Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (7/8/16)

 


 

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.


Barry's 5 Ways to Make Your Treadmill Workout Less Lame

Keep your treadmill workouts interesting with these five tips from the founder of Barry’s Bootcamp, Barry Jay. –USA Today


Exercise: Benefits of Monitoring Your Heart Rate

The intensity of your workout is determined by your heart rate and exertion, which new exercisers and clients might not always understand. One person’s jog can be the equivalent of another’s sprint. – Health24 


To Curb Bone Loss, a Certain Amount of Exercise Is Needed

According to a new study in the journal Bone, older women at risk of osteoporosis should engage in high impact exercises at least twice a week to maintain bone density. – The Wall Street Journal

A Defined Approach to Fitness Marketing

Learn how using “health and fitness buyer personas” can help you target your ideal audience most effectively and communicate the right message at the right time. – Entrepreneur

Marine Corps Announces Changes to Fitness Program

Changes to the Body Composition Program will go into effect immediately, while changes to the Physical Fitness Test and Combat Fitness Test will begin in 2017. – iClubs

Improve the Power in your Pedal with Cybex Lower Body Strength Training

From trail rides to road races to inner-city commutes, biking is more popular than ever. Now, studies are showing that off-road strength training at the gym can improve just about every aspect of biking. – Cybex Blog

Can't get enough fitness industry news and trends? Don't miss last week's Speed Read and the latest Keep Running post in our treadmill trends series.

 

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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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