Fitness

Fitness

The Wonders of a Two-Minute Walk

30 minutes a day. Five days a week. No excuses. Too intimidating? Some people view that level of recommended fitness commitment, and they know that they don’t have time (or they have other creative excuses) – so they basically do nothing. But a new study finds that there is something[…]

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Your Posture May be Making You Sad

Your mother may have been more right than you know — some new studies have found some 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 nowadays, or we’re on the[…]

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Another Study Gives High Marks to High-Intensity

We love intensity here, and we believe that short, intense sessions can be just as good as long bouts of regular exercise. And another study agrees with us. Researchers combed through data of nearly 5,000 Americans who had been given activity trackers for a week. They looked at what kind[…]

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Body Positivity With a Side of Health Sensitivity

Fewer people are trying to lose weight than in the past. According to some studies, a significant portion of both men and women who are overweight or obese consider their weight to be healthy. People are shifting up the number of pounds that they think are acceptable for good health.[…]

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Be Careful With These High Risk Exercises

One of the biggest things we care about at Cardio High is avoiding injuries. That is why we have structured our workouts to get you the most intense exercise possible without getting hurt. But outside of our gym we can only try and steer you to smarter ways to work[…]

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Try This Exercise Before Running

We are fans of running around here, but we know the host of issues that can make the activity a rather unpleasant experience. And one of those is lower back pain. Our lower backs just do not do well with repetitive running. Back pain is one of the main reasons[…]

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How to Reverse the Impact of Too Much Sitting

There has been much written about how the health problems that come from sitting cannot be reversed. Some health researchers cite studies that show excessive sitting can have similar effects as smoking. But new research shows it may be possible to reverse the impact of excessive couch/chair warming… but it’s[…]

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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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