23 Feb HIIT Training
With this technique of training you need to be able to give your 100% effort. It requires a high volume of training that can benefit you in many ways. It gets your heart rate up and burns more fat in less time. It can be short and active and is a great way to get your body moving and great results! In ways that it can benefit you is:
Quick and convenient – if you have had a long day at work, or even been extremely busy at the weekends HIIT training doesn’t take much of your time. 30 minutes or less it could take, you can do it at home, around your friend’s house, hotel room, just anywhere.
Increases your metabolism – after doing HIIT routine, your metabolism will boost for up to 48 hours. Even when you aren’t doing any exercise, your body is still burning fat. This is when it combines high intensity with interval training results in EPOC.
No training equipment needed – you don’t need any equipment during this intense exercise. The reason for this is because you are using your own body as a weight.
Here is a list of things you can do and how to do it:
Jump Squats – stand with your feet apart and arms at your side. Bend your knees keeping them in line with your feet and sit comfortably back into a quarter squat and then do a small jump. Continue doing this for 45 seconds, take a 45 second rest then repeat 5 times.
Push-ups – get into a plank position with your hands flat on the ground directly under your shoulders and then your legs hip width apart. Continue doing this for 45 seconds, take a 45 second rest then repeat 5 times.
Sit-ups – this involves laying on your back, knees bent with your feet on the floor. This is mainly to work on your abs. Continue doing this for 45 seconds, take a 45 second rest then repeat 5 times.
Triceps dips – starting with all fours facing the ceiling with your knees bent 90 degrees just over your toes. Hands on the ground under your shoulders, with your fingers facing forwards and your back needs to be straight so your core is parallel to the ground. Continue doing this for 45 seconds, take a 45 second rest then repeat 5 times.
Split jumps – starting position is with your feet width hip apart with your arms placed at your side. Then perform a small jump, Continue doing this for 45 seconds, take a 45 second rest then repeat 5 times.
If you’re the type of person who wants to lose fat fast and is up for a challenge, then you should consider this technique of training. it is easy to do in a small space of time; you can do it anywhere you like within reason and it’s a great way of staying fit.