HIIT Training simply is High-intensity interval training (HIIT) describes any workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less-intense activity or even complete rest. A good example of this is run for 1 min and then walk for 2 minutes.
HIIT training is great for burning calories, studies have shown that HIIT burned 25-30% more calories than other forms of exercise. One of the ways HIIT training helps burn calories is that the burn actually comes after you have done your workout. Due to the intensity of the workout your metabolism elevates for hours after the exercise.
Some of the other benefits include;
- Burn a lot of calories in a short amount of time
- Can help to lose weight
- Improve Oxygen consumption
- It can reduce heart rate and blood pressure
- Blood sugar can be reduced
There are many ways to include high intensity training into your workout, you can try this workout routine (click here).
Or if you would like a specially designed program for you and your fitness levels to do at home contact us today.