Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (5/6/16)

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.



After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight

An obesity study followed contestants of “The Biggest Loser” for six years after their time on the show and uncovered how hard the body fights back against weight loss. – The New York Times


IMAX’s In-Theater Spin Class Is Sensory Overload

IMAX has entered the fitness industry with a unique approach to spinning workouts with its first ever IMAXShift studio in Brooklyn. – Engadget


How Millennials Ended the Running Boom

After decades of increasing participation in races, the running boom has finally hit its cool down lap as young adults choose specialized workout studios instead. – The Wall Street Journal


Hundreds of Frozen Foods Recalled Over Listeria Scare

Issued by the FDA and CDC, the recall includes 358 products sold under 42 different brands, and is an expansion of a prior recall. – Health


Sports Headset That Gives You Shocks Sells Out

Halo Sport, a headphone-like device, was created to increase athletic gains by sending energy pulses directly to the brain during exercise. – The Stack


Get Your Summer Body Started

As tank top and flip-flops season approaches, follow these four easy tips to get moving towards your best summer body. – Cybex Blog


Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team


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