The Lunge: Should You Always Keep Your Knee Behind Your Toe?

At the Cybex Research Institute, we hear this misconception more than almost any other.

Research Summary: Trunk Position and Shank Angle Alter the Biomechanics of the Lead and Support Limb During the Forward Lunge Exercise

The differences in the biomechanics of both the front and back legs during forward lunges. Read More

Building a Treadmill for Serious Runners

Determined to create a treadmill for serious runners, the Cybex Research Institute deconstructed the running process and investigated the shock experienced when running on a treadmill. Read More

Is Treadmill Calorie Burn Affected by Holding the Handrails?

Are you a treadmill slacker or lean-backer? Read More

Beware: those 6-pack abs may come at a cost.

Lower back pain could come from the machine you're choosing to use. Read More

Planks and Crunches are (almost always) a waste of time

You may be wasting your workout with planks and crunches. Our researchers discuss why. Read More

Stressed about knee stress?

Stressed about knee stress? You should be! Learn what the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse discovered about leading cross-trainers and their impact on your knees. Read More

Double-Dipping During a Cardio Workout

Cardio and Strength Training in One.Here's how. Think of it as the ultimate multi-tasking coup: a c Read More

How to Motivate Your Clients to Work Out (Even When They Don't Want To)

In an early morning social media check, I saw that a friend had shared this particular image and quo Read More

Training for Your First Distance Race

With fall approaching, many are setting their sights on cooler weather and deciding to tackle their Read More