Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (6/17/16)

 


 

Your Top Fitness News

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

 

Get Uncomfortable

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

 

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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