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HIIT: Super Cardio Edition

This morning I got myself out the door early and headed to HIIT class. We had a different instructor today, who formatted a lot of Tabata-style cardio, alternating butt kicks and high knees with lunges and squat jumps and all … Continue reading

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The day I lost my mind in HIIT class

Decline pushups (feet up on a step) on a Bosu Superman planks on a Bosu (opposite arm and leg raised) Burpee pushups with a Bosu Aside from being on a Bosu, these all have in common that they are some … Continue reading

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Is there a “too much”?

I’m singing that song again this morning… HIIT is kick my butt… HIIT is kick my butt… Regular HIIT instructor is out still, so we had a replacement (different replacement from last week). He kind of dialed it in– he … Continue reading

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HIIT, now with more HIIT

I think it’s time for a rest day. This morning’s HIIT class was taught by a different instructor than usual, and it was really hard. 20 minutes of varying levels of high intensity with no breaks longer than 20 seconds. … Continue reading

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HIIT dissatisfaction

I managed another good, if slightly abbreviated, night of sleep last night and reluctantly rolled out of bed at 5am to get to HIIT on time. This time the intervals were done on Bosu balls, which nearly caused me to … Continue reading

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HIIT and hemp protein, how cliche

I got my butt out of bed, onto the train, and into the gym early this morning for another HIIT class. Now I’m singing another little song to myself: HIIT is kick my butt, HIIT is kick my butt… (It … Continue reading

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What’s this HIIT thing all about?

The 7am Thursday yoga class was replaced with a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class. That’s a workout format that’s always intrigued me; a short period of being absolutely miserable and then you’re done. So, I gave it a try. … Continue reading

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