High Intensity Internal Training

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Fire your personal trainer and sell that treadmill on Craigslist! Experts are now suggesting a new form of exercise that promises to help you achieve your fitness and health goals in only 7 minutes a day! High Intensity Interval Training is all the buzz lately and for very good reasons! Who doesn’t want to gain more health benefit from their workout in just a fraction of the time?
As reported by the New York Times2:
“’There’s very good evidence that high-intensity interval training provides “many of the fitness benefits of prolonged endurance training but in much less time,’ says Chris Jordan, the director of exercise physiology at the Human Performance Institute in Orlando, Fla., and co-author of the new article.”
It is now well-established that HIIT training provides these benefits:
Significantly improving your insulin sensitivity, especially if you’re on a low-processed food-, low-sugar/low-grain diet
Optimizing your cholesterol ratios, when combined with a proper diet
Boosting fat metabolism and optimizing your body fat percentage (as a result of improved conservation of sugar and glycogen in your muscles)
Virtually eliminating type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure
Naturally boosting your levels of human growth hormone (HGH)
Increasing your aerobic capacity
As with all exercise programs, it is important to listen to your body. If you are already in good physical condition and currently participate a fitness routine then listen to your heart. You may be surprised how intense this little program really is. If you are overweight or do not engage in regular exercise you may want to start slowly, listening to your body and increasing intensity as you feel capable.
Good luck and let us know how this exercise program works for you!