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Have a Healthy, Active and Fun Time at the National Cherry Festival

Named one of the top ten ‘Specialty Food Festivals’ by readers of USA Today and 10Best, Traverse City’s National Cherry Festival is shaping up to be a delicious time! This year’s event takes place July 4-11 and features more than…

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The Health Benefits of Michigan Summer Berries

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and I’m not talking about the holidays. I am talking about Michigan’s summer berry season. The trees are in full bloom, the weather is warm and the berries are ready for…

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3 Ways to Avoid Injury at Detroit’s New Fit Park

  Want to get active outside while using what looks like a playscape for adults? That dream is now possible if you live or work in Detroit. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Live the Riverfront partnership with the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy…

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Free Detroit Riverfront Summer Events Roundup

The Detroit riverfront is one of the most exciting, fluid spaces in the city of Detroit. Whether you enjoy running or biking, fishing or sunbathing, yoga or tai chi; the riverfront has something for everyone! Along with annual events like…

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25 Reasons to Be Happy You Live in Michigan During the Summer

Michigan is a great place to live, work and play year-round, but summer truly brings out the best the state has to offer. From waterways to roadways, bare bluffs to bike paths, Michigan summers make our crisp falls and frigid…

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Meijer State Games of Michigan Celebrate Opening Ceremonies Tonight

Looking for a way to start the weekend inspired? Head to the opening ceremony of the Meijer State Games of Michigan Summer Games at Fifth Third Ballpark tonight at 7:30 p.m. The signature event of the West Michigan Sports Commission,…

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Fast and Fit: 3 Questions with NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski

  It is no secret that race car driving is a physically demanding sport—high temperatures, high speeds, and high adrenaline are all involved. But have you ever wondered what it takes for a race car driver to stay in tip…

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What Is a Fit Park? Where to Find One in Michigan

What do you get when you mix the great outdoors with free, public workout machines? Detroiters will soon have a chance to experience the answer firsthand with the opening of the city’s first Fit Park. The Fit Park is located by the…

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Synchronized Swimming: “It’s Like Running a Marathon Without Breathing”

“It’s like doing a full dance routine, but holding your breath half the time.” That’s how 17-year-old Katie Ward describes synchronized swimming, a sport that will make a big splash in Grand Rapids this weekend. As part of the Meijer…

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