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Exploring Intensity

Dr. S Goes to a Doc For Elbow Pain

MG: You experienced an elbow injury. Managing pain and injuries is a key part of trying to stay healthy, so you can get a cardio buzz every day. Tell us about your experience fixing your elbow. Dr. S: I went to an orthopedic surgeon for a steroid injection after more[…]

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The First Client n=1

The Story of n=1 I was the first Cardio High client. I figured the Cardio High program needed to work for me before I introduced it to others. As I mentioned in an earlier chapter, I went to a dozen trainers who failed to raise my heart rate, or they[…]

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What Was the Idea Behind Cardio High?

Doctor S: What’s your approach to fitness and health? MG: I am going to focus on fitness.  I played sports all the time starting at around age 6. I wanted to be a pro football player, but I was always way too small. I started playing tennis tournaments at age[…]

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Outrunning Uncertainty

Tomorrow, in Massachusetts, all outdoor athletes will need to wear a mask during their workout, even if no one is in sight. COVID needs strict rules. I’m not for or against, I’m acknowledging.  Tomorrow our country may find out who we’ve elected as the President of the United States. At[…]

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Doctor S Shares Her Approach to Fitness and Health

Dear Exploring Intensity readers, we’d like to introduce you to Doctor S. She will be contributing her expertise on healthy approaches to fitness, health and nutrition. She is a Harvard-trained physician practicing medicine in New England. She has had a career-long interest in redefining health as a life long sustainable[…]

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Thinking About Getting a Treadmill?

Cardio High clients know that we are biased when it comes to treadmills. We like the manual treadmills in the shape of a curve, and our preferred brand is Woodway. But the Woodway Curve is an expensive treadmill that costs around $7,000+ when you factor in shipping. We prefer the[…]

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Can Exercise Help You Sleep Better?

We love a good night of sleep. Goldilocks style: not too long, not too short. Studies show that exercise or a good sports outing will help with a good night of sleep as long as it’s not within an hour of bedtime. And a new study shows that simple light[…]

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Heat Burns Calories

We have rediscovered that working out in a warm room or when it’s hot outside will help you burn more calories when you exercise. Our recent study with a subject of one (your author) found that doing the exact same workout in a warm room vs. a cold room can[…]

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Fight the COVID Blues with Exercise

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic remains a daily reminder that our lives are not back to normal. And now that it’s been months of social distancing and other struggles in life, you would be forgiven for feeling some extra doses of stress. But a new study points to[…]

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