If you’re like most people, you have a basement or garage full of fitness equipment and gadgets that at one time seemed appealing. You used them for a few weeks or months, then the commitment and novelty wore off. Research points out that when people exercise by themselves, they will quit far soon than if they’ve joined in a fitness group. Most gyms offer various exercise classes from pilates to yoga to some new fitness trends.Let’s face it, we don’t want to exercise in the first place, so doing time-efficient training is not only beneficial, it will keep us motivated. Depending on your fitness level, you may want to try HIIT or LIIT.
HIIT — High Intensity Interval Training has been around for several years, but it’s becoming increasingly popular because it’s super efficient. It does not require any equipment and can be done anywhere. It combines intense bursts of exercises followed by moderate movements and recovery periods. Doing this form of exercise for about 15 – 30 minutes, 3 times a week, will reward you will stunning results. You can torch a ton of calories, plus it increases your oxygen and speeds up your metabolism.
It also keeps your heart rate up and you burn way more fat is far less time than your average aerobics class.f you’re a beginner, I found a few articles, that will get you started. 3 Quick HIIT Workouts for Beginners shares a 10 minute, a 20 minute and a 30 minute workout. If you’re looking for more variety, then the 4 Week HIIT Plan for Beginners is worth viewing.LIIT – Low Intensity Interval Training is similar to HIIT but it’s scaled down. LIIT differs in the amount of effort used.
Just like HIIT there are two speeds but with LIIT, the faster pace which is not as intense and a normal pace is quite comfortable. An easy way to incorporate a LIIT workout in your day is to walk about 5 – 10 minutes at your normal pace and then pick up speed for about 1 – 2 minutes. Continue this interval for about 30 minutes.
It will still help keep you fit, your heart rate up and your weight down.