Frank Sorise

Frank was born, raised, and is currently working and living in the city of Detroit. He is a recent graduate of Michigan State University's Communication Arts & Sciences college. He loves Detroit sports and has a strong passion for writing.
Different types of pushups

Full body functional exercises: push-up variations (with video)

There are lots of different push ups that are great for your health. Try the following push up variations as suggested by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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Tour of Shinola factory, Detroit

On December 11th, 2013 a few member of the Corporate Communications team here at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan were invited to go on a tour of the Shinola…

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Food and Recipes

Pumpkin muffin recipe

In honor of the fall season, here is a quick, fun pumpkin muffin recipe! It's a great activity to do with your kids, or a festive addition to any Thanksgiving…

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BCBSM Coat Drive in support of St. Vincent de Paul

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan partnered with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul for a one-day coat drive to support the many…

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Food and Recipes

Simple app for tracking nutrients

Developed by the Obesity Policy Coalition in an attempt to raise awareness on what people are putting into their bodies to avoid obesity and promote better…


MI Big Green Gym: Messmer Park, Detroit

Take a break from the city to enjoy a afternoon at Messmer Park.


MI Big Green Gym: Ghesquiere Park, Grosse Pointe Woods

Especially great for the kids, Ghesquire Park is the hub for children's sports in Grosse Pointe.


MI Big Green Gym: Balduck Park, Detroit

Outdoor gyms can be a fun way to get out of the house to get a workout in.

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Food and Recipes

Win by Losing: Easy-to-make baked salmon recipe (with video)

Every home chef should know how to make an easy salmon recipe. Try cooking this baked salmon recipe from Blue Cross Blue Shield for a healthy dinner tonight!


Full body functional exercises: functional lunges (with video)

Functional lunges are a great way to get a full body workout, and have many different variations to stress on different muscle groups. Your core, however…


Full body functional exercises: burpees (with video)

A burpee is an easy exercise and can be done in almost any location because it involves no workout equipment and only requires a small amount of space.

Maybury State Park

#MITrailsWeek: Maybury State Park

Located in Northville, at Beck and 8 Mile Road, Maybury State Park is a great place if you're looking for a variety of trails. The park has miles of hiking…

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Plans to strengthen Detroit’s green economy underway

U-Haul and the The Conservation Fund in Detroit are teaming up with respected non-profit, The Greening of Detroit, in an effort to improve Detroit'

Clinton River Spillway Path

#MITrailsWeek: Clinton River Spillway Path

This is a short little trail that runs right along side of the Clinton River, right off of 16 Mile Road in Harrison Township. This scenic route is great for…

Home and Family

Your child and concussions

With football and many other athletic seasons in full force, parents should be aware of all of the injury risk factors, especially those to the head.

Stay fit on the trails

#MITrailsWeek: Stony Creek Metropark

Another great place for hiking trails in Southeast Michigan is about an hours drive north of Detroit at Stoney Creek Metropark located at 26 Mile Road and…


The exercise benefits of the plank position

Like many of you, I have seen the short-lived Internet fad of "planking," which involves the act of laying face down, with your hands on your sides…

Greening of Detroit planting

Greener, healthier public spaces good for avoiding sewer discharge

The Greening of Detroit, along with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department and the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments are partnering to transform 10…

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Home and Family

National Sun Safety Week; protecting your children

Summer is just around the corner and warm weather is finally upon us in Michigan. Learn how to best prepare.

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MI Big Green Gym: Maybury State Park

Check out this outdoor gym next time you're in the area.

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Nothing beats an active childhood summer

With great weather upon us here in Michigan and your child's summer vacation right around the corner, it is a great time to get outside and be active.

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