Cardio High Report

Cardio High Report

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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Who Enjoys a Cardio Buzz?

n= 2, 3, 4 and 5 Once I found that Cardio High worked for me, I needed to find some guinea pigs to see if other people found value in this new low impact form of HIIT. I recruited two friends who are athletes in their 40s and 50s and[…]

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Dr. S Goes to a Doc For Elbow Pain

MG: You experienced an elbow injury. Managing pain and injuries is a key part of trying to stay healthy, so you can get a cardio buzz every day. Tell us about your experience fixing your elbow. Dr. S: I went to an orthopedic surgeon for a steroid injection after more[…]

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The First Client n=1

The Story of n=1 I was the first Cardio High client. I figured the Cardio High program needed to work for me before I introduced it to others. As I mentioned in an earlier chapter, I went to a dozen trainers who failed to raise my heart rate, or they[…]

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What Was the Idea Behind Cardio High?

Doctor S: What’s your approach to fitness and health? MG: I am going to focus on fitness.  I played sports all the time starting at around age 6. I wanted to be a pro football player, but I was always way too small. I started playing tennis tournaments at age[…]

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Outrunning Uncertainty

Tomorrow, in Massachusetts, all outdoor athletes will need to wear a mask during their workout, even if no one is in sight. COVID needs strict rules. I’m not for or against, I’m acknowledging.  Tomorrow our country may find out who we’ve elected as the President of the United States. At[…]

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Doctor S Shares Her Approach to Fitness and Health

Dear Exploring Intensity readers, we’d like to introduce you to Doctor S. She will be contributing her expertise on healthy approaches to fitness, health and nutrition. She is a Harvard-trained physician practicing medicine in New England. She has had a career-long interest in redefining health as a life long sustainable[…]

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