JumpGR Offers Fun New Fitness Class

Alex Kakabaker is literally jumping around Grand Rapids helping people get fit.

Gazelle Sports to host community events

A Michigan-based sporting goods store has two community events planned this month.
Kroc Center offers spin class

Kroc Center Fitness Manager Shares Tips for New Year’s Resolution Gym-Goers

Start realistic, start safe, but just start: Q and A with Ronnie Frelix, fitness manager at the Grand Rapids Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2500 Division Ave. S.

A Book and a Promise

If you’ve been in a major city any time over the past couple of decades, there’s a very good chance you’ve seen someone holding a sign that reads: Homeless Veteran.

Children’s nonprofit plans $8.5 million move

A nonprofit that supports children with weakened immune systems is moving to a new facility. 
Life Addicts husband & wife team Travis Washington and Whitney Lavette

Husband & Wife Team Up on Life Addicts Fitness Studio

Husband and wife fitness team and owners of Life Addicts fitness studio, Travis Washington and Whitney Lavette, are celebrating their one-year business anniversary in Alger Heights.

Cannabis retailer to give gas cards to customers

Two Michigan cannabis companies are teaming up to give away $70,000 in gas cards for customers.

Study: Michiganders would pay hefty price for COVID-19 vaccine

The average Michigander would pay $493 to jump the queue for the new COVID-19 vaccine, according to a recent study.
baby toddler and parents reading on bed Grand Rapids Baby and Beyond

Expo goes from baby … to beyond

The first-ever Grand Rapids Baby and Beyond Expo is this weekend.

KCHD announces changes to COVID-19 isolation, quarantine guidelines

The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) on Tuesday, Dec. 28, announced COVID-19 isolation and quarantine period changes, falling in line with guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention protocols.

Art Paints a New Picture for Therapists, Patients

Stephanie Harris sits close to the table in her wheelchair, a half-painted papier-mâché mask propped on the tabletop easel.

A sprouting fad?

Healthier alternatives to plant-based burgers.

Twitter data: Michigan top state for people talking about quitting their jobs

As the U.S. sees a growing number of people leaving the workforce in the COVID-19 era, new research found Michigan is the top state...

Local Studio Dares its Students to Down Dog for 30 Days

Local yoga studio the Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse has a bi-annual tradition of daring its students to 30 days of yoga. Every October and February, yogis choose to enroll in the “30 Day Dare,” with the intention of taking thirty yoga classes throughout the course of the month.

Michiganders believe unvaccinated should receive $136 incentive

A new report finds Michiganders are prepared to pay those unvaccinated against COVID-19 $136 each to receive the jab.

From footwork to mental fitness

We’ve all had struggles in life. Some are life altering, some affect us for days or even weeks, and some affect our mental wellness for the rest of our lives.
F3 Grand Rapids chapter launched in May.

F3 Offers Fitness, Fellowship & Faith

The group of guys doing push-ups at your local park might be going for more than just a good sweat. Or at least that’s what F3 is aiming for.

Training for the big run

These tips will have you lacing up your sneakers.

Athlete-level fitness

Former University of Miami footballer Daimond Dixon and his wife Regina Dixon opened a new workout facility that brings together athletes and nonathletes alike.

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