Posts Tagged ‘high intensity’

What Matters More: Volume or Intensity?

When it comes to working out, does it matter how MUCH you work, or how HARD you work? These days, it seems like the general consensus among most gym-goers and trainers out there is that working hard in the gym counts for much more than how much you work or how much time you spend…

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Opinion: No, You Won’t Die Doing High-intensity Interval Training

HIIT (high-intensity interval training) is still all the rage in fitness.  As the research around it kept building, more fitness professionals not only started utilizing HIIT but preached its superiority over all other cardiovascular exercise.  Why waste hours toiling away on the treadmill when you can get the same results in the matter of minutes?…

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Are You Just Spinning Your Wheels in Spin Class?

It seems like over the past few years, spinning has become all the rage.  I mean, it’s commonplace now for girls (and myself for that matter) to revolve their day around spin class.  “Okay so first we’ll go to brunch, and then go to spin, and then go back to boozy brunch.” More and more…

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Stop Doing That Silly Interval Class

Everyone knows that high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is awesome. But are they doing it right? HIIT is a bit of a buzzword in the health and fitness industry. If you were to mention HIIT at some point in a casual conversation with friends and acquaintances, you’d probably get a combination of raised eyebrows, gaping…

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