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Holiday Stress Buster | Physically Distanced Physical Activity

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Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of Thanksgiving weekend? You are not alone. This winter will layer pandemic anxiety on top of holiday tension and cold weather challenges, all of which can lead to negative physical and mental health outcomes. Unchecked stress can contribute to high blood pressure and heart disease as well as increased anxiety …

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Arlington, Virginia, es Nombrada “La Ciudad Más en Forma” en 2020 American Fitness Index® Ranking de los 100 mejores

La pandemia de COVID-19, la investigación subraya la importancia de la actividad física, la infraestructura en la batalla por la salud de la comunidad Lisa Ramage (317) 352-3847 or Lramage@acsm.org (American College of Sports Medicine) Mike Fulton (301) 651-2508 or MikeF@asheragency.com (Asher Agency) Leslie Porras (202) 508-7891 or Leslie.Porras@anthem.com (Anthem Foundation) Indianapolis (14 de julio, …

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Take to the Trails!

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The ancient curse “may you live in interesting times!” seems fitting right now. While the stay-at-home order has constrained our normally hectic lives, we have been able to spend more time with our families and participate in activities we didn’t take time to do before, like going for walks. Here in the U.S., the COVID-19 …

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Intentional Daily Movement | Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic

My name is Olivia Affuso and I am a streak runner. I have run at least one mile every day for the last 600 consecutive days. This may seem like a lot, but there are people like Jon Sutherland who has been running every day for more than 50 years! Now, that, is a lot …

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2020 Fitness Index Release to be delayed

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The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), in collaboration with philanthropic partner, Anthem Foundation, will delay the release of the 2020 American Fitness Index rankings until later this year. The Fitness Index evaluates and celebrates America’s 100 largest cities and their efforts to support healthy, active lifestyles.   Physical activity has always been one of …

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