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2013-10-10 23:27:09

During the month of August, residents of Friendship Village were challenged to monitor their steps while working out. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 737, 658 carefully counted steps resulted in a face full of pudding for each of three fitness associates at Friendship Village of Schaumburg. During the month of August, residents of Friendship Village were challenged to monitor their steps while working out. The initiative was planned in order to promote walking for health in support of...

2013-05-24 23:30:54

To help members more easily integrate fitness into their daily routines, Walkingspree is pleased to announce integration of its advanced wellness platform with Fitbit pedometer devices. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 To help members more easily integrate fitness into their daily routines, Walkingspree is pleased to announce integration of its advanced wellness platform with Fitbit pedometer devices. This new upgrade automatically transfers real-time step data onto the same...

2013-01-05 05:00:11

Smart phone running apps experience a boost in downloads in the New Year. Smart phone technology has made exercise, especially running training, more accessible and enjoyable. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 Running app sales have taken off leading up to and during the first week of 2013.  Fitness experts and exercise enthusiasts are in agreement that the technology craze has enhanced awareness and a basic desire for people to get off the couch and into the streets. New Year...

Pedometer Monitors Your Dog's Health
2012-11-29 06:51:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Japanese electronics manufacturer Fujitsu launched its ℠Wandant´ dog pedometer on Tuesday, a device the company says will help pet owners monitor the heart health of their four-legged friends. Once attached to a dog´s collar, the small device connects wirelessly to an owner´s personal computer or smartphone, and uses special software that monitors the state of the dog's health in real-time, Fujitsu said....

Apps Helping People Get, Stay Healthy
2012-09-23 10:00:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Technology is often blamed for making those using it less healthy, but an increasing number of people are relying on apps and gadgets to monitor their well-being, according to recent media reports. For example, 63-year-old Larry Smarr of La Jolla, California uses a device known as FitBit, which serves as a pedometer while also tracking his caloric intake, as well as a Zeo, which monitors and graphs the different phases of...

Exergames Good Source Of Light Physical Activity
2012-08-09 14:34:27

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) recently announced that active video games (AVGs), those inspired by popular devices such as Kinect, Move and Wii, could help increase the physical activity of participants. The study, recently published in the journal Health Education and Behavior, consisted of published research on games. The researchers found that they provided “light-to-moderate” intensity physical...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.