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HIIT: The Easiest Workout For Weight Loss

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One of the easiest but efficient workouts is the HIIT workout (High Intensity Interval Training). There are so many variations to this workout but let us keep it simple.

The main objective of this workout is to mix both high intensity activities and low intensity activities. When the body is made to quickly switch between high and low intensity workouts, it feels challenged and engaged. That's the best part!

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This workout can be very short; even 5 minutes a day will also suffice. And yes it burns calories, it is healthy for your heart, boosts your endurance, gears up your metabolism and suits your busy schedule as it is a short workout. Now, read on to know how to start off....

Caution: Consult your doctor before trying any workout.


Step #1

The first step is to warm up in order to prepare your body for the workout. Walk for 5 minutes.


Step #2

Now run fast for 2 minutes. Then walk again for minutes. Don't stop or rest.

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Step #3

Now, quickly perform 10 squats. Again run for 2 minutes and walk for 2 minutes.


Step #4

Now perform 10 pushups. Again run for 2 minutes and walk for 2 minutes without stopping or resting anywhere.

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Step #5

Run again for 2 minutes and walk for 2 minutes. And slowly finish the workout.

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Breathe well, stretch a bit and relax your whole body.

This workout can be done in many ways. But the goal is to alternate between high and low intensity workouts without taking a break.

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Story first published: Friday, January 20, 2017, 8:37 [IST]
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