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Grocery Guide: Healthy Shopping Options in Grand Rapids

Whether you live on a budget, or not, I believe it makes sense to save money when possible. I am inherently frugal, but I do choose to spend money on fresh, nourishing foods. My research has lead me to associate 'healthy food' with plants that…

November Fitness Events to be Thankful For

With impending holidays, chillier days, and earlier sunsets, it's easy to fall out of the fitness routine. Fight the couch potato urge with our top November fitness events. We’ve highlighted the month’s best offerings, so lace up those…

October Fitness Events Guide

Fall is finally here! It's time for pumpkins, flannels, crunchy leaves, scenic colors, and Robinette's donuts. In addition to fall festivities, Grand Rapids has an awesome line up of fitness events to keep you active and moving! From the Grand…

Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year! Nothing compares to the gorgeous colors, crisp air, abundance of root vegetables, and warm beverages! I love waking up to an aromatic, rich blend of coffee while taking in the beautiful fall weather.…

Restaurant Spotlight: Bliss and Vinegar

Chef Mark McNamara and his wife Jennifer, also the owners of Marco New American Bistro, were inspired to open a restaurant that would allow customers to make healthy choices. Over time, they noticed a clientele interested in getting meals…

Plant Based Living

By Marin D I am a 38-year-old wife and mom of 3, and I exclusively eat plants to nourish my body. I wasn’t always so fruit-filled, and I’m sharing a piece of my health-seeking journey to help others better understand the relationship…

Top Outdoor Fitness Destinations in Grand Rapids

Meet local blogger, Alyssa Waid, the creator & owner of Pretty, Young, & Motivated.  Alyssa's goal is to reach young women who struggle with self-confidence and finding comfort in being who they are. A senior at GVSU, she loves exploring…

Three Must-Try Healthy Ingredients

We are thrilled to introduce local blogger Marisa Griggs of Marisa will be regularly contributing her expertise in health & fitness to the GR Healthy Living blog. She's passionate about inspiring others to live their…
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Free August Fitness Events Guide

Check out these free fitness goodies the Grand Rapids fitness community has to offer you. It's the last full month of summer, so savor the chance to get your fitness fix outside. Gather your gang, show them this list, and try as many as you…