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MACHINE MONDAY: CYBEX EAGLE CHEST PRESS

  
  
  
  
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MACHINE MONDAY: CYBEX EAGLE CHEST PRESS

GIVE YOUR CLIENTS' GOALS A GPS

  
  
  
  
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GIVE YOUR CLIENTS' GOALS A GPS

How the Common Cold affects Fitness, Speed and Focus

  
  
  
  
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How the Common Cold Affects Fitness, Speed and Focus

The following article was previously published by Scott Moody, Teaching Fellow at the Cybex Research, on his own blog on Athlete Fit.

SEAHAWKS' MICHAEL ROBINSON SAYS CYBEX ARC HELPS PREP FOR THE BIG GAME

  
  
  
  
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SEAHAWKS' MICHAEL ROBINSON SAYS CYBEX ARC HELPS PREP FOR THE BIG GAME

How does Seattle Seahawks’ fullback Michael Robinson train for the Super Bowl? With the Cybex Arc Trainer, of course.

Can a 7 Minute Workout App Get the Job Done?

  
  
  
  
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CAN A 7 MINUTE WORKOUT APP GET THE JOB DONE?

How to motivate your members to stay on track with their fitness goals!

  
  
  
  
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How to motivate your members to stay on track with their goals!

 

Exercise Analysis #1 - Squats: Should you push through the heels?

  
  
  
  
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Exercise Analysis #1 - Squats: Should you push through the heels?


Have you ever told someone (or been told) to push through the heels while performing ground-based exercises, like the squat?  We at the Cybex Research Institute (CRI) often hear anecdotes about pushing through the heels.  Despite this instruction being widely used, we don’t have a great idea as to why the instruction is given in the first place.  In addition, we don’t know how this instruction might positively or negatively impact an exercise.  So to attempt to answer this question, we brought people into the laboratory and asked them to squat while instructing them to push through different spots on their feet. 


Arm Use and Posture on Cross Trainers Effect Calories Burned

  
  
  
  
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Arm Use and Posture on Cross Trainers Affect Calories Burned

Cross trainers, such as the Cybex Arc Trainer, are a popular exercise choice for individuals looking to lose weight and increase endurance. Many cross trainers provide ‘calories burned’ estimates that tell users about the intensity of their workout. However, this number is an estimate based on the machine’s settings (resistance, incline, speed), and does not take into account how the user is interacting with the device.

Machine Monday: Cybex Eagle Abdominal

  
  
  
  
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Machine Monday: Cybex Eagle Abdominal

Machine Monday: Cybex Eagle Abduction/Adduction

  
  
  
  
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Machine Monday: Cybex Eagle Abduction/Adduction

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