Tips

Tips

Turn off the TV… at the Gym

When you hop on a bike at the gym, what are you most focused on? Is it how many miles you’re going to hit? Is it the calories you’re going to burn? Or is it what’s on the TV? A new study is out which points to evidence that a[…]

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Sorry, but Another Study Links Bacon to Cancer

The cost of delicious grows ever steeper as a new study connects foods like hot dogs, bacon and other processed food to an increased risk of breast cancer. A meta-study looked at the data from 16 previous studies. Now, all these studies were observational, and that certainly is less definitive,[…]

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Don’t Get Injured

Some Cardio High clients and a couple of our coaches are tracking improvements in fitness. Consistency is a key to making gains in strength, speed, balance and endurance. We are acutely aware that injury can be one of the primary obstacles to staying on track with fitness goals and at[…]

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Instead of Running Should You… Skip?

We’ll answer that question right away and say no, probably not, and for the same reason we don’t suggest a treadmill desk or riding around on a unicycle: we respect you too much. But there’s a study that almost might make us change our minds. Scientists recruited 30 subjects, men[…]

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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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Studying? Do Less Cramming and More Exercise

Vegging out on the internet. Taking a nap. Staring at a wall. Fixing a snack. These are some of the ways in which we take a break from studying before we dive back into that textbook. But a new study says that if you are really looking for a good[…]

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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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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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Better Posture Leads to a Better Mood

Your mother may have been more right than you know. Better posture leads to a happier mood. Some new studies have found 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[…]

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