Fitness

Fitness

Too Much TV (Sitting) is Bad News

After a trip to the gym, many of us like to hunker down on the couch and enjoy an hour or four of television. We even like doing that if we’ve missed the gym, but at least if we get a good sweat we feel okay with taking it easy[…]

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Keep On Moving As You Age

One reason the elderly probably spend so much time sitting around is because most of us believe that if you’re not getting sweaty you’re not getting real exercise. So why bother? But a new study points to evidence that any kind of activity, even housework, can have benefits if done[…]

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Can You Do Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Workout?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an old woman. There is no debating that. The 84-year-old Supreme Court Justice is a two-time cancer survivor and definitely seems like someone who would prefer to spend her time going over thick law journals instead of working out. But she does a workout that many[…]

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Does a Positive Self Image Lead to Longer Lifespan?

You have heard a million times about the power of a positive mental attitude. And a new study points to evidence that how you feel about your own physical fitness may add to, or strip away, years of your life. Researchers looked at mountains of data of people’s self-perceptions and[…]

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You Are Not Too Old For Intensity

Are you concerned that you may be too old to do high-intensity interval training – even though studies show it provides immense health benefits? Well, a new study shows that age is only a number – at least when it comes to mice and intensity. Researchers gathered up a bunch[…]

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A Brief Checklist For Your Outdoor Workouts

Summer is a great time of year to exercise outside. While we hope you will continue to come and enjoy the cool air conditioning at Cardio High – we hope you will add variety by enjoying some of the great outdoor gyms in Newton; Auburndale Cove, Cold Spring Park or[…]

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