Markets open up after Bolsonaro’s strong showing in Brazil vote

Markets open up after Bolsonaro’s strong showing in Brazil vote

SAO PAULO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Stronger-than-expected support for Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of a presidential election was cheered by financial markets on Monday, as expected by bankers and analysts after Sunday’s first round, as the race went to an Oct. 30 runoff. Bolsonaro’s leftist challenger, former President Luiz Inacio Lula … Read more

GrowWithJo Is the Only Workout App I’ve Ever Liked

GrowWithJo Is the Only Workout App I’ve Ever Liked

My ideal life is that of the humans in Wall E: strapped to a hoverchair with a screen broadcasting directly into my eyeballs. Unfortunately, here on Earth, we must occasionally move our bodies. I’ve never had an active lifestyle beyond living in walkable cities that kept me at just the right amount of steps to … Read more

Can You Still Be a Runner if You Don’t Look Like One?

Can You Still Be a Runner if You Don’t Look Like One?

September 8, 2022 – There’s an old joke about running: Q: What’s the best way to make the Olympic team? A: Choose your parents wisely! It’s funny because it’s laced with scientific truth: No aspiring athlete was ever slowed down by good genetics. Consider a recent study out of Spain that explored the relationship between … Read more

How Strength Training Can Help You Live Longer

How Strength Training Can Help You Live Longer

Aug. 31, 2022 – People who lift weights understand they’re playing a long game. Once they get past the “newbie gains” – the quick and exciting increases in muscle strength and size – it takes time, effort, and patience to keep making progress. Whether they know it or not, they’re also playing the longevity game. … Read more

Fit Kids More Likely to Stay Mentally Sharp with Age: Study

Fit Kids More Likely to Stay Mentally Sharp with Age: Study

June 27, 2022 – Physical activity helps kids build strong muscles and bones and lowers the risk of things like heart disease and diabetes later in life. Now, there’s yet another reason to encourage your child to move: It may help them stay mentally sharp for decades. A new study done by researchers in Australia … Read more

What’s the Best Time of Day to Exercise? It Depends on Your Goals

What’s the Best Time of Day to Exercise?  It Depends on Your Goals

June 20, 2022 – For most of us, the “best” time of day to work out is simple: When we can. Maybe that’s before or after work. Or when the gym offers free daycare. Or when our favorite instructor teaches our favorite class. That’s why we call it a “routine.” And if the results are … Read more