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2011-07-18 13:50:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- People with active lifestyles are visiting the Apple App Store and the Android Marketplace to download their free IBX Healthy Steps Pedometer app for their iPhones and Android mobile devices. As the first free app of its kind from a health insurer, the GPS-based IBX Healthy Steps Pedometer app will help runners and walkers better track their workouts, monitor their fitness levels, and reach their health goals. "We are putting technology to work...

2011-07-01 00:19:40

A corporate retreat program at Lake Lanier Island Resorts lets executives experience first-hand the power of the Walkingspree activity-based employee wellness program. Lake Lanier Islands, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Lake Lanier Island Resort, one of Georgia's most visited lakeside destinations, has partnered with Walkingspree, a leading technology-driven activity-based corporate wellness company, to provide guests the opportunity to experience a fitness routine that can motivate and change...

2011-06-03 10:11:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Team Wellness Challenge (TWC) is an online wellness program designed for federal, state, and local government employees and local small businesses. The TWC is an opportunity for employers to encourage employees to lose weight, walk and exercise more often, drink more water, and eat more fruits and vegetables through a "points-based" system. Participants can easily track and view summaries of their exercises through a pedometer diary,...

2011-05-12 00:00:48

In order to create The Paradox, a high-end stainless steel iPod Nano watch conversion kit, Kunal Sheth, founder of All Geek Everything is counting on community support from the well-renowned entrepreneurial website, Kickstarter.com. With enough backing, Kunal hopes to launch the world's first fully enclosed stainless steel Nano watch kit and make this dream into a reality. New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 In a world full of innovation, All Geek Everything has started producing...

2011-04-28 08:34:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Greene - Oprah Winfrey's personal trainer and author of the new book 20 Years Younger: Look Younger, Feel Younger, Be Younger - is teaming up with Omron Healthcare, Inc. to encourage Americans to walk everyday to improve their overall health and feel better. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) only 35 percent of adults over the age of 18 engage in regular leisure-time physical activity. In...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

After a highly successful pilot program, SKF USA Inc., a global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems and services, and Walkingspree, a leading technology-driven prevention focused wellness company, are expanding the program to over 40 locations in the U.S. and Canada. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 SKF's success with its pilot physical activity program with validated results prompts roll out to all U.S. and Canada locations. After a highly successful pilot...

2011-03-24 07:14:00

GENEVA, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the number one supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) sensors for consumer and portable applications(1), today unveiled first details of its new iNEMO(TM) Engine. An industry first, the iNEMO's new advanced filtering and predictive software engine integrates the outputs from a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis...

2011-03-07 17:37:38

For those of us living the frenetic modern lifestyle, sitting in one place for a long period might seem like a vacation. But for those who are retired, it can lead to health complications. Patricia Burbank, professor of nursing at the University of Rhode Island, realized that there is a need to get older adults moving. The actual idea was inspired by Burbank's own aunt, a 97-year-old woman living on her own. "She loves hearing from her family and personal messages really resonate with her....

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2011-01-14 10:20:00

A 5-year study from Australia concludes that increasing your daily step count not only wards off obesity but reduces the risk of insulin resistance and diabetes complications. Several studies have shown that increasing physical activity reduces body mass index and insulin resistance - an early stage in the development of diabetes. This is the first study to estimate the effects of long-term changes in daily step count on insulin sensitivity. The nationwide study undertaken in Australia...

2010-12-30 06:00:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With New Year's resolutions almost a ball-drop away, Omron Healthcare, Inc. offers a cost-effective and convenient tool to step-up fitness goals in 2011 -- a pedometer. With dual-accelerometer technology, the Omron HJ-112 Pocket Pedometer accurately counts steps when placed horizontally or vertically at the hip, in a pocket or in a bag. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101230/AQ22844) "At Omron, we want to empower Americans to...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'