UFC’s Luke Rockhold On ‘Cagefighter’ and His Return to the Octagon

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was on the lookout for his acting debut when the script for Cagefighter fell on his doorstep. The role of Tony Gunn, a fight coach who helps a mixed marital artist while preparing for an epic battle, may has well have been written for him.

“The fight world is far from foreign to me, so I had a lot of experience to pull from,” Rockhold tells Men’s Journal. Not only has the fighter put in his fair share of showdowns, but he’s worked on the instructing side of the game to boot. The project also came with the opportunity to work with his old friend and MMA legend Chuck Liddell. “I just couldn’t say no.”

Rockhold is far from done with his own fighting career though, planning a return to the UFC ring in early 2021. We talked to the Strikeforce veteran

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Older COVID Patients Battle ‘Brain Fog,’ Weakness and Emotional Turmoil

“Lord, give me back my memory.”

For months, as Marilyn Walters has struggled to recover from COVID-19, she has repeated this prayer day and night.

Like other older adults who’ve become critically ill from the coronavirus, Walters, 65, describes what she calls “brain fog” — difficulty putting thoughts together, problems with concentration, the inability to remember what happened a short time before.

This sudden cognitive dysfunction is a common concern for seniors who’ve survived a serious bout of COVID-19.

“Many older patients are having trouble organizing themselves and planning what they need to do to get through the day,” said Dr. Zijian Chen, medical director of the Center for Post-COVID Care at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. “They’re reporting that they’ve become more and more forgetful.”

Other challenges abound: overcoming

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‘It just kind of hit me’ | Health Beat

As Steve Chappell approached age 65, the Grand Haven, Michigan, resident made a promise to himself.

Not a promise to retire, nor move to a warmer climate.

The WGVU Public Media grants manager vowed to learn more about proper nutrition and achieve a healthy weight.

“I was 64 when I really started exploring nutrition for the first time,” Chappell said. “Like a lot of people, I had some misperceptions because of stereotypes and commercials pushing ‘low-fat, low-fat, low-fat.’”

In his 30s and 40s, weight started clinging to his frame.

“I had a habit of going out to eat and not exercising as I should have,” he said. “I remember gaining weight and having tight-fitting clothes. I know my weight now. I didn’t track it back then.”

When Chappell started his tracking journey with a written daily log in July 2019, he weighed 222 pounds.

He’s 6 feet even.

“Whenever I’d

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