Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (8/26/16)


Top News For Fitness Professionals

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.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Running With Your Dog

As cooler fall weather approaches, it’s the perfect time to head outdoors for a run with Fido. Learn how to safely onramp your dog into a training schedule. –Furthermore

Do Men With More Muscle Need More Protein?
According to a new study from Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, it’s more about the amount of muscle worked during a workout session than the total amount of muscle on your body. – American Council on Science and Health

McDonald’s Recalls Millions of Happy Meal Fitness Bands
The recall was issued as the bands might cause skin irritation or burns in children. Customers should return them for free replacement toy or snack. – Seattle Times

Do Antihistamines Increase or Decrease Muscle Soreness?
Researchers at the University of Oregon tested whether taking a single dose could protect against delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS, after a hard workout. – Runner’s World

Finding a Work/Life Balance in the Fitness Industry
Our newest contributor shares how she found her balance and has continued to have success in the fitness industry for over 30 years while working at Southern California YMCA's. – Cybex Blog

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Smart is the new strong.
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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