High-Intensity Workouts: Burn Calories Better, Longer

High-Intensity Workouts: Burn Calories Better, Longer

Things are about to get really intense. But just for a little while.

It’s called high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. You vary your pace or how hard you work, pushing your limits, and then drop back down to a more comfortable zone. Then you do it again — rev it up, recover, and repeat.

The payoff: You’ll torch calories far more than if you kept at a steady rate.

The catch? “HIIT can be tough, and it requires a lot of effort,” says Mike Young, PhD, owner and founder of Athletic Lab Sports Performance Training Center in Cary, NC.

You’re up for the challenge. Right?

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