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  • S.F. Gym Hopes to Benefit by Pairing Cannabis, Fitness

    by Ashley May March 2017

    Power Plant Fitness clients will have the option to bring their own cannabis or order edibles, the gym's preferred form of cannabis, while they are at the gym.

  • Fitness Wearables Not Strong on Heart-Rate Accuracy

    by Arizona Daily Star March 2017

    Fitbits and other wrist-worn fitness devices promise to keep track of your heart rate, but new research suggests they are less accurate than thought during certain exercises.

  • Opinion: NFL Badly Needs Improved Medical Protocols

    by Sally Jenkins March 2017

    Abuse of painkillers such as Vicodin is driven by a system in which concern for profits competes with concern for players.

  • Museum Program Pairs Art, Yoga

    by by SHIRLEY McMARLIN March 2017

    Viewing art and doing yoga are both meditative experiences. Put them together, as two area museums are doing, and you take both activities to a new level. At The Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, visitors are invited to practice yoga on their own, while the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland offers a group class.

  • Boutique Fitness Leads Industry in Participation Growth

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    The personalized experience members can find at a boutique fitness studio is appealing to customers – so appealing that boutique fitness is leading the industry in participant numbers and growth.

  • Study: 'Pokemon Go' Increased Activity Levels

    by Abbie Bennett March 2017

    “Pokemon Go” spurred millions of people to collect virtual monsters through the smartphone app and got many of them up and walking.

  • College Dumps the Scale to Promote Body Positivity

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    Carleton University in Ottawa has sparked a heated online debate through the fitness center’s decision to remove the scale from the campus gym. In place of a scale, students found a sign encouraging them to focus on wellness rather than weight.

  • Exercise Provides Many Benefits, Including Longer Life

    by Kettering Health Network March 2017

    One of the best gifts you'll ever receive is one you give to yourself — the gift of being active. While you certainly know that exercise is good for you, do you know how good it really is?

  • Do NBA Teams Rest Stars Too Often?

    by Jeff Zillgitt March 2017

    For Saturday's ABC prime-time matchup between the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, Warriors coach Steve Kerr rested Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala.

  • Health Club for Gay Men Scrutinized by Councilman

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    A health club that caters to gay men is under scrutiny by a Louisville metro councilman over concerns that it operates as a sex club.