Innovators: From The White House To Mobile Apps, Ted Vickey’s Career Has Been Fitness

Innovators: From the White House to mobile apps, Ted Vickeys career has been fitness Lennart Andresen/For Capital Business – Illustration of Ted Vickey of the American Council on Exercise. By Steven Overly , E-mail the writer Ted Vickey views exercise as the great equalizer. As executive director of the White House fitness center from 1994 to 2005, Vickey said it was not uncommon to find Tipper Gore on a StairMaster burning calories alongside the staff photographer and an Office of Management and Budget employee. When you step into your sneakers, everyones got the same goal.
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Samsung S Band Announced, Looks To Compete With Other Fitness Trackers

Samsung S Band announced tackles other fitness bands available Samsung S Band Leaked, Looks To Compete With Other Fitness Trackers

Those who didn’t do yoga gained an average of 14 pounds during that same period. Cathe has created a yoga fitness DVD that helps you to get those same weight loss wins: ” Cathe Friedrich’s Low Impact Series: Yoga Relax” (click for details ). Her words of wisdom: Yoga can be a part of a successful weight loss program, especially when you alternate it with higher intensity exercise sessions. Its like yin and yang they balance each other and help keep you balanced. Yoga can help change your mindset, how you think about food, and help you eat more mindfully.
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Fitness expert explains how to use weight loss yoga to burn 400 calories an hour

Sunny Side Up Egg

Thanks to the Pebble and Galaxy Gear, weve learned that while interacting with smartwatches are easy enough, the very chassis of the device limits their ceiling the display is too small, you cant easily talk into it, you cant quickly and easily type on it, and so on. Its more likely that were going to be either stuck with smartphones for a while, or move to a convenient style of wearable. Google Glass appears to be that wearable, but p90X3 workouts werenowhere near a consumer release, or the product even being that useful.Voice control is much easier to handle when you dont have to yell at your wrist all the time, and a Glass-style display is much larger than a watchs thanks to perspective. Whatever Apple does, iOS 8 appears to be tackling fitness as its next big thing.
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iOS 8 will heavily focus on fitness, but on what should Apple really focus?

Samsung Gear Fit, on its side

According to SamMobile , new leaks show that Samsungs new S Band will provide call and message notifications by way of S Bands connection to Samsungs latest S-Health app (S Health 3.0) and track your calories burned, steps walked, distance run, and will provide what Samsung calls sleep quality monitoring features. Last but not least, Samsung provides loss protection, alerting you when your smartphone and S Band are more than 10 meters apart. Since the S Band will compete with other fitness bands out there, the choice comes down to your smartphone preference and what you want in a fitness tracker. I like the size of the S Band, but Im not sure its necessary when Samsungs Gear Fit will more than do the job. After all, the Gear Fit has an impressive curved AMOLED display that makes me wanna buy it just because it has a curved display. How many fitness bands come with that kind of innovation?
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