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fitness

Patient Story

‘I changed everything, cold turkey’

After a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, Alan Barchett's commitment to diet and lifestyle change has helped him reclaim his health.

Small steps to improve mental health

Even a slight bit of daily activity can make a difference when coping with depression or anxiety.

Want a win-win exercise? Go biking

Looking for a high-intensity workout, or just a great leisurely activity? Your wellness goals can help steer your cycling plans.

Ready for tee time?

If you're headed to the links, a few smart precautions can help you avoid injuries.

‘Exercise is so important’

45th annual Amway River Bank Run packs the streets in downtown Grand Rapids.

Muscle maintenance 101

Learn how to care for your muscles before, during and after a workout.

Build SMART goals

Are your health and wellness goals shaped for optimum results? Here's how to do it.

Patient Story

Building Momentum

A 12-week program is guiding patients to better health through customized fitness.

Build a healthy brain—at any age

Lifestyle changes and brain-boosting activities can help bolster cognitive health well into your later years.

Want to train for a triathlon?

These 10 tips from a doctor who has been there can help you prepare for race day.

‘Never quit quitting’

At age 40, Jeff VanderVeen's health troubles prompted him to take action—he kicked the habit and hit the slopes.

5 habits for effective exercise

How you shape your diet, lifestyle and daily routines can determine if you're in it for the long haul.