boAt Xtend Sport smartwatch with 700+ Active Fitness modes launched in India, price starts at Rs 2,499

Indian wearables and audio brand boAt has launched its boAt Xtend Sport smartwatch in India, which comes with 700+ Active Fitness modes. The gear retails at an affordable price tag and can track low to moderate-intensity activities like Cooking, Skateboarding, Meditating, Laundry, Painting, Playing Instruments, and Gardening. The boAt Xtend Sport has a square dial and …

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Alzheimer’s and brain awareness series starts Thursday | Health and Fitness

The Alzheimer’s Association Nebraska Chapter and AARP Nebraska are partnering to offer a virtual education series during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in June. The series will feature Alzheimer’s and dementia experts and will cover prevention, research and self care in four sessions. The series will be offered at no cost. Loretta Veney, national speaker …

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Shanghai starts China’s biggest COVID-19 lockdown in 2 years | Health/Fitness

AP BEIJING (AP) — China began its most extensive lockdown in two years Monday to conduct mass testing and control a growing outbreak in Shanghai as questions are raised about the economic toll of the nation’s “zero-COVID” strategy. China’s financial capital and largest city with 26 million people, Shanghai had managed its smaller, past outbreaks …

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Utah Jazz Fit Program Starts 31-Day Fitness Challenge

As part of the Utah Jazz FIT program presented by University of Utah Health, the Jazz have partnered with Lincoln Elementary and Northwest Middle School to take part in a 31-day fitness challenge. Students from both schools have been tasked with keeping track of what they eat, how much water they drink, as well as …

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Local gym starts now offering girls-only fitness classes for kids, teens

The goal of ReBelle Couture is “we want to teach these girls fundamentals of fitness that could last a lifetime” The Refinery launched an all-girls fitness class for girls between the ages seven to 14. The new fitness program started Feb. 23 and is called ReBelle Couture. The classes are available every Monday, Wednesday and …

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Austria suspends vaccine mandate before enforcement starts | Health and Fitness

By GEIR MOULSON – Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s government said Wednesday it is suspending the country’s coronavirus vaccination mandate for most adults, arguing that there’s no need to implement it at present only a week before its enforcement was due to begin. The mandate for people age 18 and over became law in …

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Jury selection starts in Michigan governor kidnap plot | Health and Fitness

By MICHAEL TARM and ED WHITE – Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — With secret recordings and other evidence, prosecutors are pledging to show how four men were united behind a wild plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor in response to her aggressive steps to slow down COVID-19 during the early months of the pandemic. …

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Jury selection starts in Michigan governor kidnap plot | Health & Fitness

By MICHAEL TARM and ED WHITE – Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — With secret recordings and other evidence, prosecutors are pledging to show how four men were united behind a wild plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor in response to her aggressive steps to slow down COVID-19 during the early months of the pandemic. …

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