High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training, otherwise known for its acronym H-I-I-T, is a training technique where you members are expected to provide maximum effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise. The quick bursts are normally followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. HIIT boosts and keeps your heart rate up while burning more fat in less time.

What Does The Body Shop Offer?

Shred HIIT uses a combination of resistance exercises with cardio exercises. The class includes exercises like squats, burpees, lunges, sit-ups, and push-ups. In this program, you may even incorporate sandbags, kettlebells, dumbbells, and resistance bands.

Iron Strength HIIT is a unique strength exercise program focusing on the various systems within your body. This type of strength training specifically focuses in on your muscles, while HIIT is targeting your heart rate.


Why Should I Choose HIIT?

HIIT is perfect for members looking to accelerate their standard workout routine. The sets are incredibly short, and the sessions will incorporate many different types of training exercises. These exercises can range from utilizing medicine balls to battle ropes and plyometrics. By having a wide range of sets for short bursts, it is a great way to keep your energy flowing and to have a diverse workout experience.

HIIT is great for:

  • Losing body fat
  • Strengthening the cardiovascular system
  • Developing sport-specific energy systems
  • Developing the ability to tolerate a high level of intensity for an extended period
  • Improving fat and carbohydrate oxidation in skeletal muscle
  • Challenging the fast twitch muscle fibers

HIIT is an immensely efficient method of working out. It allows you to get more results from a shorter workout period. It is also one of the most effective methods for working out and even after a training session you will burn off calories.