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Exploring Intensity

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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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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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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Studying? Do Less Cramming and More Exercise

Vegging out on the internet. Taking a nap. Staring at a wall. Fixing a snack. These are some of the ways in which we take a break from studying before we dive back into that textbook. But a new study says that if you are really looking for a good[…]

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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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Another Study Says Jog Away Depression

Depression is a very serious health issue, and there is often no easy way to push back against it. But a huge new study shows compelling evidence that even moderate exercise can be good at counteracting symptoms related to depression. Researchers first went to the UK Biobank, which houses the[…]

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Are You Healthy? Still Pay Attention to Symptoms…

Every now and then we hear a tale about someone who is incredibly fit, eats well – and then has a heart attack out of the blue. Even if you lead a healthy lifestyle it is worth seeing your doc once a year and paying attention to any symptoms that[…]

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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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