NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Activbody, Inc., maker of the Activ5 Isometric Data device and apps, today announced a donation of 200 Isometric Data devices to the children of the Ronald McDonald House New York. Just in time for the holidays, the donation from Activbody will help bring smiles and joy to the children as Activ5 delivers a fun and entertaining way for them to stay active at any level of mobility. The donation marks the launch of Activbody’s pilot program for children.
The donation will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 7:00 p.m. EST, at the Ronald McDonald House New York located at 405 East 73rd Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Activbody CEO, Reuben Katz, Ronald McDonald House New York representatives, as well as the children and their families will be present and available for press interviews and photos.
“We’re extremely passionate about using isometric technology as a positive force while bringing some happiness and joy to these kids,” said Reuben Katz, CEO of Activbody, Inc. “We’re thrilled to work with Ronald McDonald House New York and help spread some holiday cheer, with a fun and engaging way to help keep them active for the children who need it most.”
A first-of-its-kind, Activ5 is a handheld isometrics-based strength training device with a coaching app and games, providing users with a fun and engaging way to exercise, build strength, and prevent muscle atrophy, which can occur in as little as 72 hours. This revolutionary product, which pairs with any smartphone, offers safe, no-impact muscle activation, extensive data measurement capabilities to easily track progress, as well as a growing library of games which children can play standing, seated, and even laying in bed.
Activbody™ aspires to make the world healthier with fitness and health technologies designed to make exercise convenient for all while monitoring muscle development. Its cornerstone product, Activ5, allows anyone at any fitness level to exercise virtually anywhere through five-minute full body workouts, all while tracking, guiding and even entertaining them. Activ5 is ideal for everyone from working professionals who sit all day, to senior citizens, hospitalized children, or physical therapy patients. Activ5 is the first of its kind to provide isometric workouts and monitor the users progress through its Companion App. For more information, please visit www.activbody.com.
About Ronald McDonald House New York:
Ronald McDonald House® New York is keeping families close by providing temporary housing for pediatric cancer patients and their families. The House can accommodate 95 families, making it the largest facility of its type in the world, and is filled to capacity almost every night. Its location in Manhattan, in close proximity to major cancer treatment centers, draws children and families from across the country and the world, as well as from the metropolitan New York City area. Since its founding, more than 35,000 families have stayed at the House. The House partners with 16 leading cancer treatment hospitals in the New York City area. For more information, please visit: www.rmh-newyork.org.