HIIT Benefits

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) are short but intense (and effective) workouts that provide HUGE health benefits.   The key is to hit it hard and strong (with great form); this is not a steady-state, low heart rate activity.  You’ll definitely break a sweat.

HIIT workouts include the following types of exercises, including (but not limited to):

  • body weight movements;
  • power lifting;
  • plyometrics;
  • sprints;
  • playground activities, such as sled pushes and pulls;
  • multiple-mode training, on equipment such as cycle ergometers, treadmills and ellipticals; and
  • heavy rope drills.

Here’s a bit of science to back up the metabolic effectiveness claims, courtesy of the Idea Health & Fitness Assn.  You you can click here for the full report.

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Now go run!

Keli 🙂

 

 

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