Are you looking for a new idea when it comes to changing your workout? Maybe your weight loss stopped and you do not know what to do. Interval training is one of the main concepts of the primal six pack program and you should know why.
What does interval training mean?
In a word, it combines both high-intensity and low intensity components to create a complete workout program.
How does it work?
When you’re at the gym every program will begin with a warm-up and interval training is no exception. Warming up is important for all types of exercise programs. After three to five minutes, you can begin the first phase of high intensity training. Whatever you choose to do, it is done for sixty seconds. You can choose running on the treadmill at a fast pace, the stationary bike, or swimming, for example. Once the time is up, you go immediately to a low intensity exercise. This can be done on the same equipment at a slower pace. When you have finished your workout, do not forget to cool down to normalize your heart rate.
The best result is achieved when the cycle repeats itself again and again to create a complete workout. Interval training is beneficial for those who seek to lose weight and build muscles. This change in your normal routine may be sufficient to do so.
The benefits of interval training
If you participate in any type of sport, interval training can improve your aerobic capacity and triggers an anaerobic metabolism within the body. It challenges your body to cope with the evolution of the program. But be careful, because the optimum range for fat burning is around 75 percent to 85 percent of your maximum heart rate. Overtaking is dangerous.
As with all other forms of exercise, you know how you can handle. It is always wise to consult your doctor before starting a new workout.