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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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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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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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New Link Between Obesity and Cancer?

Obesity is correlated with a growing list of cancers. The correlation and perhaps cause is greater with younger people. Here is the (lack of) skinny from this article: Researchers studied the incidence of 30 of the most common cancers, including 12 that are obesity related, from 1995 to 2014 in[…]

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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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You Are Stronger in Old Age Than You Think

A lot of articles we write here are about getting fit while you’re younger, and many of us like to focus on that because we assume that once we get older we’re not going to have much strength or gas left in the tank. We do lose muscle mass every[…]

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Study Says Even Light Drinking Can be Unhealthy

Sorry everyone, but your reliance on the belief that a little drinking is okay is slowly swirling down the drain. Another study is out smashing the once-medically-supported belief that you could have a couple drinks every night and suffer no ill effects. This study looked at hundreds of thousands of[…]

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