high intensity interval training
HIIT (high-intensity interval training) has been the most buzzed-about sweat method for a while, but there's a new approach gaining momentum: LISS, or low-intensity, steady-state cardio. OK, it's not really new (hello, elliptical!). So why the sudden spotlight?
Grab a partner and scroll down for Training Mate's 30-minute HIIT workout--we guarantee it'll be way more entertaining than your usual jog-and-gossip sesh.
Interval training for all!
First let's get our semantics straight. This list is about trends, not fads. The difference being that a fad is a phenomenon that blows up quickly, lasts only for a short time, then, fades away. A trend is something that gains momentum and can create long-term impact in the way people think or behave. In other words, a trend is a "movement."
There's nothing as frustrating as hauling to the gym regularly and seeing no results. And it happens all. the. time. Why? Because you're not working out as hard as you think you are. Or worse, you're working hard, but you're focusing on the wrong things.
Since this routine doesn't require anything other than your own body it can be done in your living room or bedroom first thing when you wake up in the morning. Start with a quick warm up (two-three minutes of jumping jacks and jogging in place) then tackle the moves below.
I've found the best way to squeeze cardio into your routine, especially if you loathe it, is to disguise it: If you're having enough fun, you might not even realize how hard you're working. Here, some cardio workouts that are way more fun than the treadmill
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