2020 Fitness Trends

Fitness fads come and go, sometimes as quickly as the latest fashion or pop music. You may recall when fitness-based video games or vibrating dumbbells motivated people to get off their couches and into a workout. Now in 2020, a new crop of fitness fads is thriving – like goat yoga, with baby goats frolicking about while you shift into poses.

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But fitness fads don’t last long, which can threaten your commitment to exercising. “The biggest problem with exercise is staying with it. If you get bored with a fad or it disappears, you might become noncompliant,”

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Fall 2020 College Enrollment Drops Significantly for 1st-Year Students

The number of 2020 high school graduates who enrolled in college for Fall 2020 was down by nearly 22%.

Hundreds of thousands of students have put off going to college this year, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse. Undergraduate enrollment decreased 3.6% this year compared to 2019. That’s more than 560,200 students who have decided to forego attending an institution of higher education.

The public two-year sector suffered the most from enrollment decline this fall. Two-year public institutions lost more than 544,200 students over last year… a 10.1% drop. Private nonprofit four-year institutions also saw slight

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Center for Collegiate Mental Health releases 2020 annual report

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — This week, the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH) released its 2020 annual report, which summarizes the state of college student mental health from U.S. and international college counseling centers during the 2019-20 academic year. In addition, this year’s report describes a revised Clinical Load Index, which was introduced in the 2019 annual report to better measure and compare staff levels and related impacts across counseling centers nationally.

Housed at Penn State, the Center for Collegiate Mental Health is an international practice-research network of more than 600 colleges and universities focused on understanding and describing college

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NCAA men’s basketball tournament health protocols include 7 negative COVID-19 tests, contact tracing devices

The NCAA on Wednesday announced its health and safety protocols for the 2020 men’s basketball tournament, set to take place entirely in Indianapolis and the surrounding areas in March and April.

The most significant protocol involves testing. All Tier 1 travel party participants — which includes student-athletes, coaches, trainers, physical therapists, medical and equipment staff, and officials — will have to show seven consecutive negative COVID-19 tests before arriving in Indianapolis. Tier 1 individuals will then undergo daily PCR testing upon arrival and throughout the tournament.

Tier 1 individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days,

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Key London hospital preparing for Covid-only care as cases surge | World news

One of London’s biggest hospitals has warned it is on track to become virtually Covid-only amid a surge in cases in the capital that has left it scrambling to convert operating theatres, surgical recovery areas and stroke wards into intensive care units for the very sick.

As the daily coronavirus case numbers in the UK continued an apparently inexorable rise, hitting a record 55,892, with 23,813 people in hospital and 964 reported deaths, the chief executive of University College London hospitals trust (UCLH), Prof Marcel Levi, said admissions were already spiralling beyond the first wave in the spring.

Every hospital

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