The city of Grand Rapids continues to improve local parks and encourage those in the city to get outdoors. They've now announced the city will be installing a new way to exercise in one of our local parks.
There are two things I've noticed about Grand Rapids since moving here. A lot of people like to exercise, and they also love to drink beer. It IS Beer City USA, so this makes sense. And now, there's a new fitness craze coming out of Germany, and working it's way across the world. And it needs to come to Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids has made another list! Recently, GR has been named the hottest real estate market to watch and the second best city in the U.S. in which to start a business; now Grand Rapids is ranking high in fitness.
According to Fitbit, Grand Rapids is the sixth fittest city in America.
The Michigan Attorney General's Office is warning consumers to be cautious when choosing a health club in the new year.
In 2014, the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division received 61 complaints from Michigan consumers against health clubs and fitness centers.
Each Wednesday I co-host the Take Five & Company chat segment with Catherine Behrendt & Stephanie Webb on WZZM13. Doing that now for almost 3 years, I've had the opportunity to get to know some of the behind the scenes staff at WZZM.