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What is high intensity interval training?

Everyone is talking about HIIT but what is it and how does it work?
    
High intensity interval training (HIIT) works by increasing the intensity of exercise and manipulating rest periods forcing your body to work twice as hard to replenish the amount of oxygen required both during your workout and up to 72 hours after, having a positive fat burning effect on your metabolism even when you have finished working out.
    
Sessions can be anything from 4 – 20 minutes; anything longer than this can be detrimental to your fat burning goals and start to reverse all that good work.  My clients love it as it is fun, effective and can be done absolutely anywhere with no equipment… Perfect for anyone with a busy schedule!

 

TABATA Circuit -20s Work 10s Rest x 8

Squats (weighted vest or holding kettlebell) 

Step ups (as above)

*Either choose one exercise or alternate between the two.

 

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Dylan Jones
Dylan is the founder of P4 and one of the most sought after trainers in his field, having trained a host of celebrities and successful business professionals. He has been a consultant for various leading publications, including; Men's Health, Women's Health, Body Fit, Cosmopolitan magazine's and Metro Newspaper.

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