Fitness HIIT

Exploring Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC): 'Burn Baby Burn!'

Geoff Lecovin |
EPOC is the acronym for Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption. Many refer to it as the "afterburn." To better understand how EPOC works, let's review the basics of energy systems.
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HIIT Workouts: Programming, Exercises, and Benefits

Pete McCall
Pete McCall |
One of the most common misperceptions that many fitness enthusiasts have about exercise is that it is necessary to spend hours working hard and sweating buckets to get results.
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CPT Fitness HIIT NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: The One Where We Talk HIIT and SIT

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
In this episode, Rick discusses the differences in Sprint Interval Training (SIT) and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and the benefits of both including:
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HIIT Sports Performance

HIIT, HVIT, or VIIT: Do you Know the Differences?

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage in the fitness world. No doubt you’ve seen various benefits touted just about everywhere, but what is the actual science behind this training design? Would a high-volume interval training (HVIT) ...
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Fitness HIIT Training Benefits Weight Loss Cardio

Metabolic Conditioning: Moving Beyond Cardio

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser |
Metabolic conditioning is more than just cardiorespiratory exercise. As a fitness professional, you need to be able to design a conditioning program for your clients that effectively addresses their unique physiology, as well as providing them the ...
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Fitness HIIT Sports Performance Training Benefits

Utilizing Sprint Interval Training for Weight Loss

Brian Oddi, Ph.D., CPT, NASM-PES, NASE-CSS |
There are many individuals who are striving to stay healthy and fit, however, they lack time to dedicate to a fitness program due to the busy demands of family, work, and pleasure.
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CPT HIIT Weight Loss Nutrition

Do You have to Exercise at a Low Intensity to Burn Fat?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Despite an enormous amount of research on the topic, there is still some confusion over the relationship of cardiorespiratory training intensity to fat expenditure.
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