Make Stretching Before Bed a Habit With These 5 Feel-Good Moves

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Whether you’re into morning stretches or stretching before bed, “finding some time to stretch and work on mobility of your joints and muscles is a good idea,” says Dr. Theresa Marko, PT, DPT, M.S. Scheduling a P.M. stretch sesssion may be easier and offer some extra benefits. “Stretching before bed provides a great opportunity to relieve tension in muscles that feel tight over the...

How to Do Body Scan Meditation

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There are as many ways to relax and meditate as there are benefits of meditation. So how do you choose? A good one to try if you’re just starting out is body scan meditation. A 2019 research review found that body scan meditation techniques can better your relationship with your body by increasing bodily awareness and positivity. What is body scan meditation? It’s when you focus...

Tokyo Paralympics to be held without spectators -reports

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August 13, 2021 TOKYO (Reuters) -The Tokyo Paralympic Games will be held mostly without spectators, as Japan’s capital remains under emergency lockdown amid a surge in novel coronavirus infections, local media reported on Friday. Organisers agreed late on Thursday to limit spectators at the Paralympic events, set to begin on Aug. 24, similar to the Olympic Games which finished on Aug....

MLB roundup: Walk-off win for White Sox at Field of Dreams

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August 13, 2021 Tim Anderson hit a two-run, walk-off homer that disappeared into the cornfield in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago White Sox to a 9-8 win over the New York Yankees during the inaugural “Field of Dreams Game” on Thursday night in Dyersville, Iowa. Jose Abreu, Eloy Jimenez and Seby Zavala also homered for the White...

Athletics: Jacobs left smiling as media focus turns to British doping case

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August 13, 2021 ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s double Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs said it made him smile to see the British media switch focus to a doping case in their own country, after previously raising suspicions that he could be a drug cheat. Britain’s 4x100m relay silver medallist Chijindu Ujah was provisionally suspended on...

Too early for Messi to take the field, says Pochettino

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August 13, 2021 By Sudip Kar-Gupta PARIS (Reuters) -The arrival of Lionel Messi at Paris St Germain has created a positive mood at the Ligue 1 club but he is unlikely to play any part in Saturday’s home game against Strasbourg, coach Mauricio Pochettino said. Speaking at Friday’s news conference ahead of the league fixture after Messi joined PSG from Barcelona earlier...

Leeds winger Raphinha called up for Brazil World Cup qualifiers

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August 13, 2021 RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Leeds United winger Raphinha was called up by Brazil for the first time on Friday and will join the squad for September’s triple header of World Cup qualifiers against Chile, Argentina and Peru. “We’ve been following Raphinha for a long time, since Leeds were promoted to the top tier,”...

Ukrainian Olympic gold medallist says he was racially abused in the street

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August 13, 2021 By Natalia Zinets KYIV (Reuters) -A Ukrainian wrestler who won his country’s only gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics last week said he was racially abused in the street on Friday on his return from the games. Zhan Beleniuk, 30, is a two-time world wrestling champion who became Ukraine’s first Black lawmaker when he entered parliament for President...

Olympics: PETA calls on IOC president to remove equestrian events from Games

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August 13, 2021 (Reuters) – PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday to eliminate equestrian events from future Olympics citing cruelty to horses during the recent Tokyo Summer Games. In an incident that went viral on social media Germany’s Annika Schleu was filmed whipping her horse Saint...

Tennis-Tsitsipas making noise in Toronto with Big Three absent

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August 13, 2021 TORONTO (Reuters) – The ‘Big Three’ of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal all decided to sit out this week’s Masters 1000 event in Toronto but Stefanos Tsitsipas has provided plenty of buzz as he stormed into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open tune-up on Friday. The French Open finalist continued the stellar...