Cybex Fitness Blog

How to Train for a Marathon

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 8:37:00 AM

So you want to run a marathon?

The fall marathon season is coming to a close with record numbers crossing the finish lines in Chicago and New York City this year. That means many people will catch the marathon bug with dreams of one day conquering 26.2 miles.

Running a marathon is one of the most mentally and physically demanding events out there, but it is an achievement that is possible with hard-work and dedication. Training for a marathon is a great way to get in shape, but running one while inadequately prepared can be extremely damaging physically and mentally. This guide was developed to serve as a starting point for those thinking about one day running a marathon, with two very important bits of advice.

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Topics: Healthy Living, Strength and Cardio, Personal Training Success

A Workout to Increase Your Vertical Jump

Posted on Dec 17, 2014 7:38:00 AM

Over the last couple of weeks, we have been introducing you to our Cybex Workout Center, specifically focusing on the Performance category. After introducing power training and helping to get you familiar with the movements, we kicked it up a level and started building athletic power endurance.

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Topics: Workout Wednesday

Chest Presses for functionality and glamour

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 1:28:00 PM


Importance of Strong Chest Muscles

The chest muscles can be trained in a variety of different ways, whether you are sitting, standing, or on a flat, inclined or declined bench. For today, we will focus on the seated chest press. This movement mainly targets pecs, as well as your anterior delts, and triceps. You will also use your rhomboids and trapezius in your back, as well as your core muscles for added assistance and stability.

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Topics: Machine Monday

Workout Wednesday: Building Athletic Power Endurance

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 9:24:49 AM

We recently introduced you to the Cybex Workout Center where you can find programming to help you with weight loss, run training, toning your size and shape, as well as performance and strength training. Within each category, you will find four levels of workouts, helping introduce you to movements at the beginner level and advancing in level and intensity as you get comfortable mastering each exercise. Our last #WorkoutWednesday introduced you to the beginning level of our Performance Series, the Introduction to Power Training workout. This week, we're building off of that workout and taking you to the next level. 

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Topics: Workout Wednesday

Cybex eBook: Social Media Tips For Marketing Success

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 10:37:00 AM

Recently, Cybex launched the Cybex Digital Marketing Suite to help assist with many of your marketing needs including social media posts, video and images, newletters and fitness programs & calculators. The Digital Marketing Suite is a great tool designed to make sharing content and promoting your facility quick and easy.

One of the highlights of the Digital Marketing Suite is our series of eBooks, which we created in an effort to provide tutorials and best practices designed to make your marketing efforts easier. The eBook series delves into topics such as website and blog content, as well as email marketing. Today, we take a look at the Social Media eBook and show you how it can help boost your presence on Facebook, Twitter, and more.

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Topics: Marketing for Fitness

Lose Weight, Sell More: One Man's View

Posted on Dec 4, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Recently, Jeffrey Gitomer, author, speaker and salesman "superhero" began sharing his journey towards getting back to his college weight and why he was doing it. Gitomer wasn't putting a plan out there for his legion of followers to read, but instead is updating his audience on his progress, how he has achieved his success and how he intends to maintain it. 

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Topics: Arc Trainer

Workout Wednesday: Prepare for Power Training

Posted on Dec 3, 2014 10:49:00 AM

Whether it is to burn off those Thanksgiving meals and desserts or prepping for that Christmas party outfit, many of us are heading to the gym this week with a goal in mind. For this week’s #WorkoutWednesday we have an Introduction to Power Training workout straight from the Cybex Workout Center to help you reach that fitness goal.


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Topics: Workout Wednesday

Losing 100 Pounds With The Arc Trainer: One Man's Journey

Posted on Nov 28, 2014 10:00:00 AM

There isn’t a much better feeling than when we get a note from someone who shares his or her journey with us. Whether it is how Cybex helped them rehab an injury, get ready for their first marathon, or hit a weight-loss goal, finding out how Cybex equipment was a part of their success brings a little extra energy to all of us. The raw emotion that comes through in these messages helps to keep us motivated to make the best products in the world for our customers.

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Topics: Arc Trainer

Workout Wednesday: Try the new Cybex Workout Center

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 9:29:00 AM

We recently launched the all-new Cybex Workout Center, where we offer workouts targeted to fitness goals: losing weight, improving your running, building strength, or working on size and shape. Each of these fitness goals has workouts at different levels of intensity.

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Topics: Workout Wednesday

6 tips to help you enjoy your workout when the weather gets chilly

Posted on Nov 25, 2014 8:47:00 AM

How to Exercise Outside in the Winter

Snow, sleet, wind - it can make sticking to your normal workout schedule a drag (and make you wonder why you don’t live somewhere warmer). But there are ways to prepare for cold weather exercise to keep up your healthy habits all year round.

First of all, why on earth would you want to exercise outside in the winter?

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Topics: Healthy Living

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