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The Truth on Fitness

The Cybex Institute Looks at Facts and Fiction in Exercise Science

The Cybex Research Institute, under the guidance of Dr. Paul Juris, has the directive of discovering the scientific truths that verify the information disseminated to the fitness community and the products engineered by Cybex International. In this section, "The Truth on Fitness", the Institute will examine a variety of pertinent fitness topics, and present credible basic science and evidence-based conclusions that will help our readers make smart decisions about their own fitness methods and practices. To learn more about the truth on fitness, click on the links below.


Safety and effectiveness are two key aspects of strength training that we take seriously. Get informed with these truths on strength.


Keep your heart pumping the right way with these articles that will keep you and your heart rate on the right track.


An integral part of our daily lives. Delving into these truths on balance training not only prepare you for the gym, but for everyday activities.


Fitness myths run rampant in today’s society. We put them to the test and discover some intriguing results.

Position Statements

The Cybex Research Institute’s official position on topics related to exercise science, physiology, and biomechanics.