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With more and more people becoming conscious of their health and fitness, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) has grown in popularity. While you might think HIIT is a hardcore regime only for the fittest of people, this is far from the truth – done right, interval training can be the perfect addition to even the most basic of fitness workouts. Interested in learning more about high-intensity group training and how it could form part of your exercise plan? Read on to learn more.

What is high-intensity group training?

Within this training method, you’ll switch between periods of high-intensity and low-intensity exercise. High-intensity activities are normally regarded as those that get your heart rate up between 77 and 93 per cent of its full capacity, while recovery periods usually see your heart rate lower between 40 and 50 per cent of its maximum.

What activities count as HIIT?

The great thing about HIIT is that it can include any activity – even simple walking. If you prefer swimming, cycling, or something else entirely, that’s fine too. HIIT is customisable to each individual’s physical capacity and fitness goals.

What are the benefits of HIIT?

HIIT thrives on the fact that effort is subjective. What might be easy for your friend could be moderate or really hard for you – and vice versa. This means you can tailor your workout session to perfectly suit your needs and skill level.

All you need to do is to settle on the kind of activities you’d like to incorporate within your plan, and then determine how long your intervals of high and low-intensity activity should be. 

While some people might be comfortable sorting this out themselves, it helps to have a personal trainer on hand to guide you through the process, especially if you’re new to HIIT. They can also suggest beginner-friendly exercises to get you comfortable with this style of training and its particular structure.

What’s more, HIIT helps you save time. As it expends more energy than other workouts, HIIT can even cut your exercise time down by half. This is a great solution if you’re someone who struggles to find the time to exercise.

As HIIT involves higher-intensity activity, it leads you to burn more calories as you work out and as you recover. Training at such intervals can result in great health benefits, including a reduced risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol and insulin sensitivity, reduced blood pressure, and improved blood glucose levels in people who are prediabetic or who live with type 2 diabetes.

Want to get fit with HIIT? Choose Picks PT Personal Training Camden

For friendly, reliable personal training that delivers results, you can’t go wrong with Picks PT. Our head trainer, Nick, has years of experience in the industry and professional certification with Fitness Australia. 

He is committed to helping each of his clients achieve the results they’re looking for according to their time frame. Central to Nick’s approach is his individualised personal training programs, which help clients reach their fitness goals.

For further information, browse our site at www.pickspt.com.au. The expert and friendly Picks PT Team offers a FREE 30-minute initial consultation. So, feel free to call our team today on 0420 998 460. We’re proud to service Macarthur, Campbelltown, Mount Annan, Camden and surrounding areas.

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