• Health & Fitness

    Nebraskans seek out at-home COVID tests | Health & Fitness

    Overall, the state continued a monthlong flattening of its delta surge. But one notable change: The CDC added 399 COVID-related deaths that it apparently hadn’t previously counted in Nebraska’s tally. Some Nebraskans are reaching for over-the-counter COVID tests after returning from trips, before visiting Grandma or after waking up with a scratchy throat or stuffy nose. The rapid antigen tests, sold in pharmacies, online and in some big box stores, require users to swab their own noses and read results (like they would a pregnancy test) or send the sample  

    Comments Off on Nebraskans seek out at-home COVID tests | Health & Fitness
  • Health & Fitness

    Peloton rival iFIT postpones IPO as volatility concerns grow

    A specialist trader works inside a booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., October 6, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Oct 7 (Reuters) – IFIT Health & Fitness Inc postponed its U.S. initial public offering on Thursday, citing unfavorable market conditions that have investors worried about growing volatility in capital markets. While the United States has recently enjoyed a bull run in its capital markets, defaults at Chinese property developers tied to the fate of cash-strapped Evergrande, record-high energy costs and inflation have stoked investor worries and market swings. IFIT is the first  

    Comments Off on Peloton rival iFIT postpones IPO as volatility concerns grow
  • Health & Fitness

    Health Matters: We’re all souls on board | Health & Fitness

    My pen feels heavy as I sit here trying to organize my thoughts for this column. How do I convey to the reader the gravity of what people are feeling, experiencing and living with each day as the pandemic continues and once again surges? How do I put into words what we are all seeing and feeling? How do I speak to an audience that is in midst of potentially one of the most challenging and perplexing times of their lives? We have all heard it and we are all aware that these are challenging and uncertain times. We are  

    Comments Off on Health Matters: We’re all souls on board | Health & Fitness
  • Health & Fitness

    HEALTH AND FITNESS: Your morning milkshake | Features

    Breakfast is often thought of as the most important meal of the day, for good reason. Eating a healthy breakfast provides energy to start the day and can be helpful for weight control. In children, a healthy breakfast is essential for proper growth and development and is linked to improved attention and learning in school. Unfortunately, many common breakfast foods are more like candy and soda than a healthy meal to start the day. This is also true for breakfast drinks, including coffee drinks. Many popular coffee drinks are more similar to a milkshake than to actual coffee! Take, for  

    Comments Off on HEALTH AND FITNESS: Your morning milkshake | Features
  • Health & Fitness

    iFIT Health & Fitness Files For IPO

    iFIT Health & Fitness, which sells connected fitness equipment and subscriptions under brands including iFIT and NordicTrack, filed for an initial public offering with the Securities & Exchange Commission to raise up to $100 million. iFIT Health & Fitness had filed confidentially on March 26, 2021. In its prospectus, the Logan, UT-based company described itself as, “We are a health and fitness subscription technology company, fueled by our passion to innovate, grow and provide meaningful solutions for our members. iFIT is an integrated health and fitness platform, designed to connect our proprietary software, experiential content and interactive hardware to  

    Comments Off on iFIT Health & Fitness Files For IPO