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Grand opening of Planet Fitness set for Aug. 10
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Grand opening of Planet Fitness set for Aug. 10

Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States, announced the opening of its new 14,000-square-foot location in McMinnville. Planet Fitness invested $2.3 million to build the club at 231 North Gate Drive, which features state-of-the-art cardio machines, strength equipment, the 30-Minute Express Circuit, a variety of spa amenities, among other features.“Our team is proud to open another Planet Fitness club in Tennessee, and provide an affordable, safe, and judgment-free environment for McMinnville-area residents to achieve their health and fitness goals,” said Planet Fitness Vice President of Tennessee Operations John Hrinda. “In addition to creating 16 jobs, our new location offers a wide range of opportunities fo...
Changing What Time You Exercise Can Help You Lose More Weight
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Changing What Time You Exercise Can Help You Lose More Weight

For the first time, a randomized controlled experiment demonstrates how the time of day influences the efficacy of physical exercise. Depending on the exercise and training goals, as well as differences between men and women, morning or evening exercise may be more beneficial. The new multimodal weekly exercise routine described here, however, nevertheless enhances health and performance for both sexes regardless of the time of day.For the first time, scientists demonstrate that the best time of day to exercise varies on one’s sex and training goals.When should I fit in my regular workout routine? The majority of the time, the response is influenced by our family’s schedule, our employment hours, and possibly even if we are “larks” or “night owls.” However, during the last ten years, re...
New Bedford-based Agile Fitness mobile gym brings workout to you
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New Bedford-based Agile Fitness mobile gym brings workout to you

NEW BEDFORD — After she and her husband had their daughter about a year ago, Ali McGrath wanted to get back into her running routine plus add in some strength training. But when it came to joining a gym or hiring a personal trainer, she had some reservations relative to the fitness industry's traditional business models."I was looking to get back into working out and I really wanted to lose the rest of my baby weight that I was finding hard to lose on my own, but given the current climate and having a small child at home, I was nervous about going back to the gym," she said.A Princeton resident currently residing in Cape Cod for the summer, McGrath says she found her workout solution in Agile Fitness. Owned by New Bedford resident Jason Cotsoridis, the business — which began operating i...
Biden able to resume physical exercise as COVID-19 symptoms ‘almost completely resolved’
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Biden able to resume physical exercise as COVID-19 symptoms ‘almost completely resolved’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden "feels well enough" to resume his physical exercise regimen, the White House doctor said Tuesday. The announcement comes on the presidents fifth day in isolation after testing positive for the coronavirus last week. U.S. President Joe Biden rides a bike in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, U.S., June 18, 2022.  (REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz)BIDEN'S COVID SYMPTOMS ARE 'ALMOST COMPLETELY RESOLVED,' WHITE HOUSE PHYSICIAN SAYS"President Biden completed his five-day trial of Paxlovid last night. His symptoms have almost completely resolved," White House physician Dr. Kevin O’Connor said in a memo to White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, echoing an update he first made Monday. Read the doctor letter:"His pulse, blood pr...
Comstock Announces 50,000 SF VIDA Fitness Flagship Facility
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Comstock Announces 50,000 SF VIDA Fitness Flagship Facility

RESTON, Va., July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHCI) (“Comstock”), a diversified real estate development and asset management company, and leading developer of transit-oriented and mixed-use neighborhoods in the Washington, DC region, announced today that VIDA Fitness Brands will open a next-generation flagship facility at Reston Row District, the newest phase of Reston Station. Slated for opening in 2024, VIDA Fitness will occupy approximately 50,000 square feet on three levels of 1845 Reston Row Plaza, the fourth Trophy Class office tower at Reston Station and the first building scheduled for opening in Reston Row District. Plans for the best-in-class fitness and wellness facility include VIDA’s Penthouse Pool Club on the rooftop, featuri...
PNC Bank customers advised to exercise caution against fraudulent emails, text messages
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PNC Bank customers advised to exercise caution against fraudulent emails, text messages

Ever been pestered with fraudulent phone calls, text messages and emails? Well, many people find this to be distracting and even annoying.You might have even attempted to block those fake calls or text messages.But if you’re a PNC Bank customer, Tribelive is advising customers to take extra precautions and are being warned of a scam that aims to obtain personal or account-related information.“Some cybercriminals have shifted their approach and are targeting consumers directly through known and trusted channels of communication,” a PNC spokesperson said. “One such scam involves fraudulent outreach via text, email or phone calls. These communications appear to be initiated by PNC, but instead are being sent by a fraudster in hopes of obtaining customers’ personal or account-related inform...
Fitness trackers boost daily step counts, promote weight loss: study – The Hill
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Fitness trackers boost daily step counts, promote weight loss: study – The Hill

Story at a glance Researchers reviewed nearly 400 studies involving more than 140,000 participants who wore fitness trackers to monitor their activities and the impact on their health.  The team found that those who wore the devices walked on average 40 minutes more per day, while losing 2.2 pounds over five months. They also found positive impacts on mental health.  Wearing fitness trackers increases time spent walking each day, leading to other health improvements, according to a recent study.   Researchers from the University of South Australia reviewed nearly 400 studies involving more than 140,000 participants who wore fitness trackers to monitor their activities and the impact on their health.  The team found that those who wore the devices...
Prone Row Exercise Guide: Benefits, Technique and Muscles Worked
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Prone Row Exercise Guide: Benefits, Technique and Muscles Worked

We all know the importance of working out our back muscles. A strong back is essential for posture, balance, and avoiding pain in the lower back and shoulders. There are many ways to build massive back strength and one of the best ways to work out your back muscles is by doing the prone row. It’s often said that the best way to train your back is by doing pull-ups. But, if you’re like most people, pull-ups are probably not your favourite exercise. They’re tough! That’s where the prone row comes in. The prone row is a great alternative to the pull-up, and it’s a great way to build strength in your back muscles. It can be done with a barbell, dumbbells, or even a TRX system. It’s a great exercise for both beginner and advanced lifters. The beauty of the prone row is that it c...
Fitbit’s future has leaked – and we’re not impressed
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Fitbit’s future has leaked – and we’re not impressed

We just got our best look yet at Fitbit’s next two fitness-focused smartwatches thanks to some new product images.The fitness tech brand is apparently set to release an all-new Fitbit Versa 4 and Fitbit Sense 2 sometime in the not-too-distant future based on images found by 9to5Google (opens in new tab) that were released publicly by a regulatory agency.The Versa 4, the more mainstream and likely cheaper of the two, doesn’t look all that different from its predecessor. Its design once again it appears to lack an ECG sensor, an electrocardiogram sensor that can detect irregular heart rhythms which has so far been exclusive to Fitbit’s Sense lineup.The front and back of the Fitbit Versa 4 (Image credit: Fitbit / 9to5Google)The images also suggest it’ll still have GPS, will be waterproof...
Rocky Road Aventures puts on virtual exercise event
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Rocky Road Aventures puts on virtual exercise event

You are here: Home / Features / Rocky Road Aventures puts on virtual exercise event July 26, 2022 by Leslie Ostronic A year ago, Kristal Romans, owner of Rocky Road Adventures, created the virtual event “Race Across Nevada.” The challenge includes either 1,473 miles or minutes of fitness.  Romans designed the event to be flexible for personal goals, so the miles and minutes can be completed with any exercise. Participants can select “run, bike, hike, swim, […] This article is available to Lincoln County Record Digital or Print+Digital subscribers. If you are already a subscriber, please log in. To purchase a subscription, please visit the Subscription Page. Thank you for supporting your hometown newspaper! Filed Under: Features Tagged With: Rocky Road Adventures ...