Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (3/18/16)

“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.



Can Cryotherapy’s Chill Help Muscles, Joints?

Cryotherapy is gaining popularity as a post-workout regimen by professional, college and recreational athletes. But if you give it a try, beware of frostbite. – The Wall Street Journal


Canned Tuna Is Too High In Mercury for Pregnant Women


According to scientists at the Environmental Working Group, the government’s list of high-mercury fish is incomplete or inaccurate. – Time


Life Fitness President Discusses Cybex Deal, Plans for IHRSA Show

A great interview with Life Fitness President Chris Clawson about Cybex joining the Life Fitness family and exciting plans for IHRSA 2016. – iClubs


Portion Control: Cells Found in Mouse Brain That Signal 'Stop Eating'

Scientists at Johns Hopkins have discovered a new type of nerve cell that seems to control feeding behavior in mice and, if confirmed, could lead to new tools for fighting obesity. – Science Daily


The Six Best Exercises for New Runners

Six bodyweight exercises to make you a stronger and less injury-prone runner. – Runner's World


IHRSA 2015: Plenty to Celebrate

As the Cybex team gears up for IHRSA 2016, take a look back at the success of last year’s show. Be sure to visit our booth if you will be in Orlando next week! – Cybex Blog


Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team


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  • FitBobby

    3/20/2016 1:59:21 PM |

    Love these speed reads!  Quick and easy insights... just my style!  Keep 'em coming!

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