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Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
On February 1, 2013, graduated compression sock company, PRO Compression, comments on the results of research studies that have examined the effectiveness of compression garments for athletic performance and recovery.
A recent article in The Washington Post discusses the body of research that has been conducted on the effectiveness of athletic compression gear. Compression garments – socks, hose, sleeves, even bodysuits – are clothes that compress the limbs, and have been used to treat various venous disorders such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), to improve poor circulation, as well as to reduce injuries and boost performance for athletes. The increased arterial pressure caused by the garments creates increase in blood flow to the heart.
In recent years, the use of compression attire has become something of a fad in the sports world. “It seems that you can’t head to a gym or run down your favorite trail these days without finding someone wearing compression garments,” says the article. “Weekend warriors and elite athletes alike are squeezing themselves into knee-high socks, tights and even full bodysuits that promise to improve performance and speed recovery from hard workouts.”
The research has been largely positive, according to the article. Although early studies using runners and jumpers were unable to verify a definitive boost in performance, a 2012 Canadian study found that “compression socks improved blood flow to calves,” according to the article, and that the socks had the potential to enhance performance, particularly for sports that require “repeated short bouts of exercise.”
The article notes that the results have been even more conclusive regarding the use of compression garments for sports recoveries. In an Australian study, rugby players wore compression tights during “active recovery” treadmill runs. Researchers found that the tights helped remove lactate (the compound that makes muscles burn during exercise). The article also describes a study at the University of Connecticut that put men and women in full-body compression suits. The participants went through an intense weightlifting session, after which researchers found that the compression suits helped to “reduce fatigue, swelling, muscle soreness and other side effects of exercise.” The article recommends compression clothing as a recovery aid for athletes and people who spend a lot of time on their feet – a soothing replacement to the tried-and-true ice bath.
PRO Compression responds to the article, saying that the benefits of compression technology have been known to science for some time; they have been a windfall to the medical industry in helping post-op patients recover more quickly, for example. And while compression clothes have become a mainstay for endurance athletes, who use them to train harder and recover faster, their thermoregulatory benefits (including the ability to increase circulation) make them a potential tool for thousands of others, including other types of athletes. They add, however, that different kinds of compression garments target different performance goals; it’s important to choose the right one for your purposes.
At PRO Compression we’ve created high-quality, graduated compressions socks tailor-made for the weekend runner and elite athlete. Unlike countless gimmicks that claim to improve your performance, with PRO Compression socks, the instant, positive improvement isn’t an empty promise – it’s purely scientific.
Naples, FL (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek kicked-off the season with a Golf Reception featuring delicious food and delightful conversation.
Held outside on the Caxambas Terrace at The Club & Spa, the reception was highlighted by heavy appetizers and specially concocted beverages along with live entertainment.
The event was an opportunity for Golf Club members to rekindle old friendships and establish new relationships. The event also marked the “official” start of a busy season of exciting tournaments, clinics and special events for members and their guests.
The Golf Club provides superior member services and offers everything needed for a wonderful day on the links. Facilities include an 18-hole championship golf course and a 13-acre practice facility, including a driving range and short game area
The signature 18-hole, Par 72 Creek Course was designed by acclaimed golf course designer Arthur Hills and features a series of holes that are strategic and challenging. Each hole on The Creek Course provides seven tee placements to accommodate golfers of all skills and abilities.
The Creek Course is ranked among Golfweek Magazine’s “Top 100 Best Residential Golf Courses” in the country for the eighth consecutive year. It is one of only two Southwest Florida golf courses included in the report and the only course honored eight years in a row.
With 72 bunkers, broad fairways and elevated greens, The Creek Course also has received widespread recognition in Links Magazine as one of “America’s 100 Premier Properties” and in Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine’s “America’s Top 100 Golf Communities List.”
Homeowners of Fiddler’s Creek have the opportunity to enjoy extraordinary golf by joining The Golf Club and experience a world-class Florida golf community. Full Golf Club member privileges include a wide range of special golf events and activities for members and guests, including special ladies’ day events, sunset dinners, themed social events, happy hour parties, golf tournaments, match play events and much more.
Members also benefit from 14-day advance tee time sign-up; participation in off-season reciprocal program; complimentary bag storage and lockers; family membership including guest privileges; dining at Caxambas and the Gator Grille; complimentary continental breakfast during season; guest vouchers; and access to member-for-a-day beach passes via The Tarpon Club with privileges at Marco Beach Ocean Resort.
