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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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The Ride: Muskegon Stationary Bike Race Raises Money for Mercy Health Heart Programs

Fred Reichert may have been dressed up like a clown, but the fact that the 56-year-old Rothbury man was happily pedaling away on a stationary bike was no joke. About five years earlier – December 27, 2009 to be exact…

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#MIKidsCanDance Winners Rock the Palace

Earlier this year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan called upon youth dance teams to show off their best moves on Instagram for a chance to perform with the Detroit Pistons Mob Squad. We Are STARZ dance team of Oak Park-based STAR…

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Don’t Let These Myths Get Between You and Rock Climbing

If you’ve never done it before, climbing up the face of a rock can seem, in a word, intimidating. And why wouldn’t it? You’re out in the elements, holding on by the tips of your fingers and relying on tiny pieces of equipment…

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Michigan Tourist Destinations Shine Bright with Google Partnership  

Have you ever tried to explain just how beautiful Michigan is to out-of-state relatives or friends? Words just really don’t do our state justice sometimes. Now you can get a little help from Google. A new partnership between Pure Michigan…

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Curling’s Rich History at the Detroit Curling Club

Let’s curl! Come on, you know curling, right? Curling. No. Not your hair. The sport! My initial memories of curling reach back to 1980-something, watching hockey on CBC with my Grandfather and Dad. In between periods, while doing the other Canadian…

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#MIKidsCan Train Like an All-Star Challenge Week 3

Earlier this month, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan called on kids to lace up their cleats and “Train like an All-Star” with its latest #MIKidsCan challenge, in alignment with the Detroit Tigers spring training. Now through March 31, kids across the…

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LaughFest Seriously Funny Family Adventure Challenge a Hit for West Michigan Teams

Things you might have overheard at Sunday’s Seriously Funny Family Adventure Challenge at LaughFest: “Okay kids, why don’t you go over there and swordfight now.” “My right foot can’t quite reach George Lopez.” “I can’t hold on to this rubber…

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#MIKidsCan Train Like an All-Star Challenge Week 2

Hey there, kids! You’ve made it to week two of the #MIKidsCan Train Like an All-Star Challenge. Congrats! Last week more than 1,000 Michigan kids took the pledge to Train Like an All-Star by completing four fun and healthy activities throughout the…

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