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Six Ways to Get in Shape Without Breaking the Bank

The process of choosing a gym or the best exercise equipment can seem daunting (and expensive!) but the good news is you don’t have to empty your wallet to drop pounds. The first step is to think outside the box…

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Winterize Your Workout: Learn to Love Exercising Indoors

In the springtime, exercisers across Michigan hang up their gym passes and take their cardio outside. But this time of year, the migration moves the opposite way. Cooler weather and fewer hours of sunlight mean that once again it’s time…

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Tips to Make Sure Hunters’ Hearts Are Ready for Season

Excited to get back into the Michigan woods for prime deer-hunting season? As you make your preparations, put a heart checkup on your list. Heart attacks in the woods claim the lives of hunters every year. For those with pre-existing…

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Are You Fueling Up for Your Next Bike Ride?

There’s nothing quite like hitting a bike trail to change up your workout routine. We get to experience our surroundings in a whole new way when we’re on our bike. As cycling has many benefits including relieving stress, being easier…

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The Best Healthy Meet-Ups Across Michigan

Finding motivation to work out on your own can be a daunting task. But get others involved and physical activity can get transformed into a task you look forward to daily. Accordingly to a study published in the International Journal…

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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…

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5 Questions You Forgot to Ask Your Personal Trainer

If you’re anything like me and have struggled to lose weight on your own, even after changing your diet and going to the gym, you may consider hiring a personal trainer. The decision to hire a trainer is a personal…

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5 Everyday Items that Double as Exercise Equipment

Whether you’re too busy to hit the gym or your budget doesn’t have room for a membership right now, you can always work out at home for free. In fact, there are plenty of activities you can do inside your…

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Smart (and Tasty!) Snacks for Distance Runners

Most athletes know how tough it can be to find the perfect pre- or mid-run snack. Your body requires enough fuel to stay strong mile after mile, but not so much that you feel sluggish or experience stomach cramps. In…

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