High-intensity interval training: A time-efficient strategy for health promotion?

@article{Gibala2007HighintensityIT,
  title={High-intensity interval training: A time-efficient strategy for health promotion?},
  author={Martin J. Gibala},
  journal={Current Sports Medicine Reports},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={211-213}
}
  • M. Gibala
  • Published 11 July 2007
  • Biology
  • Current Sports Medicine Reports
Introduction Regular endurance training induces numerous physiologic adaptations that facilitate improved exercise tolerance and physical well-being, in large part by increasing the body’s capacity to transport and utilize oxygen. In contrast, brief bouts of high-intensity, sprint-type exercise are generally thought to have less of an effect on aerobic energy metabolism. However, a growing body of evidence suggests that low-volume, high-intensity interval training (HIT) may represent a time… 
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