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ExerClock Software Helps People in Sedentary Jobs to Improve Wellness and Prevent Sitting Disease


Hartland, WI (PRWEB) May 27, 2015

Fueled by the growing health epidemic linked to our society’s technology-driven, inactive employee workforce, Milwaukee-area Physical Therapist Cory Schneider has launched ExerClock, a new software application that reminds individuals and employees to exercise at work in the form of short micro-exercise videos performed throughout the day to break up prolonged periods of sitting. ExerClock helps employees boost metabolism, burn calories, and ward off metabolic disorders such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease that are common among sedentary employees.

“It’s troubling to me that approximately 70 percent of Americans spend at least 6-8 hours a day sitting, mostly at work. It is costing U.S. businesses more than $ 90 billion each year to treat diseases and conditions that stem from a lack of physical activity, which are commonly referred to as ‘sitting disease’,” said Schneider.

Individual ExerClock memberships are great for work-from-home employees, individuals with health risks, or even dedicated athletes and fitness buffs who desire to protect their health and wellness. While corporate memberships are available, individuals can sign up for ExerClock without having to go through an employer, leveraging this new technology as yet another way to keep themselves fit and moving throughout the day.

“I developed ExerClock to empower people to be more active, to take control of their health, and to increase their productivity throughout the work day. It’s time to put a stop to the ‘metabolic shutdown’ that occurs when our bodies don’t move. ExerClock is a terrific tool that gives us all that needed reminder, as well as the exercises to perform throughout our busy days. We are stimulating physical activity that leads to healthier, more productive lifestyles that help curb spiraling health care costs,” said Schneider.

Prompted Mini-Workouts Improve Wellbeing

ExerClock features a customizable computer reminder coupled with micro-exercises (brief exercise sessions, 1.5-3.5 minutes in duration) that are performed routinely throughout the day to stimulate metabolism and reduce the negative effects that prolonged sitting has on our bodies.

A 2009 study published by the American College of Sports Medicine reported that those who were most sedentary had a 50 percent increased risk of an early death, regardless of their fitness level.

“This means that even those who exercise regularly outside of work will benefit from breaking up prolonged periods of sitting with ExerClock’s reminders and micro-exercises during their work day,” said Schneider.

Individuals can schedule the timing of their exercise reminders, choose the video length (one to three minutes), the type of micro-exercise (yoga, lower back and neck, legs, core, carpal tunnel and more) and intensity (beginner, intermediate or advanced). They can also track their goals and progress in a customizable, personalized dashboard.

Additional Features Available

For wellness enthusiasts, ExerClock also can also be used in conjunction with fitness bands, such as fitbit®, to track nutrition and physical activity. For an additional fee, users can also consult with registered dietitians and fitness experts for custom dietary and fitness plans. Subscribers can also find recommended active office furniture like stand-up desks, as well as exercise equipment and nutritional supplements for sale through the website. To learn more about individual or corporate memberships, visit ExerClock.com.

About ExerClock

ExerClock is an active, engaging wellness tool designed to alleviate the health and productivity issues related to sedentary jobs and lifestyles. Developed by a physical therapist, ExerClock is a web-based computer program, coupling a customized reminder with individualized micro-exercise videos that are performed throughout the work day. This individual and corporate wellness program addresses the specific needs of each individual participant. ExerClock is focused on reducing the health risks associated with sedentary work lifestyles, by promoting physical activity that increases the body’s metabolism and strength, drastically raises mental awareness and productivity, and assists in driving down health care costs. Follow ExerClock on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.







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Prevent Acid Reflux Diet

Acid reflux occurs when acids that can be found in the stomach to the esophagus because the valve separating the esophagus from the stomach does not close properly. These acids are very strong, and can cause serious damage to walls of the esophagus. That do not harm the stomach lining because it is protected by a special membrane.

Acid reflux is severe enough, can cause pain in the chest area and if untreated will be very erroded esophagus and gastric acid also reach the lungs, where it can cause coughing and asthma and mouth, which corrodes the teeth.

Diet plays an important role in the treatment and prevention of acid reflux and diet acid reflux is not expensive or difficult to follow. The idea is to reduce acid in the stomach and keep it filled, which can cause food and acid inside to reach the esophagus.

