PilatesSpace opens a Studio in Burlington, Vermont

first_imgPilatesSpace opens a Studio in Burlington, VermontNew Studio Features Vermonts First Access to the Gyrotonic® Expansion SystemBurlington PilatesSpace, a fitness and physical therapy studio, announces today the opening of its new space at 208 Flynn Avenue in Burlington. PilatesSpace offers private, semi-private and group sessions in Pilates. Pilates, a conditioning program developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, uses specialized equipment and mat exercises to improve strength, flexibility, breathing function, posture and coordination. PilatesSpace also offers Gyrotonic®, yoga, massage, and physical therapy.The 2000 square foot studio in the 208 building on Flynn Avenue, includes mat space and 15 pieces of Pilates equipment, the largest most well-equipped studio in Vermont. PilatesSpace also features the Gyrotonic® Expansion System, which has been featured in USA Today and Time Magazine. These exercises are popular among dancers and athletes. It has also been used in Germany to help elderly patients with osteoporosis and spinal injuries. PilatesSpace is the first studio in Vermont to offer sessions with this specialized equipment. PilatesSpace also shares space with Every Woman Physical Therapy, which provides physical therapy services exclusively for women including pool therapy in the 120 square foot indoor heated aquatic therapy pool.Owner Pamela Stone, MSPT, says, The new space allows us to expand and be more convenient to Burlington residents. Our goal is for clients to have a personalized workout in a safe environment with full awareness in the moment. This bright and beautiful new space will allow us to give clients that kind of experience.Pamela Stone is a physical therapist certified in the Gyrotonic Expansion System® and the Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation Curriculum. Her interest in functional movement and bodies in balance developed during her 20 years as a dancer and led her to pursue a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Since 1998, Pamela has practiced Physical Therapy, Pilates and Gyrotonic®. Pamela directed Pilates Vermont at the Shelburne Athletic Club for two years before starting PilatesSpace.For more information, visit www.pilatesspace.net(link is external) or call 802.863.9900.last_img read more

4 personal finance moves to make before you’re 30

first_img40$97,000 Raise your credit scoreLoans are a part of life. Building and maintaining a good credit score can have a dramatic impact on your quality of life now and in the future when you’re considering applying for a loan or even a credit card.Read some good personal finance booksIn all things, the more you know, the better off you are. Here are a couple personal finance books to consider:Unshakeable by Tony RobbinsHow to make your money last by Jane Bryant QuinnThe Truth About Your Future: The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later by Ric Edelman 35$137,000 45$69,000 25$269,000 If You Contribute $18,000 to Your 401(k) at Age…Here’s What You’ll Have by Age 65 (Assumes a 7% Average Annual Return) 79SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Robbie Young Robbie is the Associate Publisher at CUInsight.com. As Associate Publisher, Robbie works with professionals throughout the credit union industry to find new and innovative ways to spread their message … Web: www.cuinsight.com Details 30$192,000 Master the art of automatingSaving is easy if you don’t have to think about it. Automatically sending a chunk of cash to your savings every month means you are paying yourself first.Max out your 401kThe more money you put in, the more your money will grow over time. While you have the budget for it, you should add all that you can!last_img read more

