NEW YORK (AP) — Peloton shares are on a wild ride this week, running up 20% Wednesday on a new partnership with Amazon only to erase those gains at the opening bell Thursday after quarterly losses for the connected exercise equipment maker topped $1.2 billion.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former mall department store building and an adjacent parking garage will become an $80 million sports complex under a plan unveiled Wednesday by leaders in West Virginia’s largest city.
NEW YORK (AP) — Peloton's high-end exercise bikes and other gear will now be able to be bought on Amazon in the U.S., a partnership aimed at boosting the fitness company's sales that have languished since the easing of pandemic lockdowns.
New research hints that even a simple exercise routine just might help older Americans with mild memory problems.
Doctors have long advised physical activity to help keep a healthy brain fit. But the government-funded study marks the longest test of whether exercise makes any difference once memory starts to slide — research performed amid a pandemic that added isolation to the list of risks to participants' brain health.
BRISTOL, England (AP) — England batter Jonny Bairstow emerged as an injury doubt for the Twenty20 series opener against South Africa, soon after completing an unusual training exercise on Tuesday that saw him carrying teammate Sam Curran on his shoulders.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Hundreds of Sri Lankans jostled Monday to use the vast array of exercise machines in the private gym of the presidential palace, lifting weights and running on treadmills inside a facility that was, until now, the exclusive domain of the country's beleaguered president.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Peloton has abandoned plans to open its first U.S. factory, which would have employed 2,000 workers in Ohio, the home fitness equipment maker said Tuesday as it announced a major restructuring.
NEW YORK (AP) — Peloton's shares tumbled on Thursday after a media report said the exercise and treadmill company was temporarily halting production of its connected fitness products amid waning consumer demand.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — When University of Arizona students return soon from holiday break, they’ll be able to meet some of their health and wellness needs at the newly renovated Bear Down Gymnasium.
The renovation, which is set for completion this month, is the final piece of an $81 million buildout at the UA called the Student Success District.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts kicked off the new year on Monday with a walk around the Nebraska Capitol to promote the benefits of exercise.
Ricketts and others used the event to encourage Nebraska residents to enroll in the WellPower Movement, a free program organized by the nonprofit Nebraska Sports Council.
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia school system has settled with a gym teacher who sued over the district's policy requiring teachers to address transgender students by their pronouns.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Peloton suffered its worst day as a publicly traded company Friday after telling investors that it will likely lose more money than it had expected in fiscal 2022.
The exercise bike and treadmill company thrived during the pandemic, recording its first and only profitable quarters.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Surfers and swimmers returned to the waves Monday at a popular Southern California beach that was shut for more than a week after an undersea pipeline leaked crude oil into the ocean.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Going to the gym was always part of Kari Hamra’s routine until last year’s government-ordered shutdowns forced her to replace the workouts with daily rides on her Peloton stationary bike.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday signed legislation to allow public schools to teach yoga, overturning a ban put in place 27 years ago at the urging of conservative groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army is kicking out the leg tuck requirement.
On Monday, it ended its requirement that soldiers do at least one leg tuck — where they hang from a bar and pull their knees up near their shoulders — as part of the new physical fitness test, as it became clear that many troops, particularly women, were unable to do it...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got his COVID-19 shot on Thursday, then ripped the state's embattled governor, Andrew Cuomo, accusing the fellow Democrat of letting his personal political crisis influence important decisions on pandemic restrictions...
New York, NY, March 15, 2021 --( PR.com )-- For the last year, the pandemic has kept people indoors, less active and more anxious. Now that states have begun to reopen and spring weather has arrived, a great pent-up need for recreation and exercise has created a boom in hiking that spans all regions and age groups.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A few months before her 50th birthday, Diane Martin pulled aside her adult daughters to tell them a secret...
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida woman was arrested on charges she threatened to kill FBI agents who were investigating a tip that she was at the U.S. Capitol during the January insurrection, federal prosecutors said...
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt and Sudan have launched joint military exercises, the Egyptian army announced Saturday, in the latest sign of deepening security ties between the Nile Valley neighbors...
New York, NY ( TS Newswire ) -- 29 Oct 2020
A lot of people keep trying to achieve an ideal body shape by following the rigorous ketogenic diet and suitable workout sessions...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California fitness centers have filed a lawsuit alleging Gov. Gavin Newsom's measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus unfairly target the industry and are demanding they be allowed to reopen.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Representatives of fitness clubs, amusement parks and youth baseball on Tuesday told a task force on reopening New Hampshire’s economy that they are prepared to make a variety of health and safety adjustments so they can operate during the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dance instructor Lola Jaramillo switches the radio to an uplifting salsa song.
“My students love this one,” says Jaramillo, dancing to the rhythm of “Life is a Carnival” and encouraging her class to follow her steps...
NEW YORK (AP) — Would you put down that bag of chips if you saw it had 170 calories? What if the label said it would take 16 minutes of running to burn off those calories...
BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major shipping route for global commerce and are rich in fish and possible oil and gas reserves...
BOSTON (AP) — The baggy Virgin Atlantic sweatshirt Princess Diana wore to discourage media interest in her exercise routine is for sale...
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Lions and tigers and ... yoga?
An animal sanctuary in Sarasota has begun a unique yoga program amid the enclosures housing some of its 50 big cats...
NEW YORK (AP) — Avoid fast food, eat vegetables and exercise. It sounds like generic health advice, but they're tips supposedly tailored to my DNA profile...
Have you started to notice that your muscles are slowly disappearing? What is happening? Where are they going?
At 60, I have really starting to see a change in my muscle mass in just this last year.
I did not appreciate the column by Mr. Kevin McKeever on gyms and exercise. (“Another year, another gym membership,” Jan. 13.)
Research shows that exercise prevents heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--Preceded by 35 years dedicated to transforming lives through fitness, 24 Hour Fitness is introducing a refreshing new approach to achieve personalized results that stick—a game-changer for the fitness industry.
Thursday, Dec. 20
Sit and Be Fit, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Bradley Public Library. This is a free, low-impact exercise class with the use of a chair. As with any exercise program, always check with your doctor before beginning.
Yoga is known for its many mind-body benefits: It releases tension, prevents injury, creates more flexibility, adds strength and balance, and calms the mind. So, it’s hardly surprising that yoga practice among American adults increased 50 percent between 2012 and 2017, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health...
A large part of aging gracefully calls for accepting and adapting to our maturing bodies. Let’s face it, the older we get, the more we find ourselves modifying our activities of daily living—including our fitness routine.
Willowbrook’s sweet new store
Stocked full of sugary creations, Lolli & Pops’ grand opening was celebrated in Willowbrook Mall on Thursday, Nov. 1.
The community joined the Houston Northwest Chamber to welcome the new business, which sells a variety of sweets, including French macarons, marzipan fruits and an array of variously flavored gummy bears.
Two bats are hanging upside down on a branch. One asks the other, "Do you recall your worst day last year?" The other responds, "Yes, the day I had diarrhea!"
It’s time to get a flu shot if you haven’t already. Getting vaccinated is the most important thing you can do to prevent seasonal influenza (flu). But did you know that regular exercise is important for a healthy immune system and can make your flu shot more effective?
The Gain Train doesn’t need machines, because your body is the machine.
That’s the philosophy of Beatriz Escobedo-Bethel and Ian Bethel, who opened their gym, The Gain Train, in November 2017 in a former ropa usada warehouse at 254 W.