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2011-08-12 06:53:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Robot-assisted therapy offers many benefits for stroke patients with a weaker arm, according to a new study, which is the first to use accelerometers to track improvement in patients and compare real world results. Researchers enrolled 20 patients to compare robot-assisted therapy combined with functional training to an active control treatment group. They had patients wear accelerometers on both arms daily as they went about their normal tasks. During the study, both...

2011-03-17 15:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TRX®, the training company, and creators of Suspension Training® bodyweight exercise, has announced its first product line extension. To date, TRX has established its leadership position in the functional training space through a comprehensive offering of TRX Suspension Training based gear, programming content, and hands-on professional education. The addition of the TRX Rip(TM) Trainer further expands the...

2010-12-20 06:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Golden Glove and SAG nominated film, The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale used a secret weapon to prepare for the intense boxing scenes... The Power Plate® machine. Before production began, athletic trainer Brian Nguyen helped the actor overcome incredible odds in the movie by developing an intensive workout, which utilized his secret weapon... Power Plate Acceleration Training. Nguyen created a strategy...

2010-11-10 00:00:40

Fitness4HomeOnline.com, a division of Arizona's top-rated brick and mortar fitness dealer Fitness 4 Home Superstore, announces the addition of Bodycraft strength training products. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus) November 9, 2010 Fitness4HomeOnline.com, a division of Arizona's top-rated brick and mortar fitness dealer Fitness 4 Home Superstore, announces the addition of Bodycraft strength training products. Fitness4HomeOnline.com features premium, cutting-edge club quality fitness equipment for your...

2010-10-05 07:50:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Smooth Fitness, the number one online retailer of home exercise equipment, announced the October exclusive launch of aeroSling ELITE in the United States. aeroSling ELITE uses suspension technology to give fitness enthusiasts a complete gym workout at home or on the road. A modular, flexible piece of fitness equipment, aeroSling ELITE by Smooth Fitness takes suspension training to a new level with its superior quality, compact, take-anywhere...

2010-01-14 12:56:00

SCARSDALE, N.Y., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, professional athletes have used their own exercise and rehabilitation experts to create individualized off-season training programs. These complex workouts are designed to enhance the strength and agility required for sport, while correcting any nagging injuries and imbalances accumulated during the previous season or over a career. It has been a necessary luxury of competing at the most elite level. But now, at Empower Athletic...

2009-12-01 07:02:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's leading authority on fitness and one of the largest fitness certification, education and training organizations in the world, today announced the top ten fitness trends for 2010 based on an annual survey of its extensive worldwide network of personal trainers, group fitness experts, advanced health and fitness specialists and lifestyle and weight management consultants. These findings conclude that, in the...

2008-09-29 21:00:13

By Renee Moilanen It's the frustrating conundrum of working out: You crank out leg presses and hamstring curls, cruise through spinning classes and log hundreds of abdominal crunches in a single session - then pull your back lifting a bag of groceries. You might look good. But you don't feel good. So toss out the old playbook and embrace the new wave of fitness - functional training, a dynamic, high-energy and increasingly popular way to get your body in shape. Unlike traditional...

2008-07-01 06:00:12

By Sonya Padgett By SONYA PADGETT REVIEW-JOURNAL The last thing Jo Ann Abajian wants to do when it's 110 degrees outside is get in her car and drive to the gym. So she stays home. But Abajian, 53, doesn't allow the Las Vegas summers to impact her physical fitness. Instead, she works out at home. "It was just such a hassle to get to the gym, it just took forever," says Abajian, who hired a personal trainer to oversee her in-home workouts. "Working out at home shortens my exercise time...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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