Celebrating fitness one step at a time

Confession time: Two years ago, I couldn’t walk more than a kilometre without getting winded. I was in the worst shape of my life, the product of longstanding neglect when it came to my own physical health. And so in the spring of 2020, with the global pandemic still in its early days and working-from-home …

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MSNBC opinion article ridiculed for warning about ‘fascist fitness’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An opinion article from MSNBC suggested that White supremacists may be using fitness groups to help recruit new members. The column titled, “Pandemic fitness trends have gone extreme — literally” focused primarily on the assertion that far-right White supremacist groups are using online workout chats to find …

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Fitness opportunities are great for seniors | Opinion

The Indiana Gazette recently published an article titled “You’re never too old to exercise, these seniors say,” by Leslie Barker of The Dallas Morning News. It appeared in the Gazette’s Family Section on Feb. 22. The article traced the role exercise played in the lives of four senior citizens (all in their 80s) and the …

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Physical Fitness Could Help Reduce Alzheimer Risk, New Study Suggests

Staying fit into middle age can reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by up to a third, suggests a recent US study led by Dr. Edward Zamrini. According to The Daily Mail, the study, which analyzed 649,605 people with an average age of 61, found the most fit were 33 percent less likely to …

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Freedom Fitness Move by Randy Grunzke | Opinion

With the huge success of their business, Freedom Fitness owners Brett and Allyson Wilson begin the process of moving to a new location. Taking a risk, the owners opened their business during the pandemic and quickly became a hit amongst students and adults alike. Brett and Allyson quickly realized that with their business being so …

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Opinion: Fitness and gym memberships should be tax deductible

Written for Daily Hive by Sara Hodson, CEO of LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic and President of the Fitness Industry Council of Canada   No one will argue that exercise is medicine. Repeated studies in scientific and medical journals for the last three decades have proven that over 50% of our health can be attributed to unhealthy …

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OPINION | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Foster health, fitness | Just common sense

Foster health, fitness We all know that health disparities in our communities are a factor in the spread of covid. This makes it even more important that community organizations, public health and the private sector work together to help everyone maintain a healthy lifestyle. In Little Rock, we at Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids (P.A.R.K.) are …

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Heart & Sole Fitness: Is that resolution still fresh? | Opinion

There are studies and statistics out there that show the success rate of New Year’s resolutions is dismal. People start out on January 1 with grand sweeping plans to empty out the pantry, replace the foods with an entirely new nutrition program, set the alarm clock extra early, jump out of bed and head out …

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