Japan has the world’s oldest population, with more than 28% aged 65 or over.The video is about five minutes long, featuring exercises and stretches designed to boost blood flow and strengthen the feet and back muscles.”I can have fun by watching while exercising. So I think it’s good,” said Rieko Kojima, 79, who got in her exercise at Human Life Care’s centre in Saitama, north of Tokyo.Japan has had 868 confirmed cases of domestic coronavirus infection and 29 deaths.Topics : Human Life Care had already been conducting exercise classes with the video at its care centres and wanted to do its part for others amid the coronavirus outbreak.”I know there are people that take walks, but at a time like this, people tend to avoid going out,” said Satoshi Matsuzaka, strategy department manager at Human Life Care.”I hope people can exercise at home with this exercise.”Japan has cancelled public events, closed schools and urged people to work from home to help stop further transmission of the coronavirus. The elderly in particular are vulnerable to the serious effects of the virus. The coronavirus epidemic may be keeping people at home to avoid exposure to the disease but Japan’s senior citizens are still able to do their workouts thanks to a YouTube video that they can exercise along to.The video, “Human Taiso” (Human Exercise), was made available to the public via a YouTube link by elderly care-home operator Human Life Care this month:
By J.M. HallasPAIGE, Texas (March 18) – Kevin Green took top honors in Saturday’s IMCA Modified main dedicating his first Cotton Bowl win to Harvey Cox, a long-time supporter of the Green family racing.Green got the lead coming off turn two, then went green to checkers using two different lines on each end to put some distance on Eric Tomlinson at the finish.“Mission accomplished,” exclaimed Green afterwards. “This was one mission I had this year, to get a Modified win here. We’ve run some here in the Modified and the SportMod, but never a full season. We even had a few SportMod wins, but this is our first Modified win.”“We lost Harvey Cox over the off season, but we’re still racing for him,” Green continued. “He’d done so much for us over the years with my dad. He’ll not be forgotten.”Mike Wagner was the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod winner while Ken Plonsky capitalized on a late restart to top the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature.
Great Olympics new signing, Godfred Saka, has demanded a very good start from the team to the upcoming Ghana Premier League season.Saka will be wearing the blue and white of Great Olympics in the new season after his signing was confirmed and announced on Monday.He is expected to bring in his vast experience to bear on the team especially on the young players and already, he cautioning the team against a poor start which could prove costly.He spoke to Kumasi-based Fox FM on Monday and stated what he felt Olympics needed to do at the start of the new season if the campaign would be successful.“This year’s league will be very different. It has been very long since we played league matches in Ghana so if you are a club and you don’t prepare well before starting, you will struggle.The first five to six matches are very important and if you don’t start well before you realise you are left behind.”The league fixtures are expected to be announced by mid-December and Great Olympics and Godfred Saka will discover how their opponents in their first five or six matches of the new season.