This quiz contains a feature article that identifies why short bursts of extreme exercise pay off in long-distance events like marathons and triathlons. It explores how a few minutes of intense exercise can make a difference in events that last hours.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Explain the physiological responses to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and how they are similar to traditional endurance training.
- Identify the specific modalities of HIIT and how they can uniquely contribute to an endurance training plan.
- Contrast several coaching plans that incorporate HIIT into endurance training.
- Develop specific HIIT workouts that can contribute to endurance performance.