High intensity interval training, or HIIT, is a method of aerobic exercise, and occasionally strength training, that is focused on intense periods of exercise and longer periods of rest than usual. For example, you would be running to almost your maximal capacity for a minute, and then resting for two minutes. This would then be continued for a period of 15 minutes (this is simply an example and, naturally, the length of exercises will vary according to your personal capabilities as the goal is not to expend all of your energy).
HIIT exercises are normally not as long as regular exercises because of the high amount of energy you’re expending while “going all out”. It’s because of this that extended periods of recovery are required for your body to deal with the physiological adaptations that are occurring.Download our Fitness Hacks for Beginners.
The below program is not according to training days and can be utilized within a power-allocated day within your training week, according to your genetic results.
HIIT training is flexible and is very beneficial if you want to lose weight, improve cardiovascular health, add variety to your training methods, and increase your metabolism while building muscle and getting stronger. It will challenge you to train differently from how you would normally and allows for a large amount of variations, so you won’t get bored or feel as though you’re stuck in a routine if you continuously aim to do different exercises consistently.
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