I Always Hated Exercise – Until I Saw How Much it Helped My Anxiety
Contributor and mental health advocate Monica Drake shares how starting an exercise routine has helped her manage her anxiety.
Winning Pickleball Tournaments in their 70s: How the Sport Keeps Seniors Young
Staying active and making new friends: these seniors are reaping the benefits from pickleball, a sport that surged in popularity during the pandemic.
How to Transition from the Treadmill to Running Outside
Running outdoors is more physically demanding than running on a treadmill, so don’t jump back into it without taking some key precautions.
Cardio Doesn’t Have to Hurt: The Best Low-Impact Workouts
Exercise is one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself at any age, but as you get older, regular exercise becomes more important than ever.
Get Outside in Nature This Winter: Why It’s Good for Your Mental Health
Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you should stay cooped up inside. A little outside time can mean big health benefits.
Cold Weather Clothing Tips: Gear to Wear and How to Layer
It might be time to shop for winter hats, scarves, jackets and boots if you haven’t already. Here are the best fabrics out there to keep you warm this winter.
Table Tennis Helps Michigan Man Lose Weight, Stay Active in Retirement
Don’t call it ping pong. This is table tennis. On a recent weekday afternoon several men, aged 50-plus, are breaking a sweat.
Winter 5ks and Turkey Trots Happening Across Michigan in 2022
Bundle up in your coziest winter fitness gear and take part in some of the Michigan winter 5K’s and Turkey Trots happening this year.
4 Things to do on Detroit International RiverWalk, Named Country’s Best
The Detroit International Riverwalk was recently named the country’s best river walk and is considered one of Detroit’s top attractions.
Busy? Yes! Believe It Or Not, You Can Be Healthy Too!
Angela T. Moore, certified therapist and fitness coach, offers tips for finding ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle even when you are busy.
Fun Ideas for Packing More Activity into Everyday Life
A sedentary lifestyle has been linked to an increased risk for chronic illness. Reduce this risk by breaking up spells of sitting with stretching or activity.
Eight Ways to Power through your Winter Workout Slump
Sometimes we need to break up the workout monotony, especially in the winter. Finding a buddy and enrolling in classes are two of the many ways to do that.
Too Cold to Walk Outside? Try These Winter Workday Activity Tips
Many have relied on outdoor walks to break up the monotony of working from home. Here’s how to replace that activity level during the winter.
Accessible Trails Where You Can See Great Fall Colors
Make leaf-peeping easy for everyone in your family or friend group this autumn as you try these accessible trails with great fall color views.
Michigan Breast Cancer Survivor Relies on Running to Regain Health
Running helped breast cancer survivor Ellyn Davidson regain her health. She talks about the health benefits with Fitness Over 40 host Ann Marie Wakula.