Physical exercise

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Launches Free COVID-19 Fitness Course

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, has launched a free COVID-19 Fitness Management Course that empowers fitness professionals to help their clients manage the physical and mental impact of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

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  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, has launched a free COVID-19 Fitness Management Course that empowers fitness professionals to help their clients manage the physical and mental impact of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.
  • This 100 percent online program prepares fitness professionals to work with individuals who have had COVID-19, keep their facilities safe, utilize technology to help clients, and much more.
  • At NASM, we are dedicated to providing the latest evidence-based and science-backed information to our community of fitness professionals, said Laurie McCartney, President of NASM.
  • For more information and to access the course, visit: https://trainer.nasm.org/covid-fitness-management-guide
    About NASM: Now in its 34th year, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has remained the international standard in fitness education due to the high quality of fitness professionals they produce and their programs' scientific rigor.

ICON Health & Fitness Announces Name Change to iFIT Health & Fitness Inc.

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:38pm

ICON Health & Fitness, a global leader in connected fitness software, content and equipment, today announced that it has changed its corporate name to iFIT Health & Fitness Inc. (iFIT).

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  • ICON Health & Fitness, a global leader in connected fitness software, content and equipment, today announced that it has changed its corporate name to iFIT Health & Fitness Inc. (iFIT).
  • Named after the Companys proprietary software platform, the change reflects iFITs commitment to delivering personalized connected health and fitness experiences to its growing community.
  • iFIT creates live and on-demand content that automatically adjusts the speed, incline, and resistance on fitness equipment, creating experiential workouts.
  • iFIT Health & Fitness is a global health and fitness technology company that provides unmatched fitness experiences and solutions to its growing community of millions of engaged members across 120 countries.

Local Gyms Host Deadlift Competition to Benefit LGBTQ+ Youth

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 9:00pm

Every season Stonewall Sports Richmond, a nonprofit dedicated to providing a safe recreational place for queer individuals, chooses a local nonprofit to fundraise for.

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  • Every season Stonewall Sports Richmond, a nonprofit dedicated to providing a safe recreational place for queer individuals, chooses a local nonprofit to fundraise for.
  • This season they are asking players to fundraise for Side by Side, a nonprofit which supports LGBTQ+ youth and provides safe spaces and community for them.
  • Crunch Fitness, River City Fit, and Richmond Strong are hosting a [Deadlift Competition Fundraiser for LGBTQ+ Youth on Saturday, June 26th starting at 12 PM at the River City Fit location at 16 N 25th Street, Richmond, VA 23223.
  • This competition is open to all levels from beginners to experts with a $35 entry fee.

[solidcore] Boutique Fitness Expands to North Carolina - Opens First Studio in Charlotte

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 3:52pm

Washington, DC, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- [solidcore] boutique fitness is opening its first studio in North Carolina - in Charlottes SouthEND district.

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  • Washington, DC, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- [solidcore] boutique fitness is opening its first studio in North Carolina - in Charlottes SouthEND district.
  • Described as intensified Pilates, [solidcore] offers a 50-minute, extreme, full-body workout utilizing a patented machine created specifically for the studio.
  • We have been looking forward to bringing our workout to North Carolina and specifically Queen City or Charlotte - for a while, said Bryan Myers, President and CEO of [solidcore].
  • In accordance with local guidelines, the Charlotte studio is opening at full capacity and will be offering both mask optional and no mask required classes.

VIVAYA Hosts a Special Discussion on Wellness, Adversity, and Racism

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

VIVAYA and Yoga 4 Philly join together in a collaboration to bring more discussion and awareness around areas of wellness, health and adversity.

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  • VIVAYA and Yoga 4 Philly join together in a collaboration to bring more discussion and awareness around areas of wellness, health and adversity.
  • This FREE livestream event will be hosted by VIVAYA on Wednesday, June 9,at 7 p.m. EDT/4 p.m. PDT.
  • All are welcome to participate in this community discussion and live Q&A.
  • VIVAYA welcomes two special guests:
    Steven Brice isfounder and Executive Director of Yoga 4 Philly, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to make love, healing, and peace accessible through yoga and meditation.

