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Exploring Intensity

Don’t Underestimate the Lassie Effect

There are about 78 million dogs in the US right now with owners who, if they wanted, could probably head out for a run right now. This is called the Lassie Effect, and what that means is that your pup probably wouldn’t mind a walk around the neighborhood or a[…]

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Study: Ginger is a Fat Fighter

Ginger ale is probably not great when it comes to soothing a sore stomach (sorry, Mom), but ginger may be great for battling obesity according to a new meta-study. The researchers for this study examined 60 studies that measured the effects of ginger on animals, cells and humans. And when all[…]

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Need Cheering Up? Get Moving

Usually when we feel bad we like to sit down. We don’t want to be sad standing up, right? Well, according to a new study, getting up and moving is really the best way to put a smile back on your face. That doesn’t mean you need to hit the gym[…]

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Coffee May be the Best Workout Supplement

If you are a coffee junkie then there is no need to convince you to drink anymore. But a new study will make you pretty happy about the advantages of sipping a cup of joe before your workout, no matter how much coffee you already drink a day. The common[…]

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Newton Running Trail HIIT: Auburndale Cove

The weather in Newton is finally perfect for enjoying outdoor activities. You may already be going for a walk, bike or run, but we suggest trying an interval training workout at one of Newton’s beautiful parks. If you intersperse mini-exercise intervals into a jog, you will break up the repetitive motion[…]

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Watch This Video of Sci-Fi Workout Clothes

This video is pretty slow and ridiculous, but skip around to see what look like futuristic workout clothes filled with microbial cells that react to your body temperature. Before you think we’re just making this up, check out what the superhero costume can do at about the 2:30 mark. This[…]

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No, President Trump, Our Bodies Don’t Have Finite Energy

This is not a political blog, but we have to make sure that people are aware when President Trump puts out some misinformation about the impact of exercise. There are reports that the President believes the body only has so much energy and that energy, like a battery, will become depleted if[…]

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Another “Experiment” with Exercise and Weed

Experiment is maybe not the best term to use for this article, because it was just one guy getting high and going for a five-mile run. But regardless, it’s an interesting first-hand perspective on what taking an edible may mean for your workouts. Be warned: this is a pretty glowing[…]

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Change the Thermostat

People like to go through their with the temperature around 68 degrees, the Goldilocks of temps. But it turns out our bodies perform best when we experience different temperatures throughout the day. Here are some of the surprising ways in which changing temperatures may be good for you, according to this[…]

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