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Best blogs of 2013: Are you consuming more calories after your workout than you think?

This blog from September 13th showed how quickly we can undo all the good work we did at the gym–information especially useful now that people are getting back into exercise after the holidays. The more I work out at the…

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Travel-friendly workouts

Over the holidays, there’s nothing better than traveling over the river and through the woods so the entire family can be together under one roof. But the close-quarters, limited free time and lack of workout equipment can wreak havoc on…

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Are you consuming more calories after your workout than you think?

The more I work out at the gym, the more I want to go.  A brisk daily walk is just as rewarding; after all, it has been part of my routine since January 2001.  But not that long ago, decided…

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Gym, sweet gym: How to find the perfect one for you

A gym membership can be a valuable part of a healthy lifestyle, especially in the Mitten state, where frigid winters and blistering hot summers can make regular outdoor workouts a challenge. But picking which gym to join can be tough —…

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Exercising in the cold outdoors: 8 tips to keep you warm and safe

As Michiganders, we know that the winter months can bring unpredictable weather. Lately Mother Nature has been gracing us with frigid temperatures, ice and snow. Well, don’t let that cold weather freeze up your outdoor exercise routine. Exercising outdoors helps…

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Outrun the winter blahs: 9 fun and crazy winter races in Michigan

Just because the peak of running event season is behind us doesn’t mean there are no winter races to be found in Michigan. Quite the contrary, there are races held throughout our long, grey season, including some eccentric cures for…

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For a healthy holiday season, consider the gift of a gym membership

During the holidays it just feels good to give a person a creative gift, one that you assume they’ll enjoy and appreciate. But the key word here is “assume.” Sometimes we assume wrong, and the gift does not make the…

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Power foods to fuel your workout

We all know that exercising is something that must be done every day for a healthy body. However, after working and taking care of life’s responsibilities I am sometimes too tired and drained to workout. These are some of my…

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Think you need to go to the gym for exercise? Why not go online instead?

Exercise is something that doesn’t cost any money at all. Sure, you can buy a gym membership or pay a personal trainer to work with you, but you really don’t need to spend a dime to take part in physical activity….

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