Why HIIT is Good for Losing Weight and Burning Fat
HIIT workouts are proven to be the best way to lose weight and burn fat. Plus, they don't take a lot of time, so they fit your calendar. Want to go to a HIIT class? Try free week at your local FXB.
12 Benefits of HIIT HIIT exercises are fast and are convenient for your life. Even better is how your body responds after the workout. These workouts spark afterburn by expanding your metabolic rate. Simply put, you continue to burn calories after completing your workout—even while resting on the couch! HIIT workouts increase muscle and boost your metabolism. This helps your body burn fat for increased periods of time. Here are 12 more benefits of HIIT: Burns more calories more quickly Builds endurance Strengthens cardiovascular health Improves blood vessel activity Promotes blood sugar management Increases oxygen intake Decreases resting heart rate and blood pressure Reverses age-related muscle decline Triggers human growth hormone creation Builds fast-twitch muscles Promotes brain function Fights anxiety and depression Related: What is Strength Training and Why is it Important? 12-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do at Home Not close to a Farrell’s? No problem! We’ve made a basic yet effective HIIT workout you can do in your living room. No equipment required! Do each exercise for 45 seconds, then rest 15 seconds between each set. Do this circuit twice. Jump Squats Push-ups Burpees Alternating Side Lunges Mountain Climbers Plank Related: 6 Reasons Why Farrell’s Nutrition Works! Lose Weight and Burn Fat with FXB If you’re looking to burn body fat, increase muscle and enhance your cognitive health, HIIT is for you. Plus, it packs all the benefits of other exercises into fast, convenient workouts. Want to get started with a fun and effective workout? Check out group fitness HIIT classes at a Farrell’s near you!">
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Juan Ponce de Leon may not have found the mythical fountain of youth, but there are many habits you can incorporate into your daily routine to help you feel - and look! - youthful and refreshed.
What is Strength Training and Why is it Important?
Strength training is a component of the healthy lifestyle we foster at FXB. It can spur weight loss and stop osteoporosis and muscle degeneration.
Carbs: Too Little or Too Much
Carbohydrates are an essential component of a healthy diet because they give you energy. Knowing how many carbs to eat can be confusing, because eating too few can cause headaches, fatigue and weakness, while eating too many can cause weight gain. At Farrell's, we'll demonstrate the ideal balance. We'll also educate you about which carb sources can keep you in burn mode throughout the day and stop cravings and overeating.