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#GimmeFive Flotus Challenge!

“The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake.”-Michelle Obama As part of the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move, the First Lady is encouraging everyone to share what…

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Radio Host’s 10,000 Steps Journey Could Save Cousin’s Life

For Kelly Iris, losing weight could literally be life-saving. Only it isn’t necessarily her life that could be saved. Iris, who is a radio personality on West Michigan’s STAR 105.7, has a cousin with type 1 diabetes. In need of…

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#MIKidsCan Train Like an All-Star Week 4

Throughout the month of March, hundreds of Michigan kids have been hard at work getting healthy and staying active as part of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan‘s #MIKidsCan Train Like an All-Star Challenge. By completing a series of healthy tasks each…

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Don’t Be Afraid of The Cold

Even though the first official day of spring has arrived, here in Michigan we are still experiencing some pretty chilly temperatures and working out in the cold can be less than motivating. But before you throw in the towel and restrict…

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Too Busy to Work Out? Think Again!

I started my 2015 fitness goals a little late this year. Somehow I fooled myself into thinking I didn’t have to work out. I was always too busy, too cold and I did not want to add a gym membership…

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How Heart Rate Zones Impact Your Workout Results

Have you ever finished a workout and wondered if you challenged yourself enough? Knowing your heart rate can tell you a lot about the intensity of your exercise and what kind of results you are likely to see. Working out…

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Keep Your Family’s Health On Track This Spring Break

While vacation is a time for fun and relaxation, it’s important to remember to pack healthy habits with you this spring break. It can be challenging to stay committed to a healthy lifestyle while on vacation. But whether your family…

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Love the Hoops Tournament? Grab a Ball and Try These Moves

This month kicks off the college basketball tournament, which makes for some pretty exciting television. But rather than sitting on your couch and just watching the games, get inspired by what you see and hit the courts yourself! You can…

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Yoga classes in Michigan everyone can afford

Yoga Classes in Michigan Everyone Can Afford

With classes that can cost more than $20 a pop, pants that go for almost $100 and specialty mats that retail for $70 or more, it’s no wonder yoga is seen as an activity only wealthy people can afford. But…

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