We all know that exercise is important to our health, unfortunately, life gets busy. If you’re struggling to find a workout routine or the time to workout you may want to consider HIIT.
HIIT is a term that encompasses a wide variety of workouts that involve short periods of intense exercise alternated with recovery periods. One of the best things about HIIT is that you can get maximal health benefits in minimal time.
If you want to know more about HIIT keep reading as this blog dives into 7 of its top health benefits.
1.HIIT can help burn more calories than more traditional exercises. Meaning you’ll be able to burn the same amount of calories in a shorter amount of time.
2.Since HIIT is an intense workout not only does it elevate your metabolism for hours after you finished but you continue to burn calories too.
3. Fat loss from HIIT exercises is comparable to the fat loss experienced while performing more traditional endurance exercises. Due to the workouts being short the time commitment isn’t a major factor. Additionally, HIIT can also help you reduce unhealthy visceral fat.
4. You could gain some muscle by starting HIIT but not as much as you would if you performed weight training.
5.HIIT can improve oxygen consumption.
6.HIIT can reduce blood pressure and heart rate.
7.HIIT can be beneficial in reducing blood sugar.
If you don’t have the time for exercise consider HIIT, because what’s better than a 10-minute exercise that allows you to burn calories for hours after?