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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.

Video: What is a Watt?

What is a "watt" exactly and how can it help you increase calorie burn? Read More

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

Burn the Most Calories on the Arc Trainer

What results in the greatest calorie burn – using the Arc Trainer at a low resistance/high speed, or a high resistance/low speed? 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

Equipment Tip: What is constant power?

One of the questions we receive most often from our community is about constant power on our Arc Tra 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

No, cardio doesn’t make you fat.

There seems to be a crusade in the fitness industry against cardio. Our researchers break down the facts. Read More