Tag: HIIT

How To Turn Everyday Cycling Into A Workout 

From cardio to boosting muscle, there are numerous benefits to cycling. Not to mention, it is an eco-friendly way to travel, making it convenient on all fronts. If you aren’t a serious cyclist, though, you may be wondering just how it is that you can turn it into an effective workout.  Well, you can find […]

Incorporating More ‘HIIT’ Protocols Into Your Workout

HIIT or High-intensity interval training, also called high-intensity intermittent exercise or sprint interval training, is a form of interval training, a cardiovascular exercise strategy alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods, until too exhausted to continue. In simple terms, HIIT can be thought of as performing an exercise all out […]

Gain Superior Speed And Strength With Hill Sprints By Josh Bryant

If you want a great workout in a short period of time to burn calories and gain strength, then you need to look into hill sprints. They can be done outside and can be done in a relatively short period of time. They are so intense just a few sprints will give you a great […]

Trying Out The Turf Class At Thrive Fitness In Hout Bay!

If you’re looking for an intense group workout, with great instructors and all with a cool vibe, then you need to get down to Hout Bay and give one of the classes at Thrive fitness a try! I recently tried the ‘turf’ class with a couple of friends, and it was nothing short of intense, […]

Simply HIIT, High Intensity Interval Training Explained

If you are involved in some sort of training in the gym you must have heard of the term ‘HIIT‘, most commonly used to refer to a type of cardio.  You may hear people saying that they will be performing 10 minutes of ‘HIIT’ on the stepper or treadmill for example. If you have never heard […]

If Only There Were Better, More Exciting Ways To Do Cardio!

Are you one of those people who goes to the gym just to do some cardio? Doesn’t it get boring doing the same old thing on the treadmill, or stationery bike? If you enjoy it, that’s perfectly fine, but I know sometimes it can become quite boring and monotonous. If you feel the same way […]

HIIT Methods Explained | Where To Start?

If you are looking for watch words that could precisely describe the popularity of High Intensity Interval Training, they would be “less is more”. HIIT has been an enormously popular type of workout in recent years since it is the workout that combines two types of training. It triggers the afterburn effect (calorie burning up to 48 hours after), […]