Brian Bell

Brian Bell is a longtime Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI employee, currently working in the Digital Communications area which handles public relations and social media. Brian's primary role is overseeing email marketing and email mass communications for the company, and when he can, supports the company's social media efforts while trying to live a healthier lifestyle.

#HealthyMe: Running a Tough Mudder (With Video)

My friend and colleague Kyle Hall and I tackled one of the trendiest fitness challenges this past weekend – the obstacle-filled dirt run! We ran the Tough…

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Food and Recipes

Weighing-in on Wednesdays for #HealthyMe

As members of the #HealthyMe team, my colleague Kyle Hall and I share very different health goals: he's bulking up, gaining muscle weight and I'

Kyle Hall, weighing himself this morning — #HealthyMe

Dealing with exercise injury; when it’s time to lay off and say enough is enough

Injury is a difficult thing to deal with for anyone, especially athletes.


#MITrailsWeek: The trail on top of I-696

Sitting on top of the Walter P. Reuther Freeway, Interstate 696, is a unique set of parks, pedestrian walkways and trails. The section of I-696 running through…


10 movies to help inspire your inner athlete

It happens to everyone: You hit a wall. Your workouts aren’t getting better. Your reps aren’t going up in number. The weights you’re lifting are not increasing.


Have a need for speed? Mix interval training into your running routine

“Speed kills.” — 1960s slogan Want to shed pounds? Run. Want to run fast and shrink the waistline faster? Run intervals. Any runner who goes for long enough…

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