Here’s what you can eat and what to avoid:

You can eat all the grains and vegetables you want. They contain a lot of vitamins and nutrients that help the body fight not only acid reflux but other diseases too.

We know the cinnamon as a spice for flavoring desserts, but cinnamon has been used for medicinal purposes for many centuries. E ‘already well known to help in the treatment of colds and flu, but recently has been able to verify cinnamon also a benefit in the treatment against Candida albicans, as well as having the ability to help relieve the stomach acid.

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This unique spice is found in India and is known as a treatment for the disorder celiac disease. This disease makes people intolerant to gluten

Grapefruit peel
The grapefruit is very good fruit to relieve the symptoms of acid reflux and oesophagitis. How to use this particular natural cure? Grate the peel of grapefruit and then pour the contents of gods, leaving a plate to dry the pieces of peel. then put them in a jar and leave them there until ready to use them. When looking for a relief from acid reflux, try to chew the peel of grapefruit, it only takes a few bits and stomach once found well-being.

These we have described are just some of the natural cures for acid reflux, but there are many others, such as those based on romaine lettuce, or mace, nutmeg or eels. All these natural cures for acid reflux appear to be useful in treating this disorder because they contain nutrients that provide alkaline, which relieves the symptoms of reflux.

It definitely should stop smoking, because smoking damages the walls of snuff and weakens the esophagus. You should also avoid chewing gum because when you chew your stomach begins to produce acids that do not use and you can get into the esophagus.

If you are overweight try to lose some weight and avoiding fatty foods, because overweight people are higher levels of gastric acid.

Foods that acid reflux is known to stimulate the production progress of acid are: chocolate, milk, chewing gum, fatty foods, spicy foods, alcohol and garlic. Coffee can irritate the esophagus so try not to drink any.

Also try to avoid tight clothes that you can press the stomach, because this way the acid in it is almost forced to leave the stomach. Also, if you lie down right after eating helps the stomach contents back, so try sitting in a chair for several minutes, depending on how damaged the valve separating the esophagus from the stomach is.

If you follow the reports mentioned above can prevent acid reflux, and treatment more effective, but consult your doctor and take medication prescribed for you if you want to be completely healed.

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The Canadian Institute of Hair and Scalp Specialists, Top Providers of Hair Loss Treatment, Provides Tips on How to Prevent Female Hair Loss


Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) March 11, 2015

The Canadian Institute of Hair and Scalp Specialists (http://www.CanadianHair.ca), a Toronto-based organization offering hair loss treatment for over 25 years, is providing tips on how to prevent female hair loss.

“Female hair loss is still somewhat stigmatized and not addressed much publicly. However, most females will experience some form of hair thinning by the time they reach middle age, meaning it needs real solutions,” says Ken Robson, founder of the Canadian Institute of Hair and Scalp Specialists. “Thinning hair can actually occur when women are in their twenties, so it’s beneficial to know preventative measures as early as possible.”

Robson explains that diet is a determining factor in female hair loss. Not getting the required iron can lead to premature thinning and the loss of strength of hair follicles. Women who are vegetarians or vegans and not eating foods that are rich in iron may also notice their hair start to thin, making it crucial that vegetarians include greens like spinach and kale in their diet, as well as incorporate beans and tofu, which are strong sources of iron. (Source: “Are You Losing Your Hair? Here’s Help,” The Times of India, March 1, 2015; http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/health/Are-you-losing-your-hair-Heres-help/articleshow/46397930.cms.)

“Scalp massages are another preventative measure that has shown some measure of success in preventing thinning hair in females,” he adds. “Massaging either coconut or argan oil into the scalp increases the blood flow, which theoretically infuses hair follicles with the necessary nutrients.”

Robson notes that women can even flip the direction of their hair. It may sound ridiculous, but when hair is flipped the same way over and over, it ends up laying on the scalp. Flipping in a different direction can add volume, Robson explains.

“With all that said, there comes a time when hair thinning or hair loss becomes inevitable and more drastic measures must be taken. But that’s what the Canadian Institute of Hair and Scalp Specialists are here for. We offer clinical treatment for female hair loss with proven results.”

The best way for a female to know if they are a suitable candidate for hair transplant surgery is to visit the Canadian Institute of Hair and Scalp Specialists’ web site at http://www.CanadianHair.ca to make an appointment.







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