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Are HIIT workouts worth the hype?

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one of the most effective ways to get a great workout quickly. It's popular among athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and everyday people who want to increase their strength and endurance while burning calories and fat at the same time. Let's explore why HIIT is still one of the best training methods.

What is HIIT?

HIIT is short for High-Intensity Interval Training, which involves alternating between high-intensity bursts of exercise followed by lower-intensity activity or rest periods. The concept behind this type of training is that you can get a more intense workout in a shorter amount of time than doing steady-state cardio like jogging or biking. HIIT improves a person's anaerobic threshold and increases a person's power output over time. Because of the short session times, HIIT is an incredibly popular option for anyone who wants to maximise their training results within a shorter time period.

Benefits of HIIT

The benefits of HIIT are numerous, including increased cardiovascular fitness, improved speed and agility, and increased performance limits. HIIT burns calories faster than traditional aerobic exercises, which helps reduce body fat levels. Since the intensity varies throughout the class, the participant's body will be constantly challenged and pushed further than usual, making it a great way to break through the plateaus many people experience with other types of workouts.

Let's talk about Workout Away HIIT

Workout Away HIIT classes are designed for everyone regardless of fitness levels. This inclusive class focuses on building strength and endurance while also working on agility and sports performance. Workout Away HIIT uses various forms of interval training, such as Tabata intervals, circuit training, sprinting drills, and plyometrics. The Workout Away trainer team are experienced HIIT coaches who guide participants through each class so that they can safely push themselves beyond their physical limits without overdoing it or risking injury.

So is HIIT really worth the hype?

We certainly think so! There is no question that HIIT is a super effective training discipline with decades of science-proven research to endorse the hype. HIIT combines bursts of high-intensity exercise with lower-intensity activities or rest periods, allowing you to get a more intense workout in less time than traditional cardio exercises like running or biking. If you're looking for an effective way to get in shape quickly, HIIT is likely to get you the results you want.

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