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Does Weed Make You Go to the Gym?

While smoking or eating weed has long been thought to lead to the munchies and zoning out on the coach, a new large study presents evidence that marijuana may actually be a great way to help people exercise. Think we’re just blowing smoke? Well, let’s break this down. Researchers in[…]

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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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Can HIIT Can Fight Cancer in One Workout?

We are not suggesting that high intensity exercise cures cancer. But we are referencing a new study that points to HIIT as being successful in stopping the growth of cancer cells in the colon area – with just one session. To perform the study, the researchers selected a group of[…]

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Curious About Your Heart Health? Drop and Gimme 40

There is a new way to check in on how healthy your heart is and it consists of a simple, irritating exericise: push-ups. Yes, you may want to banish push-ups from every workout, but doing them can give you a pretty good insight into how your ticker is functioning, according[…]

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Exchange Your Blood Pressure Meds For Exercise

Medications for blood pressure can do wonders, if you’re someone who is seriously concerned about your cardiovascular health. And visceral fat is another issue that can affect your heart, which some meds may reduce. But two new studies show that if you start exercising, those pills may not be needed.[…]

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Eggs are healthy. No wait. They’re not healthy. Ugh

We’re done. After it seemed like the egg controversy was finally over, and that consuming them was actually healthy, a new study is out that adds another wrinkle (or is that crack?) to the discussion. From this article: In their analysis, researchers found a 17 percent increased risk of cardiovascular disease[…]

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Are You Healthy? Still Pay Attention to Symptoms…

Every now and then we hear a tale about someone who is incredibly fit, eats well – and then has a heart attack out of the blue. Even if you lead a healthy lifestyle it is worth seeing your doc once a year and paying attention to any symptoms that[…]

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Burn the Fat With High Intensity

Everyone wants to burn fat and there are (maybe literally) a million different solutions out there. But a new meticulous meta-study shows that high intensity training may be the best way to get rid of that gut. This review of previous studies looked at 36 which are considered high-quality and[…]

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