Tag Archives: exercise

You too can become a morning exerciser!

You don’t have to be a natural early bird to start up a morning exercise routine. But you do have to accept one thing: It’s not necessarily going to be easy to crawl out from under your blanket an hour…

Fitness

10K Steps Challenge participant walks over 150 miles since January

Participating in the 10K Steps Challenge leading up to the Fifth Third Bank River run is a structured way for beginners and experienced participants alike to stick to a training schedule and stay motivated. Once participants sign up for the…

Fitness

Fallen off the fitness wagon? Four tips to get back on track

Even the most devout exercise enthusiast can slip into an inactive rut where working out falls by the wayside. Between demanding jobs, family obligations and the desire to relax every once in a while – well, we’re sure you know…

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When it becomes a pain in the back…

Whether we’re reaching, sitting or lifting, our backs are constantly in motion, which makes them more susceptible to injury. We force ourselves to grab out of reach items off the top shelf. Poor posture when sitting leaves our backs stiff….

Fitness

Local Grand Rapids photographer catches running bug and becomes a Warrior

The Fifth Third River Bank Run, America’s largest 25K road race, takes place in downtown Grand Rapids this May 10, 2014. The race incorporates the West Michigan racing community and beyond from all fitness levels, beginner through advanced. The Fifth…

Fitness

Your daily workout in four minutes flat

All too often, we feel forced to sacrifice our trips to the gym to make time for career, family and friends. But we know regular exercise is vital to our physical and emotional well being. As a result, we’re constantly…

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Is your lifestyle causing stress and burnout?

I am definitely the type of person who says ‘yes’ to everything and tends to overload her schedule. While this typically works out well and allows for me to showcase my abilities, it can also cause stress and burnout. Feeling…

Mental Health

Lakeshore Bike Shop in Marquette

As the popularity of snow biking surges in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, Lakeshore Bike Shop in downtown Marquette aims to capitalize on the attention, and strengthen its role as a player in the winter sport. Snow biking involves…

Fitness

Dash Down Division in your pajamas!

Does this bitter Michigan cold have you down? The winter months commonly put a wrench in a fitness routine, as well as stifling motivation. This weekend, Grand Rapids has an answer to your workout woes! Dash Down Division, taking place…

 
 

 

 

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