Ever since studies materialized that high intensity interval training is good for fitness and achieves results in a shorter time, many people have been doing HIIT to some degree as part of their workout regimen.
I like doing HIIT for cardio because it’s an efficient way to work out. If I can achieve more in less time, I’m all for it.
A lot of HIIT information revolves around sprints, stair climbing and indoor cycling as the mechanism. What I want to explore is whether treadmills are suitable for HIIT.
In a nutshell, yes, treadmills are excellent for HIIT. That said, I also set out below a few disadvantages of using treadmills for HIIT. [Read more…]