Towards Total Fitness

We care for your Health and Fitness

Oral Roberts University Makes Novel Use of FitBits – The Activity Tracker Wristband

FitBits

FitBits Activity Tracker

 

PHOTO CREDIT: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk

Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma has made wearing Fitbits obligatory for all first-years. It’s a fitness wristband that tracks activity done by the wearer. The fitness data of each student will be tracked by the school and will get reflected in their grades.

Oral Roberts reported it “has opened the program up to all students,”. The Christian university claimed the bookstores at the campus have to date sold over 550 Fitbits fitness super watches.

FitBits will track activity of students – on-campus as well as off-campus – and transmit all info that includes details on exercise, food, sleep, and body weight, into Oral Roberts’ learning management system. However, nothing is clear about the amount of physical activity Oral Roberts requires of students.

FitBits will automatically track and submit data about the aerobic activity thus saving students from ”manually logging aerobics points in a fitness journal”.

You can buy this watch for $150.

ELIZABETH CHUCK. 2016, January 30. Oral Roberts University to Track Students’ Fitness Through Fitbits. Retrieved from http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/college-game-plan/oral-roberts-university-track-students-fitness-through-fitbits-n507661

Wanna know what’s the biggest cause of early DEATH? No not smoking, or alcohol – it’s the food you eat!

Unhealthy eating

Unhealthy Eating Kills

PHOTO SOURCE: http://www.msn.com/en-in/foodanddrink/foodnews/the-biggest-cause-of-early-death-in-the-world-is-not-smoking-or-alcohol-its-what-you-eat/ar-AAegJdA?li=AA9AP2o&ocid=SK2GDHP#image=1

I was as surprised as you are when I read the news that unhealthy eating is causing premature deaths all over the world. It’s an authentic report prepared by experts and backed by real data collected during a scientific study. Not eating enough vegetables, nuts, fruits, & grains and overeating red meat, salt, & sugar was shown to be a bigger killer than smoking and alcohol. Read More

Amazing Fruit Grapes Perhaps Can Bring Weight Loss

Grapes to boost weight loss

Grapes boost weight loss

PHOTO CREDIT: www.bernadinesthebodyshrink.com

Juicy and sweet grapes come in various colors like – red, green, and black. All varieties are good for you. Scientists opine grapes may help maintain a healthy heart, as well as help to defend your cells against an array of age-related illnesses. Scientists are also trying to discover links between grapes and eye health, brain health, joint health, etc.

Read More

Why You Must Have Bananas

Bananas and health

Bananas and health

 

PHOTO CREDIT: www.mumbairock.com

Scientists across the world endorse ‘eating bananas’ and for good reason. The yellow hued fruit is a storehouse of nutrients. Another thing about this fruit is that it perhaps is world’s ‘first fruit’.

Read More

Sorting out Obesity & Overweight Problems – Easy and On-target Solutions!

Weight Management should be a Priority

Obesity is a self-created issue that has badly enveloped the world today and this kind of problem is more pronounced in developed countries like U.S (United States of America), Canada, U.K (United Kingdom). Some other prominent countries that top the list of people that are the fattest in the world include Kuwait (74.2 % overweight people live there), Tonga (Has more than 90 % obese population).

Overcoming Obesity — Small Tips

Obesity Tips

Overcoming Obesity is in Your Hands

PHOTO CREDIT: www.veggieindian.com

If the state of affairs is bad then it calls for an immediate cap on it, but what are the probable ways that can turn the situation around and make the nations affected by this strange syndrome get a breath of relief. I am not an expert in obesity-related matters but one thing that I have is a fertile brain which I make use of fully, and this time too I have applied my intelligence which has enabled me to come up with a simple way out from this dangerous whirlpool like situation.

Read More

Pages:1234567...12