For a limited time non-residents can have access to this great Naples golf course. Annual and seasonal golf memberships are available to suit the needs of the golfers in the area by offering term date flexibility.
Located just off Collier Boulevard between Naples and Marco Island, Fiddler’s Creek is an award-winning golf resort community that has been selected by the readers of the Naples Daily News and Bonita Daily News as “Best Community” in the 2012 Southwest Florida Readers’ Choice Awards. It also received the 2012 CBIA Sand Dollar Award in three categories “Community of the Year,” “Best Special Event for Residents – New Year’s Eve Party” and “Best Community Newsletter.”
Amenities include a 54,000-square-foot Club & Spa, Fitness Center, Multi-Pool Swimming Complex, Tennis Courts, Tot Lot, Restaurants and a very active social calendar.
With a very low density level of 1.6 homes per gross acre, the community will have about 100 distinct neighborhoods upon completion. Less than one-third of the land will be developed for residential use, while the remainder is dedicated primarily to nature reserves, lakes, parks, golf courses and recreational areas.
Pre-construction residences at Fiddler’s Creek currently start in the $300s and are being offered by D.R. Horton, Lennar Homes and Stock Construction. Move-in-ready homes are also available for those families anxious to experience the resort lifestyle at Fiddler’s Creek or looking for a luxury golf course home in Naples.
D.R. Horton is building within the villages of Amador and Chiasso in Fiddler’s Creek. Amador, an enclave of 38 classical Mediterranean style single-family homes offers expansive three-bedroom floorplans and water views from most homesites. A delightful blend of features is evident throughout, including classic Mediterranean architecture. Chiasso, a sanctuary of peace and luxury will consist of 59 single-family residences intertwined amid lakes and waterways at Fiddler’s Creek. Chiasso will feature four unique floor plans and classical Mediterranean architecture.
Lennar Homes is building within two single-family villages, Millbrook and Runaway Bay. Sonoma, another village by Lennar will be released soon. Millbrook, a Mediterranean-style village with 56 single-family home sites is nestled between meandering waterways at Fiddler’s Creek. Millbrook will feature four unique floor plans. Runaway Bay, a village of 98 luxury single-family homes is situated along The Creek and The Creek Course in Fiddler’s Creek will offer four unique floor plans. Homes situated along The Creek will have a dock option at the time of purchase. The Creek allows for electric boats, kayaks and canoes. Other residences in Runaway Bay will offer expansive views of the golf course.
Another established homebuilder, Stock Construction is building within the villages of Majorca, Mahogany Bend and Isla Del Sol. Majorca, a distinctive village of 19 single-family residences offers four unique floor plans. Most of the home sites will have stunning views of the championship Creek Course. Mahogany Bend village of 53 single-family residences offers four spacious floor plans. Most residences have golf course or water views and classical Mediterranean architecture. Isla Del Sol, an exclusive enclave of 34 Mediterranean-style estate homes is situated along emerald golf fairways and sparkling sapphire lakes. The gated entrance provides enhanced privacy for residents and is distinguished with rich keystone paving and a grand fountain. Residences within Isla Del Sol will offer four unique floor plans.
For membership details and more information on this gated golf course community in Naples, offering move-in-ready and new homes call 239-732-9300, stop by the Fiddler’s Creek Information Center at 8152 Fiddler’s Creek Parkway or visit Fiddler’s Creek online at http://www.fiddlerscreek.com.
Hawthorne, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
The new Version 2 of cloud-based “CPPRT®” features major enhancements in the form of a brand new user interface and more intuitive navigation enabling faster and more streamlined data entry. In turn, this allows a more efficient and timely capital projects reporting method for auto completing the required SA 139, FPFI and Final Cost Report on schedule, a prerequisite for receiving building aid funding. Currently, CapProSoft® is the only provider of its kind offering software support for NYS building aid management.
When used consistently to capture project information in real time, the software solves the age old problem of lost or incomplete information causing late or unfiled NYSED financial reports. The possibility of a school district forfeiting valuable building aid funds is virtually eliminated.
These powerful enhancements, in addition to the 40+ tracking reports, also facilitate more extensive utilization of the software as an up to the minute audit tool to compare project expenditures with existing district-wide internal financial and budget management procedures. The software is a BOCES CoSer, and district data is maintained on secure BOCES servers.
