Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (5/13/16)

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.



Man vs. Marathon

A two part series delving into one scientist’s quest to train runners to complete a marathon in under two hours. – The New York Times


Will They Come? 4 Factors That Matter Most in Calculating Health Club Demand

When you are looking to open a new facility, be sure to consider these importance factors. – IHRSA Blog


The Easy Way to Stop Yourself From Overeating

It may seem counterintuitive until you’ve tried it yourself, but exercising after intense mental work can lead you to eat fewer calories. – TIME


How Accurate Is Your Wearable’s Calorie Count?

The short answer: not very, according to a recent and impressively detailed study. – Runner’s World


Fast Casual Restaurant Entrees Higher in Calories Than Fast Food

If you thought your huge burrito from Chipotle was a lower calorie option than McDonald’s, you’re in for quite a surprise. However, it’s important to keep in mind that low calories items are not always the healthiest options. – Science Daily


Keep Running: Your Treadmill Service & Maintenance Questions, Answered

The Cybex Team answers some of your most common questions about treadmills, from proper cleaning techniques to the easiest way to move units solo. – Cybex Blog


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