HIIT

  • posted by Trelawny
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    Does anyone out there do HIIT. If so what exercises do you do and how have you found it?Need something for someone out of condition!! Thanks

  • posted by Babs
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    I’ve been doing cycling HIIT for around 3 months – I downloaded the MM app on this website and adjusted the interval settings as per the Tabata program. There is a an ABC Catalyst program (Australia) on the net that has a lot of information on various intervals etc. Worth a look if you are just starting out.

    I do the exercise 3 times a week for 9 mins per time. Quite honestly the 9 minutes is easy to fit in and is so short that there is no excuse.

    I did some swimming laps yesterday after not swimming for around two months and my lung capacity was great – I was never out of breath.

    I also do quite a lot of walking and my fitness has improved significantly – leg strength particularly.

    I did initially consider other types of exercise for HIIT but I think it would difficult to really get the intervals right.

    Give it a go – it’s a great option.

  • posted by Trelawny
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    Hi Babs,thanks for that but haven’t got a bike and can’t swim!! I need something that doesn’t involve equipment. Sounds as if you are doing really well. Will look at Catalyst ABC.

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