Science reveals the best type of exercise to reverse Covid-19 inactivi…

The new Guidelines on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior published by the World Health Organization are notable for what is missing: the minimum time for an exercise session. Similar to previous guidelines, these recognize the importance of regular activity on physical and mental well-being. The guidelines recommend a target between 150 and 300 minutes per week of moderate activity (such as brisk walking) or 75 to 150 minutes per week of vigorous activity (such as running) or a combination…

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Nicole Scherzinger’s embarrassing exercise video is too good to miss

February 20, 2021 – 13:54 GMT Aisha Nozari Nicole Scherzinger’s newest workout video is sure to give you the giggles Nicole Scherzinger looked sensational on Friday when she shared a short video of herself peddling on an exercise bike in the garden. Looking fierce in a patterned crop top and matching leggings, the star wore her hair swept back into a high ponytail, but it was Nicole’s caption that we loved most. “Not gonna lie, I’m…

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Ayrshire marine medic tackling gruelling 870 mile cycle for charity

A medic from Ayrshire is taking part in a tough 870-mile cycle to raise vital funds for a marine charity that helped whales stranded in the Clyde last year.  Helene Gray is a volunteer medic with the British Divers Marine Life Rescue charity.   The charity was the centre of national attention last year when it attempted to save a pod of whales stuck in the Firth of Clyde and Gare Loch.  The whales in question were spotted off the…

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What It Is and How to Handle It

Two weeks ago, I tore the meniscus of my right inner knee as I got off my stationary exercise bike. The pain of the injury didn’t show up until a few mornings later — getting out of bed, I set my foot onto the floor and immediately raised a yelp of misery. At the orthopedist office, the doctor drained fluid from the knee and injected cortisone with the largest needle I had ever…

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Vibrelli’s Mini Bike Pump and Glueless Repair Kit now just $13 (Amazon…

Vibrelli (98% positive in the last 12-months)via Amazon is offering its Mini Bike Pump and Glueless Puncture Repair Kit for $12.98 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. Regularly as much as $29 and fetching closer to $23 as of late, today’s deal is as much as 55% off the going rate and the lowest we can find. If you are regularly getting some air out on the bike these days, a handy pump with…

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VeloCore vs. Peloton vs. MYX: Which is Better? (2021)

Bowflex You’ll find plenty of quality home spin bikes on the market today, but few stand out as much as these studio-quality bikes from Bowflex, Peloton and MYX with their premium features and materials. These interactive spin bikes have all the bells and whistles and definitely aren’t cheap. However, many enthusiastic users agree that you get what you pay for if you’re craving a studio-level experience at home. We’ve reviewed and compared these popular home spin bikes to make…

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The best elliptical for 2021

With colder weather here and most gyms still in various states of limited capacity, there’s never been a better time to take your workout program into your own home. But getting the same intense workout you get at the gym can be tricky, unless you have the right fitness equipment, like a really great home elliptical. Unlike treadmills, a elliptical is low impact and can reduce stress and strain on your knees and legs. If you use the handles,…

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‘SNL’ Peloton sketch imagines a passive-aggressive instructor

If you’ve ever wondered what a spin class would be like with a passive-aggressive instructor, look no further than this sketch from last night’s “Saturday Night Live.” The “SNL” parody ad, fittingly titled “Pelotaunt,” explored what a Peloton class would look like for someone who doesn’t thrive off of encouraging instructors. The sketch featured Ego Nwodim, Melissa Villaseñor, and Beck Bennett as the riders with Kate McKinnon, Heidi Gardner and Bowen Yang serving as instructors for Pelotaunt. Kate McKinnon…

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Gronya Somerville on pursuing Tokyo 2020 and competing in times of Cov…

“A totally different experience,” Gronya Somerville says as she reflects on her first international badminton competitions since the coronavirus enforced shutdown last year. Somerville was speaking from Melbourne after a five-week period which comprised one week of training in Bangkok, two weeks of competition and a two-week quarantine on her return from Thailand. The 25-year-old Australian is among the athletes forced to adapt to the new circumstances and chart a path to the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in…

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What Is a Stress Test?

The Week Prominent evangelical leader Ravi Zacharias engaged in sexual misconduct, his ministry reports Ravi Zacharias, a prominent evangelical Christian leader and author who died of cancer last May at age 74, led a double life of coerced sexual gratification from massage therapists, his organization, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM), said Thursday. RZIM released an independent report by the Atlanta law firm Miller & Martin detailing Zacharias’ transgressions, including sexual misconduct and rape allegations from more than a dozen…

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