how to balance hiit and weight training

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Stand straight with shoulders back and feet about shoulder-width apart. Hold a dumbbell in each hand at your sides, or a kettlebell with both hands in front of you at around chest height. Engage your core and take a big step forward with one leg.

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  • Is your HIIT training also including weighted exercises?

  • The question is, is your HIIT involving weighted exercises and which exercises are you working in both sessions. Are your weights sessions already full body workouts or are the split up to body parts only in traditional bodybuilding style.

  • How should I structure my HIIT training?

  • How you structure your HIIT is entirely up to you or your trainer as long as it fits into that definition. Circuit training e.g. chose 2-10 exercises with or without weights and perform 30 seconds of max work with 15 second rest intervals.

  • How much rest between HIIT and resistance training sessions?

  • So, resting at least 6 hours between sessions seems to be optimal for strength adaptations if doing combined resistance and HIIT training on the same day.

  • What is HIIT and how can it help you?

  • What is HIIT? First of all, let nail the definition of HIIT. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training and is a form of cardio where you檙e doing quick bursts (intervals) of work accompanied with rest in between. This rest can be active or passive.

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