Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (3/11/16)

“Speed Read” – your “go to” source for the week’s top fitness, health and wellness news. We know you’re busy, so leave the wading and surfing to us. Speed Read is your shortcut to the news stories you need to know now.



Under Armour Debuts First-Ever 3D-Printed Shoes

Conceptualized during a two-year research and development process, the training shoe provides a precision fit and will go on sale later this month as part of a very limited-edition release. – Fortune

Green Tea and Iron, Bad Combination

Green tea is a strong antioxidant but drinking it after an iron-rich meal could lessen its effects. Best to avoid red meat and kale before your daily tea. – Science Daily

Why Eating Healthy Remains a Privilege Many People Cannot Afford

A deep dive into the politics of food deserts, or areas underserved by access to healthy food. – Women’s Health

8 Tips to Help You Sleep This Spring

As spring weather rolls in, high pollen counts and active evenings can wreak havoc on your sleep schedule. – PopSugar Fitness 

The Benefits of Treadmill Training

Mike Z. Robinson, IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, explains why treadmills are important to include in every gym and why they’re worth the investment. – Cybex Blog

Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team

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