Why you should be hitting it with HIIT


Aug 22, 2012
If you keep up with personal fitness blogs and celebrity fitness regimen stories, you may have been wondering why writers keep referring to their HIIT workouts. The “why” is because HIIT workouts get amazing results. But let’s take a look at the “how” of HIIT workouts. Fat-burning HIIT HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training.  Science has proven that short, intense 15-minute period of exercise done at least three times a week can be more effective than jogging for one hour on a treadmill. According to a study done by the American College of Sports Medicine, just 2 weeks of HIIT improves your aerobic capacity as much as 6 to 8 weeks of endurance training, and increases the rate at which your body burns fat.