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Speed Read: Top Stories in Fitness & Health (8/12/16)

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.

Do Olympians Get Too Much Exercise?

With all eyes on the Olympics in Rio, new research studying the effects of long-term, intensive exercise on Olympians and other athletes couldn’t be timelier. –Well, The New York Times

What Is Cupping Therapy, and Why Does Michael Phelps Swear By It?

You may have noticed the maroon welts on several athletes while watching the Olympic Games this summer. – Men's Health 

How We Approached Closing Our Second Club Location

Learn how one facility owner dealt with the need to close a club in just 30 days due to the sale of their rented space. – Athletic Business

Warning: Your Physical Fitness Is Declining Earlier Than You Might Expect

Sports instructors’ lessons about perseverance, resilience and conquering fear continue to resonate, even after the game. – U.S. News & World Report

Are We Reaching the End of World Records?

As we push the limits of performance, the pace of world-record-breaking has slowed. – Scientific American

Building a Treadmill for Serious Runners

Determined to create a treadmill for serious runners, the Cybex Research Institute deconstructed the running process and investigated the shock experienced when running on a treadmill. – Cybex Blog

Can't get enough fitness industry news and trends? Don't miss last week's Speed Read and learn more about our Scenes of Summer 2016 photo contest.

Smart is the new strong.
The Cybex Team

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