Having a busy schedule can make it difficult to workout. If all you have is your lunch hour, you want something that is going to be both quick and effective. interval training for 15 minutes, 3 times a week, you will benefit more than if you ran on a treadmill for an hour. If you only have short time to get yourself into better shape, 2 weeks of HIIT training can improve your aerobic capacity as much as 6 to 8 weeks of endurance training

The Exercise

The great thing with HIIT training is you can choose any exercises you are good at and like. You can choose from two to eight different exercises for a single HIIT Session.  So how does HIIT work, Each Exercise consists of 20 Seconds exercise and 10 Seconds Rest between each exercise, until you have completed all eight exercise and rest time.

Burn more fat

HIIT workouts not only burn more calories, they help you continue to do so after the workout has finished, The intervals of intense exertion send your body’s repair cycle into top gear. This means that you will burn more fat and calories for up to 24 hours after your workout has finished a lot more than you would if you had done a steady cardio session.

Healthier Heart

HIIT workouts force you into the anaerobic zone a place most people never reach. This is that place where you feel like your heart is beating so hard it might burst out of your chest. Pushing yourself to this extreme can produce some incredible results quickly.

Lose Weight, Not Muscle

If you have been on a diet, you should know it is hard to lose weight without losing muscle growth. Cardio workouts tend to promote muscle loss while HIIT workouts help you maintain and build the muscles. The energy you expend during a HIIT session comes directly from your fat stores, creating a leaner you, you can further this building of lean muscle by adding a little resistance to your routine. By doing your HIIT workout while wearing extra weight (a body weight vest). This is a really simple way to make your workout harder without impacting your movements or range of motion.

Increase Your Metabolism

HIIT also helps you lose fat and maintain muscle but it also increases your production of human growth hormone (HGH) 24 hours after your HITT session. HGH increases your calorie burn but it also helps you look young and fresh by slowing the aging process inside and out

Train Anywhere

HIIT just means repeated periods of going all out. Followed by periods of recovery, you can adapt your workouts to fit your needs. If you often travel you can even do your training in your Hotel Room or outside in the public Park areas. Public park areas make a brilliant space for HIIT training, on your own or in groups, with or without exercise equipment, such as kettle bells TRX straps

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