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‘More Than Physical Health’: Health Club Helps 91-Year-Old Fight Seclusion

MONROVIA, Calif. — Most mornings, like clockwork, you could find Art Ballard pumping iron. At least five days a week, he drove to Foothill Gym, where he beat on the punching bag, rode a stationary bike and worked his abs. After he joined the gym five years ago, he dropped 20 pounds, improved his balance…

Foul language, physical contact would make 2-game suspension under PIAA proposal

By: Chris Harlan Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 6:39 PM The use of foul and vulgar language or physical contact with a PIAA game official, coach or opponent could become a two-game suspension for high school athletes and coaches. The PIAA board discussed a new disqualification rule at Wednesday’s online meeting meant to curb a…

Stocks skid as physical, financial toll of virus aggravates

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street and markets around the world fell sharply Wednesday as the economic and physical toll caused by the coronavirus outbreak mounts — and as experts say they still can’t predict when it will end.The S&P 500 lost 4.4% after the White House said anywhere from 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could…

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How the coronavirus eliminates people– and how to stop it

By Clare Wilson Coronavirus particles (yellow) on the surface of a dying cellNiaid/National Institutes Of Health/Science Photo Library DEXAMETHASONE has become the first drug shown to lower the death rate from covid-19. The discovery of the benefits of this widely available steroid, which damps down an overactive immune system, was seen as a much-needed piece…

Covid-19 news: UK health leaders warn of ‘real risk’ of a second wave

By Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Medical staff at a drive-through NHS coronavirus testing facility at Hopwood Hall College in Rochdale, Greater Manchetser.ANTHONY DEVLIN/AFP via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 1 July Covid-19 news: UK’s local coronavirus hotspots revealed Leicester, Bradford,…

Town in UK takes actions to check whole population for coronavirus

By Michael Le Page Saliva tests for the coronavirus would be easier to do than swab tests (pictured)Getty Images/iStock A city in the UK is about to start testing thousands of people for the coronavirus each week, using easily collected saliva and a cheap, quick way of detecting the virus. If the initial trial in…

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This Home Strength Period Exercise Will Make You Sweat

Kaylee LaMoine/Courtesy of David Freeman While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted the cadence of everyday life for just about everyone, the world is now beginning to adjust. We're all handling the challenges of social distancing and self-isolation differently—but that doesn't mean that we have to go it completely alone in every sense.At Men's Health,…

Watch Strongmen Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst Set a New Bench Press ‘Record’ at World Fitness

Strongmen Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst recently trained together in an actual gym. A Planet Fitness to be exact, and the results were record-breaking and hilarious. The guys met up to break a bench press record at the famously weight-conscious gym (you've probably heard, or maybe even experienced, the infamous Lunk Alarm)."The discussion was, what…

The 20 Best, Funniest, Comedy Specials on Netflix Right Now

Laughing—hell, even just smiling—plays such an important part in your life that you might not realize it. Seriously. Sometimes we take it for granted because of how frequently we might be lucky enough to do it, but if we didn't find a few times a day, a few times a week to really engage and…