Kick-up your workout!

by | Motivational Mondays

gym-526995_1280Recently, I’ve been feeling bored in my normal exercise routine and was glad to get some inspiration from the article mentioned below to restart interval training and shake things up a bit!

In this article, Walk Hard. Walk Easy. Repeat. by Gretchen Reynolds with discusses the benefits of interval training. It is especially good for those that only are able to work out a few days a week and shown to improve cardiac fitness, reduce blood pressure and increase low-body strength.

For anyone unfamiliar interval training; essentially this workout method involves changing the pace, resistance and/or difficulty level of your chosen exercise alternating between low to moderate to difficult and back down. This article specifically highlights how a walking interval routine improved the physical capabilities for individuals age 44 to 78 in Japan.

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