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If you bought a stability ball to use at your pandemic home work station or dusted off the unused one in the basement, you might want to sit down for this reality check – on a traditional chair. Claims that stability balls will strengthen your core have little backing in research.
As coronavirus-related restrictions forced fitness studios to pivot operations to remain afloat, Ashtanga Yoga School Spokane made changes to maintain members’ accessibility to yoga by adding new classes and instructors.
The Russian navy conducted major war games near Alaska involving dozens of ships and aircraft, the military said Friday, the biggest such drills in the area since Soviet times.
More than two months after adjusting to the "new normal" of operating in small groups, designated workout zones and limited hours, area gyms and fitness facilities are now having to adapt again under the latest statewide COVID-19 guidelines.
Because your child’s classroom this fall probably will be the dining room, it would be a good idea to send them outside before they start their school day. They’ll be primed to learn.
Calisthenics may be a word that brings up the torturous physical education classes of elementary school, but it’s actually an excellent form of exercise matchmade for quarantine.
"The impact on children who exercise at least an hour a day is huge," Darius Howard, district manager of Spokane's MUV Fitness, said while calling from his North Spokane home. "Exercise is a form of stress. But it's a good form of stress."
OLYMPIA – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee released updated guidance Monday for gyms and fitness facilities that nearly triples the minimum distance required for patrons exercising indoors, except for those practicing certain team sports.
In recent weeks, public health experts have warned that the coronavirus pandemic could have a devastating effect on mental health. In the U.S., rates of anxiety and depression are rising. Dread and confusion pervade everyday life.
Now that we have more clarity on our reentry into the new normal, it’s important to make sure we continue to be safe and prepared.
A missile fired during an Iranian military training exercise mistakenly struck a naval vessel instead of its intended target in waters near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15 others, Iranian authorities said Monday.
For many of us, quarantining means more Netflix, puzzles and baking – and less moving. If you’re concerned about how your newfound sedentary lifestyle is affecting your body, try intermittent workouts.
Although the world has come to a halt, health talk hasn’t.
YouTube offers a variety of fitness channels, no matter your skill level.
I loved your column about the potential connection between antibiotics and obesity. It was interesting. I would add something: Too many parents push to have their kids take antibiotics, and that may be part of the obesity epidemic in children.
One attention-grabbing idea being explored: Labeling foods with “exercise calories,” or the amount of physical activity needed to burn them off. For example, a chocolate bar might say it has 230 calories, alongside icons indicating that amounts to 42 minutes of walking or 22 minutes of running.
Some days, it seems regular exercise has become a panacea – good for the heart, good for blood pressure, good for glucose levels, good to limit sad days and depression. But what about people tormented with the pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis, particularly in the knees and hips? What are they supposed to do?
As the weather heats up, drink plenty of water and watch for signs of dehydration, especially in the very young and very old.
Muscles help you run and play, but stretching them too far hurts.
Client Tanya Dashiell had never tried yoga. “How could I possibly do yoga, let alone like it? Everywhere I turned, yogis are skinny, fit, they run, they eat right – that intimidated me,” she said. She took a free class at FatGirl Yoga and was hooked.