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Why You Shouldn’t Exercise to Lose Weight, Explained with 60+ Studies
While exercising certainly goes hand in hand with weight loss, nutrition plays the most important role. It’s true; you can’t out-exercise a bad diet. Aside from aiding weight loss, there are many additional health benefits associated with breaking a sweat. – Vox
What You Really Need to Know About Protein
Protein is integral to building muscle and increasing strength, but it can be a confusing topic for many. Learn how much protein you should be eating, how to build it into each meal, and what to do if you’re vegan or vegetarian. – Well+Good
How to Hack Your Google Calendar to Reach Your Goals
Your packed schedule is no longer an excuse for skipping workouts. The Google Calendar app now includes a feature to auto-schedule time to work towards your goals. – Daily Burn
Hate exercising? Short Burst Could Be Just As Effective
Dr. Jordan Metzl of New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery explains the benefits of just 15 minutes of HIIT and how to fit it in with longer workouts for optimal fitness. – CBS This Morning
Attitude Makes A Champion, Study Shows
It’s not surprising, but attitude is everything when it comes to facing and overcoming obstacles, especially when you're aspiring to be the best. – Science Daily
Refueling After Your Workout
Kat Williams, a new contributor to the Cybex Blog, discusses the importance of protein in post-workout recovery. – Cybex Blog
Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team
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