Friday Five: 5 April Events to Get You Active Again

Spring has arrived, the sun is out, which means it’s time to get outside! Get started on race training, begin your spring/summer race schedule, or just go for a walk in a park. To help you prepare, we offer our monthly look at upcoming events in the Michigan area. We went with unique and popular, … Continue reading

Most Fit Universities: 2013 NCAA Bracket Edition

It’s mid-March, and the NCAA Basketball Championship has begun. Filling out multiple brackets (just to see them all crash to the ground) gets me in the bracket mood for just about anything. So, in lieu of our normal Friday Five, we’re going to give you something different. Men’s Fitness recently ran a ranking of the 25 … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Things We Can’t Workout Without

By: Scott McMahon Remember when exercise simply meant putting on an old T-shirt, capable shoes, and heading out the door? Those days are long gone for most of us, although plenty of people still live by the no-frills method. As both science and technology have grown, our exercise has too. Before you read any further, … Continue reading

Race Report: Ann Arbor Turkey Trot 5K

By: Scott McMahon In my quest to complete a race in 12 consecutive months (see Stanley Kulikowski’s 12 T-Shirts), I naturally chose a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot to be my November race. Fun theme, donations to charity, and some exercise before a huge dinner–what’s not to love? After running in several different locations in southeastern Michigan … Continue reading

Friday Five: Work Out in Your Office

Have your own office, or a break room with some space? If you know you won’t be able to get to the gym or go for a run later, but still want some exercise, consider taking a little time out of your day to work out at your office. Here are five easy but effectives … Continue reading