Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (7/15/16)


 

Your Top Fitness News

Fitness, health and wellness news highlights made easy – the stories you need to know now. Stay on top of industry news and share with your clients, members and colleagues.


It’s True, Pokemon Go Is Becoming a Fitness Craze

The addicting new game is getting people out of the house and moving in a way Nintendo’s Wii never could. –Mashable

Many Beer Makers Will Start Listing Calories on Bottles & Cans

Calorie counters rejoice; your days of ‘guesstimating’ the calories in your beer are coming to an end. – Live Science 

From London 2012 To Rio 2016: How Under Armour Is Training Athletes Differently With Technology

Under Armour's president of product and innovation discusses how training technology has changed in the past few years, particularly relating to sleep tracking and recovery. – Sport Techie

Zenrez Raises $2 Million to Take On ClassPass

Zenrez, an app similar to ClassPass that allows users to book fitness classes, raised significant funding to continue its expansion on the West Coast. – Tech Crunch

Food Nudging Can Help Us to Eat in a Healthier Way

A recent round of studies confirm that it’s possible to influence the foods we choose to eat by presenting items in a specific order or making unhealthy options more difficult to reach. – Science Daily

Is Treadmill Calorie Burn Affected by Holding the Handrails?

Does holding on to the handrails make your workout less effective? A study conducted by the Cybex Research Insitute and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell settles the score. – Cybex Blog

Can't get enough fitness industry news and trends? Don't miss last week's Speed Read and a post from one our contributors on the importance of getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.

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The Cybex Team

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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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