Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2013
On February 27, Lorna Kleidman, three-time kettlebells champion and creator of the popular KettleX program, is challenging kettlebell users to use the SenseCam as a means to track the progress of their kettlebells routine and improve their performance.
According to Gizmag, the SenseCam – which is worn around the neck with a lanyard – can shoot and store about three images a minute. The SenseCam can run for about 12 hours on a single battery charge. “Users can view the photos later, as a means of reliving their day. Although it may sound a bit narcissistic, the camera is actually designed as a therapeutic device, to help people who have memory problems.”
Gizmag reports that a study conducted by the British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group had 40 volunteers wear the cameras for three to five days as the test subjects performed their normal, everyday activities. The test subjects “also all wore an accelerometer, as would be found in activity-monitoring devices” to record movement.
In another study by Ireland’s Dublin City University, “a group of 47 football players, jockeys and physically-active college students wore the cameras while keeping track of their dietary intake through self-reporting for one day.” According to Gizmag the photos revealed that the subjects “misreported things like portion size, types of food not eaten, brand names, and – importantly – they underestimated the number of calories consumed.”
“When it comes to losing weight, it takes a certain level of self-discipline to stay on track and to monitor your progress,” comments Lorna Kleidman, fitness expert and kettlebell trainer. “Most of us don't have the luxury of a personal trainer to w
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