Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (8/5/16)


Your 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.

Polar Puts Fitness Ahead of Style With Its First Android Wear Smartwatch

Polar unveiled its latest fitness watch and it does a lot more than your casual fitness tracking, from monitoring your sleep to alerting you if you’ve been inactive for too long. –The Verge

Life Fitness Parent Acquires German Cycling Brand

Cybex’s parent company, Life Fitness, plans to welcome Indoor Cycling Group into the brand family. – iClubs 

Exercise and Weight Loss: The Science of Preserving Muscle Mass

A reminder that lower calories are not always better, especially when it could cause you to lose muscle mass. – Live Science

A Coach’s Influence Off the Field

Sports instructors’ lessons about perseverance, resilience and conquering fear continue to resonate, even after the game. – Wall Street Journal

The Dog Ate My Homework and I Can’t Exercise Because I Have Cancer…

Contributor Virginia Ray Harshman shares how to keep up your workout routine, even while battling a serious illness like cancer. – Cybex Blog

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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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