Cardio High Report

Cardio High Report

Is There a Downside to HIIT?

We have written often about the great things you can get from doing high-intensity exercise; makes you feel great, helps reduce risk of disease, burns calories efficiently, can be fun. But there are a couple negative aspects of high intensity fitness we should note. 1. Injury risk. There is a[…]

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Why Did Cardio High Select Manual Gear?

Why did we pick the gear we use at Cardio High? Dr S states: Because “Unicorns are not for page 27. They are for eternity.” -Jasper Fforde  In other words, movement and exercise isn’t a phase, ideally it’s a lifelong endeavor. Cardio High works to embody that belief in many[…]

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How Do I Get Off The Couch?

How do I get off the couch just to do it? To just move, even if it’s not vigorous? I am asked that multiple times each week by people looking to manage their health or mood with exercise.  Here goes: Choose an activity you are reasonably sure you’ll like: walking[…]

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What Is High Intensity Fitness?

What is high intensity fitness? At Cardio High we choose to focus on high heart rate because there are hundreds of scientific studies that focus on heart rate to measure high intensity fitness. There are also quite a few good heart rate devices that allow users to see the results[…]

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How Did Vance Lose 200 Pounds?

Dr S., This is a video about a dude named Vance who lost 200 pounds, and his methods seem pretty simple: accept help from friends, be accountable, change diet. I know you dislike diet culture, so I am curious how you view his story. -MG Dr. S: I like some[…]

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Ignore Your Willpower

Dr. S begins to answer the questions about motivation and changing behavior. Dr. S: Behavior change can be thought of in two phases: making the initial change and maintaining the change once established. I’ll talk now about making the initial change. People tend to believe that making a change in behavior, such[…]

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