Part 3 of 4 Couch to 5K Tips for Success Series - HIIT Training for Fat Loss
One of the biggest motivators for people starting a C25K program is Fat Loss. That often leads them to Googling for tips and tricks to maximize their efforts. That means at some point they will face HIIT, High Intensity Interval Training.Their, friends, family, coworkers, coaches, and good meaning clerks at the grocery story will all confirm that if they "really want to lose fat that have to do HITT". But is that really the case? Is HIIT the weight lose magic bullet many claim it to be. More importantly is HIIT training right for you and your goals?
The seduction to scrap the simple and progressive framework of the Couch to 5k for faster results is real and very tempting. I know. I've lived it too! And with the science and headlines scream "HIIT IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE FAT LOSE SOLUTION" it's easy to get side tracked with the shiny new workout routine in the room. Besides, you can't argue with science can you? Or can you? I think you can and in part 3 of the Couch to 5K series I push back at the science and address if, when, and how to merge HIIT into your program.
In Part 3 of Couch to 5k Success Series you will learn:
- the Art of Program Development and how to mesh the science of training into your lifestyle and reality.
- if HIIT training the fat lose magic bullet that the media claims it to be.
- if HIIT training is right for you.
- 4 essential questions to ask yourself before trying any HIIT style of training.
PS - if you're looking to maximize fat lose double your focus on diet and sleep to promote fat lose.
PSS - a few screenshots below for your notes.