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TOP STORIES IN FITNESS NEWS [SPEED-READ] 4/16

  
  
  

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Get in the Lean Lane  

The leaner you are, within reason, the faster you go, right?  For runners, becoming lean can be a mean  challenge when poor dietary habits become an achilles heel.  A good diet requires the same trait that makes you get up at 5 a.m. for a five-miler: discipline.   Thankfully, when it comes to food fitness, finding the fortitude becomes simple with these smart strategies from Runner's World dietitians and coaches. (runnersworld.com)  4/2012

Less Than 1 in 6 Americans Washes Grocery Totes (Food Poisoning Risk)

When it comes to going green, some may be taking a love for mother earth just a bit too far.  According to the Academy of Nutritional Dietetics, 1/6 of environmentally friendly earthlings rarely wash their Grocery totes causing bacteria to fester in between uses.  While it should go with out saying, try to avoid turning green as you go green this year, ok?  Happy Earth Day (April 22nd)!  (sciencedaily.com) 4/14/2012

More Brainpower Seen in Soccer’s Top Scorers

Brawny athletes are rarely brainy, or so the stereotype goes. But a new study reports that soccer players actually have superior executive functions, the brain processes responsible for planning and abstract thinking (chiefly problem solving, creativity and rule making). And the more elite the player, the higher their level of "game intelligence".  [NOTE] For an example of a brainy ballplayer, just check out the super smart posts by our very own SCOTT MOODY, a total soccer pro. (nytimes.com) 4/10/2012

Fitness Magazine Publisher Robert Kennedy Dies   

Robert "Bob" Kennedy, the man behind the Canadian-based publisher of popular health books and fitness magazines including "Oxygen," ''MuscleMag" and "American Curves," has died. He was 73.  Click through the link to read more about Kennedy and his fitness legacy.   (abcnews.go.com) 4/13

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as a fitness trainer i & my clients prefer to use cybex machines .now i & them we are benifiting from updated tips & studies from cybex.thanks cybex
Posted @ Monday, April 16, 2012 10:29 AM by john aouad
John:  
 
Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We love hearing about how our community benefits from our products and research - and we promise to keep the momentum going. 
 
True to our commitment to progress, we are currently undergoing a bit of a change to ensure easy access to the latest findings from the Cybex Research Institute. You may have already noticed the recent changes to our website. Cybex studies, tips and videos are now located under the education tab. Here is the link: cybexintl.com/education/ 
 
Also, over the next few weeks we will be releasing a "Back To Basics" series covering key beginner level compound exercises (+ variations) that you may want to print out for your clients to review.  
 
When it comes to providing the very best informational content, we rely in large part on our community. Please feel free to let us know what you want to know: What questions come up frequently as you train? What information would help you help your clients?  
 
We appreciate your questions and your thoughts. 
 
Thank you again for the kind words! 
 
STAY HEALTHY & GO STRONG! 
Cybex Editorial Team
Posted @ Monday, April 16, 2012 12:06 PM by Robert Barcia
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