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Fictional Peloton-related heart attacks undermine a basic reality about exercise

Fictional Peloton-related heart attacks undermine a basic reality about exercise

First it was Mr. Big, the character from “Sex in the City,” dying in Carrie Bradshaw’s arms from a heart attack after a 45-minute ride on his Peloton. Then it was Mike “Wags” Wagner, the drug-abusing, sadistic right hand of Axe Capital’s Bobby Axelrod in the Showtime series “Billions,” who too suffers a heart attack…MORE

Self-care won’t save us from exhaustion. This other strategy might

Self-care won’t save us from exhaustion. This other strategy might

Whether it’s caring for kids, parents, coworkers or our community, many people feel utterly tapped out because of all the extra caretaking thrust upon us as the pandemic has upended daily life over these past two years. Putting someone else’s needs first, yet again, can feel like the worst way to soothe burnout. But what’s…MORE

Bob Dylan sells his entire catalog of recorded music to Sony Music

Bob Dylan sells his entire catalog of recorded music to Sony Music

Bob Dylan has sold his entire catalog of recorded music to Sony Music. The recording company described the deal for 60 years worth of music as a “landmark agreement” in a statement. The deal was concluded in July last year, but announced Monday. The deal includes “the entirety of Bob Dylan’s recorded body of work…MORE

Cameron Smith: The ‘everyman’ of golf transforming into one of its best players

Cameron Smith: The ‘everyman’ of golf transforming into one of its best players

A love of fishing, a flowing mullet and a friendly personality: Cameron Smith is a one-of-a-kind golfer. The Australian can often be seen on his Instagram page on a boat with fishing gear or one of his catches. Between a smiley disposition and his ‘business at the front, party at the back’ haircut, Smith has…MORE

Rafael Nadal overcomes stomach problem to beat Denis Shapovalov in five-set thriller

Rafael Nadal overcomes stomach problem to beat Denis Shapovalov in five-set thriller

Rafael Nadal remains on track to make history at this year’s Australian Open after beating Denis Shapovalov in five sets — 6-3 6-4 4-6 3-6 6-3 — on Tuesday. The Spaniard is bidding to break the record for most men’s grand slam singles titles, a landmark he currently shares with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.…MORE

Australian Open relaxes rule against Peng Shuai protest T-shirt, Craig Tiley tells AFP

Australian Open relaxes rule against Peng Shuai protest T-shirt, Craig Tiley tells AFP

The Australian Open will allow people to wear shirts that say “Where is Peng Shuai?” CEO of Tennis Australia Craig Tiley told Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Tuesday. His comments come several days after security guards shut down a small protest in support of the Chinese tennis player, in which protesters unfurled a banner saying, “Where…MORE

Florida shuts down all monoclonal antibody treatment sites after FDA decision to limit use of certain treatments not proven effective against Omicron

Florida shuts down all monoclonal antibody treatment sites after FDA decision to limit use of certain treatments not proven effective against Omicron

Florida is closing its monoclonal antibody treatment sites, health officials announced late Monday, citing the US Food and Drug Administration’s decision to limit the use of certain versions of the treatments that were found less effective against the now-dominant Omicron variant of coronavirus. “Unfortunately, as a result of this abrupt decision made by the federal…MORE

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