Chris Hemsworth Offers Free 6-Week Trial of Centr Fitness Program

As people continue to search for creative ways to cope with social distancing due to novel coronavirus, millions are staying connected with virtual happy hours, family gatherings, and business meetings. While technology is playing a key role in keeping our society connected, it’s also helping us stay in shape.

With gyms closed and outdoor activities limited, online fitness and health programs offer valuable motivation during these stressful times. Unfortunately, most fitness programs require a subscription to join––a significant barrier for those struggling financially. Now, at least one major fitness program is temporarily eliminating that hurdle.

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth announced on Instagram that his popular online fitness and wellness program, Centr, will be offered for free during the next six weeks.

“Centr was founded to make health

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Kids suffering from RSV | Health Beat

RSV is a scourge of young children this season. (For Spectrum Health Beat)

RSV continues to plague children, and may be one of the worst seasons for the virus in years.

Respiratory syncytial virus hit earlier than usual, said Dan McGee, MD, a pediatric hospitalist with Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. And it has hit hard.

“In the 35 years I’ve been doing this, I don’t know that I have ever seen RSV come on so strong,” Dr. McGee told “Not to make people panic, but this year seems to be particularly bad.”

Typically, the emergency department sees an upswing in cases after Christmas. This year, the children’s hospital saw a huge influx in cases starting in November, and it hasn’t eased up.

“It has hit very hard and very early this year,” Dr. McGee said.

So far this season, the children’s hospital in West Michigan

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