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6 Cures for Sore Muscles After HIIT

Alyssa Bialowas What are Sore Muscles? Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is essentially your body’s response to muscle pain after a workout. This response sends a signal to your body to leave those muscle alone and results from microscopic tears in your muscle tissue. DOMS can affect anyone regardless of fitness level and tends to

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Soccer: A High Intensity Workout for the Soccer (Grand)Mom

Fiona Callender and Sara Thompson Still on a high from our visit in Dundee, we headed to Copenhagen to meet Professor Peter Krustrup. Dr. Krustrup is quite a celebrity in the world of high intensity exercise, using football (or soccer, for us North Americans) to improve people’s health. And when we say people, we mean

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Should I Eat Before Or After My HIIT Workout?

Alyssa Bialowas Okay so you did it – you’re awake and you’re mentally ready to go to the gym, to the park, or even just downstairs to your living room where you’ve set up your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) circuit. Now your stomach is grumbling and you’re thinking of all those myths about eating before

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Women & High Intensity Interval Training – Ebook

Research poll after research poll, male and female adults express that one of the biggest barriers they face to frequent exercise is lack of time. One common assumption is that exercise and physical activity at moderate-intensity for a long period is the superior way to burn fat and improve your overall body composition, which is

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HIIT: Increase Intensity To Lengthen Healthspan – Ebook

Evan Stevens Forever Fit Science emphasizes the importance of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) incorporated into workouts. In this ebook, Evan Stevens, an accomplished sprinter covers many topics related to HIIT training. The first article explains the importance of resistance training in aging adults to increase bone density as well as muscle strength while decreasing fat deposition.

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The Effects Of HIIT On Wheelchair-Sport Athletes

Alyssa Bialowas There now is widespread acceptance that disability is a social construct with roots in societal attitudes. Individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities often face discrimination in many societal institutions, such as access to education, and participation in the labor force. Sport and physical activity provide a context for the physically and intellectually disabled

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Maximize Results By Combining Yoga & HIIT

Alyssa Bialowas The effects of yogic exercise and its ability to increase an individual’s aerobic capacity are seldom studied.  Yoga is widely understood to confer benefits to a person’s physical, emotional, and spiritual well being, and studies that compare the effects of yoga and exercise seem to indicate that yoga is more effective than exercise

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8 Ways To Turn Any Space Into A HIIT Workout

Alyssa Bialowas We all know what it feels like to be on an epic workout stretch and then face an intense week of meetings, deadlines and social obligations to ruin a perfectly good streak. For the millions of reasons in which our busy lives keep us away from getting to the gym rarely do we

Can Interval Training Help Mitigate Obesity?

Evan Stevens This session really just was in addition to all of the information we’ve already seen at the conference so far. Interval training is very important to health and can increase the palatability of exercise. The first study conducted a perceived exertion and ranked enjoyment test on continuous versus interval exercise when matched for


The Effect Of HIIT On Children’s Motor Skills

Catherine O’Brien In my last article, I introduced a study that utilized interval training (FUNtervals) in the classroom (Ma, Mare, & Gurd, 2015). The research demonstrated that engaging in FUNtervals had the potential to improve selective memory in children. Understanding that attention is the basis for deeper cognitive function (learning, memory etc.), I was interested

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Active vs Passive Rest For HIIT Recovery

Dayton Kelly The following was adapted from a combination of speeches given at the European Sports Science Conference 2017, most notably Wiewelhove, T. et al. . Researchers have been in conflict about how best to recover between and after sets of High Intensity Training (HIIT). As you know, HIIT involves a series of ultra high

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Rope Training – A Form Of HIIT

Dayton Kelly This article was adapted from a combination of speeches given at the European Sports Science Conference 2017, most notably Wright, P. et al. . Breaking out the ropes: a shortcut to quick gains A major shift toward health promotion and fitness has prompted a number of new ideas in the sports medicine community