Basis Fitness Band Adds Rem Sleep Tracking, Announces New Carbon Steel Edition

January 3, 2014 by Darnell Sato   comments (0)

Three is also the minimum for male Marines, but they need 20 for a perfect rating. --A flexed-arm hang. The minimum is for 15 seconds; women get a perfect score if they last for 70 seconds. Men don't do the hang in their test. Officials said training for pull-ups can change a person's strength, while training for the flex-arm hang does little to adapt muscular strength needed for military tasks The delay on the standard could be another wrinkle in the plan to begin allowing women to serve in jobs previously closed to them such as infantry, armor and artillery units.
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In the case of the improved sleep-tracking features, Holove says Basis partnered with the University of California, San Francisco and the Northern California Institute of Research and Education to test and validate its algorithms across a variety of individuals. The new sleep analytics package is coming to existing Basis B1 fitness bands on January 21st, alongside an upgraded version of the Basis website and mobile apps. Of course, while raw data on its own may be interesting, physiology Shin Ohtake it's not terribly useful, so the new apps will also provide context for the added features. A Basis-calculated "personal sleep score" will let users track the overall quality of their sleep over time, as well as letting them know if they're not getting enough of a particular type of sleep; a lack of REM sleep is associated with poor memory performance, for example. For existing users and new customers But while the new features are coming to existing users, Basis is also releasing an updated model of the fitness band dubbed the 2014 Carbon Steel Edition.
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In September, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it would only apply oversight to mobile applications that are used as medical devices and would exercise enforcement discretion on fitness-related apps. Costs Fall Declining costs of hardware components and the growing need for consumers to cut medical expenses are also spurring innovation, said Rob Lineback, an analyst at chip-researcher IC Insights Inc. The average price of a mobile-fitness system will fall to $100 by 2017, from about $215 today, Lineback said. A lot of people worry about their health, Lineback said.
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It will be fully staffed and open 24/7, and will feature an extensive selection of cardio equipment including treadmills, ellipticals, arc trainers, and stationary bikes. Every cardio machine is connected to an entertainment system consisting of multiple widescreen HD televisions. Planet Fitness also offers upper and lower body strength machines, a 30-minute PF Express circuit, and a 12-minute ab circuit. The Mishawaka club includes a PF Spa, with multi-level tanning, Red Light therapy booths, HydroMassage beds and massage chairs. Plus, a certified fitness trainer will be on staff weekdays, at no additional charge.
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More companies are entering the digital health category now that regulators have clarified their position. In September, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it would only apply oversight to mobile applications that are used as medical devices and would exercise enforcement discretion on fitness-related apps. Costs Fall Declining costs of hardware components and the growing need for consumers to cut medical expenses are also spurring innovation, said Rob Lineback , an analyst at chip-researcher IC Insights Inc. The average price of a mobile-fitness system will fall to $100 by 2017, from about $215 today, Lineback said.
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Kraemers background is in physical therapy. He is a Board-Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapist who owns two clinics - under the banner of Alpine Physical Therapy & Wellness Center - in Julian and nearby Alpine respectively for more than a decade. A graduate of Cal State Long Beach , Matt began as a declared engineering major but soon realized that engineering was not his calling. I began volunteering at the Shiley Sports Center at Scripps Torrey Pines where my sister was working as a physical therapist, he recalls. The environment was exciting, rewarding and my sister influenced this change in career path.
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Write your goals down and put them in a place where you will see them every day, just as long as you can be accountable to yourself. 5) Dont bite off more than you can chew.Dont start off by doing 2-hour runs for the marathon youre planning to run in July or intense brick workouts for the Ironman youre doing in August. Mix in a variety of activities, but keep it light and nimble. Hammer yourself in a workout if youd like, but not to the point it makes you too sore or fatigued and derails your 30-day quest.
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