Tag Archives: exercise

Rhythm Run Finisher Inspired to Go After Next Race

If Tenisa Frye can do it, she wants you to know that you can too. “I am not a runner, let me just tell you,” she said. Still, that didn’t stop her from completing her second Rhythm Run, a 5K…


Losing Weight, Loving Family, Living Life: Dr. Laura Hutchison’s Transformation

Dr. Laura Hutchison can understand the challenges many of us face when trying to lose weight. Low energy, fear of ridicule at the gym, lack of time to exercise: all of these factors can make the weight loss journey a difficult…


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Bringing Boards Downtown: Why a Skate Park Could Be In GR’s Future

Mike Dallas has already undergone surgery on his right shoulder. He needs another operation on his left. The owner of Bustin’ Boards, a Brooklyn, New York-based longboard manufacturer, makes his home in Grand Rapids, which is where he grew up….



Traveling? 5 Exercises You Can Do in Your Hotel Room

All of the back-to-school commercials are a sad reminder that summer is almost over, and fall is around the corner. Even though the warm weather is coming to an end, it doesn’t mean that the fun has to stop! August…


Lansing Youth Campers Win New Bikes Courtesy of Blue Care Network

Giant inflatables, group dance routines and competitions in the pool were all part of a special day of celebration for youth campers in Lansing last week. Kids enrolled at six different summer camp sites through the City of Lansing’s Parks…

Healthy Community

Saginaw YMCA Member Runs for His Community

The benefits of running are clearly reflected in David Hall: he’s more confident, has more energy and feels stronger. More important to Hall though is how his running habits have affected his family and community. Hall is currently training for…



New Fit Park Latest Step in Revitalization of Dequindre Cut Greenway

What is now known as the Dequindre Cut Greenway is an interesting chapter in Detroit’s history. After a long process of revitalization, in recent years this strip of land has produced many great attractions for Detroit residents, such as the…

Positive Michigan

4 Simple Steps to Good Running Form

It is no secret that running is an excellent exercise for your health. Running has several health benefits that can help strengthen nearly every part of your body. Some of these physical and mental health benefits include: Increased Lung Function…



4 Hidden Gems in Michigan’s Parks

Michigan is home to some of nature’s most beautiful and breathtaking sights. There’s hundreds of trails within Michigan’s state and national parks, each with gorgeous scenery and the stuff that “Pure Michigan” commercials are made of. Considering a hiking, backpacking,…