What are HIIT workouts and what do they have to do with a Turbo Fire DVD, you ask? Well, you've come to the right article. Read on, and I'll explain what HIIT and Turbo Fire are, and how they will make positive and lasting changes for your body and soul.
First of all, what does HIIT stand for?
HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. It has quickly become a very popular method of working out due to its efficacy in burning fat or adipose tissue. In implementing HIIT in your training, you toggle low to moderate intervals with high intensity intervals/time periods.
HIIT can be applied to aerobic and/or weight training exercises. It has such a high level of effectiveness than your typical cardio because of the higher intensity. This enables you to increase your aerobic and anaerobic endurance while melting away more fat than ever before.
"In research, HIIT has been shown to burn adipose tissue more effectively than low-intensity exercise - up to 50% more efficiently." It has also been shown to boost your metabolism which helps you burn more calories throughout the day. ( www.musclemedia.com )
So....What is Turbo Fire?
The Turbo Fire workout is an intense in-home workout program by Beachbody led by master motivator, life coach and fitness trainer, Chalene Johnson.
In this program you get 12 workout routines on 11 DVDs. You also receive a lower body resistance band and a meal plan with healthy, easy recipes. And, for those of you who are in a rush to lose some pounds more quickly, the 5 Day Inferno Plan is included. Prepare to sweat. You also receive 24/7 online support including live chats with Chalene Johnson.
The lifeblood of the Turbo Fire program are the HIIT workouts. In the Turbo Fire program, you work out at 110% intensity for 35 seconds, and then take a 40 second break. Do this for five or ten minutes and the afterburn effect kicks in. This is where you continue to burn calories for up to 48 hours after your workout! This will burn more than NINE times more fat than you would burn in a regular aerobics or cardio class.
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And Chalene Johnson is right there motivating you through the workout and turning your body into a cardiovascular, toned, lean machine. Plus, what's better than seeing fabulous results FASTER but spending LESS time working out? It's a very efficient program for those of us who don't have that much time in our schedules to exercise. In fact, it's positively brilliant. And great for the soul.