Echelon launches affordable exercise bike on Amazon

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UPDATE (Sept. 23, 8:45 a.m. ET): After publication, Amazon told NBC News in an email that it was stopping the sale of the Prime Bike, saying that it’s “not an Amazon product or related to Amazon Prime.” The article has been updated to reflect this development. The Echelon suite of […]

Getting back into exercise without hurting yourself

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Kelly Athanasopoulos says she was feeling “lethargic and blobby” after a few months of staying home due to COVID-19 restrictions. “When this all started I didn’t do anything for months,” the 38-year-old mother of three says. Kelly was playing netball once a week before coronavirus arrived, but then the season […]

When is HIIT the best exercise fit?

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Credit: CC0 Public Domain Determining whether high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an appropriate form of exercise for the average person has been hotly debated for years. But for one UBC Okanagan researcher, there’s not much to debate—interval exercise, when used appropriately, can fit into people’s menu of flexible exercise options. […]

How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Exercise

Photo: AS photo studio (Shutterstock) It’s not always fun to exercise in a mask, but sometimes you have to. If you’re potentially going to come close to other people as you work out, or if you’ll be working out indoors, the mask is a must. So let’s talk about how […]

How Air Quality Affects Your Ability to Exercise

Photo: lzf (Shutterstock) When air quality is poor—for example, from wildfire smoke—we’re advised not to exercise outdoors. Let’s talk about why, and what you can do instead. You breathe more when you exercise Exercise is a particular problem during smoky days because exercise simply makes you breathe more. The harder […]

Exercise May Make It Easier to Bounce Back From Stress

Galanin is known to be associated with mental health. People born with genetically low levels of galanin face an uncommonly high risk of depression and anxiety disorders. Multiple studies show that exercise increases production of the substance. In the rat experiments, some of which were conducted at Dr. Weinshenker’s lab, […]

Let People Exercise Their Voting Rights

In the 2018 election, Florida voters by almost a 30-point margin approved Amendment 4, which reinstated voting rights to an estimated 1.4 million Sunshine State residents who had past felony convictions. The state’s legislature and governor, however, soon responded by passing a law that required those same residents to pay […]

South Holland firefighter Dylan Cunningham, 29, dies after Kankakee dive training exercise; remembered in somber Chicago procession

CHICAGO (WLS) — A 29-year-old south suburban South Holland firefighter died Wednesday night after a diving exercise in Kankakee. Dylan Cunningham of Thornton was participating in a dive training exercise in Kankakee Wednesday afternoon, village officials said. The incident took place at Haigh Quarry, according to the Cook County medical […]

Exercise Northern Strike 21 planning underway in Michigan | Article

GRAYLING, Mich. – For nearly a decade, Northern Strike (NS) has brought thousands of military members from multiple service branches, states and countries together, all in the name of building joint fires lethality and overall unit readiness.Situated in the northern part of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, the National All-Domain Warfighting Center […]

Zoom exercise classes being offered to Allegheny County seniors, including those at West Deer senior center

To join a Zoom exercise classClasses with Nancy Klinvex• Cardio Strength and Flexibility, 9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday• SilverSneakers Classic, 10 a.m. Monday and Wednesday (chair-based modified class)Call Klinvex at 412-377-0376Classes with Susan Rupani• Practical Meditation, 10 a.m. Tuesday• Yoga, 8:45 a.m. ThursdayCall Rupani at 412-417-6300Classes with Bonnie Banze• SilverSneakers […]

Ask the Doctors: Older adults still need regular exercise

Dear Doctor: Our dad is 78 years old, and he has started spending a lot more time indoors and on his recliner. He’s in good health, but he says he’s getting too old for exercise to matter. What can we say to persuade him to become active again? Answer: Exercise […]

Creative ways to exercise during the pandemic

Credit: CC0 Public Domain With the coronavirus causing some gym-goers and regulars at the local recreation center to reconsider their workout spot, staying physically active means getting creative with an exercise routine closer to home. There are lots of safe ways to work out while maintaining physical distance. Early fall […]

Whales in Scottish military exercise zone refuse to budge

Rescuers on Friday abandoned an attempt to shepherd a pod of northern bottlenose whales from a Scottish loch where an international military exercise is set to take place this weekend. The British Divers Marine Life Rescue organisation (BDMLR) said 10 boats formed a barrier to try to herd the deep-diving […]

Rescuers race to save whales before major military exercise

Rescuers are racing to shepherd a pod of three northern bottlenose whales from a Scottish loch on Thursday before a major international military exercise. The British Divers Marine Life Rescue group said a first group of boats had begun “gently moving” the deep-diving mammals from Loch Long towards the mouth […]

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