Wisconsin Father Sets New Push-Up World Record

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 2:00am

Staten Island, NY, June 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the 50-yard line of MetLife Stadium, Wisconsin father of three, Nate Carroll completed his 1,500,231st push-up to set a new world record for the most push-ups done in a year.

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  • Staten Island, NY, June 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the 50-yard line of MetLife Stadium, Wisconsin father of three, Nate Carroll completed his 1,500,231st push-up to set a new world record for the most push-ups done in a year.
  • Carroll is working with the Guinness Book of World Records and the Record Holders Republic Registry of Official World Records to get his record verified.
  • It was an honor to set a new world record here in New York in front of members of the NYPD, FDNY, PAPD and other first responders.
  • I want this record to pay tribute to the sacrifice made by so many heroes that tragic day, said Carroll.

Universal Music Group Recording Artist Montana Tucker Releases Summer Anthem "Be Myself" Featuring Todrick Hall

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, June 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, renowned recording artist Montana Tucker released self-confidence anthem and surefire summer banger "Be Myself" featuring social media mega-star Todrick Hall via Universal Music Group's "Aftercluv" label.

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  • NEW YORK, June 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, renowned recording artist Montana Tucker released self-confidence anthem and surefire summer banger "Be Myself" featuring social media mega-star Todrick Hall via Universal Music Group's "Aftercluv" label.
  • Zumba, the world's largest branded fitness company, even launched a choreography challenge with Zumba instructors in 186 countries, to raise money for the It Gets Better Project.
  • The track focuses on themes of self-acceptance, confidence, and standing proud - something that both Montana and Todrick are passionate about emulating on their platforms.
  • A role model for so many, Montana has always been a huge advocate for inclusion and acceptance across all walks of life.

"Piano Yoga" Adult Group Lessons and Jam Sessions at Sonny's Piano Relaxation Center in Port Jefferson

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 6:30pm

* Port Jefferson Upper Port has a new "go-to" place to spend a relaxing evening for piano entertainment and enlightenment.

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  • * Port Jefferson Upper Port has a new "go-to" place to spend a relaxing evening for piano entertainment and enlightenment.
  • Sonny Stancarone, the owner of Sonny's Pianos, a nationwide pre-owned piano store , has come up with his latest brainchild Sonny's Piano Relaxation Center.
  • Inside is a new area that will host his piano jam sessions, and piano yoga classes.
  • So, whether someone is looking for a fun night out, or a relaxing, quick way to learn to play the piano, Sonny's Piano Relaxation Center has something for everyone.

FITREC and NPE Announce Partnership To Help Fitness Professionals Grow Their Income and Build Successful Careers

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 5:00pm

EAST VICTORIA, Australia, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fitness registration service FITREC and fitness business education provider NPE have announced a partnership to assist fitness professionals increase their business skills and grow their income.

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  • EAST VICTORIA, Australia, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fitness registration service FITREC and fitness business education provider NPE have announced a partnership to assist fitness professionals increase their business skills and grow their income.
  • FITREC and NPE are partnering to bring business education and support to fitness professionals.
  • "A big part of our mission is to help fitness professionals get the skills they need to grow their client base and income.
  • For professionals, FITREC provides unmatched support, information and community to help them enjoy longer and more successful fitness careers.

Kulkea's Newest Cycling Ambassador is Ready to Climb 6 Summits in Under 6 Days

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 1:38pm

WESTWOOD, Mass., June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In honor of World Bicycle Day, KULKEA is proud to announce its first cycling ambassador, Brendan Walsh.

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  • WESTWOOD, Mass., June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In honor of World Bicycle Day, KULKEA is proud to announce its first cycling ambassador, Brendan Walsh.
  • The challenge involves six days of cycling and climbing in some of the roughest terrains New England has to offer.
  • "I will run the highest summit in each state of New England while cycling from mountain to mountain.
  • Starting with Katahdin in Maine, I will cycle over 600 miles between the mountains and climb all six summits in six days," said Walsh.