HIIT....is it okay to lengthen the intervals?
- 03-18-2008, 04:23 AM
- 03-18-2008, 08:54 AM
There are tons of variations on HIIT. Some take intervals up to 1min and have a longer rest, but I prefer shorter intervals. This allows me o really ramp up the intensity of those intervals which is what I'm aiming for when i do HIIT training.
I personally do 30s/60s rest for 10 intervals but I've enjoyed 45s/90s rests as well, as well as experimented with many others.
- 03-18-2008, 12:34 PM
I have tried both 45 seconds rest then 30 seconds sprint or 45 sprint with 90 rest and both work well. However I recently started using my Heart Rate monitor while doing HIIT and found it to be a great tool. Instead of basing solely on time I go by where my heart rate is.
03-18-2008, 12:41 PM
03-18-2008, 01:09 PM
03-18-2008, 01:13 PM
I'm also all hopped up on stims when I do it, its the only way I can motivate myself
03-18-2008, 01:19 PM
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