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Exercise plays an important role in chronic disease prevention

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

With fitness trends like CrossFit and wearable technology like the Fitbit, it’s easier than ever for people to get on (and stay on!) the exercise train. Even so, our dedication to exercise is often tied to losing weight, or getting our "...

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Food Bank client conquers chronic illness with nutrition

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Streams of Hope, a partner agency of Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank, is helping clients manage chronic illnesses through exercise, nutrition, and encouragement. Learn more about the Nutritional Options for Wellness program at...

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Go Santa Go 5K at Millennium Park

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under

On Saturday, Dec. 6, Millennium Park will be taken over by hundreds of Santas, elves and maybe a few reindeer for the Go Santa Go 5K, benefiting Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. All participants will receive hats, beards, or shirts. Awards...

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Food Bank invites community to kick hunger at Million Meal March 10K

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is inviting the public to raise money and kick hunger on Sept. 27 at the Million Meal March, a 10K hike on the White Pine Trail. Now in its third year, the Million Meal March was created with a single goal: to...

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Let's get moving

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 03-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Would you like to try yoga but you're intimidated by those pretzel-like positions you see in magazines? You really don't have to tie yourself in knots to do yoga. Chair Yoga might be for you.   A safe and supportive class, you will...

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A Spirituality Workshop for Men

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering this program as part of the Men's Spirituality Initiative that they began  in the fall of 2011 in response to the requests of several men, who expressed a need for opportunities to work on their...

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Gripping air with Aerial 4 Me

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-15-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

This article was written by Shelby Stowe, Sydney Murphy, Stephanie Lara, and Austin Jeltes for EN 102H: Digital Literacy at GRCC.  Upside down, the blood rushes to your head. The muscles in your legs tighten as they intertwine with the strands...

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[EASTOWN] Eastown's first yoga studio expanding to accommodate growing clientele

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-15-2011 under NEWS

Barely seven months old, one of Grand Rapids' newest yoga studio is expanding to accommodate the growing number of students walking into their studio. The Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse, located in Eastown (1331 Lake SE), is increasing its space to...

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Obesity in Grand Rapids

by (weekst)

Submitted 12-11-2009 under NEWS

Written by: Tammy Weeks, Logan Brenk, Afton Seeley, and Christopher Brinks, Frederik Meijer Honors College, Grand Valley State University For the first time in human history, the number of overweight people rivals the number of underweight people.…...

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