Alberta E coli outbreak tied to milk shakes

first_img Fourteen of the 16 people identified in the outbreak had consumed marshmallow milk shakes, Judy MacDonald, MD, MCM, of Calgary Health Region told CIDRAP News today. MacDonald is deputy medical officer of health working on communicable disease control for the agency. The Calgary Health Region traced the outbreak to a longtime employee of Peters’ Drive-In, according to the Calgary Herald. The employee reportedly came to work despite being ill. She made a marshmallow milk shake mix that was served at Peters’ from Apr 22 to 26, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported on May 10. She said the outbreak carries an important lesson about food safety: although E coli infections are usually associated with eating undercooked ground beef, the pathogen can get into other foods if they are handled by infected people. Some of those who fell ill in this outbreak are vegetarians, she added. The worker who made the milk shakes had the first case identified in the outbreak, said MacDonald. She was symptomatic before Apr 22 and continued to work until she was found to have a possible case of E coli on Apr 25. Using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), authorities have been able to confirm that the same strain of E coli infected at least 9 of the 16 people, MacDonald reported. The next week, on May 2 and 3, lab tests showed several more E coli cases, MacDonald said. Because a food worker had already been diagnosed, investigators quickly focused on the drive-in and found links among 15 cases. One case has not been linked to the drive-in, MacDonald said. The CBC reported that three people were hospitalized briefly. A fourth, a 15-year-old named Sara Burgess, had a marshmallow shake on Apr 24, the Herald reported. The next day, she began vomiting and was hospitalized. She developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and has been receiving dialysis at Alberta Children’s Hospital because of kidney failure. She remained in fair to serious condition today, according to MacDonald. May 13, 2005 (CIDRAP News) – Sixteen people have fallen sick and one is hospitalized with Escherichia coli O157:H7, most of them after drinking milk shakes at a popular drive-in restaurant in Calgary, Alta. Dr. Glen Armstrong, head of infectious diseases at the University of Calgary, told the CBC that foodservice workers should stay home if they’re feeling ill. MacDonald said it’s too soon to rule out the possibility of more cases. The drive-in was temporarily closed, but it has been cleaned and reopened, the Toronto Globe and Mail newspaper reported on May 7.last_img read more

GE’s PCB dumping was legal at the time

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion The Dec. 16 editorial concerning GE cleanup of the Hudson, neglects the fact that they put this stuff in the river while under full compliance of the law at the time.No wonder manufacturing jobs in New York are disappearing.Bruce DuxburyBallston SpaMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsGuilderland girls’ soccer team hands BH-BL first league losslast_img

Indonesia records unprecedented daily spike in COVID-19 cases as ‘new normal’ commences

first_imgThe Indonesian Health Ministry confirmed 993 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the highest single-day increase in the official count to date. The data arrived as the government began to loosen social restrictions under the so-called “new normal” policy.National COVID-19 task force spokesman Achmad Yurianto said 286 new cases had been recorded in East Java, the country’s new COVID-19 epicenter. Earlier, authorities declared the provincial capital of Surabaya a “black zone” because more than 3,000 cases had been confirmed in the city.Jakarta – the previous outbreak epicenter – recorded 104 new cases on Saturday. “Based on our analysis of the latest data, the cases were discovered through aggressive contact tracing of infected individuals in addition to waves of Indonesian migrant workers returning to the country through Soekarno-Hatta International Airport [in Tangerang, Banten],” Yurianto said during a press briefing on Saturday.Read also: Experts warn of turbulent ‘new normal’ amid COVID-19 data, testing issuesThe rise in cases came as the central government and several regional administrations began to ease restrictions to allow business to resume.Jakarta was one such region. Governor Anies Baswedan announced on Wednesday that the capital would enter a transitional phase to gradually ease restrictions in several sectors. The plan included reopening houses of worship and increasing the operation of public transportation. Jakarta began its transition on Friday. Muslims in the capital were able to perform congregational Friday prayers in mosques.Yurianto said 17 provinces had reported fewer than 10 new cases on Saturday, while six others had reported no additional cases.National COVID-19 task force head Doni Monardo said earlier that restrictions would be eased only in regencies and municipalities that had zero new COVID-19 cases.As of Saturday, 30,514 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the country, with 1,801 deaths and 9,907 recoveries.Topics :last_img read more

