While January 1 is the traditional day millions announce their New Year’s Resolutions, research shows only 8% of Americans achieve success. For the fifth year, Life Time, is aiming to help people rethink resolutions and instead make a true, internal commitment to themselves to living a healthy way of life by participating in the Commitment Day 5K Fun Run and Walk. Held at more than 40 Life Time destinations across the U.S. and Canada, Commitment Day empowers individuals, families and communities to start the year on the right foot by marking their pledge with action toward a year of better health. New for 2017, a Virtual 5K is available for anyone in North America to join in. All participants will receive a race bib and commemorative Commitment Day tee shirt. Registration, locations and pricing details are available at www.CommitmentDay.com.
Commitment Weekend kicks off on Friday, Dec. 30 and continues through Monday, Jan. 2, when Life Time will open its doors to everyone – whether a member or not. During each of the four days, Life Time’s 122 destinations will feature a variety of health and fitness experiences and activities for all ages. In addition to the 5K Fun Run and Walk on Jan. 1, people can take part in unique-to-Life Time group fitness, indoor cycle and yoga classes such as Strike, Amp Cycle and Warrior Sculpt, as well as Alpha Training. Life Time’s indoor aquatic centers, basketball courts, rock walls and tennis, racquetball and squash courts will all be open with club-specific programming to help men, women and kids make their commitment even easier by doing activities they love or trying new things that will inspire them in the coming year.
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Hyundai Motor America today unveiled the Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, and Electric models for the U.S. market at the New York International Auto Show. The Ioniq eco-focused vehicle is the first in the world to offer three distinct electrified powertrains on a single, dedicated vehicle platform. Hyundai’s approach for the Ioniq line delivers an uncompromising design and driving experience coupled with the latest in safety and convenience technologies, making it an appealing choice for a wide range of buyers. The Hyundai Ioniq is an important milestone in Hyundai’s global sustainability strategy.
“Ioniq will attract an entirely new group of eco- and efficiency-oriented buyers in the U.S. market,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of Corporate and Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “With outstanding powertrain flexibility, design, connectivity, and advanced technologies, Ioniq meets the needs of a large and growing group of buyers needing a highly efficient, low-emissions vehicle without compromise to their daily lifestyles.”
The driving experience inside Ioniq is enhanced through state-of-the art connectivity features like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®, as well as wireless charging of smartphones. Even more, the 7-inch TFT instrument cluster displays all key driver information with outstanding resolution. Ioniq also offers the very latest in advanced safety, including Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Smart Cruise Control, for high levels of both active and passive vehicle safety.
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Are you one of the millions of Americans struggling to stay on track with your New Year’s resolution to get healthy in 2016? While losing adopting a healthier lifestyle are at the top of mind for many as we turn the calendar, many go about it the wrong way and end up failing. A huge reason for this failure is the fact that people tend to choose a goal that’s too vague or unrealistic. Lifestyle expert and former senior health and nutrition expert at Shape Magazine, Sharon Liao is available to share simple yet attainable changes that will make a big impact on reaching your goals!
Abbott announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval and launch of the iDesign Advanced WaveScan Studio System. The system acts as the "brain" of the LASIK procedure, generating a high-definition scan that measures and maps irregularities of the eye that may impact vision. From these measurements, the iDesign System creates an accurate and personalized LASIK treatment plan based on the unique "blueprint" of each person’s eyes.
The iDesign System captures more than 1,200 micro readings of the eye, as well as identifying the shape of the cornea, its curvature, how light passes through the eye and pupil diameter under different lighting conditions – all in one, three-second scan that can be used to precisely correct vision.
The development of the sensor technology within the iDesign System was the result of an earlier discovery by Abbott scientists, which NASA used to accurately measure and shape the mirrors in the James Webb Space Telescope to ensure it will transmit high resolution images of deep space back to earth. The telescope is scheduled to launch in 2018.
To view the Multimedia News Release, please go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7571951-abbott-idesign-system-3-d-eye-map/
Welcome to the New Year. The time where women (and men) everywhere vow to lose weight, work out more and take better care of themselves — and their appearance — in general.
The holiday season means holiday parties, which also means “holiday hair.” This usually means more styling — hair dryers, curling and/or straightening irons, color, pull it back or pile it high. Add tight ponytails, braids, relaxers, color, heat, tight curlers, and your hair will be screaming for mercy.
Don’t despair—it is possible to get your hair on a healthy post-holiday regimen, with a few tips from BIOTA Botanicals, the herbal care experts.
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A New Year means a fresh start, so now’s the time to get healthier! Unfortunately, most people are going about it the wrong way: Research shows that 90 percent of people who make a New Year’s resolution eventually fail at it. A huge part of that is because people tend to choose a goal that’s too vague or unrealistic. Lifestyle expert and former senior health and nutrition expert at Shape Magazine Sharon Liao is on hand to share simple and attainable changes that make a big impact!
Rather than making New Year’s resolutions to go on the latest diet, Post Great Grains is asking Americans to adopt a balanced way of eating with a focus on healthy foods in conjunction with the launch of new granola and snack mix products. According to a recent national survey, women have been on an average of nine diets in their lifetimes, yet 78 percent of women believe fad diets are not an effective way to maintain a healthy weight.1 Great Grains, the brand known for less-processed, wholesome nutrition, is asking women to ditch fad dieting for good in 2015, and pledge to go “Fad-Free” as a New Year’s resolution.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7407851-post-great-grains-fad-free-resolution/
http://blog.topdentistsonline.com/earth-day-grown/ Earth Day is like a second go at a New Years’ Resolution, filled with good intentions, but more often times than not, shortly-lived; and focused on improving our environment instead of ourselves. But perhaps once we realize exactly how closely the environment is linked to not only our own self-improvement but society’s improvement as a whole, we will realize that sustaining it needs to be on the top of everyone’s priority list, and stay there! In this video you will learn 10 SIMPLE things you can do for the environment and your health.
VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a pioneer in children’s learning tablets and world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the availability of InnoTab® MAX. Featuring a powerful dual-core CPU with up to six times the processing power of previous generations and a high resolution 7” multi-touch screen, it is VTech’s fastest Wi-Fi tablet yet. Built to grow with a child for years of learning fun, InnoTab MAX uniquely combines VTech’s expert-supported library of cartridges, software and apps with carefully selected educational Android™1 apps, offering the best of both learning worlds and the widest variety of curricula to provide a superior children’s tablet.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7215953-vtech-innotab-max-children-s-learning-tablet-android-available-now/
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DEIMOS-2, Spain's first ultra-high resolution satellite launched into orbit on 19 June, has started capturing its first images just 12 hours after it was brought on line.
DEIMOS-2, which was launched from the launch site at Yasny (Russia), was developed by Elecnor Deimos in a record time of just three years. The company built an innovative Satellite Integration and Operations Centre in Puertollano (Spain) to assemble and subsequently control DEIMOS-2. As a result, this project completes Elecnor Deimos' presence in the entire value chain for space missions. Elecnor Deimos has the capability to manage entire space programs: design, integrate, validate, launch and operate Earth observation satellites; use them for commercial purposes and develop them for third parties.
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