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Dozens Suspected of Cheating to Enter Boston Marathon
An in-depth look into the ways some runners get into the Boston Marathon and the armchair sleuths who are out to catch them. – Runner's World
ConBody, a new boutique workout studio in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, is billed as a “prison-style boot camp” and employs former inmates as trainers. – New York Times
Study Reveals Your Gym Equipment May Have More Bacteria Than a Toilet Seat
In a recent study, FitRated found that free weights tend to be more bacteria-ridden than a public restroom. While bacteria are everywhere, and not just at gyms, it’s still a good idea to wash your hands after a workout – AOL
New Balance’s Prototype 3-D Printed Kicks Will Set You Back $400
New Balance released 44 pairs of its first shoes with 3-D printed midsoles, the Zante Generate, this morning. While the price is steep, New Balance claims they are the most technologically advanced shoes to date. – Wired
Strawberries Have the Most Pesticide Residues: Report
According to a report, compiled by the Environmental Working Group, strawberries have replaced apples as the type of produce with the highest level of pesticide residue. – TIME
A look back at last year’s Boston Marathon coverage. Good luck to all those running in the 120th Boston Marathon from your friends at Cybex! – Cybex Blog
Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team
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