“Districts are in the business of education; managing capital projects within that framework is a small, yet pivotal part of their responsibility. My partners and I have managed many sizeable district projects over the years; we have applied this wide-range experience to create a foolproof, time-saving method of capturing pertinent data and funneling it into the required SED reports. School administrators can have immediate fingertip access to their capital project(s) progress like never before,” said J. Michael Orifici, CEO of the company.
Staff training and initial software set up consultations are available to assist districts with the on-boarding process. Data entry services, report preparation and SED filing assistance can also be arranged with technical staff at any point in the capital projects timeline.
About CapProSoft®: Capital Projects Software, LLC http://www.capprosoft.com (also known as CapProSoft®) offers two patented, cloud-based software programs (BOCES service) specifically designed for NYS school districts to plan, track, manage expenditures & automatically complete required SED reports for their multi-year capital projects and on-going facilities and building management. These applications (CPPRT® & FAST®) were developed by two veteran NYS school superintendents and a highly regarded former construction manager; all of the partners have had significant experience with school construction and renovation. CapProSoft® has successfully worked with over 80 school districts in New York and specializes in serving the needs of New York State school district superintendents, business officials and building & grounds managers for capital projects and facilities management reporting. Contact us for more information or to arrange an on-site demo.
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
Big4.com, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC notes that according to a recently released study by a large Big Four firm that sound deal fundamentals are creating optimism the balance of 2013 will be a stronger year for U.S. mergers and acquisitions (M&A). According to this M&A outlook for the United States, dealmakers remain vigilant on diligence working through the M&A decision making process, analyzing each outcome and the various impacts on investment and return scenarios.
With capital ready to be deployed, along with the increasing availability of financing, companies and financial sponsors are expected to use M&A to enhance their growth prospects in the new year.
The study also finds that corporate cash levels remain steady at $1.1 trillion for the S&P 500, indicating continued opportunity for companies to put their capital to work through M&A.
Big4.com is the accounting, tax, consulting and IT professions’ premier resource, and has been exclusively focused on Big Four firm professionals and alumni for 10 years, providing high quality content, connectivity and commerce. The Big Four Job Board offers fresh job opportunities – clients include the world’s leading companies. Big Four News covers key news, developments, events, survey results, press releases and appointments. The Big Four Blog provides opinion and insight on recent and key developments, news, happenings, management changes, regulations, acquisitions and capital market activities. Big4 Video is a professionally produced news covering key global developments in this space.
Big4.com has a strong presence on key social media platforms:
Youtube: Big4Video is a professionally produced weekly news magazine.
Twitter: twitter.com/big4 has 9,500 followers.
LinkedIn: The Big Four Alumni and Professionals group is the largest corporate and alumni group with 100,000+ members.
Facebook: The Big4 fan page has 7,500 fans at facebook.com/big4page.
Xing: The Big Four Alumni and Professionals group has 1,450+ members.
IJmuiden, North Holland (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
Leading freemium VPN service provider proXPN has just announced a 100% increase in the available bandwidth at its popular New York VPN data center.
Demand has grown substantially in the past 3 months for secure VPN connections to New York City, primarily from proXPN’s rapidly expanding base of Canadian VPN users. Canadian proXPN users typically prefer connecting to the New York City data center because of its close proximity to Canada as well as receiving a USA IP address once connected.
“I rely on an American IP for a lot of the sites I visit,” stated Mr. Kurt Berrington, a long time proXPN user. “I’ve tried the other servers in the US but New York consistently gives me the best speed.” Many Canadians rely on attaining an American IP address in order to access content they ordinarily wouldn’t be able to reach.
The way proXPN’s servers work is to provide the user with an IP address in the same region as the datacenter. In the case of the proXPN New York City data center, whether a user is physically located in Canada, Germany, Tibet, or anywhere else the websites they visit will always see them as being located in New York City.
Due to the substantial increase in demand for VPN connections to New York City, proXPN has doubled the bandwidth capacity of its data center. Users will be able to enjoy more responsive web browsing, faster file transfers, and less buffering while watching streaming video.
Plans have already been announced for another upgrade in the available bandwidth at proXPN’s New York City data center in early Q2 2013.
