The advantages of interval training go well beyond fighting boredom and saving time. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts deliver maximum ROI through rapid results by burning calories long after your workout is over. The best part about it? You don’t need to work out long to reap the rewards!
Developing a HIIT workout on your own isn’t hard, but thanks to various blogs and fitness sites, you can find a workout to do that will have you sweating in no time. Take a look at this HIIT workout, care of Self.com, that can be done on your choice of cardio equipment (treadmill, elliptical, bike, stairs, rower, etc.)
This workout is only 10 minutes but it is sure to deliver a dose of heart healthy cardio that even the busiest person can make time for. If you are feeling up to it, set the resistance on your machine to moderate (between 4-6 effort level on a scale from 1-10). Make sure to check the effort scale before you begin.
0:45- 2:15 MODERATE
Slow Speed- Warm up/cool down pace
Moderate Speed- Keep some speed (this is active recovery)
Sprint Speed- Maximum Effort level!