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Interval Exercise Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Interval Exercise Training.

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

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

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

Spark Your Way to a 5K

Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created...  Read more

Anyone Up For A 21 Day Exercise Spark Challenge???
Updated 11/30/2015 4:49:57 PM

Keeping it simple. Aim for a 20-30 minute workout for 21 days to jumpstart for the new year! 381...  Read more

I just started eating healthy and exercising today
Updated 11/30/2015 4:06:46 PM

I just started eating healthy and exercising today, and I know that losing weight will be hard, but I'm determined!...  Read more

You can create custom exercises to accurately trac

You can create custom exercises to accurately track your terms of calories, you'd have to estimate those (unless you have a fitness tracker) but time is certainly doable. Either way, custom exercise may be the way to go....  Read more

Sore with the office exercises alone. Is there som
Updated 11/30/2015 1:24:45 PM

Sore with the office exercises alone. Is there something called over exercising?...  Read more

9 days since I begun diet and exercise and down 9.
Updated 11/30/2015 1:31:47 PM

9 days since I begun diet and exercise and down 9.4 lbs . Goal to lose 30-56 Treadmill time and jump rope and 5 lb weights imma coming for ya again today...  Read more


I use the Japanese interval training system: Tabata.It's a beautiful piece of torture that only takes minutes to complete....  Read more

Bike commute

Bike commuting is a good way to get in some cardio training and even intervals, if you're so inclined!...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

7 Good Reasons to Try Interval Training

What if I told you there was an exercise technique that could burn more calories—and fat—in less time that was also fun? You may think that I was hawking some fitness gadget in an infomercial, or simply lying to you, but neither of those...  Read more

The 4-Minute Miracle Workout (That Really Works)

Tight on time?Don't give up on your workout today. If you have a mere four minutes—that's just 240 total seconds—to spare (and who doesn't), then you do have time to squeeze in a super effective workout that provides major hea...  Read more