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Programs that promote recreation and fitness. These stories center on sports, recreation, and physical fitness, as well as the facilities—such as parks and camps—that support such activities.

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Montana Free Press

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Throughout the United States, health care professionals are beginning to prescribe "time outdoors" as a remedy for physical and mental illnesses in place of pharmaceuticals. Due to the stressors caused by Covid-19, this prescription – which is already being used in 32 states – could begin to play...

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StrongPeople classes strengthen bodies and friendships in rural Montana

Choteau Acantha

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A group exercise class known as StrongPeople is helping senior citizens in Montana find community and improve their health through progressive strength training. Participants have reported positive results, while studies have also shown that those able to meet the expectations of Health and Human...

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#MakeCyclingSafer: In Nairobi and cities around the world

DIRAJ

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In Nairobi, as in other major cities around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted travelers away from mass transit to bicycling for social distancing purposes. This presents policy and safety challenges, as many more cyclists use streets designed only for automobiles. But, with benefits ex...

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Regresa la Bundesliga: ¿cómo se juega al fútbol en tiempos de coronavirus?

BBC

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El fútbol de élite alemán volvió a la acción el 16 de mayo. Es el primer país en reiniciar los deportes de élite en el hemisferio occidental, y la NBA, la MLB y más ligas deportivas profesionales de todo el mundo están estudiando sus 50 páginas de "protocolo de coronavirus". Este artículo explica...

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Starved for Action, Bettors Turn Nebraska Horse Track Into Must-See TV

The New York Times

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The restrictions imposed by the coronavirus have turned horseracing in Nebraska into an unexpected boon. City officials allowed racing tracks to be open—with precautions—because the horses' livelihoods depend on the jockeys' livelihoods. The grandstands are empty, masks are worn, and temperatures...

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How a Former Dry Cleaners Became a Cleveland Community Hub

Next City

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PNC Fairfax Connection is a community center run by PNC Bank but separate from its corporate services. The center is free and accessible to all, was built with community-focused design, and seeks to build strong community ties. Programming is based on member input and ranges from social events ...

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