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During this time of social distancing where our health and fitness facilities are shut down please remember to STAY ACTIVE You can still walk or run or ride ar bike,Kettlebell ,swim  For any of the folks who attend my classes (or any friends)if you want a workout or two to do at home with no needed accessories,  message me and I will be happy to send you some challenging yet doable workouts. You can just pretend I am on your shoulder pushing you through your paces!

And we all should be moving our bodies to keep our immune system strong!

March 17, 2020 (Extra)Good News: Healthy People Can Recover from COVID-19 in Three Days

Researchers tested the immune response to COVID-19 in an otherwise healthy woman in her 40s, who required hospital admission (Nature Medicine, March 16, 2020). Three days after the patient was admitted, her immune system produced huge amounts of several immune cells that are used to show that a person will recover from a seasonal influenza infection. This indicates that she had recovered in three days. Even though COVID-19 is caused by a brand-new virus never seen before, an otherwise healthy person was able to develop a healthy and normal immune response that signifies recovery. This helps to explain why more than 80 percent of COVID-19 cases are mild-to-moderate. However, other studies show that people can continue to shed the virus for 10-37 days (The Lancet, March 11, 2020), so they may still be contagiousDr Mirkin