High-Intensity Intermittent Exercise and Fat Loss

  title={High-Intensity Intermittent Exercise and Fat Loss},
  author={Stephen H. Boutcher},
  journal={Journal of Obesity},
  • S. Boutcher
  • Published 24 November 2010
  • Biology
  • Journal of Obesity
The effect of regular aerobic exercise on body fat is negligible; however, other forms of exercise may have a greater impact on body composition. For example, emerging research examining high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE) indicates that it may be more effective at reducing subcutaneous and abdominal body fat than other types of exercise. The mechanisms underlying the fat reduction induced by HIIE, however, are undetermined. Regular HIIE has been shown to significantly increase both… 

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