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Best Total-Body Toning Moves: No Gym Membership Required

Sure you could do a strength training move that just works your biceps or your hamstrings, but why would you when instead you can do a move that strengthens multiple muscles from your head to your toes? Dynamic moves increase…



How To: 5-Minute Desk Exercises with Resistance Bands

With a busy schedule, finding time to exercise might be just another item to tack on the already impossibly long to-do list. Angelia Johnson, certified fitness coach and an executive assistant at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, knows that doesn’t have…



6 Hard “Core” Exercises to Get You Fitter in 2016

Stronger abs not only slim your waistline, but can also improve your posture, prevent lower back pain and help you breathe properly. But when it comes to getting your core in shape, there are a lot of different options (planks…



Snowshoe-Making Class One Way to Celebrate an Active #MiShoeYear

Is 2016 going to be your year? The year you finally commit to being active for your health’s sake? The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants to help. The agency is encouraging residents to make a New Year’s resolution…



Six Annoying Gym Behaviors to Break

As an active gym member, I avoid going during crowded times. To me, it seems the more people there are, the more bad gym behaviors tend to surface. Following proper etiquette might seem like a no-brainier when sharing a big…



Winter is for Adventure: Four Ways to Enjoy Michigan Outdoors this Season

It’s beginning to look a lot like … springtime? With no snow on the ground, this winter isn’t exactly shaping up to be an outdoor enthusiast’s ideal season, but, we do live in Michigan. We’re pretty much guaranteed to have…


Wholyfit fitness program provides faith-based alternative to yoga

Can’t Make it to the Gym? Try Workout Videos!

Chances are you will be traveling to visit friends and family this month, making it tough to stick to your normal gym routine. And even if you aren’t on the road a lot, the season can add a lot of…



The Secrets to Exercising Safely While Pregnant

If you’re pregnant, it is important to stay healthy, and a great way is through exercise. Staying fit throughout your pregnancy can minimize a lot of common pregnancy-related pain, boost mood and energy levels and prevent excessive weight gain. But…


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,…