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Exploring Intensity

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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Try This Exercise Before Running

We are fans of running around here, but we know the host of issues that can make the activity a rather unpleasant experience. And one of those is lower back pain. Our lower backs just do not do well with repetitive running. Back pain is one of the main reasons[…]

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How to Reverse the Impact of Too Much Sitting

There has been much written about how the health problems that come from sitting cannot be reversed. Some health researchers cite studies that show excessive sitting can have similar effects as smoking. But new research shows it may be possible to reverse the impact of excessive couch/chair warming… but it’s[…]

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Study: “You Can’t Outrun Your Past”

This article in the NY Times is mostly about how running will likely not harm your heart as many people have feared. We’ve covered that before, so this isn’t news to us. But there is something in the study about runners and their hearts that we wanted to point out.[…]

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Too Much TV (Sitting) is Bad News

After a trip to the gym, many of us like to hunker down on the couch and enjoy an hour or four of television. We even like doing that if we’ve missed the gym, but at least if we get a good sweat we feel okay with taking it easy[…]

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Keep On Moving As You Age

One reason the elderly probably spend so much time sitting around is because most of us believe that if you’re not getting sweaty you’re not getting real exercise. So why bother? But a new study points to evidence that any kind of activity, even housework, can have benefits if done[…]

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