Tag Archives: walking

Mid-Michigan: Get Ready to Move With the Winter Warm Up, Featuring the Blues Community Challenge

Getting mid-Michigan residents moving and “choosing health” is the goal of the 2015 Winter Warm Up. Community Partners in Health of Lansing (CPHLansing) is presenting the free eight-week program, which is sponsored in part by Blue Cross Blue Shield of…

Fitness

Go from being a walker to a runner

Ready to Be a Runner? Here’s How to Get There!

Walking is a great form of exercise with loads of health benefits like weight loss, less stress and a reduced risk of heart disease, breast cancer, colon cancer and type 2 diabetes. But if you’re looking for a new challenge…

Fitness

How do you “Live the Riverfront?”

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy are asking Michiganders to share how they Live the RiverFront this summer. Live the Riverfront, a multi-year partnership between BCBSM and the Conservancy, launched early May to promote physical fitness and healthy living…

Healthy Community

 

BCBSM employee, Pamela, shares her #HealthyMe story

For Pamela McMyler, #HealthyMe is not a new path but a continued journey. She has lost almost 50 lbs since last June and is driven to lose even more.  Here’s her HealthyMe weight loss story: When Pamela started as a Blue…

Fitness

Trying to be #HealthyMe on Mackinac Island

I’m on Mackinac Island this week for the Mackinac Policy Conference, hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber. The next few days promise to be full of hearty discussion and a ton of tempting food, including the world-famous Mackinac Island Fudge…

Food

The little things of my #healthyme

When it comes to my well being I have a tendency to overlook some of the basics: staying hydrated, getting up from my desk to move around and getting enough sleep are what I struggle with most. It’s not that…

Fitness

 

The one tip to getting in 10,000 steps no one ever reveals

By lunchtime today, I had racked up almost 7,000 steps. A few of my co-workers were surprised that I’d almost hit our 10,000 step goal of the day, especially the one who walks to work everyday. I had almost double…

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

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…