4 HIIT Workouts You’ll Love

What better way to mix up your training than by adding a few HIIT sessions to your regime? HIIT, otherwise known as High Intensity Interval Training, is a type of cardio which is known for getting your heart racing and burning through fat. The best thing? HIIT workouts are so intense that they’re designed to be relatively short, so you won’t have to go for an hour run every day to get to your goal body – unless of course that’s your cup of tea.

RESISTANCE HIIT ROUTINE

You’ll need a slam ball, kettlebell, resistance band, and exercise mat for comfort.

Do each exercise for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds, repeat x 3 for a 15 minute workout.

Exercise 1: Ball slams
Exercise 2: Kettlebell swings
Exercise 3: Resistance band squats
Exercise 4: Kettlebell lunges (alternate legs)
Exercise 5: Resistance band push ups

LOWER BODY HIIT ROUTINE

You’ll need an exercise mat for comfort.

Do each exercise for 40 seconds then rest for 20 seconds, repeat x 4 for a 20 minute workout.

Exercise 1: Jump squats
Exercise 2: Donkey kicks (20 seconds per leg)
Exercise 3: Jump lunges (alternate legs)
Exercise 4: Single leg glute bridges (20 seconds per leg)
Exercise 5: Burpees

UPPER BODY HIIT ROUTINE

You’ll need dumbbells and an exercise mat for comfort.

Do each exercise for 40 seconds then rest for 20 seconds, repeat x 4 for a 20 minute workout.

Exercise 1: Push ups
Exercise 2: Tricep dips
Exercise 3: Dumbbell shoulder press
Exercise 4: Spiderman push ups
Exercise 5: Dumbbell chest press

CORE HIIT ROUTINE

You’ll need an exercise mat for comfort

Do each exercise for 45 seconds then rest for 15 seconds, repeat x 2 for a 10 minute workout.

Exercise 1: Mountain climbers
Exercise 2: Sit ups
Exercise 3: Reverse crunches
Exercise 4: Scissor kicks
Exercise 5: Ab bikes

Search online for guidance on some of these exercises – and remember to warm up and cool down appropriately!

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