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Fitness in Japan on downward trend from pre-COVID levels, study shows

The physical fitness levels of most age groups in Japan declined in fiscal 2021 compared with two years earlier, before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, a recent government survey showed. But while the pandemic may have led to decreased opportunities for exercise, Hisashi Naito, a professor of exercise physiology at Juntendo University who assisted …

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Psychology Suggests Spontaneous Travel Trend Increases Happiness

It seems that Americans are becoming accustomed to travel’s unpredictability during the pandemic, as many are now embracing this era of uncertainty and exhibiting highly spontaneous behavior when heading off on their getaways. Since, over the past two-and-a-half years, the effects of COVID-19 forced travelers to be more flexible in their plans and book their …

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