60 seconds a day of high intensity training just 3 days per week can have big benefits for your health…I don’t know anybody that’s too busy to not do that! DR. CHAD LARSON
In Episode 25, Dr. Larson discusses:
- A new study in the Journal PLoS One wanted to look at the effectiveness of high intensity training and how it compares with two sets of subjects; The first set of subjects performed high intensity training (20 seconds of high intensity followed by 2 minutes of resting). They did this for a total of 3 times and if you do the math, that’s only 60 seconds of high intensity exercise! They only did this 3X per week! The second group did moderate exercise-40 minutes 3X per week and guess what? The results using cardiovascular, inflammatory biomarkers and body fat reduction showed better results with the group that performed high-intensity training!
- Another very recent study done with post-menopausal women that were 69 years old were subjected to a similar design; 1 high intensity group that was significantly less time working out and another that did 40 minutes 2X/week but not high-intensity. Same positive results with reductions in visceral adipose tissue, aka fat around the gut.
- Don’t underestimate the power of small changes that add up to big time success- Get out there and move!