Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (9/23/16)

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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.

‘Five-Second Rule’ for Food on Floor Is Untrue, Study Finds
No matter how fast you pick up your food off of the floor, there’s still bacteria on it. Though longer contact times do result in the transfer of more bacteria. – The New York Times

When It Comes to Exercise, One Size Doesn’t Fit All
If you try out a new workout program and don’t achieve the desired results, your genes might be to blame. –Newsweek

ClassPass Shares Breakdown of Its Users' Fitness Habits by Regions of the United States
The data could help club owners plan a more efficient group exercise schedule. – Club Industry

The Best Time for Protein
Instead of just focusing just on the amount of protein to eat each day, exercisers should also pay attention to timing. – Runner's World

Scientists Force Snails to Exercise to See If It Affects Their Decision-Making Skills
Snails might hold the keys to understanding the complex science of exercise and how it helps improve bodily functions, including decision-making. – Popular Science

Need a Challenging Workout? Try Working as a Whitewater Rafting Guide
Learn how a day in the life of a whitewater rafting guide is surprisingly similar to your workout routine at the gym. – Cybex Blog

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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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