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High Intensity Interval Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Intensity Interval Training.

Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

Tabata Training 101

Would you like to swap your usual workout out for one that's just four minutes long? Of course you would! Well, that's the allure of Tabata training, a type of super high-intensity interval training that is becoming more and more popular. ...  Read more

Reference Guide to Aerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is Aerobic Exercise? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines aerobic exercise as "any activity that uses large muscle...  Read more

High Intensity Interval Training

If I told you that there was a way to burn more calories, lose more fat, and improve your cardiovascular fitness level while spending less time doing cardio, you’d probably reach for your phone to report me to the consumer fraud hotline, right?...  Read more

3 Weight Loss Tips for Men

If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod...  Read more

Strength training goals
Updated 6/29/2014 10:56:42 AM

I cannot seem to find the strength training goals. I want to reset them, but I cannot find them. I click on the Edit Fitness Goals, but only steps, miles and cardio are there. I know the strength goals are in my total, because I only have 30 minutes...  Read more

Strength Training vs. Cardio
Updated 6/27/2014 3:32:47 PM

So have tried recently to be better about what and/or the amounts I am eating although there is still room for improvement. Besides that, I have been working out with a personal trainer about 2 times a week for more strength training such as weights,...  Read more

Strength training or cardio?
Updated 6/27/2014 11:29:51 PM

I just joined spark people today, is it best to do cardio for one hour, strength training for one hour or break it up, 1/2 hr cardio, 1/2hour strength training? I read somewhere you lose more calories burning muscle with weight lifting than cardio w...  Read more

Is your cholesterol high?
Updated 7/7/2014 12:48:06 PM

Nope....  Read more

High Protein Vegetarian Dinners
Updated 6/23/2014 7:03:49 AM

I was hoping anyone who regularly cooks meat-free food could share their dinner recipes. I have found recipes posted on threads to be better suited to my needs than what I find on Google, pinterest and a range of cooking sites (though I have fo...  Read more

HIIT Training

High Intensity Interval Training really works. On the treadmill I like to do a 2 minute all out sprint then two minute moderate paced walk in between. Do this 15 times and you've done 30 minutes of cardio! 198...  Read more

Gymboss Interval Trainer

My Gymboss interval timer is my partner in crime. I use it for HIIT (High intensity intrval training) training on the vertical bike. Instead of spending an hour doing cardio, I do my cardio in 20 minutes! This saves time and allows me to focus on my...  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  Read more

HIIT Workout: An Hour's Worth of Cardio in 20 Minutes!

These days, high intensity interval training is hot. More and more exercise researchers are discovering that steady state cardio still does a body good—but pushing your body during shorter bursts of high intensity effort can achieve similar&mda...  Read more

Just 15 Minutes of Daily Exercise Boosts Lifespan

We all know that when it comes to exercise, some is better than none.  But exactly how much do you really need to reap the health benefits of an active lifestyle?  The answer might actually be less than you'd expect, according to new re...  Read more

Link to HIIT [high intensity interval training]

Hi everyone, per request here is the link to the HIIT (high intensity interval training) technique article (and video) from Dr Mercola that I referenced yesterday in my Ninja blog. (See link at bottom) Enjoy!!! He recommends a slight v...  Read more

High-Intensity Interval Training Made EASY!

Saw that on FB and had to share. 246 I finally got some exercise yesterday, though it did involve reminding my headlight holder (Big Sister) repeatedly to aim the flashlight AT THE ROAD. Other than that, and the hair-pulling and face-sc...  Read more