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Exploring Intensity

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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After 40 We Lose Muscle Mass. What To Do?

While many of us try to get through the day without feeling too unhealthy, there are others who want to build stronger muscles and more tone. There is no age that is too old to want to get stronger. So if you’re looking to pull that off then a new[…]

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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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During COVID, Less Sofa and More Stretching…

COVID-19 has created havoc on nearly every facet our lives. Not least of all is our physical health, even if we’ve been lucky enough to avoid the virus. This NY Times article lays out just how bad our at-home regimens may be, especially if we’re trying to emulate something similar[…]

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Exercise Snack: Back and Leg Stretches

During the COVID era, many of us are sitting too much working at home or binge-watching TV shows. There’s a dearth of annoying co-workers popping their heads into our offices to get us up to walk to a meeting or out to lunch. We want our clients to make sure[…]

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Did We Create The Perfect @ Home Workout?

Seven years ago when we started working on Cardio High, our goal was to create the same workout as a high intensity sport like squash or running a 5k at top speed… but without the risk of injury. We conducted a couple years of research trying every workout that seemed[…]

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Is 15 Feet The New 6 Feet When Running?

We have continued to do our one mile time trial runs at The Newton North track during the COVID-19 shutdown. Is it wise to run in a place where others are also running, even if we keep six feet away from all other people? According to a new study of[…]

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The Ideal At-Home Workout Space?

Cardio High is busy creating daily livestream sessions for working out at home, but some people may hesitate to join because they lack space and don’t have a dedicated workout space. But our workouts don’t require a space much larger than a yoga mat. So what are the keys to setting[…]

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