Luke Bryan on Staying Fit Over 40 and Completing His First Century Ride

Luke Bryan feels at home on the road. Whether that means being on tour, performing to thousands, or hitting the pavement on his bike. For the Nashville native, cycling is an escape from the digital world and a low-impact means of staying strong.

“I’m a big guy,” says Bryan, who stands at 6’2. “I used to love jogging, but if I hit the stage after a long run, I would be feeling it in my knees. My concerts are very physical and the deeper I got into the setlist the more I would feel the toll of those miles.”

Now, Bryan doesn’t leave home without his wheels. We caught up with the country singer to talk about his love of cycling, fitness on the road, and completing his first century ride.

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How to help an ailing friend | Health Beat

A bit of cheer, a listening ear, and porch drop-offs are among the helpful list of things people can do, even during the pandemic. (For Spectrum Health Beat)

You hear the devastating news that a friend or their family member is sick.

You want to help. But what should you do?

Whether it’s honing your listening abilities or organizing porch drop-offs of food, there are real steps you can take to help a friend during a health crisis.

It may help to remember some of these expert tips from psychologist Jared Skillings, PhD, and the Rev. Nathaniel “Than” Johnson.

1. Recognize you can’t fix it.

Even though you might wish you could, you can’t.

“Many times, our problem-solving gets in the way of providing what is truly needed, and that is simply to sit with or be present with a person who is hurting,” Johnson said. “Imagine yourself in a

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Estudiantes de minorías analizan datos de COVID sobre disparidades raciales

Cuando el coronavirus llegó a Detroit esta primavera, la estudiante de Wayne State University, Skye Taylor, notó algo sorprendente. En redes sociales, muchos de sus compañeros de clase de raza negra que viven o crecieron en la ciudad “escribían sobre la muerte, cosas como: ‘Oh, perdí a este miembro de la familia por COVID-19′”, dijo Taylor.

La situación era diferente en Beverly Hills, un suburbio mayormente blanco no hispano a 20 millas de distancia. “Mis compañeros de la escuela secundaria no escribían cosas como esa”, contó Taylor. “Les va bien, a sus familias les va bien. E incluso aquellos cuyos miembros de la familia se han contagiado, siguen vivos”.

¿Cómo difieren los índices de infección por COVID-19 y los resultados entre estos códigos postales? se preguntó Taylor. ¿Cómo se comparan sus hospitales y otros recursos?

Este verano, como parte de una investigación de ocho semanas desarrollada por investigadores de San

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