Smartphones and other digital devices are wonderful at connecting us to the world. But they also have a way of disconnecting us from our physical selves.
“In our relationship with technology, we easily fall out of touch with our bodies,” writes Linda Stone, an influential thinker on digital life.
But Stone, who’s no pessimist, thinks that technology itself may solve this problem. In her latest piece, she points to emerging devices designed to take us back to the body, or what she calls the Essential Self.
Using today’s technologies to achieve a healthier balance of body and mind? At Koko, that’s what we’re all about.
Read Stone’s article here.
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About Michael Wood, Chief Fitness Officer
Michael Wood, CSCS, is Chief Fitness Officer at Koko FitClub, driving the development of integrated strength and cardio training and nutrition programs for Koko members nationwide. A nationally acclaimed fitness expert, Michael has conducted research as a Senior Exercise Physiologist at the Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory at the Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, and has lectured at Boston University and the University of Connecticut. He has been named Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” Personal Trainer, and made the Men’s Journal “Dream Team” list of the nine best trainers in the U.S. Michael and his family live in North Attleboro, MA.