I tackled one of the trendiest fitness challenges this past weekend – the obstacle-filled dirt run! We ran the Tough Mudder held Saturday, Sept. 20 in Brooklyn, Michigan at the Michigan International Speedway…


Step Out to Stop Diabetes!

More than 29 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and one in four people do not even know that they have it. With statistics like that, it is important to practice early awareness and an active lifestyle. One easy way to…



4 Non-Traditional Ab Workouts

One of the most sought after looks are tight, ripped abs. There are potentially hundreds of exercises that attack the abs directly. But what if you want a little bang for your buck? Meaning, what exercises can you do that…


7 Resistance Band Moves to Tone Your Entire Body

It’s natural to think that to get stronger, you need to lift heavy things. But thanks to resistance bands, that’s not actually true. Resistance bands are super light pieces of stretchy rubber that you can use to tone your entire body….


5 Great Stops for a Healthy and Fun Day in Petoskey

Whether your idea of fun is getting active outdoors, curling up with a good book, shopping or dining, Petoskey has it all. Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay, in northwest lower Michigan, the resort town provides…