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Step by Step to Being Physically Active: Chad Schmucker

Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 2:18pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!

Biking to work was a way of life for Chad Schmucker who made a 6-mile commute to his office in rain or shine.

“I was up to 159 commutes this year,” he said. “My cholesterol dropped nearly 40 points since I started serious riding two years ago and I have lost about 20 pounds.”

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Step by Step Toward Emotional Wellness with Jane

Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 2:17pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!

It started out simply enough—Jane Robinson just wanted to walk her new puppy Bella. A friend came alongside and two years later Jane and her pals are still taking it step by step on Jackson’s Falling Waters Trail.

“Watching the seasons change, seeing the wildlife and getting fresh air became part of my day that I began to look forward to,” said Jane.

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Physical Fitness with Nancy Koker

Posted: Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:18pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!

Nancy Koker has always enjoyed walking, but since she retired from Consumers Energy she’s been more determined than ever to keep moving step by step toward physical fitness.

“If I don’t do some form of exercise I feel miserable,” says Nancy, age 71. “I don’t make it an option. It is a necessity.”

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