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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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