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    Fitness industry group hires new CEO amid lobbying push

    The fitness industry’s trade association has found its new chief executive as it lobbies Congress to provide relief to gyms and health clubs hit hard by the pandemic. Elizabeth Clark will take over as president and CEO of IHRSA, The Global Health & Fitness Association, in August. Clark has led government relations for the National Confectioners Association since 2011 and previously was an executive director at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “I am honored to work alongside and on behalf of this dynamic and evolving industry,” Clark said in a statement. “This is an exceptional opportunity to bring my experience  

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    Letcher County man named finalist in ‘Mr. Health & Fitness’ competition

    WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) – 40-year old former coal miner Riley Cook of Whitesburg has been named a finalist in Muscle and Fitness magazine’s 2021 Mr. Health & Fitness competition after getting laid off from the coal mines and recovering from an ailment that nearly cost him his life. “As soon as I got laid off [from the mines] I got kidney stones,” said Cook. “I got rushed into surgery and I ended up dying. I stayed in the hospital for a month and after my month was up the doctor said I wasn’t allowed to do anything for another six  

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    5 fun ways to help kids stay hydrated | Health & Fitness

    Kids love toys and always have. The earliest toys date back to 4000 B.C. and were made of natural materials like sticks, rocks, and stone. Some children even played with animal bones. Throughout the centuries and decades, children’s toys have evolved. Natural materials gave way to plastic. The invention of talking toys, video game consoles, and tablets brought technology to the forefront of the toy industry and forever changed the way children play. By examining the history of childhood play and development, Lovevery compiled a list of 15 toys, games, and devices to show how children’s play has evolved. The  

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    Wishes, quotes, messages, WhatsApp and Facebook statuses to share on this day

    New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: You must have heard of this infamous quote about family love that ‘Family that eats together, stays together’. However, have you ever thought about your family’s health? If, yes, we know it’s obvious that you do, but we aren’t talking about just the current scenario of the COVID-19 pandemic, but about the general fitness.  Yes, since Family Health & Fitness Day 2021 is here, it is important to make everyone aware of taking care of each other’s health and wellbeing in the family. On every second Saturday of June, this special day is celebrated.  

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    FROM THE PARK BENCH: Family Health & Fitness Day | News

    Saturday is National Recreation & Parks Association’s Family Health & Fitness Day. It is a day that promotes the importance of parks and recreation in keeping communities healthy. Various research studies are confirming that community parks and recreation, green spaces and time outdoors are critical for creating healthy, active and sustainable communities. Parks provide a connection to nature, which studies demonstrate relieves stress, tightens interpersonal relationships and improves mental health. You can participate in Family Health & Fitness Day by taking a family walk on the Greeneway, visiting one of our community parks, or by having a healthy picnic at  

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