Health Benefits: High-Intensity Interval Training May Slow Down Aging Process
Elevate Christian Network :: Health and Wellness
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is cardio exercise that involves alternating between short periods of super intense exercise and very short breaks. For example, intense sprinting for three to five minutes, then taking a short break, then doing more sprinting. It’s not easy to do, but it has some benefits you’re probably interested in.
It’s no surprise consistent exercise keeps you healthy, but a new study suggests a certain type of workout can actually dramatically improve your longevity. This is how you can get your sweat on well into your golden years.
The HIIT study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, looked at two different age groups: men and women 18 to 30, and men and women 65 to 80. Over 12 weeks they participated in exercise regimens that involved consistent HIIT workouts, and by the end, both groups saw several benefits that suggest an improvement to age-related decline. Read more… lifehacker.com
Why this fitness expert says you should exercise less – Body and Soul High intensity interval training, or HIIT, is the most effective form of exercise and all it takes is you, at home without any equipment, just 10 to 30 minutes out of your day. I developed my programs the 30 Minute Blitz and the 10 Minute Turnaround …
6 Moves To Get In A Complete HIIT Workout At Home – Competitor Running (blog) Unless you’ve been living under a very large rock, you’ve probably noticed high-intensity interval training’s (HIIT) influence on athletic performance. In fact, the American College of Sports Medicine recently ranked it as one of the top fitness trends …
Interval training is the new fountain of youth – London Free Press Interval training is not only king of exercise, it’s been declared a fountain of youth by a new study. Forget Botox and expensive creams, reach for your runners instead. High-intensity interval training increases cellular energy production that staves …
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