Ask Well: How Often to Exercise

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Q: Does it really matter if I work out three days in a row, rather than spreading my exercise through the week? A: It probably does matter. As Dr. Michael Joyner, a physiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., points out, exercise has long-lasting, cumulative effects on your health and fitness, but it also […]

Dr. Oz Reveals How to Rev Up Your Metabolism All Day Long

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A good friend in her late 30s was recently telling me about her struggle to lose the five pounds she’d put on last winter. It wasn’t unusual for her to gain a little weight during the holidays, she said, but in years past, it would melt off by spring. This year was different. She was […]

Enjoy January This Weekend! January 27-29

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Winter Beer Fest III Saturday, January 28, 8:00 pm Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W 4th St, Royal Oak, MI | Get Directions » $35 25 samples included in ticket price. 21 and older. ID Required for Entry Where Royal Oak Music Theatre 318 W 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067 Next on January 28, […]

No Excuses – Your Office Fitness Plan – Plus Workout Video

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For those of you who work full time and spend most of your weekday hours confined to a desk and chair, finding time to workout can be frustrating. Take a healing workout break!  Everyone needs to take a lunch break and if you’re not you should! Dividing your lunch break into healthy munching and a […]

When You’re Done Black Friday Shopping… Events for November 25-27

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Birmingham Carriage Rides Today, November 23, 06:30 pm Shain Park, 200 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI, FREE Birmingham is offering horse drawn carriage rides throughout downtown at the following times: November 23 6:30-8:30 p.m November 25 3-7 p.m. November 26 3-7 p.m. December 2 3-6 p.m. December 3 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. December 4 […]

The Holidays Are Approaching – Weekend Events for November 18-20

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Lido Gallery Poetry & Music Series Friday, November 18, 07:00 pm Lido Gallery, 33535 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI, FREE Fall Leaves release with songwriter Jan Krist, poets Ama Carey-Barr, Anne Doran, Ginny Grush, Lucija Franetovic and Elaine Winkler. Sponsored by Lido Gallery and Springfed Arts. Hosted by John D. Lamb, this event is free and […]

Have Some Fall Fun October 7-9!

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Step Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk Saturday, October 8, 09:00 am Palace of Auburn Hills, 2990 Lapeer Rd, Auburn Hills, MI, FREE I would like to share an email from a Bloomfield Township Trustee who has dedicated many years of service to the Bloomfield Township citizens. Perhaps, Oct. 8, we can say thank you …..please […]

Sign Up Today For The Humane Society’s Mega March For Animals!

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Dear ASK Readers, The morning sun beat down on the white and black-spotted Beagle mix as she pushed her nose against the bars of the cage, letting out a small sigh as her head rested on her front paws. It had been a hot summer already in Detroit, but the most recent heat wave had […]

September Is Here! Enjoy Labor Day Weekend Sept. 2-5

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Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market Opens Where: Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion & Riley Park, Grand River Ave & Grove St, Farmington, MI 48336 Date: Weekly on Saturdays Time: 9:00am—2:00pm Next on: Saturday, September 3, 2011 Shop for Michigan produce, baked goods, locally-produced honey, hand-crafted soaps, fine art and jewelry and a variety of unique […]

Greener By The Minute: 12 Simple Habits To Help Mother Earth

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Let’s face it: we all want to help the environment, but many times we are too busy with our daily lives to make the big changes that we think are needed to develop a more sustainable lifestyle and a more environmentally friendly culture. We don’t have time to lobby for climate change initiatives, or get […]