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

Pubfest returns | Culture & Leisure

II’m going to dive into the heart of the matter by telling you about an event from the weekend at Hintonwith camping, music and food. Hosted by Why the noiseCompany, The Happy Hippy Muzik Fest will take place on Friday May 20 and Saturday May 21 at 143 Fig Tree Lane. Music starts at noon … Read more

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP ’22: Capsule look at the Southern Hills majors | Culture & Leisure

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – A capsule on the major championships organized in Southern Hills, site of the PGA Championship which is played from Thursday to Sunday: 1958 US OPEN Winner: Tommy Bolt Score: 283 Finalist: Gary Player Margin of victory: Four hits Summary: Tommy Bolt won his only major by enduring the sweltering temperatures and … Read more

Tyler’s Fritz Hager III eliminated from ‘American Idol’ | Culture & Leisure

Fritz Hager III’s journey on “American Idol” has come to an end after he was eliminated on Sunday night’s live episode. Hager and Nicolina Bozzo were both eliminated as Noah Thompson, Huntergirl and Leah Marlene advanced to the finals to compete for the winning title. Hager described his journey on “Idol” in one word: “growth.” … Read more

Rich Strike, winner of the Kentucky Derby, does not run in Preakness | Culture & Leisure

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike will not race in the Preakness. Owner Rich Dawson made the stunning announcement 10 days before the race in Maryland. This means there will be no Triple Crown winner for a fourth consecutive year. Dawson said he and trainer Eric Reed agreed to stick with Rich Strike’s original plan and … Read more

American Idol renewed for another year | 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

Matt’s Musings: Pickleball is more than a hobby for van der Eems | Sports

Matt's Musings: Pickleball is more than a hobby for van der Eems |  Sports

When Jeffrey van der Eems moved from the Netherlands to the Quad-Cities in September 2018, he had never heard of pickleball. His mother-in-law Irene, who resides in Eldridge, encouraged him to give it a try. He was captivated by a sport that is a mix among tennis, ping-pong and badminton. So much so that it … Read more

Former ‘Survivor’ Contesting Ralph Kiser Dies at Age 56 | Arts & Entertainment

Former 'Survivor' Contesting Ralph Kiser Dies at Age 56 |  Arts & Entertainment

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