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.
Going back to college locally just became more fun — and likely, healthier — for full-time Santa Fe Community College students.
Starting this semesters, full-time students will have greater access to the William C.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness-tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location, according to a new Pentagon order...
(BPT) - Our bodies crave exercise at all ages, whether that means daily walks, fitness classes or a night of dancing. Although physical fitness may look different at age 65 than it did at 20, being active on a regular basis is still important to maintaining health and well-being.
In February, I had open heart surgery to repair a mitral valve and have a bypass. It’s an experience I wouldn’t wish on anyone.
I’d had a series of tests the previous fall to find out why I was getting so short of breath when I exercised.
Gretchen Reynolds , of the New York Times, has recently reviewed an article appearing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine that was most interesting to read.The authors of the British publication have determined a walking cadence that coincides with what most of us would correlate with moderate intensity for sustained exercise such as walking.
Small gyms are making it big. Fitness junkies and gym regulars, as well as exercise newbies, are seeking out boutique options — with local owners, group classes, specialized instruction and a community vibe.
NEW YORK (AP) — It may seem like a contradiction, but more adults in the U.S. say they are exercising at the same time more of them are becoming obese...
CHICAGO (AP) — Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next...
It’s that time of year again: school is out and the temperature and humidity are up. Since summer is officially underway it is a good time to revisit some common sense guidelines to make exercise, work, and play outdoors in the summer heat safe and enjoyable for your entire family.