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Monday telecommute means HIIT in the stairwell. It was another leg/core, because that works really well. 3 sets of (stepups, each side/squats/butt kicks/glute bridges) and 2 of (crunches/leg raises/plank/crunches/leg raises), alternating, 1 minute work 15 seconds rest– about 33 minutes … Continue reading

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Leg HIIT with double core

My shoulders are sore from yesterday’s swimming (in a relatively good way, thankfully) so today became a lower body day. I repeated my previous leg HIIT effort but changed a couple things: only used the 15lb dumbbell, swapped out the … Continue reading

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At-home leg day HIIT experiment

The vital question: how can I keep up with a 6 day/week program when I can only get to the gym 4 days a week, and I have very limited equipment at home? Well, today I tried out a leg … Continue reading

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TGIH?

Thank Goodness It’s HIIT? Or should it be TGIHIIT since HIIT is already an acronym? Anyway. I googled a HIIT sequence and built it out to roughly 30 minutes, with warmup and cooldown. 2 sets of 45s work, 15s rest, … Continue reading

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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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HIIT it

Maybe the 5:30am start is worth it to have my workout done by 7:30? My train was late, and I joined the class right after the warmup. Good morning! Time for weighted lunges with kicks and burpees with dumbbells! Today’s … Continue reading

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At no time during this interval was I supposed to be lying on the floor

Back at the gym today after a long break. It was a hot weekend, and with my fresh tattoo I neither wanted to go out for a sweaty run, nor could I swim. (Sad about the no swimming thing. I’m … Continue reading

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Friday and looking ahead

Today’s workout was pretty intense: 18 minutes of HIIT followed by 2 miles on the treadmill at a good speed (24:13). I’m tired, hungry, and a little bit dizzy (I think it is more noticeable when my blood sugar is … Continue reading

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Encouraging all kinds of athletic bodies

Thursday is HIIT day. I’m starting to wonder if the staff is rotating the class instruction; I was hoping the original instructor would be back but today it was phone-it-in guy. So it goes. It wasn’t a great class, either. … Continue reading

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