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Charleston to hold free yoga classes this summer

May. 28, 2020 2:47 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Charleston's parks department says it will hold weekly free yoga classes this summer. The city announced Wednesday that the classes will take place at Magic Island park at 6 a.m. every Tuesday in June and July. The classes will follow federal and local coronavirus safety measures...

Heading back to the gym? Doctors explain how to stay safe

May. 24, 2020 10:36 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Are some workouts, like yoga or spinning classes, less safe than others? Should I wear a mask? Do I need more than six-feet apart in cardio classes where there's panting and heavy breathing? There are many legitimate concerns about how gyms and fitness studios can safely reopen...

FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2018, file photo, Venus Williams, left, celebrates winning against her sister Serena, right, after a match on the opening day of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Serena Williams is looking forward to getting back to competing on a tennis court when the coronavirus pandemic permits it. Her older sister, Venus, is looking forward to hanging out at a rooftop bar. Two of the most famous and successful siblings in the history of sports shared those thoughts and more Tuesday, May 12, 2020, after doing some yoga together during an online session that offered workout tips and some laughs. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

Stretch it out: Serena, Venus Williams offer fans yoga tips

May. 12, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

Serena Williams is looking forward to getting back to competing when the coronavirus pandemic permits it, in part because she’s “feeling better than ever.” Her older sister, Venus, is looking forward to hanging out at a rooftop bar. Two of the most famous and successful siblings in the...