High-intensity interval training (or HIIT), is one of the most popular exercises not only for gaining attractive muscle or bodybuilding but also for gaining and maintaining a sound health. It is a form of interval training of intense anaerobic exercise. It focuses on a cardiovascular exercise strategy. There are remarkable benefits of high-intensity interval training like it works to burn extra calories, help you lose fat, gain muscle, improve oxygen consumption, reduce heart rate and blood pressure and blood sugar, etc. In this article, we’ll know about these benefits briefly. You can learn and discuss also from each with your personal trainer at home.

Burn extra calories

We know calories are the source of our energy for working. We need a lot of calories for doing hard physical work. But, we don't need a lot of calories when we don't have enough hard physical work. The extra calories have a negative effect on our body. It can increase blood sugar, blood pressure or can be the cause of a fat body. However, high-intensity interval training can solve the problem easily. When you exercise with less-intense recovery periods the extra calories will burn and will keep you strong and healthy.

Gain Muscle

Everyone wants to gain attractive muscle that can help to look gorgeous. Gain attractive muscle is not easy work. You must exercise a lot. We know weight lifting is the best practice for gaining muscle. However, in this case, you should do high-intensity interval training which helps you to do it easily.

Help to Lose Fat

Nowadays we have a common problem with the fatty body. We try to lose fat in many ways like diet controlling and so other many things. But the problem doesn’t solve. However, as we mentioned above when you exercise with less-intense recovery periods the extra calories will burn. Research proved that high-intensity interval training burns extra 20-30% more fat than traditional exercise. 

Reduce Heart Rate, Blood Pressure, and Blood Sugar

High heart rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar are common and serious problems many of us. We take medicine, doing traditional exercise and do so many things for controlling these problems. However, in this case, you should do high-intensity interval training which helps you reduce heart rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar more than the frequently traditional exercise. One study research on two groups namely traditional exercise group and high-intensity interval training group. The study found that high-intensity interval training groups reduce heart rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar only exercised three times per week for 20 minutes per day where their traditional exercise group exercised four days per week for 30 minutes per day.

Increase Metabolic Rate  

We know metabolism is an important physiological function of the body. Without proper metabolism, we can affect many physiological problems. A high metabolic rate is very important for proper digestion. Proper digestion keeps us healthy and strong. Because of high-intensity interval training, an alternating short period of intense anaerobic exercise works for increasing metabolic rate. It is a cardiovascular exercise strategy that also works for improving oxygen consumption.