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If you want to be done with your workout quickly AND have great results, crank the intensity of whatever you have been doing up! It is proven that instead of slaving for one hour on the bellowed oldie treadmill at a constant pace of [insert whatever has been your comfort treadmill pace over the last ten years here], you can gain some strength, endurance and fat- and calorie-burn capabilities by working out using an interval mode. It is a cool concept in today’s I-demand-it-faster-immediately-now! world we have been living in…
The MINIMUM EFFECTIVE DOSE is simply the smallest dose that will produce a desired outcome and anything BEYOND the MED is wasteful. That being said, use this training you can do when you are stuck for time and you still want results. Follow the training below, 4 times per week for 12 -16 weeks to get the body you want. Day 1Close grip pushups 10 reps (Can be done on knees or on an incline surface)
Posted by Shane Mclean @ Monday, September 02, 2013 @ 11:50am
High intensity interval training (HIIT) is not a new exercise fad, nor a aimless approach to eliminate aerobic training's inevitable redundancy for the general fitness population. It is a research-backed, fundamental pillar that all ages and abilities can utilize. The use of HIIT has ranged from Olympic athletes, to cardiac rehab patients. The recent surge of HIIT into the general fitness population is here to stay. What is HIIT?
Posted by Anton Snyder @ Thursday, August 15, 2013 @ 16:49pm
Train hard, eat less? Interval training could help suppress your short-term appetite, finds new research from the University of Western Australia.Overweight men who completed 30 minutes of intense exercise intervals ate up to 170 fewer calories about an hour post-workout than those who performed moderate exercise.
The phrase Interval Training is very often said. But what does it mean?Interval Training can be either of the following:Heart rate /Zone training or a mix of weights and cardiovascular in the same workoutOn a basic level interval training is the raising and lowering of the heart rate during a given workout. So, why do we want to raise and lower the heart rate? For years the answer has been because it helps you lose weight faster. Well that answer is correct, but how do you lose weight faster.
Posted by Bill Ross @ Wednesday, June 26, 2013 @ 11:39am
Steady state cardio if you are trying to trim a few pounds. According to The article, published in Obesity Reviews (Vol. 13 Issue 6), explained that cardio doesn't work for FOUR reasons:
•1 Some people eat more when they start a cardio program
•2 Calorie burning at rest often decreases with cardio
•3 Calorie-burning muscle tissue is often lost
•4 Cardio programs cause you to do less activity over the day