José A. Alvarado Jr.

Photographer
  
Location: New York
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Biography: José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican photographer dedicated to documenting class inequality, civic engagement, and contemporary issues in Puerto Rico and New York City. He works primarily in long-form storytelling, using visual... read on
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Wearing a Mask During Workouts Really Isn’t So Bad
josé a. alvarado jr.
Nov 24, 2020
Location: Central Park
Exercising during the pandemic has been challenging for many of us. Gyms have closed or limited occupancy, as have parks, pools, pathways and other recreational facilities. If trails are open, they often are jammed, making it difficult to socially distance while we hike, stroll, ride, jog or otherwise work out. Photographed for The New York Times with words by Gretchen Reynolds.

Wearing a Mask During Workouts Really Isn’t So Bad
Two new studies found little downside to donning masks during vigorous exercise. And wearing a mask may do much good.
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