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Exploring Intensity

Are You Exercising To Watch More TV?

Do you watch TV when you workout? Are you focused on the intensity of your workout and your form, or are you more intent on catching up on a tv program? A new study points to evidence that a shocking 77% of people who are using bikes at the gym are[…]

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HILIT in Newton MA

HILIT is now becoming a thing, and guess what? HILIT has been available in Newton for five years over at Cardio High. Ahem. HILIT stands for High Intensity Low Impact Training. While we can claim to be one of the first boutique gyms to offer HILIT, our form and philosophy[…]

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Are You Breathing Correctly? It Could Change Everything

Breathing. We have to do it, very often, and yet many of us are not very good at it. Breathing correctly, though, could mean huge benefits not just for your mind but body as well. There are multiple breathing apps available, trying to help you learn “breathwork,” much of it[…]

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What is the Best Stride for Running?

If you read Born to Run, you may have concluded that barefoot running with a landing on the forefoot is the best stride for everyone. Though you may have noticed that Five Fingers have vanished from the realm of trendy footwear. Runners want to make sure their gait reduces injury[…]

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How Exercise Makes You More Optimistic

People who exercise all the time may seem like they’re faking happiness — after all they have to get sweaty, it takes up time in their day and they’re sore. So why would they be smiling? Well, according to a new study there is something called a cascade of positive[…]

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Why Stress Fractures May be Worse for Vegans

Stress fractures are one of the more troubling risks for runners, the tiny cracks in your bones that can come from overtraining. And for many of us it seems like nothing much can be done — we either have to stop running or we deal with the risk. But this[…]

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Bananas After a Workout Help Recovery… a Bunch

Gatorade has made a fortune teaching people about electrolytes and glucose and how important they are to keep your body’s fuel tank from going dry. But a new study looked at something much cheaper and more natural than a sports drinks — a banana. And it looks like the banana[…]

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Study Says Walk More, Sleep More

While there has long been a school of thought that exercising leads to better sleep, it is sometimes contradicted by studies. And even for those who believe it, it’s often assumed that you have to sweat pretty hard to end up actually getting more Z’s. But according to a new study,[…]

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HILIT May be Our New Favorite Workout Trend

A big new workout trend gaining speed is HILIT, which stands for High Intensity Low Impact Training. At Cardio High we have always aimed to deliver the best HILIT workout in the world. We just were not smart enough to use that fancy acronym. We believe in all the benefits of[…]

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