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Cybex's Speed Read is your “go to” source for the week’s top fitness, health and wellness news – the stories you need to know now. Stay on top of industry news and share with your clients, members and colleagues.
Why Your Job Affects How Much You Exercise
A recent study found that people with production jobs, which involve physical labor, tend to exercise less in their leisure time than those with managerial or more office-based roles. – TIME
Fit Classrooms: Exercise Moves From Gym to Desk
Standing desks and ball chairs aren’t just for the office anymore. A one-year pilot program in Arlington, Virginia introduced active, movement-based furniture into classrooms, promoting the direct correlation between a healthy child and a smart child. – CNBC
What Do My Cravings Say About My Health?
Ever wondered why you sometimes have a burning desire for chocolate or a particular hankering for fries? Paying attention to the specific types of food you crave could uncover deficiencies in your diet. – Science Daily
Steps to Turn Off the Nagging Self-Doubt in Your Head
While many people focus on the physical challenges of a fitness journey, whether it is dropping pounds or building muscle, they don’t usually consider the mental component. To be able to make strides in the gym, you must overcome any negative thoughts and self-doubt in your own mind. – The Wall Street Journal
A Cure for Muscle Cramps?
Earlier this month, Flex Pharma unveiled a new product called HotShot to reduce susceptibility to cramping. While the jury is still out on its efficacy, it seems like a novel and interesting solution. – Runner’s World
Our newest Blog Contributor, Kate Beland, discusses the importance of getting outside of your comfort zone and how she continually pushes herself with new races. – Cybex Blog
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