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Exploring Intensity

The Wonders of a Two-Minute Walk

30 minutes a day. Five days a week. No excuses. Too intimidating? Some people view that level of recommended fitness commitment, and they know that they don’t have time (or they have other creative excuses) – so they basically do nothing. But a new study finds that there is something[…]

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Your Posture May be Making You Sad

Your mother may have been more right than you know — some new studies have found some 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 nowadays, or we’re on the[…]

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Another Study Gives High Marks to High-Intensity

We love intensity here, and we believe that short, intense sessions can be just as good as long bouts of regular exercise. And another study agrees with us. Researchers combed through data of nearly 5,000 Americans who had been given activity trackers for a week. They looked at what kind[…]

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Study: Stop Counting Calories

When you look at the nutrition facts of a food, what do you look at? Is it the calories? Or do you look at the ingredients? For most of us, we have been taught that it is all about calories. Of course we have learned  to monitor intake of processed[…]

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How Exercise Helps Those With Heart Disease

Often when it comes to health studies, we like to look at what can be done to avoid heart disease. But a new study looks at what can be done for people who are already suffering from heart disease and the answer remains as we suspected; They should be exercising.[…]

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Throw Out Your Diet Plan

This persuasive article in the New York Times is worth a read — it’s a personal tale from someone who dropped some pounds. Take some time with it, it’s not too long. But in case you just want a summary, we have broken it down for you. Moderation You knew[…]

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Why Music Makes Us Exercise Harder

We are big fans of music around here, especially when it’s time to exercise. So we could not agree more with this new study that finds music does indeed make exercising that much more fun. British researchers recruited 24 people and asked them to walk around an outdoor track at[…]

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Body Positivity With a Side of Health Sensitivity

Fewer people are trying to lose weight than in the past. According to some studies, a significant portion of both men and women who are overweight or obese consider their weight to be healthy. People are shifting up the number of pounds that they think are acceptable for good health.[…]

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Keeping Up With the Joneses’ Weight

If you find yourself having a hard time keeping the pounds off, it may be time to look at the people around you. Seriously. We’re not saying you need to start pointing fingers, but a new study finds some serious connections between weight and the company you keep, even if[…]

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Be Careful With These High Risk Exercises

One of the biggest things we care about at Cardio High is avoiding injuries. That is why we have structured our workouts to get you the most intense exercise possible without getting hurt. But outside of our gym we can only try and steer you to smarter ways to work[…]

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