HIIT

While it used to be a larger part of our training program, we still have it sprinkled throughout the TRX/RT workouts and also incorporate HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) into our MetCon workouts during the week. In all of our ShapeTraining and/or FantasyShape books offered over the past 28 years and in numerous emails we’ve suggested a mix of both HIIT and MICT (Moderate Intensity Cardio Training) for overall fitness. If you want to understand more about the research, check out this article. Essentially what we’ve always suggested: 2-3 days of HIIT and 1-2 longer cardio (MICT) sessions per week.  https://www.ideafit.com/personal-training/hiit-research-that-unravels-controversies/?

HIIT research showing man using jump ropeHIIT Research That Unravels Controversies – IDEA Health & Fitness High-intensity interval training involves alternating work bouts (8 seconds to 8 minutes) of high-intensity movement with low-intensity recovery periods (of variable length). In our industry, HIIT has become a stalwart exercise program for increasing a person’s cardiorespiratory fitness level, effectively burning a lot of calories in a relatively short amount of time and improving metabolic …www.ideafit.com

WHY YOU’RE ALWAYS COLD

A body temperature expert explains why some people are always freezing.A body temperature expert explains why some people are always freezing. – UpworthyThis article originally appeared on 02.13.18You wear extra chunky sweaters. You’ve never met a mitten you didn’t like. You may even keep a lap blanket at work. You’re one of those people who is always cold. And you are not alone. Inside or outside, you just can’t seem to get warm. This characteristi…www.upworthy.com

6 Side Effects of Too Much Cinnamon

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/side-effects-of-cinnamon

EARLY CHRISTMAS CARDS

Some interesting history surrounds the first Christmas cards. https://www.history.com/news/victorian-christmas-cards

Some of the Earliest Christmas Cards Were Morbid and Creepy – HISTORYIn the 19th century, before festive Christmas cards became the norm, Victorians put a darkly humorous and twisted spin on their seasonal greetings. Some of the more popular subjects included …www.history.com
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