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    1. admin

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      Hello fitness enthusiasts,

      High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has taken the fitness world by storm due to its efficiency and effectiveness. Here’s why HIIT is a game-changer:

      1. Time-Saving Workouts: HIIT sessions are typically shorter than traditional workouts, making it easier to fit exercise into a busy schedule. You can achieve significant results in as little as 20-30 minutes.

      2. Burns More Calories: HIIT boosts your metabolism, allowing you to burn more calories during and after your workout. The intense bursts of activity followed by short rest periods keep your heart rate elevated, maximizing calorie expenditure.

      3. Improves Cardiovascular Health: Regular HIIT sessions can enhance your cardiovascular fitness, reducing the risk of heart disease and improving overall heart health.

      4. Preserves Muscle Mass: Unlike steady-state cardio, HIIT can help maintain and even build muscle mass while losing fat. The varied intensity levels prevent muscle breakdown, which is often a concern with prolonged cardio workouts.

      5. Versatility and Fun: HIIT can be applied to various exercises, from running and cycling to bodyweight movements and weightlifting, keeping your workouts diverse and engaging.

      Have you incorporated HIIT into your fitness
       
    2. Myjourney

      Myjourney Well-Known Member

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      Hey everyone!

      I'm new here and have a bunch of questions about HIIT.
      1. How many times a week should I do HIIT workouts?
      2. What’s the best way to warm up before starting?
      3. Any beginner-friendly exercises you recommend?
      4. How long should each HIIT session be?
      5. Is it more effective to do HIIT in the morning or evening?
      6. What do you eat before and after a session?
      7. How can I prevent injuries during HIIT?
      8. Can HIIT help with weight loss?
      9. Do I need any special equipment?
      10. How do you track progress?
      Thats it - don't worry lol
       

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