Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (4/1/16)

“Speed Read” is your “go to” source for the week’s top fitness, health and wellness news – the stories you need to know now.

 


 


BPA Is Still Present in 60% of Cans in the U.S.: Study

The chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, is widely know to cause potential hormone disruption. Food companies swore to remove it from their cans, but according to a new report, many still contain the chemical. – TIME

 

Study Focuses on Repeated Hits, Not Concussions

 

Researchers at Boston University reported that cumulative “subconcusive blows,” or hits that cause the head to snap, are the most important risk factor to study in contact sports. – The New York Times

 

5 Types Of Workout Pains You Should Never Ignore

No matter how tough you are, there are certain types of pain that you should not ignore. – Self

 

Why Splenda is Worse for You Than Sugar

Those familiar pink, blue and yellow packets of sweetener are even worse for you than sugar. Even though they deliver fewer calories, artificial sweeteners are not healthier. – Well+Good

 

Born to Run? Study Suggests Love of Exercise Starts in the Womb

According to a new study from Baylor College of Medicine, female mice can pass on a propensity for physical activity to their offspring by exercising during pregnancy. – Science Daily

 

Improve Your Running with These Simple Tips

Learn more about the many ways to run faster and the importance of staying focused from the Cybex Research Institute. – Cybex Blog

 

Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team

 

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Disclaimer

Cybex is a provider and manufacturer of premium commercial fitness equipment. Content featured in the Cybex Fitness Blog is meant to inspire healthy living and wellness and should not be taken as medical advice. As always, be sure to consult a physician if you are unsure of your individual exercise readiness or have a pre-existing medical condition. While these programs offer great benefits, there are many considerations that should be weighed before attempting any type of physical activity.

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