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The four crucial steps between setting a goal and reaching it

If you’re like the thousands of people who have signed up for HealthyMe, you probably have some health-related goals you’re trying to reach. You could be trying to cook more nutritious dinners during the week, run a mile without stopping…

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Let the games begin!

Downtown Detroit is alive and bubbling over with excitement for the third annual Live Downtown Games. The games kicked off Monday, July 21, at Campus Martius Park with executives from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing…

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Bicycle, bicycle, bicycle

I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride my bike I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride it where I like OK, that wasn’t one of Queen’s better songs, but the lyrics say it all….

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Americans with Disability Act anniversary, a chance to celebrate ability

A celebration of ability is set to take place on Tuesday, July 22 from 3-6 p.m. at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. Ability in Action celebrates the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The act…

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More unpredictable weather is coming, are you prepared?

We’ve all experienced waking up in the middle of the night to a crack of thunder, watching bolts of lightning shoot from the sky. You hear the wind howling and creaking through the seals of the windows, while the rain…

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Get outside and play with Mi Big Green Gym

MI Big Green Gym is committed to getting kids active and keeping them healthy through the utilization of Michigan’s treasured parks and recreation. On June 17, 2014, MI Big Green Gym hosted hundreds of kids on the Capitol lawn for,…

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The DIA is turning its museum Inside|Out

For the fifth consecutive year, the Detroit Institute of Arts is turning its museum inside out, literally. The Inside|Out program is an initiative of the DIA that is hauling out over 80 high-quality reproductions of its most famous works of…

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Take a stand for your health

Warning: Sitting can be hazardous to your health. In fact, too much sitting has gotten such a bad name that it’s even been referred to as “the new smoking.” The comparison might seem dramatic, until you learn about how dangerous…

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Young athletes: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Sports are enjoyed all over the world by people of all ages and even played professionally by the world’s best. Becoming a professional may seem like a quick way to get paid, but there are social advantages to playing sports…

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