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Health Tip: Considering High-Intensity Interval Training?

(HealthDay News) -- High-intensity interval training (HIIT) combines short periods of intense exercise with recovery periods.

The American Council on Exercise says benefits of HIIT workouts include:

  • Improved aerobic and anaerobic fitness.

  • Improved insulin sensitivity and fasting glucose.

  • Decrease in belly fat and subcutaneous fat just under the skin.

  • Improved cardiovascular function.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Date Last Reviewed: 7/15/2014
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