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Planning a “Balanced” Summer with Nymbl that includes lots of walking outdoors

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Summer is almost here! Throughout the year, especially in cooler geographies, we spend a lot of time indoors. Now, with the sun shining, the trees leafed-out, and the winter coats stored away, the outdoors beckon. You don’t want to pass-up the chance for a walk in the park, a hike in the mountains, a visit to the local arts festival, a picnic with the grandkids, or even a tour of a new city.
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What’s the “dual tasking” approach to balance improvement, and why does it work so well?

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dual tasking approach to balance

The foundation of Nymbl Science is years of clinical research into the science of balance by Dr JP Farcy.  He determined that balance can be improved through physical exercises (such as one legged stands) as well as cognitive exercises (such as solving math problems or learning  new language). But when you combine the two simultaneously, called “dual tasking”, you get an accelerated effect.
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AARP Awards Nymbl Top 50 Innovation Leader Award!

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50innovationawardAt its recent Innovation Conference in San Francisco, Nymbl Science was awarded one of the “50+ Innovation Leaders” by the AARP in collaboration with MedCity News.  We are honored to have received such a competitive award and reinforces our dedication to helping seniors live healthier, more “balanced” lives.

Jim Cook, CEO, was the award recipient.  He commented, “We are honored to have received this award from the AARP. It’s a tribute to over 2 years of work to bring balance science to millions at a low cost through mobile technology.  We are just at the beginning of our journey and very excited about how we can improve senior’s lives through our development efforts”.

See complete details of this award here.