DC police ‘absolutely’ ready to handle antifa protests

Authorities said Washington, D.C., law enforcement is prepared to handle any clashes between right-wing rallygoers and anti-fascist counterprotesters in the nation’s capital. The protests come a week after violence in Portland that included members of the left-wing antifa assaulting journalist Andy Ngo, sending him to the hospital. The Quillette writer said his injuries gave him a brain hemorrhage. Portland’s mayor and police came under heavy criticism for not doing more to control the violence during the demonstrations. D.C. officials…

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Oceanside native, community dentist bikes to give back | Herald Commun…

Schwartz will donate to Oceanside Community Service based on the amount of miles he bikes this year. Courtesy Alan Schwartz Oceanside native Alan Schwartz wasn’t through with his hometown when he went away to college in Binghamton and dental school in Buffalo, nor when he opened a practice in Queens or moved to Jericho. In 2009, the 1976 Oceanside High School graduate opened a dental office in the hamlet that he calls home. It is his second office; he…

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Army Fitness Test | Strength Training for Cyclists

Raphye AlexiusGetty Images In October 2020, the U.S. Army will roll out a new assessment, the Army Combat Fitness Test, to better prepare soldiers for combat and reduce the risk of injury. This new test, which is strenuous but gender- and age-neutral, includes six exercises that all soldiers must be able to perform, but according to the Army Times, two stand out as the most difficult: the Hanging Leg Tuck and the Overhead Throw. Both of these exercises require…

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woom bikes USA Partners With NFL Cornerback Robert Alford in Bike Give…

HAMMOND, La., July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Robert Alford, an NFL cornerback playing for the Arizona Cardinals, wanted to give back to his hometown of Hammond, Louisiana. Last week, through a partnership with woom, Alford and his family gathered 30 local children to participate in a bicycle giveaway. Each child who attended the event received a woom bike, a woom helmet and a backpack provided by Under Armour.  Alford was born and raised in Hammond, a small town of roughly…

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Global Indoor Cycling Bike Market Valuable Growth Prospects, Top Playe…

Reportocean.com “Global Indoor Cycling Bike Market” research report has been added to its Research Database. Indoor cycling bikes are an increasingly popular style of exercise bike now found in gyms and fitness centers everywhere. Indoor cycling bikes are designed to produce a forward-leaning body position that mimics the positioning on a real road bike. Additionally, a quality indoor cycling bike is typically outfitted with a heavy flywheel that produces a feeling on the pedals much like you get when pedaling a…

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Accounting firm helps assemble bikes for Community Center of Biddeford

Staff members for Team Baker Newman Noyes give newly assembled bicycles a spin before donating them to the Community Bicycle Center of Biddeford. COURTESY PHOTO/Eliza Cress, Bicycle Coalition of Maine PORTLAND ― Accounting and advisory firm Baker Newman Noyes gathered at Thompson’s Point in Portland for the firm’s annual all-firm outing earlier this month and split into teams with the task of assembling 28 brand-new children’s bicycles from a pile of parts as an exercise in teamwork, communication, and collaboration….

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State wellness grants are changing Minnesota workplaces

More of Minnesota’s small employers are stocking vending machines with nutritious foods, making it easier for working mothers to breast-feed and adopting other measures to promote healthy living, according to a new study on the effectiveness of state workplace wellness grants. Only 24% of surveyed employers offered healthy food options on-site before receiving support in 2018 from Minnesota’s Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP), but 72% did so afterward. The share offering walking meetings, as opposed to conference room gaggles,…

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For Optimal Health as You Age, Focus on Movement Instead of Exercise

Photo by Mitchell Orr on Unsplash How much time do you spend thinking about how you move throughout the day? If you’re not getting the health results you want, your movement is likely a huge factor. Movement comes down to a matter of convenience. Today, moving more to perform daily tasks is viewed as an inconvenience. We now have access to devices serving the sole purpose of making our lives easier, from electronic kitchen appliances to phones to vehicles. But what these…

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What’s the best way to fuel for fitness? Forget the onslaught of advic…

On Nutrition With abundant daylight, minimal rain, fewer clothing layers, it feels easier to be physically active in the summer than in the winter. Whether you’re hitting the air-conditioned gym or biking along Lake Washington, what to eat before exercise is probably on your mind. How do you keep your energy up and hunger at bay without ending up with an upset stomach? What should you eat after exercise to refill your tank and nourish those muscles you’ve been working? There’s…

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Veterans return to Vietnam with thousands for orphaned kids

A YEAR’S worth of milk powder can now be bought for young children in a Vietnamese orphanage, made possible by two veterans who recently travelled to the country where they once witnessed war to make a difference. Barry Kelly and Terry Smart made the trip in May with $3435 in pocket raised by the Warwick community. “We went to our favourite orphanage in Ba Ria, just out of Vung Tau, where the South Australian Vietnam veterans have done some…

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