Cardio High Report

Cardio High Report

Exercise Snack: Back and Leg Stretches

During the COVID era, many of us are sitting too much working at home or binge-watching TV shows. There’s a dearth of annoying co-workers popping their heads into our offices to get us up to walk to a meeting or out to lunch. We want our clients to make sure[…]

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Did We Create The Perfect @ Home Workout?

Seven years ago when we started working on Cardio High, our goal was to create the same workout as a high intensity sport like squash or running a 5k at top speed… but without the risk of injury. We conducted a couple years of research trying every workout that seemed[…]

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Is 15 Feet The New 6 Feet When Running?

We have continued to do our one mile time trial runs at The Newton North track during the COVID-19 shutdown. Is it wise to run in a place where others are also running, even if we keep six feet away from all other people? According to a new study of[…]

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The Ideal At-Home Workout Space?

Cardio High is busy creating daily livestream sessions for working out at home, but some people may hesitate to join because they lack space and don’t have a dedicated workout space. But our workouts don’t require a space much larger than a yoga mat. So what are the keys to setting[…]

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Cardio High Outdoor Workout

For a brief moment Cardio High offered outdoor workouts at Newton North Track, though we mostly used the turf football field. We are now going through a period of sheltering in place, and Cardio High is only offering workouts via Zoom. But we thought it would be useful to share[…]

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Cardio High Playlists

Our Cardio High clients are hunkered down in their homes around Newton, Weston and Waltham where COVID-19 is spreading its evil. Some industrious people are rigging gear together to do workouts in their homes, and we thought perhaps bringing some of the sounds of Cardio High into those homes would[…]

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5K vs Half Marathon?

At Cardio High we have quite a few clients who are training to run the Boston Marathon or a half marathon this Spring. We admire their determination and respect their goals, as some of them are running to raise money for causes that need funding. But from a health perspective,[…]

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HILIT in Newton MA

HILIT is now becoming a thing, and guess what? HILIT has been available in Newton for five years over at Cardio High. Ahem. HILIT stands for High Intensity Low Impact Training. While we can claim to be one of the first boutique gyms to offer HILIT, our form and philosophy[…]

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HILIT May be Our New Favorite Workout Trend

A big new workout trend gaining speed is HILIT, which stands for High Intensity Low Impact Training. At Cardio High we have always aimed to deliver the best HILIT workout in the world. We just were not smart enough to use that fancy acronym. We believe in all the benefits of[…]

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Case Study: How Did Sue S. Drop Weight?

We occasionally like to highlight the fitness improvements of clients who make excellent strides improving their strength and speed. Sue S. is a client who recently dropped more than 35 pounds in a couple of months. We are not fans of rapid weight loss because that weight usually comes back[…]

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