Fitness

Fitness

For Your Health, Buy a Dog

If you were looking for another reason to love your pup, then you can add “makes me exercise” to the list. At least that is what we’re learning from this new study looking at how dog ownership affects your exercise habits. British scientists gave in-depth questionnaires to 700 people from[…]

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Music Makes You Faster

If you’re looking for a simple way to increase your foot speed, a perfect playlist might do the trick. We have many debates at Cardio High about what makes a perfect playlist. We get requests for ’80s, rock, pop, EDM and “anything with a beat.” Researchers recently conducted a study[…]

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The Benefits of Exercise Last Longer Than You Think

Before we go on, this is absolutely not an invitation to stop working out. Studies generally show that more exercise leads to better health outcomes – so don’t get ready to rest on the laurels of your previous sweat fests. But you should know that the workouts you do today[…]

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Studying? Do Less Cramming and More Exercise

Vegging out on the internet. Taking a nap. Staring at a wall. Fixing a snack. These are some of the ways in which we take a break from studying before we dive back into that textbook. But a new study says that if you are really looking for a good[…]

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Better Posture Leads to a Better Mood

Your mother may have been more right than you know. Better posture leads to a happier mood. Some new studies have found evidence that slouching may be problematic, not just in how you look — but also how you feel. Many of us are stuck hunched over at a desk[…]

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This New Gym is the Studio 54 of Working Out

Performix House, a new gym in NYC, cracks us up. They claim they are only for “really driven people when it comes to fitness and taking accountability for their health.” Joining Performix House has a price tag of $900 per month. But there’s more than the price tag that might[…]

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The “Sweet Spot” of Interval Training

It seems pretty obvious to us by this point that high intensity interval training is great exercise. Sure, we’ve been pushing that for a long time, but there is enough evidence that we think it’s pretty hard to deny by this point. But when it comes to the intervals, how[…]

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