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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Uses InBody Devices to Tackle Childhood Obesity

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is ranked third in the 2016 U.S. News and World Report survey of best children’s hospitals. The 598-bed facility is also home to the Center for Better Health and Nutrition, one of the largest pediatric weight management programs in the country. They focus on addressing the health concerns of obese and overweight youth through comprehensive, family-based treatment. Patients receive tailored exercise and dietary regimens specific to their individual needs. Cincinnati Children’s is also involved in research to help advance the science of obesity prevention and treatment in youth.

Christopher Kist is an exercise physiologist at The Center for Better Health and Nutrition. He specializes in counseling children on exercise, healthy eating and making better lifestyle choices. Kist is also an expert in nutritional biochemistry, diabetology, and nutrition and dietetics.

Cincinnati Children’s and Christopher Kist are real InBody customers and were not paid to do a testimonial.

 

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How Fitness Quest 10 Uses InBody to Increase Profits and ROI

Todd Durkin is an internationally recognized strength, speed and conditioning coach, personal trainer, motivational speaker and author who inspires and educates people worldwide.  Durkin has won Personal Trainer of the Year (IDEA and ACE) twice and has been listed as “Top 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness” (Greatist) four times.


He owns Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, which has ranked as one of “America’s Top 10 Gyms” by Men’s Health five times. Fitness Quest 10 provides personal training, therapeutic massages, Pilates, nutrition and, more to people of all ages, shapes, and sizes. His clientele includes everyone from elite professional athletes to people who want to improve their health.

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Peak Performance

The Anaheim Ducks are an NHL team based in Anaheim, California. The Anaheim Ducks have won the Pacific division every year since the 2012-2013 season and have made the Western Conference championship two of the last three years.

Mark Fitzgerald is the strength and conditioning coach for the Anaheim Ducks and the owner of Elite Training Systems, a high-performance training center catered to athletes. His philosophy is improving player performance through training, nutrition, and rest. The NHL season is physically demanding and hectic. Thus, Fitzgerald was looking for technology that could measure his player’s body composition in-house quickly and provide accurate, informative outputs. After referrals from trusted sources and self-experimentation, Fitzgerald found his solution in the InBody.

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OPEX Fitness is Changing the Face of Fitness with InBody

Update: Since the time of this article’s original publishing, RMCRI has rebranded as the University of Northern Colorado Cancer Rehabilitation Institute. Their new website can be found here.

It used to be common knowledge: when you ended chemotherapy or radiation treatment, you went home to rest and recover. It made sense. Chemotherapy and radiation can be aggressive treatments that take a toll on the body, so rest was believed to be the most logical and practical way to recover from cancer treatments.

However, the specialists at the Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute (RMCRI) believe that there’s a better way: using exercise to combat the harsh side effects of cancer treatments in order to rebuild their patients’ quality of life.

“There are serious, deleterious side-effects and toxicities as a result of cancer and cancer treatments. The positive benefits of exercise completely offset and attenuate these effects,” says Jessica Brown, Clinical Coordinator at RMCRI.

Founded in 1996 as an entity of the College of Natural and Health Science at the University of Northern Colorado, RMCRI believes that more than anything, cancer survivors want to live normal lives again. For many, that means performing tasks as simple as going grocery shopping, doing the laundry, or playing with their children or grandchildren.