Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (6/3/16)



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.


4 Ways to Hack Your Summer Vacation for Fitness

Keeping your workouts on track while traveling can be difficult, but with some flexibility and creativity you can continue working towards your fitness goals. – U.S. News and World Report


Making Room for Functional Strength Training in Mainstream Health Clubs

With the sustained popularity of CrossFit, it is clear that functional strength training is here to stay and is an aspect gym-goers look for in potential facilities. – Athletic Business


Coffee Might Prevent Exercise-Induced Eye Fatigue

Ever felt so exhausted after a workout that you “can’t see straight?” There might actually be some truth to the popular exaggeration, which caffeine can help negate. – Medical News Today


Marijuana-Friendly Gym to Open in San Francisco

The first gym of its kind, Power Plant Fitness is slated to open this year in California and is co-founded by former NFL running back Ricky Williams. – iClubs


Extreme Fitness During Pregnancy: How Much Exercise Is Safe?

Instagram followers have strong opinions about fitness and lifestyle blogger Hannah Polites’ workout selfies, which promote her exercise routine during pregnancy. Though everyone’s body is different, the situation can’t help but raise the question of “how much is too much” for mothers-to-be. – CBS News


The Path to Achieving Your Ultimate Goals

Our newest Cybex Blog contributor, Kim Webster, discusses how to work towards achieving your goals, whether they are fitness-related or otherwise. – Cybex Blog


Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team


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