‘Daggy dad’ or ‘propaganda’? The media’s growing use of official Scott…

The pictures appeared on Sunday, first in Sydney’s Daily Telegraph, then on Scott Morrison’s personal Instagram account. There was the PM, standing in his shorts, looking at his phone, with his thongs clearly on. There he was on an exercise bike while in Covid isolation after returning from his trip to Japan. And an extreme close-up, his nose, face and polo shirt, waiting patiently for the Covid-19 test swab to plunge in. These photos were taken not by an…

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COVID-19 – Will The Vaccination And Testing Be Enough

UNITED STATES—During the first stage of the COVID19 shutdown I was looking for ways to exercise and not violate the guidelines. I bought dumbbells and additionally decided that I would take a long walk daily at 4AM, when no one was awake. One morning while I was walking, I heard footsteps in the dark. It scared me and I became nervous. I thought should I run? Or should I keep my cool? The steps were faster and faster and…

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Olympian Katey Bates shares her favourite workout for busy mums

When you’re a new mum, finding time to yourself can be a real challenge, which is why so many of us have trouble staying on top of our fitness. But it’s still, and arguably even more so, important to look after yourself. Olympian Katey Bates shares her favourite workout for busy mums. Finding the time to do anything for yourself after giving birth isn’t exactly the easiest feat. Not only are you completely exhausted all the time, depending on…

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The Best Black Friday Exercise Bike Deals for 2020

Ivan Samkov/Pexels Exercise bikes are a large upfront investment, but worth the cost if you attended classes regularly pre-pandemic and miss the low-impact, full-body workout you can achieve with one piece of workout equipment. Black Friday deals offer deep discounts on these high-priced workout machines, which rarely go on sale throughout the rest of the year. If you’ve been putting off pulling the trigger on an exercise bike, now is the perfect time to finally purchase the one you’ve…

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Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez detailed his expectations going forwar…

Trevor Hass, Sports Producer November 19, 2020 | 3:42 PM Red Sox lefthander Eduardo Rodriguez said he feels “100 percent” after battling COVID-19-related myocarditis, and he intends to have a regular offseason and hopes to pitch 200-plus innings this year. “I feel fine,” he told The Boston Globe‘s Alex Speier. “I feel great.” Rodriguez, 28, tested positive for the coronavirus just before he was slated to come to Boston for summer training camp in July. He stayed at home…

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Hendrick’s Gin selling a $2,500 penny farthing exercise bike

What do you get when you combine alcohol, exercise and thousands of dollars and then take away the exercise? Why, Hendrick’s Gin’s giant stationary penny farthing exercise bike, of course. The Hendrick’s High Wheel brands itself as a “genuinely effective and fascinating fitness contraption with a charming lack of convenience.” The $2,493 exercise-themed velocipede offers a similar price tag to other stationary exercise bikes, like the Peloton, but with much less body-toning functionality. Though Hendrick’s bills the bike as…

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Ethiopia says it carried out ‘precision air operations’ in Tigray

TipRanks 3 “Strong Buy” Stocks Insiders Are Snapping Up President John Kennedy famously said, once, “A rising tide lifts all boats,” and this is true in the stock markets, too. We’re in the midst, now, of just such a rising tide – at least for the short term. The main indexes, the Dow, the S&P, and the NASDAQ, are all up between 9% and 12.5% this month, and the trends are positive. The recent election, making clear the prospect…

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Bring your workout indoors this winter with 7 tips from Long Island tr…

It’s a cold reality. Long Island’s late fall and winter weather can turn outdoor workouts into exercises in futility — or at least unpleasantness. Running in snowdrifts or shivering through an outdoor bike ride or circuit training session may give you pause. That said, moving your workout inside takes consideration, with concerns about COVID-19 still very much present. Exercise is important to overall well-being, so you want to minimize risks and maximize workouts. GymGuyz trainer Joe Szadok…

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What the hell is an Air Bike and how can it make me seriously fit?

It might look like a Victorian fitness contraption but the Air Bike (or Fan Bike to some) is one of the most effective ways of absolutely monstering the cardiovascular system, therefore working up a sweat and burning fat in the most time efficient way possible. Sometimes referred to as the “Misery Machine” by those who have fallen foul of its punishment prowess, an Air Bike consists of pedals that are attached to a large fan at the front, which…

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A round-up of this week’s PC Gamer forum discussions

This week on the PC Gamer forums, our latest giveaway launches, the community chats about Watch Dogs Legion, consoles to buy this holiday season, and the expensive hardware we’ve broken—oops.  Going into the holiday season, the PC Gamer community starts to buzz. Sure, everyone is trying to figure out what—or if—they should buy for either themselves or some other gamer in their lives. But, we’re also getting a bit nostalgic thinking about some of the expensive tech we’ve ruined….

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