Association urges credit card holders to activate PIN before July

first_img“People know about the regulation, but they say they are too busy to activate their credit card PIN, while in fact it can be done in minutes,” AKKI chairman Steve Marta said in a press briefing on Tuesday.Steve added that switching to PIN authentication was essential to increase the security of cashless transactions, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic which had prompted people to use more cashless payments to minimize the virus spread.According to the survey, in the last three months, 75 percent of respondents have more often used digital payments, such as e-wallet OVO, followed by debit or credit cards.“All transactions, including credit card usage, has gone down this year due to the pandemic. When transactions do happen, it is usually through online platforms instead of retail stores,” he said. However, he said he was optimistic that credit card usage could still grow as people started to enter the transitional period when the government eases large-scale social restrictions (PSBB).The PIN authentication requirement was initially planned for 2015 but was pushed back to 2020 as the banking industry faced difficulties in implementing the measure.Meanwhile, Visa Worldwide Indonesia president director Riko Abdurrahman said the pandemic had accelerated consumers’ adoption of cashless payment methods globally.According to the Kantar Covid-19 Barometer study in March, 62 percent of Indonesian consumers said they would continue to use credit cards and mobile e-wallets to pay for goods instead of cash, in line with the global trend.“We are on the right trajectory in becoming a less-cash society. In fact, people are expecting Indonesia to become cashless in the next two to five years,” he told the press. “This is why it is essential for credit card holders to activate the PIN [payment method] and ensure a seamless payment experience.”A recent survey by global fintech organization Rapyd showed that credits cards remained the most popular form of payment in Japan, Singapore and Taiwan, while e-wallets were the preferred choice in India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.“While developed countries have been using cards for years and seem to be slower in adopting alternatives, consumers in emerging economies have leapfrogged the cards stage altogether and use mobile wallets or bank transfers,” the report stated.The report suggests that only 4 percent of Indonesians have international credit cards and that debit cards are usually set up to disallow online purchases. Credit card holders should activate their six-digit personal identification number (PIN), which will be mandatory for transactions as of July 1, the Indonesian Credit Card Association (AKKI) has stated.In accordance with Bank Indonesia regulation, starting from July 1, all credit card transactions will require six-digit PIN numbers as a form of authentication, while signature authentication will be disallowed. The only exception is for purchases below Rp 1 million (US$70.9) using contactless credit cards.A survey by YouGov in June showed that one in four Indonesian credit card users had yet to activate their PIN, despite an overwhelming 81 percent stating they were aware of the regulation deadline.center_img Topics :last_img read more

All aboard for cheap accommodation

first_imgVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:29Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:29 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenCheapest Brisbane suburbs to rent by train station00:29You don’t have to go broke in inner-Brisbane renting near a train station. Photo: Yuri KouzminIf you want a bargain rental close to public transport, Salisbury or Rocklea should be on your hit list, according to data released by flat-sharing site Flatmates.com.au.The company has released analysis identifying the ten Brisbane train stations within 10km of the CBD with the cheapest surrounding rental rooms.Thomas Clements, CEO of Flatmates, said Brisbane renters were sharing homes to reduce expenses, and they haven’t had to move far from the CBD.“With rental prices and competition for properties in Brisbane continuing to rise, it’s not surprising more people are seeking shared accommodation as a way to cut down on rent,” Clements said.`More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoSalisbury, just 11 stops from Central Station, topped the list with rooms to rent averaging $145 per week.Rocklea Station, in Brisbane’s south, came in second cheapest at $153 per week for rooms.Among the top ten, the station closest to town was Enoggera at 6.5 kilometres from Brisbane’s heart and with rooms that fetched $175 per week.The numbers also highlight Brisbane’s affordability appeal compared to Sydney.That New South Wale’s capital’s cheapest station location was Hurlestone Park, 9.2 kilometres from the CBD and with an average rate of $247 per week.“Proximity to public transport is an important factor when finding a home for many sharers, which can see rooms and rentals close to stations being more expensive than elsewhere,” Clements said.“The good news is that there are still a number of suburbs within 10 kilometres of the CBD that offer affordable room rents close to a train station, that won’t see sharers sacrificing on commute times or lifestyle options.”last_img

Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection

first_img Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemA Hit Song By Lil Nas X Is Beating A World Record As We Speak!13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hootWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWhy Do So Many Digital Assistants Have Feminine Names & Voices?8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthThe Best Cars Of All TimeTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?10 Legendary Historical Movies You Should SeeCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way Loading… Read Also: NBA: Heat crush Cavaliers, honour WadeFudge apparently did not disclose he had gone to Switzerland to collect the product.Chakraverty said the decision to go ahead with the injection two days before the race had been a joint one with Fudge.There is no evidence any rules were broken in the way the substance was administered.Some research suggests that L-carnitine, if injected straight into the bloodstream, can help speed metabolism and boost athletic performance.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Fudge had told USADA the previous day that Farah had been injected.Farah then returned to the investigators and said: “So I just wanted to come clear, sorry guys, and I did take it at the time and I thought I didn’t.”He is asked: “So you received L-carnitine… before the London marathon?”Farah answers: “Yeah.”He adds: “There was a lot of talk before… and Alberto’s always thinking about ‘What’s the best thing?’ ‘What’s the best thing?’”The USADA investigator then said: “A few days before the race… with… Alberto present and your doctor (Dr Robin Chakraverty, then UKA’s chief medical officer) and Barry Fudge and you’re telling us all about that now but you didn’t remember any of that when I… kept asking you about this?”Farah responds: “It all comes back for me, but at the time I didn’t remember.”Farah – who will bid for a third 10,000 metres Olympic title later this year in Japan having abandoned his experiment to switch to the marathon – declined to comment to the BBC but his lawyers issued a letter.“Interviews are not memory tests,” they wrote. “Mr Farah understood the question one way and as soon as he left the room he asked Mr Fudge and immediately returned… to clarify and it is plain the investigators were comfortable with this explanation.”center_img Mo Farah repeatedly denied to the United States Anti-Doping Agency taking a legal supplement prior to the 2014 London Marathon, before changing his account once he learned the doctor who injected him had told the investigators he had taken it, the BBC reported on Monday.Advertisement The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine, a naturally occurring amino acid, as part of its investigation into his former coach Alberto Salazar.The supplement had been obtained through a contact of Salazar’s in Switzerland.As a result of the overall investigation, Salazar has been banned from athletics for four years over doping violations.Two of Salazar’s violations relate to using a banned method to administer an infusion of L-carnitine.The US coach, who is appealing against his ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, led the Nike Oregon Project training group, where Farah was a star name from 2011-2017.According to the BBC, Farah – who finished eighth in what was his first London Marathon in 2014 – was questioned by USADA officials investigating Salazar for nearly five hours a year after the injections took place.in a transcript of the interview seen by the BBC, Farah repeatedly denied he had been injected.“If someone said that you were taking L-carnitine injections, are they not telling the truth?” asked a USADA investigator.Farah replied: “Definitely not telling the truth, 100 percent. I’ve never taken L-carnitine injections at all.”He is then asked: “Are you sure that Alberto Salazar hasn’t recommended that you take L-carnitine injections?”Farah responds: “No, I’ve never taken L-carnitine injections.”He is asked again: “You’re absolutely sure that you didn’t have a doctor put a butterfly needle… into your arm… and inject L-carnitine a few days before the London marathon?”Farah says: “No. No chance.”He then left the room but returned soon afterwards with a different account, apparently after speaking with UK Athletics (UKA) head of distance running Barry Fudge.– ‘Not memory tests’ –Farah, in a transcript seen by the BBC, radically altered his account of taking the supplement once he spoke to UK Athletics’ head of distance runninglast_img read more

The Latest: Tajikistan starts soccer season

first_imgThe game was played without fans and a large banner reading “stop coronavirus” in Tajik and Russian covered part of the stands.Players and staff from both teams mingled freely after the final whistle before officials hung medals around their necks and shook their hands.Professional soccer is only continuing in a few countries around the world, with Belarus, Nicaragua and Burundi among the holdouts, attracting interest from foreign fans and international gambling markets.Tajikistan has not reported any cases of the new coronavirus, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.___ Associated Press April 4, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:Tajikistan has started a new soccer season, joining a small group of countries around the world where play has continued despite the coronavirus pandemic.Istiklol Dushanbe retained the Central Asian nation’s season-opening Super Cup on Saturday with a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Khujand.center_img The Latest: Tajikistan starts soccer season More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more