Physical exercise

Squatz Launches the World's First All-in-One Virtual Fitness Platform That Connects Friends and Expert Trainers for Personalized Fitness Sessions From the Comfort and Safety of Their Own Home

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 6:00pm

Available to users on iOS, Android, and desktop, Squatz connects trainers and clients for both in-person and virtual fitness sessions in the most technologically integrated ecosystem built for the fitness industry.

Key Points: 
  • Available to users on iOS, Android, and desktop, Squatz connects trainers and clients for both in-person and virtual fitness sessions in the most technologically integrated ecosystem built for the fitness industry.
  • With Squatz, users can invite their friends, find new ones, and connect with a community of expert trainers to plan, interact, and train together with live fitness sessions.
  • "The shift towards on-demand and virtual fitness is a trend that is here to stay.
  • Customers can also discover new workout partners, co-create their own workouts, and easily share, rate, and recommend their favorite trainers.

Physical Rehabilitation Network Selects WebPT as Platform Partner for New Therapy Alliance Network

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 5:15pm

Southern California-based Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN) today announced WebPT as its platform partner for Therapy Alliance, a premier network created by PRN that provides value-added, growth-focused services to rehab therapy clinics, helping free up providers to focus on delivering exceptional care quality and patient experiences.

Key Points: 
  • Southern California-based Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN) today announced WebPT as its platform partner for Therapy Alliance, a premier network created by PRN that provides value-added, growth-focused services to rehab therapy clinics, helping free up providers to focus on delivering exceptional care quality and patient experiences.
  • PRN, the leading physical rehabilitation organization in the western U.S., and WebPT, the nations leading rehab therapy software platform, will join forces to support independently owned and operated physical rehabilitation clinics in ways that will empower them to achieve their maximum potential.
  • Physical Rehabilitation Network, LLC., (PRN) is a privately held physical therapy organization based in Carlsbad, California.
  • With a 40% market share, WebPT is the leading rehab therapy platform for enhancing patient care and fueling business growth.

Professional Physical Therapy Announces Telehealth Certification for Clinicians

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 8:25am

After successful completion of all aspects of the program they are identified as a Professional Physical Therapy Certified Telehealth Therapist.

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  • After successful completion of all aspects of the program they are identified as a Professional Physical Therapy Certified Telehealth Therapist.
  • This has helped us maintain our nationally recognized outcomes with our patients who elect to utilize telehealth as their preferred method to access Physical and Hand therapy care," states Director of Clinical Outcomes at Professional Physical Therapy, Owen Lennon PT, DPT, OCS.
  • Professional Physical Therapy, headquartered in Melville, New York, is a leading provider of outpatient physical and hand therapy and rehabilitation services throughout the New York Metropolitan area, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
  • Service offerings include telehealth, in-home physical therapy, and outpatient physical, hand, and occupational therapy in over 180 clinics throughout the Northeast.

Moving Beyond Physical Therapy: Advanced Recovery Plans for Any Athlete-Related Injury

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:19pm

The specialty at PMST is sports medicine, and now the team that is leading physical therapy recovery plans is moving forward with a new facility, designed to provide tailored performance programs, unique to each individual.

Key Points: 
  • The specialty at PMST is sports medicine, and now the team that is leading physical therapy recovery plans is moving forward with a new facility, designed to provide tailored performance programs, unique to each individual.
  • Physical therapy is a well-known treatment method that helps any individual who experiences a musculoskeletal injury.
  • Starting in December of 2020,PMST's new performance center will offer rehab and recovery programs based on each patient's injury history and performance.
  • Individual athletes or entire professional teams can utilize the full sized facility as a recovery lounge, training gym, and physical therapy center.

EDMO® Announces Nation-Wide Virtual Clubs and Coaching to Fill the Gap of School Distance Learning

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:07pm

"The virtual clubs and coaching that we are providing this fall are helping families fill the gap in an ever changing and varied school day. "

Key Points: 
  • "The virtual clubs and coaching that we are providing this fall are helping families fill the gap in an ever changing and varied school day. "
  • EDMO Virtual Clubs are designed for small groups in Pre-K through 8th grade and are all held online.
  • EDMO Clubs meet for five days with the same instructor and kids to build online friendships and a comforting routine.
  • EDMO Online Coaching offers one-on-one coaching sessions for academic subjects like Math, English, Science, or hobbies like Roblox, painting, ukulele, yoga.

