Sunday, November 25, 2018 by: Mary Miller Tags: canine, canine health, dog fitness tracker, dog health tracker, dogs, exercise, Fitness tracker, goodhealth, health tracker, obesity, pet health, smart devices, weight loss (Natural News) Most dog owners know the importance of keeping their pets healthy. It’s a constant and tireless job of making sure your pampered pooch doesn’t eat too much or too little. It’s also making sure that your dog gets enough daily exercise but not so much to the point of exhaustion. This in itself is an exhausting task, but now, recent technology might just be able to help keep your dog in shape. Fitness trackers are wearable devices that monitor one’s physical activity. Many people use standard pedometers to keep track of their daily steps. More sophisticated devices keep track of other health metrics, such as calories burned and heart rate. Dog fitness trackers take the same basic idea and apply them to dogs. The pet … [Read more...] about Fitness trackers for dogs? New range of smart devices being designed to prevent your pet from becoming fat
The death of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz left many people suprised in part because he was healthy and fit with no history of heart disease.But doctors said even people in the best of health with no signs of cardiovascular disease can suffer a deadly attack that stops the heart. Sometimes it is the first sign of heart problems.“Some people just come in out of the blue having been seemingly perfectly healthy,” said Dr. Gail Cunningham, chief medical officer at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, where Kamenetz was taken for treatment and was later pronounced dead.Cunningham said this happens when a blood vessel suddenly becomes blocked, which starves the heart of blood and oxygen. The organ then stops working. Damage to the heart can began in minutes, doctors said.Kamenetz received CPR three times at Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Co., where he went and called 911. While this keeps some blood flow throughout the body, it is not the same as … [Read more...] about Kevin Kamenetz lived a healthy lifestyle. How can someone in good shape suddenly die of cardiac arrest?
Video PUBLISHED: 15:49 04 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:49 04 May 2018 Paul Geater One of the new Bi-mode trains nearing completion at Stadler's Swiss factory. Picture: NICK STRUGNELL/GREATER ANGLIA Archant Greater Anglia’s first new regional trains that are due to transform services in the region has started testing at a special centre in Switzerland. An internal view of the new Stadler Bi-mode train for Greater Anglia. Picture: NICK STRUGNELL/GREATER ANGLIA The new trains – which can run on both electric power from overhead lines or from a diesel power plant – are due to start arriving in the region at the beginning of next year and should be in service by May 2019. The trains are being built by Swiss company Stadler which was visited by a group of Greater Anglia bosses this week. At the same time, Greater Anglia’s brand new intercity and Stansted Express trains are being assembled in another factory nearby. Stadler is making a total of 58 trains for … [Read more...] about New Greater Anglia trains taking shape
Things that are true: cauliflower pizza crusts miiight be overrated, Khloe Kardashian deserves better, and oh yeah—numbers like weight and BMI can never give you a full snapshot of your health. But just as one can get suckered in with the promise of a genuinely good cauli pizza (fool me once...), it's often easy to let weight fluctuations mess with your confidence. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Enter fitness blogger Lucy Mountain, who shared before and after photos of herself on Instagram Thursday labeled “normal” and “obese.” She looks pretty fit in both pics, but says she’s actually considered obese in the second pic, which is totally laughable. The lightest vs heaviest I’ve been in the past 10 months. July 2017 vs January of this year (which is essentially still my physique now.) ⠀ ⠀ I don’t often weigh myself. Not because I find it ‘depressing’ (I detached my self-worth from my relationship … [Read more...] about This Fitness Blogger Says Her After Photo Is Apparently Considered ‘Obese’
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In a span of 26 days, a Winston-Salem water tank went from being a blank canvas to a work of art.A 50-foot tall American river otter graces the water tank amid an explosion of geometric shapes and colors, brightening the drive for commuters on Peters Creek Parkway.The mural, which encompasses a 15,000-square foot space, will be visible to roughly 25,000 drivers a day, according to the city.“It was the largest piece I’ve ever painted, and it wasn’t until I was all finished and stepped back to look at it that I really understood the massive scale of this mural,” said Japan- and Florida-based artist Daas. “I’m still kind of absorbing it right now. It went great.”Daas’ design of an American river otter — a species found along the Yadkin River in Forsyth County — was selected out of 47 design proposals by the city’s Public Art Commission.The surrounding neighborhood also gave input on the design … [Read more...] about You oughta to see this 50-foot-tall otter mural take shape on a N.C. water tank