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Old 12-01-2015, 09:55 PM   #1  
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Default High Intensity Interval Training Advice

Hi all,

So I have a exercise plan which I developed with my former personal trainer. It includes a number of HIIT Combinations using plyo boxes, battle ropes, slam balls and a TRX ... all things my old gym had.

I thought being part of the same franchise that my new gym would have some, if not, all of these things but I've discovered they don't.

I really enjoy the HIIT part of my gym routine and it was designed with me in mind so little bit gutted.

There are a lot of positive to this gym so I'm looking for some suggestions on what I can introduce into my program as a substitute.

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Old 02-19-2017, 12:49 PM   #2  
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I don't use a gymn but I have a short, sharp HIIT routine I do outside.

  1. I march up a hill as fast as possible for about 18 seconds. Run if you can. Depending on fitness I use a loaded rucksack. If you don't have a suitable hill nearby you could use steps or stairs.
  2. Turn and go back down.
  3. 8-12 reps.

You might think it's not very much but it's very effective for fat loss.
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Old 07-17-2023, 11:04 AM   #3  
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Here are some tips for incorporating HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) into your fitness routine:

1. Start with a warm-up: Begin your HIIT workout with a 5-10 minute warm-up to prepare your body for the intense exercises ahead. This can involve quick aerobic workouts like jumping jacks or running.

2. Choose the right exercises: Select exercises that target different muscle groups and involve both cardio and strength training. This can include exercises like burpees, mountain climbers, squat jumps, push-ups, and high knees.

3. Set intervals: Alternate between high-intensity exercises and short periods of rest or low-intensity exercises. For example, perform a high-intensity exercise for 30 seconds, followed by 10-15 seconds of rest or a low-intensity exercise. Repeat this cycle for a set number of rounds.

4. Focus on form: It's important to maintain proper form during HIIT exercises to prevent injuries. If you're new to HIIT, start with lower-intensity exercises and gradually increase the intensity as you become more comfortable and confident.

5. Listen to your body: HIIT workouts can be intense, so it's crucial to listen to your body and take breaks when needed. Push yourself, but also know your limits to avoid overexertion or injury.

6. Gradually increase intensity: As you become more accustomed to HIIT, gradually increase the intensity and duration of your workouts. This can involve reducing rest periods, increasing the number of rounds, or incorporating more challenging exercises.

7. Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water before, during, and after your HIIT workout to stay hydrated and maintain optimal performance.

8. Include a cool-down: After completing your HIIT session, cool down with some light stretching exercises to help your body recover and prevent muscle soreness.

Remember, it’s always a good idea to consult with a healthcare professional or fitness trainer before starting any new exercise program, especially if you have any underlying health conditions.
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Old 08-17-2023, 04:10 AM   #4  
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Thanks for the info!
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Old 09-20-2023, 01:11 PM   #5  
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Ohh that are really good advices. Thx. Right now I am personally on https://betterme.world/articles/30-m...-cardio-a-day/. Have to say that thi is very intense training for me do it everyday but after 13 day of doing this it just became a daily basis for me. So check it out guys!

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Old 11-06-2023, 08:47 AM   #6  
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A HIIT session should include a warm-up and cool-down, and last about 30 - 60 minutes.
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