Benefits of HIIT – High Intensity Interval training

HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training is a kind of workout which alternates between a period of intense activity with a period of relatively less intensity workout.

For example, if you are working out on a treadmill, you can run for 1 minute at a high speed, then walk for 2 minutes, and then again run for 1 minute at high speed. This way, in a span of 15 minutes, you will have around 5 minutes of intense activity and 10 minutes of relative calm.

HIIT can be particularly helpful if you are hard pressed for time. So, for instance, if you can spare only 15 minutes for a workout in the morning, you can pack in a HIIT routine in between. Continue reading “Benefits of HIIT – High Intensity Interval training”