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Exploring Intensity

There is no New Gut Bacteria Miracle Pill

Hundreds of scientists are studying the role of bacteria in our GI systems to understand their role and to see if there are ways to improve how people feel by altering the bacteria. We recently read through an article about a study to determine if one specific bacteria (or lack[…]

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Case Study: How Did Sue S. Drop Weight?

We occasionally like to highlight the fitness improvements of clients who make excellent strides improving their strength and speed. Sue S. is a client who recently dropped more than 35 pounds in a couple of months. We are not fans of rapid weight loss because that weight usually comes back[…]

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For Your Health, Buy a Dog

If you were looking for another reason to love your pup, then you can add “makes me exercise” to the list. At least that is what we’re learning from this new study looking at how dog ownership affects your exercise habits. British scientists gave in-depth questionnaires to 700 people from[…]

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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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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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