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Exploring Intensity

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How Intensity Erases the Doldrums of 9-to-5

We here at Cardio High are all about intensity without hurting yourself, so we don’t suggest any of you sign up for a Tough Mudder event unless it’s really want you want to do. But this article about the benefits of intense events is connected enough to what we’re all[…]

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Can You Vibrate Pounds Off?

We know, we know — you’ve seen the headlines that say vibrations are the new miracle cure for body fat. This article, for example, states that “twenty minutes a day on vibrating platform over the course of three months reduced fat in the abdomen and liver and increased levels of[…]

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Are You Good at Making Excuses to Skip a Workout?

If you don’t think you have time to exercise, please take at least have a minute to watch this video from a trainer who takes on the most common excuse to skip a workout. And, as he says himself, if time really is the issue then there is no better way to[…]

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New Study May Have Found the Best Way to Warm Up

FIFA 11+. That is not the most memorable name, but you’ll want to keep it on file because according to a new meta-study it may be the best way to warm up before a workout, if you want to reduce the chances of being injured during your workout. This meta-study[…]

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What Time of Day Is Best To Workout?

Pretty much everything you need to know is explained in this sub-minute video, including a few things we won’t discuss. But in case you don’t want to sit through the pre-roll ad, essentially the video says most evidence points to late afternoon as the best time to work out. But,[…]

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How to be Smart About Your Coffee Addiction

We are not anti-coffee here at Cardio High. In fact we have published articles that support drinking coffee before a workout. But we also know that some people get you into trouble because they think they need to guzzle it constantly to adequately function. A new study may be useful as a guide[…]

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Substitute Afternoon Snacking With Exercise

Staring at our screens or shuffling around papers or talking to our bosses seem to always make us want to reach for a handful of something sugary or salty. It’s a way many people reduce stress and alleviate boredom. But those extra calories from anxiety/boredom snacks do nothing for us except[…]

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Why Exactly Does Your Heart Love Exercise?

A new study with mice may give us a better idea of why exactly exercise is such a benefit for our hearts down to the cellular level. Researchers put mice on tiny treadmills and made them run for a half hour to mimic a good bout of exercise. The control[…]

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How Hard Should I Workout?

We get asked the following question quite a bit at Cardio High: How hard should I workout? Should I be in the orange zone (80% of heart rate max) for 20 minutes? We answer the question in the following four semi-vague replies: 1. Monitor how you feel. If you finish[…]

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