The Evolution of Exercise

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:01am

At the beginning of lockdown, many saw this time as opportunity for self-improvement and used the additional time as a chance to exercise.

Key Points: 
  • At the beginning of lockdown, many saw this time as opportunity for self-improvement and used the additional time as a chance to exercise.
  • Fuel your exercise the right way:Carbohydrate is the body's primary source of fuel and is a particularly important macronutrient to maximise workouts.
  • 65% of our body consists of water and dehydration can have a huge impact on exercise performance energy and even mood.
  • Building recovery time into any training programme is important as it allows the body to replenish energy stores, repair damaged tissue and adapt to exercise stress.

Boston Celtics and Sun Life go virtual to connect with YMCA youth on health and wellness

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:54pm

Fit to Win, a four-week program for YMCA youth in Greater Boston, Hartford, and Southern Maine, encourages kids to embrace health and fitness in everyday life.

Key Points: 
  • Fit to Win, a four-week program for YMCA youth in Greater Boston, Hartford, and Southern Maine, encourages kids to embrace health and fitness in everyday life.
  • The kids track their fitness and wellness activities throughout the program and receive Celtics gear along the way.
  • "We loved innovating with Sun Life to make sure kids could embrace the program virtually and learn more about health and fitness."
  • ), except in New York, where policies are issued by Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, Mich.).

Excy Cranks Up the Power of Floor Cycling Cardio and Strength Training Workouts with New Hang On Bar Accessory

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

Excy also released a new dual-purpose hand and foot pedal for added convenience and comfort when switching between its upper and lower body cycling workouts.

Key Points: 
  • Excy also released a new dual-purpose hand and foot pedal for added convenience and comfort when switching between its upper and lower body cycling workouts.
  • The Hang On Bar brings numerous new exercises to our lying down cycling capabilities and opens up more versatility for physical therapy, medical fitness, and advanced training."
  • With 2-70 pounds of bi-directional resistance, Excy portable bikes are capable of light to athletic performance levels for cardio, strength training, and range of motion exercises.
  • Resistance can be dialed up or down for cardio and/or strength training workouts with low impact on joints.

$13+ Billion Fitness App Market by Function & Type - Global Forecast to 2025 with Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 12:55pm

Based on Function, the Fitness App Market studied across Activity Tracking, Diet and Nutrition, and Workout or Exercise.

Key Points: 
  • Based on Function, the Fitness App Market studied across Activity Tracking, Diet and Nutrition, and Workout or Exercise.
  • The Activity Tracking commanded the largest size in the Fitness App Market in 2019.
  • Based on Type, the Fitness App Market studied across Altruistic Fitness Apps, Competitive Fitness Apps, Fitness-Tracking Apps, Social Fitness Apps, and Workout Fitness Apps.
  • The Fitness-Tracking Apps commanded the largest size in the Fitness App Market in 2019.

CFA Asks Court to Restore Reasonable and Equitable Statewide Access to Fitness

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 10:17pm

The California Fitness Alliance (CFA) today announced it has filed legal action in Los Angeles County Superior Court seeking to restore reasonable access to indoor fitness.

Key Points: 
  • The California Fitness Alliance (CFA) today announced it has filed legal action in Los Angeles County Superior Court seeking to restore reasonable access to indoor fitness.
  • CFA believes that government should not continue preventing Californians from having equitable and safe access to indoor fitness centers and the proven benefits, including maximizing their resilience to COVID-19, that exercise provides to their physical and mental health.
  • Minority communities are particularly disadvantaged, said Cory Brightwell, CFA Advisory Board Member and CEO of Chuze Fitness.
  • The California Fitness Alliance is the united voice of fitness professionals in California advocating for access to fitness for all to create a healthier California.