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Verizon Wireless Offers Healthy Applications to Turn a Mobile Phone Into a Personal Trainer
Date:8/12/2009

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is ending and there is no better time to begin healthy habits. Verizon Wireless customers can access multiple applications that help them stay healthy and in shape using their wireless phones.

Applications

  • Bones in Motion records running, cycling and walking activities using GPS with maps, speed, distance, elevation, splits and calories. Save activities to a personal Web journal to view and share with friends. View local weather and current location.

  • Diet Fitness Diary offers Calorie, Fat and Protein Counters that cover more than 500 food items; a Burn Meter containing more than 40 exercises; and a Body Mass Index tool. The diary also provides a cumulative summary of calorie intake and exercise for the previous three days.

  • The Pill Phone provides critical information on a wide range of medications, including indications, dosing, side effects, drug interactions, and photos of medications. The Pill Phone also has the Medication Reminder feature, which allows for the scheduling of automatic reminders to ensure that doses are taken at the appropriate times.

  • Healthy Body by AMA is an interactive guide where customers can work on getting a healthy body through diet and exercise. Healthy Body by AMA offers diet quizzes and ways to work towards a healthy body with a personalized plan.

  • Howcast is a channel available on V CAST Video on Demand where customers can watch "how-to" videos. Howcast offers health and beauty tips through videos on V CAST Video-capable phones. The Howcast Channel can be found in the Information category in V CAST Video.

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