When Cancer Comes Back

You never expect to get a diagnosis of cancer, but what about when it comes back? Sherry Hanson has published hundreds of articles, essays and poems. In 2013 she won a MORE Award for excellence in reporting on musculoskeletal issues from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). She also won the 2014 Paumanok Award for Poetry from Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY. Sherry is a three-time survivor of ovarian cancer and volunteers in the “Survivors Teaching Students” program…

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HEAL Foundation presents trikes to Northeast Florida schools for speci…

The nonprofit HEAL Foundation presented 100 of 250 total trikes Saturday to Northeast Florida schools for use by special needs students in physical education classes. Northeast Florida special needs students will have fun as well as an opportunity to build their muscles, coordination and confidence with the donation of specialized trikes Saturday for their physical education classes at school. The nonprofit HEAL Foundation presented $35,000 in trikes — the first 100 of 250 being donated — to Jacksonville area…

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Bicycle buddies: Almost 60 years later men still riding

Still trim and riding in 2019 are, from left, John S. Carter, 91; Charles Greene, 84; Don Chalfant, 86; and Stillman Chase, 87. During a recent ride, they took a break at Goleta Beach Park. (Rafael Maldonado/SBNP) At first, the casual bicycle jaunts on Sunday mornings were taken to have leisurely breakfasts at various locations around town. Then, the jaunts became longer and more rigorous as more men joined the group. Before long, they were packing their bicycles in…

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‘Happy feet for up to an hour!’

Yahoo Lifestyle is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability is subject to change.  Intelex Cozy Body Slippers. (Photo: Amazon) More Oprah Winfrey’s annual Favorite Things was unveiled last week. From a $1,599 exercise bike to the infamous $120 Amazon Coat, Oprah’s list ran the gamut. We couldn’t help but notice that among the more wallet-friendly options (we’re talking $50 or less) was…

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Do e-bikes really give you a workout? Here’s what BYU researchers say

PROVO — For many adults, the phrase “as easy as riding a bike” might sound like a misnomer. Because let’s face it — exercise isn’t fun for everyone. But Brigham Young University researchers found in a recent study that electric mountain bikes provide nearly as strenuous of a workout as traditional bikes, while not making the rider feel as if they’ve just performed a difficult workout. The results could help many find a new way to recreate. The idea…

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What To Expect At Your First Spin Class: An Emotional Timeline

“It’s just like dancing!” This is, verbatim, what a friend told me before my first spinning class – otherwise known as an opportunity to go into a dark room and ride a stationary bike extremely hard for 45 minutes at least, to music (if you are especially batshit you might do those ones where you pretend to race other people in the class, in which case a) this fun and relatable af blog is not for you and b)…

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A Little Strength Training Can Improve Heart Health

According to a study, strength training for less than 1 hour a week could reduce heart attack or stroke risk by 40% –  70%, and just 2 sets of bench presses which take under 5 mins to perform can be effective. The researchers discovered that spending more than 60 mins strength training a week did not yield any further cardiovascular disease risk benefits. The study results show that the strength training benefits are independent of walking, running, or any…

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Mel B Gives Spice Girls Fans a Front-Row Seat for Her Insane Workout

She may be known as Scary Spice, but Melanie “Mel B” Brown is quickly earning the title of Sporty Spice. After belting it out on stage with her former Spice Girls band members earlier this year, the singer is keeping herself busy, this time by getting sweaty at home with intense workouts. On Thursday, the singer took to Instagram to give fans a front row seat to her insane fitness regimen, which includes plenty of work on an exercise…

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Review: Samsung Active Watch2 for the more style-conscious

Refreshed lineup with better tracking, battery life Tizen OS still a niche play; doesn’t support many apps yet     IT’S been almost two years since I reviewed a smartwatch, as the last one that I did was the Samsung Gear Sport. Since then, Samsung has introduced many other models including the Galaxy Watch in 2018, the Galaxy Watch Active (March 2019) and Galaxy Watch Active2 (September 2019). The Watch Active2 is its latest iteration and the design is…

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E-bike surge in popularity in Australian cities but experts warn of ri…

Maurice Wells was convinced the time was right to start a business when a DIY electric-bike project helped his mother take up cycling again. A solar energy engineer and community bike club organiser, Wells had spent years trying to get more people to ride. When he gave a prototype electric bike to his mother, he says, she began riding to work again immediately, having not ridden for more than 10 years. “It was just so obvious that the electric…

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