Breast cancer survivor and lingerie designer breaks taboos | Culture & Leisure

NOTEW YORK — When Dana Donofree underwent a bilateral mastectomy and implant reconstruction after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2010, the then 28-year-old fashion designer found nothing but uncomfortable medical bras meant for women suffering from the disease. These frustrations led Donofree to launch her lingerie company called AnaOno in 2014, aimed primarily at women … Read more

Mental fitness: group exercise at the intersection of physical and emotional well-being | Local News

LACONIA — Maria Cunningham, 86, and Rita Bell, 87, go to Zumba class together almost every day. But for Cunningham and Bell, and the dozen others who are regulars in their class, Zumba — a type of exercise that combines aerobics with Latin-inspired dance — is much more than choreography. Bell said the class kept … Read more

Eric Clapton tests positive for coronavirus | arts and entertainment

Eric Clapton has tested positive for coronavirus. The 77-year-old music legend – who has previously told how he has lost friends and music buddies due to his anti-lockdown stance – has postponed a number of his European gigs after testing positive for COVID, but it is hoped that it will be “sufficiently recovered” by the … Read more

Emeli Sandé wants to “cure people” with her new album | Culture & Leisure

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Zumba Instructor Maintaining Fitness Through Music in Juneau County | Juneau County Star Hours

Julie Ann Coggins, center forward, with her class at the Two Sisters Event Center in Mauston last September. JULIE ANN COGGINS/Contributed Juneau County residents looking for Zumba classes have a full-time instructor they can contact. Julie Ann Coggins, a Mauston resident for over 25 years, has been running a Zumba program for over 10 years … Read more

Amber Heard claims Johnny Depp lost control of drugs | Culture & Leisure

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Chagrin Falls CrossFit expands offerings for people with disabilities | Local News

Chagrin Falls CrossFit empowers everyone, regardless of ability, to reap the benefits of CrossFit by meeting people where they are and helping them advance their abilities, said Jenn Pishko, owner of Chagrin Falls CrossFit, at the Cleveland Jewish News. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Chagrin Falls CrossFit partnered with Huddle Connection, a nonprofit that connects people … Read more

Philadelphians exercise less than most Americans | Nation

PHILADELPHIA – You know that woman in your office who says she runs five miles every morning and lifts weights three times a week? Turns out she might be exaggerating. In fact, Philadelphians don’t get much exercise compared to residents of other major US cities, according to an analysis of 2021 data from the Centers … Read more

Stéphanie Lueras: Having fun in the sun | Opinion

While taking a Tai Chi class outdoors this week, I was reminded that the weather is getting warmer, and in my world, and hopefully in yours, that means being more aware of protecting against the sun and heat. More than 400 deaths occur each year across the country from heat-related illnesses, and that’s 400 too … Read more

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers | Health and Fitness

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers approved sweeping legislation Thursday to outlaw gender-affirming medications for transgender youths, as well as a separate measure setting rules about school bathrooms and prohibiting early classroom instruction on sexual and gender identity — a bill critics have dubbed “Don’ t Say Gay.” The … Read more