High Intensity Interval Training and It’s Effects on Disease and Aging

For those not familiar with the benefits of HIIT training this is a great read.

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High Intensity Interval Training I teach and implement High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) for Westchester NY clients for a good reason; it decreases the possibility of getting metabolic syndrome, Type II Diabetes and the atrophy of muscle tissue that usually corresponds with aging. So what is High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)?High-intensity interval training (HIIT<), as defined by wikipedia here: “…also called high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE) or sprint interval training (SIT), is an enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. HIIT is a form of cardiovascular exercise. Usual HIIT sessions may vary from 4–30 minutes. These short, intense workouts provide improved athletic capacity and condition, improved glucose metabolism, and improved fat burning.”[1][2][3] High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has become a phenomenon in the sports and fitness industry it’s still very niche oriented.  Why is it still unknown to most? Well the drawback to HIIT is that de-conditioned or untrained trainees may not tolerate…

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