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The British army has introduced new fitness tests
BBC News
The introduction of the new tests coincides with the opening of close combat infantry roles to women. The army says the tests are now harder. It's the first time they've been changed in 20 years. The BBC's defence correspondent Jonathan Beale had a go.
Army set to end easier fitness tests for women and older soldiers with exercises including 4km hikes with 40kg bagsThe Sun
Combat troops set to face a new fitness testThe Times

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Download these apps for health and fitness
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Did you know there is an app for that? Whatever “that” is. As more Americans live with their smartphones glued to their hands, we need to use these tools for good. Below are some healthful apps you can download on your phone. They can help you eat ...



The Daily Toreador

Number of fitness instructors rise at Recreation Center
The Daily Toreador
Michael Carr, the recreation center's fitness coordinator, said he has noticed a rise in the number of new instructors that are interested in teaching barre, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and step aerobics classes. He said as veteran ...



Science Daily

Pairing zebrafish by personality improves fitness of the species
Science Daily
"Our research explored both areas -- coloration patterns and personality traits -- to see if they were linked in some way and how they impacted the fitness of the species." Dr Rey Planellas worked with Professor Simon MacKenzie, Director of Research at ...

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nwitimes.com

FITNESS EVENTS: Get moving with these upcoming fitness events
nwitimes.com
ONGOING, 4:45-5:30 pm Fridays, Go Aerial Fitness, 505 Lincolnway, La Porte. 219.477.0012. goaerialfitness.com. Focused on skills and progressions, this beginner and all levels class will utilize the silk hammocks for some tricks and strength building ...

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Health.com

The Best Fall 2018 Fitness Essentials $55 or Less, According to Health Editors
Health.com
Whether that means you'll be making the most of crisp autumn air and enjoying outdoor runs or moving your workouts inside to yoga or barre class, it's the perfect time to reevaluate your fitness wardrobe—and treat yourself to a few new items, too. We ...



The Morning Sun

Agri-Fit Challenge combines fitness with agriculture
The Morning Sun
During the fifth annual Agri-Fit Challenge, several people were challenged by the farm-based obstacle course. For four-year challenge veteran Carla Wardin, this is just another day. "I'm also a dairy farmer," she said. "A lot of the things in the race ...



Vogue.com

Jessica Biel on Just Saying No to Botox—and the Viral Fitness Video That Makes You Go, “Hot Damn”
Vogue.com
“I had no idea it was going to become such a thing,” says Jessica Biel just days after the Emmy Awards, where she was nominated for her role in USA's The Sinner, a disturbing eight-part miniseries she executive produced and starred in as a mother who ...

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Ormond Beach Observer

Fitness center expands, opens to public
Ormond Beach Observer
Jim Arthur, who has a long and varied list of accomplishments as a professional athlete, has expanded his personalized fitness facility, The Body Exchange Fitness Center, and opened it to the public. Previously he had worked with individual clients on ...



KSL.com

What is functional fitness and why should I be doing it?
KSL.com
He also had to wear a fitness tracker to limit the number of steps he could take. “Two thousand steps is like a couple trips to the bathroom and then you are done, you have to park your butt on the couch and that's all the movement you can get in ...


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