Participants in a HIIT class a the gym while their instructor directs them. Behind them is a wall that says

HIIT training stands for High Intensity Interval Training - a form of cardiovascular exercise.

HIIT training is great for those who are short on time as a way of maximising your time spent in the gym.

How often should I do it?

While there’s no specific set of guidelines as to how often you should do HIIT, alternating periods of
high-intensity and low-intensity activities at least three times a week as part of your exercise routine is a good rule of thumb to reap its benefits.

What muscles will I work?

The muscles worked during a HIIT workout are dependent on the exercises put into the HIIT workout.

You could make it a Full Body HIIT, or just include your upper body muscles, the choice is yours!

Can I do a HIIT at home?

HIIT workouts are versatile. You are able to do them at home or at the gym. If you find you don’t have any equipment to work with at home, a bodyweight HIIT will more than suffice.

How long should HIIT workouts take?

Around 30-60 mins, this should include a warm up and cool down in that time.

How Many Calories are burnt?

Depending on if you are Male or Female (Males burn more calories as they have less body fat and more muscle mass than females)