I’m not trying to sound like the cool kids saying it’s going to be lit, but low-intensity interval training or LIIT really is. We’re all familiar with the benefits of high-intensity interval training and you probably are doing it yourself.
It’s an amazing way to get great results in a short amount of time, specifically to lower body fat, increase muscle and improve insulin resistance. But many are not familiar with low-intensity interval training.
It’s a way to get similar results as HIIT but like the name suggests it is at a lower intensity. So what’s the deal with LIIT, how do you do it and what does the research say? Well, those are all great questions and just like a warm down filled comforter, I’ve got ya covered baby. Listen up:
In This Episode On Low-Intensity Interval Training You Will Learn:
- Getting an understanding of high-intensity interval training to set the stage
- Why intervals works so well on the body
- Best exercises and ways to perform HIIT
- What low-intensity interval training is
- How LIIT differs from HIIT
- exercises that work best for low-intensity interval training
- Who low-intensity interval training might be best for
- The surprising results that come from this lower intensity
- What the studies say about LIIT
- How to put this all together
Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
- Regained Wellness episode #37: Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training
- My high-intensity interval training blog
- Episode #30: Tabata training
- Ohio State University study on varying walking pace for more calorie burning
- Queens University study on low-intensity interval training benefits
- Information on my online health coaching
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So that’s all the very promising information on low-intensity interval training. Hopefully, you learned some more on interval training in general and how our body seems to respond much better to it. It’s easy to incorporate in and you can do it anywhere and without equipment.
If you are part of a gym or have a regular workout routine you’re doing HIIT and LIIT training can fit in very nicely. If you have any more question or are interested in online health coaching feel free to email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
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