HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, it’s made up of fast paced intervals followed by rest periods, it will switch on your fast twitch muscle fibers, and get you firing on all levels. HIIT training not only helps performance, it also improves the ability of the muscles to burn fat.
At CT our HIIT classes incorporate military style movements to make it different from your typical HIIT class using a variety of different exercises performed at maximum effort.
This type of training is suitable for everyone – because you are constantly working at max effort but can initially be self - paced or for the experienced HIIT junkies here at CT it can make you vomit! HIIT sessions are generally shorter sessions so if you have time restraints it’s a great way to fit in your workout anywhere, anytime.
The magic of HIIT lies in its ability to keep you burning fat even after you leave the gym resulting in your metabolism being revved for hours after you have trained. HIIT will elevate metabolism, increases endurance and aids the effective functioning of the cardiovascular system.
Research shows you can achieve more progress in a mere 15 minutes of interval training, done three times a week, than jogging on the treadmill for an hour. As well as this studies show, not only do you burn more calories during a HIIT workout, but the effect of the exercise kicks your body’s repair cycle into gear, allowing you to continue to burn fat and calories in the 24 hours after a HIIT workout. It has been also been shown to have no effect on muscle loss and shows reductions in total abdominal, trunk, and visceral fat.
We guarantee you will get results from our weekly HIIT sessions, it’s time to stop taking the easy way out with your cardio, it’s not easy but it really works.
Intervals are extremely effective for transforming your physique come and try a HIIT class here at CT you will love it!!
It’s coming up that time of year where holidays and trips away are the most common. When you have been working hard to stay in shape, or achieve your goal; and eating as clean as possible the last thing you want to be doing is going away and indulging so much that it ruins everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve. So we have developed a few tips and tricks to help keep you on track to the best of your abilities whilst you’re away.
What is it? Foam rolling is a form of Self Myofascial Release (SMR); SMR will keep trigger points and scar tissue broken up within the muscle and fascia, allowing greater tissue extensibility and the normal functioning and motions of the muscles.
HIIT training not only helps performance, it also improves the ability of the muscles to burn fat. At CT our HIIT classes incorporate military style movements to make it different from your typical HIIT class using a variety of different exercises performed at maximum effort.