What is HIIT?
HIIT stands or high intensity interval training which is supercharged bursts of exercise followed by intervals of rest. It’s all about getting that heart rate up so you can get the most out of your workout. When you get a second at home, these HIIT workouts work wonders and are a great way to make any ten-minute break count.
HIIT 10-minute routine
The best way to get your heart rate up is with repetition. Start with lunges and repeat twelve lunges on each leg, after which you can rest for ten seconds and then repeat. Two sets of twenty-four lunges will only take a few minutes, but by the end of it you will definitely feel the burn.
Take it up a notch
Standing put your hands out in front of you, elbows by your sides, palms facing the floor. Then begin to run on the spot lifting you knees high enough so that they touch your palms. Do this for twenty seconds and follow with a ten second rest, then repeat as many times as you can. If you plan to fit high intensity interval training in during your day, then here are a few tips to help you avoid sweat stains so you can confidently get active without the worry – even at home.
HIIT core routines
This ten-minute workout is easily done in the morning before you head out to start your day. To begin, all you need is a yoga mat or even a bath towel. Start with three reps of twenty crunches. Pause for twenty seconds and repeat.
With a knees-to-chin exercise. Simply lie on your back, have your arms stretched out by your side, palms facing the floor and do a sit up but bring you knees towards your chin and then on your way down straighten your legs again. Do two reps of twenty and break for twenty seconds.