About the Author

Erika Thrubis

Erika graduated from Michigan State University and in her spare time is pursuing a master’s degree at Wayne State University in Detroit. She is an active HAP 5K Challenger, participating in each race on the HAP Orange Striver team. Even her two dogs get to enjoy prepping for the 5K Challenge – her black lab, Artemis, helps by running with her and her pug dog, Gracie, helps her relax on the couch after a long run.

Contributor since August 09, 2016

4 posts

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Iceberg Right Ahead! Top 4 Titanic Exhibit Takeaways

We visited the Titanic Exhibit at Sloan Museum in Flint and thought it was pretty awesome. Here are our top 4 takeaways.Read More


Germs Are Gross. Here’s a Simple Way to Stop Spreading Them

Adopt this simple habit and you’ll instantly be on your way to better health.Read More

Alternative pullback stretch

Jump Start Your Workout with the Alternating Pullback Stretch (Exercise 12 of 12)

The Alternating Pullback Stretch helps mobilize your upper back and strengthen the muscles that will reduce neck and shoulder pain.Read More

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Run – in HAP’s 5K Challenge on Sept. 25!

HAP’s Orange Strivers are getting ready for the HAP Brooksie Way at Oakland University.Read More

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