Another Great Reason to do High Intensity Interval Training

Our training philosophy at Motivate Fitness has always been two days per week of strength training and two days per week of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). By following this program our members have noticed dramatic results; not only with weight loss but more importantly how good they feel. Well now we have research that gives validity to our training methodologies.

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) combines short bursts of intense aerobic activity with longer stretch of moderate exercise. Now, in a recently published study from the Mayo Clinic, comes proof that HIIT is the best exercise for age-related changes. Believe it or not, it actually slows down the aging process at a cellular level. The even better news is, although this works for people of all ages, it seems to offer more benefits to older people. (Read the full story here.)

What was also interesting was that researchers found that strength training was most effective for building muscle mass and for improving strength - important because both qualities decline with age - but HIIT earned the best results at the cellular level.

Here's what one of the Mayo Clinic doctors said: "Based on everything we know, there's no substitute for these HIIT exercise programs when it comes to delaying the aging process," said Dr. Sreekumaran Nair. "These things we are seeing cannot be done by any medicine."

Wow! And that's coming from a doctor!!

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