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Is 4 Seconds of HIIT Enough to Make You Healthy?

At Cardio High we are amused by studies to find the absolute smallest amount someone can exercise and find benefit. The New York Times made the 7-minute workout a popular routine a few years ago, with claims that 7 minutes of exercise a few times each week would make an[…]

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How Can You Choose Resolutions That Actually Work?

OK. It’s early January, and some people follow the tradition of making a January 1 resolution for the year. When it comes to fitness most people fail to keep their resolutions. Gym memberships spike, but by just the third week of January gym visits fall. By around August almost everyone[…]

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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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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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Can Exercise Help You Sleep Better?

We love a good night of sleep. Goldilocks style: not too long, not too short. Studies show that exercise or a good sports outing will help with a good night of sleep as long as it’s not within an hour of bedtime. And a new study shows that simple light[…]

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Fight the COVID Blues with Exercise

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic remains a daily reminder that our lives are not back to normal. And now that it’s been months of social distancing and other struggles in life, you would be forgiven for feeling some extra doses of stress. But a new study points to[…]

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During COVID, Less Sofa and More Stretching…

COVID-19 has created havoc on nearly every facet our lives. Not least of all is our physical health, even if we’ve been lucky enough to avoid the virus. This NY Times article lays out just how bad our at-home regimens may be, especially if we’re trying to emulate something similar[…]

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Cardio High Playlists

Our Cardio High clients are hunkered down in their homes around Newton, Weston and Waltham where COVID-19 is spreading its evil. Some industrious people are rigging gear together to do workouts in their homes, and we thought perhaps bringing some of the sounds of Cardio High into those homes would[…]

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Belly Fat is Where the Danger Hangs

While you stare forlornly at your midsection in the mirror it’s important to remember that, according to a new extensive study, the size of your gut hang has implications for your health. This seems obvious, but read on for details. It turns out that genetics play a big role in[…]

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