Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (8/19/16)


 

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.


Your Most Common Sneaker Questions –Answered

From determining your correct size to the best kicks for Crossfit, this guide is the next best thing to a specialty running store visit. –Well+Good

Let's Settle This: Does Sweating Actually Make You Lose Weight?

Just because you left your hot yoga class drenched doesn’t mean you had a better workout or lost weight (aside from water weight). – Mindbodygreen 

Timbaland Producing Music for Fitness Brand Zumba

The new non-dance-inspired workout, STRONG by Zumba, will focus on HIIT, bodyweight exercises and strength training, all to a soundtrack produced by Grammy winner Timbaland. – CBS News

Overtraining: How Much Exercise Is Too Much?

According to one former bodybuilder-turned-studio-owner, two intense, 60-minute sessions are all you really need each week. – Crain’s Chicago Business

Believe It or Not: Exercise Does More Good If You Believe It Will

A recent study uncovers the placebo effect extends to exercise too. – Science Daily

Convert More of Your Leads into Loyal Members

While encouraging customers to claim a free offer at your facility might not be difficult, the hard part is actually getting them to redeem it. Learn how to convert your fitness leads into long-term members. – Cybex Blog

Stay up-to-date on fitness industry news and trends - catch up on our Scenes of Summer 2016 photo contest and scan last week's Speed Read.

Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team

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