If you've been wondering what HIIT is but were always too afraid to ask, here’s your answer: it stands for "high-intensity interval training". FitBuzz HiiT classes involve a period of working hard, followed by a period of much lower intensity – or complete rest. This is then repeated for a number of rounds or for a duration of time. We do bursts of cardio exercises like jacks and spot sprints and strengthening exercises like squats and press-ups.
What are the biggest benefits of HIIT training? As workouts go, HIIT gives you a serious workout in a relatively short space of time. If time pressures are tight, you can squeeze an effective full-body workout into a mere 25-30 minutes – and from the comfort of your living room, no less. The reported benefits of HIIT include increased fat burn, improved strength and stamina and better sleep, get HIIT right and you could become fitter than ever!