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Songs in the Key of Intensity

This article is about everything we could hope for. Not only does it espouse the benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training, which we frequently plug, but it also says listening to your favorite music can help you hit higher levels of intensity during interval training. Yes, the thing we were already doing (and[…]

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Another Study Says Intensity is the Way to Better Health

A recent study on 300 obese adults adds to the mountain of research that is showing high intensity workouts are the best way to get fit, even if you’re obese and even if you don’t do it that much. The subjects were broken into four groups: Occasional low intensity, occasional[…]

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Is the Best Trainer the One in Your Phone?

There is no question that fitness apps offer a great alternative to heading to the gym and tangling with a personal trainer. At least that’s what the app makers want you to believe. But are these things really going to get you into excellent shape? A NY Times reporter took[…]

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Do You Know these 10 Exercise Myths?

Lifehacker did a brief video that covers 10 exercise myths.     No time to watch? Here’s a brief look at all ten: 1. Treadmills are easier on your knees Overstriding and a bouncier stride make treadmills as hard on the knees as running outside. 2. Change your running shoes[…]

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Do You Have Fitbit Rash?

Fitbit is no stranger to rashes. The company recently faced a class action lawsuit for their Fitbit Force after recalling a million of them last year because they were irritating some people’s skin. Well oops, they did it again. Or at least that is what some consumers are complaining about,[…]

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How Intense Can You Get with One Arm?

A one-armed diabetic with scoliosis and a lung that’s half normal size may sound like the set-up for a bad joke, but it’s actually a description of America’s most inspirational crossfitter. At 20 years old, Luke Ericson has competed in three Crossfit competitions, one of which he won an award.[…]

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NY Times Reports HIIT Helps Fight Disease

We have reported on past NY Times articles that point to High-Intensity Interval Training, but this new article shows HIIT is not just for those looking to lose weight. It can help those who suffer from chronic illness, such as diabetes or cancer and can help people recover from a stroke or battle[…]

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Want to Lose Weight? Get a Fat Dog.

Is your dog overweight? Are you overweight? Well, have you ever thought that maybe you could lose weight at the same time? A few researchers and vets got an idea due to how many dog owners are so closely attached to their pups. See, dogs are often a great way to[…]

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