Founded in 2009, proXPN is a leading VPN provider that stands out from other services by offering free accounts. Stepping away from the SaaS standard practice of time-based free trials, a proXPN free VPN account lasts for life and is limited only in the connection speed. proXPN Premium account users enjoy unlimited connection speeds as well as advanced features such as PPTP compatibility for mobile devices and VPN Guard™, proXPN’s method of cutting all data transfer should the VPN connection fail, thus ensuring all data is encrypted during transmission even if there’s a system error. proXPN’s firm stance on the importance of individual privacy and security online has echoed the growing public sentiment in 2012 during debates over SOPA and PIPA.
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
Fynanz, the private student lending solutions provider that has enabled over 230 credit unions to enter the private student loan and private student loan consolidation markets, is rebranding to LendKey; a cloud-based lending platform that offers the essential infrastructure for lending organizations to quickly, securely, efficiently, and profitably lend to anyone.
According to LendKey CEO and Founder Vince Passione, LendKey’s innovative and flexible cloud-based technology solutions empower lenders to safely and quickly access lending markets for multiple asset classes. The rebranding will transition the company from its original identity as Fynanz, a student loan technology provider, to LendKey, an industry leader in cloud-based lending technology.
LendKey’s cloud-based lending technology platform empowers any lender to offer high quality, secure, responsible loans. It allows anyone to set up a full-scale, fully compliant lending operation within weeks, as well as tap into a community of like-minded lenders. Its range of products enables every component of a loan, which includes:
“A cloud-based lending platform like LendKey can enable lenders to reduce their capital and operational expenditures as they continue to lend and expand into other lending products,” says Passione.
Formerly private student lending solutions provider Fynanz, New York-based LendKey now offers cloud-based lending technology to provide the essential infrastructure for credit unions or any party to quickly, securely, efficiently, and profitably lend to anyone – from those offering loans directly to those structuring new types of loans. LendKey’s lending solutions to credit unions nationwide primarily provide loans pertaining to automobiles, students, or green efforts. The three-year-old company’s clients and partners, 230 credit unions and the Credit Union National Association, have exclusively leveraged the platform for private student lending purposes. As LendKey, it opens its lending to green construction and automobile markets. For more information, visit http://www.lendkey.com.
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
Topping off 2012, cloud-based lending solutions provider LendKey (formerly Fynanz) signed seven new credit union clients in December 2012 bringing its client total to 232. This latest flurry of activity signifies that more credit unions are looking to new asset classes to enhance their current loan portfolios. As a result, these new credit union clients will leverage LendKey’s cloud-based lending solution to develop, launch and support their own self-branded private student loan programs, or leverage the CUSO managed cuStudentLoans participation network.
LendKey’s December 2012 signings include:
“Partnering with LendKey gives us another option to expand our lending portfolio through student loans,” says Patricia Edinger, CEO of Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union. “We’re always looking for new ways to help our members with their lending needs and LendKey certainly provides us with the means to meet these goals for them.”
“We look forward to working closely with LendKey to bring new lending opportunities to our members,” says Vickie van der Have, CEO of Weber State Federal Credit Union. “We feel their technology and expertise in student loans will help us achieve our lending goals in 2013 and beyond, which allows for increased growth. Ultimately, that growth equates to greater value in our members’ eyes. That’s great news for our bottom line and our members’ academic futures.”
“It’s very positive to end the year on a high note like we did this past December,” said Jim Merrill, SVP of Sales for LendKey. “2012 was an extremely busy and successful year of serving the private student lending needs of credit unions and debunking many of the myths associated with the private student lending industry. We also endured a major repositioning and rebranding effort that I think will bring more value to our company in 2013 and in the ensuing years. It also bodes well for our clients, providing them with a cloud-based lending engine that will surely enhance their portfolios well into the future.”
Formerly private student lending solutions provider Fynanz (founded in 2007), LendKey, located in New York, offers cloud-based technology to provide the essential infrastructure for credit union or any party to quickly, securely, efficiently, and profitably lend to anyone else – from those offering loans directly to those structuring new types of loans. LendKey’s lending solutions to credit unions nationwide primarily provide loans pertaining to automobiles, students, or green efforts. The company’s clients and partners, over 230 credit unions and the Credit Union National Association, have exclusively leveraged the platform for private student lending purposes. For more information, visit http://www.lendkey.com.
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