What is LIIT?
LIIT refers to Low Intensity Interval Training. LIIT shares a lot with HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). It consists of periods of intense workout followed by periods of much more gentle exercise. The main difference between the two is that LIIT never reaches the same level of physical challenge as HIIT. Imagine the difference between doing 10 push up and 30 push ups and you’ll get a rough idea of how much easier LIIT is. HIIT is often touted as the go-to method for effective weight loss. LIIT can be just as effective though, in fact, if you are a novice you might reap more benefits from LIIT.
Benefits of LIIT
- Easy to get started in, a fantastic starting point for people new to working out.
- No equipment needed for most exercises. A lot of LIIT exercises can simply be done with your own body weight.
- Lot’s of room for growth. You are free to add to and expand upon your routines if you wish for a greater challenge.
- Great for burning fat.
LIIT Workout 1
This first workout that we have on offer is an ideal starting point for anyone unsure about LIIT. It will get your heart rate up as well as exercise your legs and upper body. Make sure you do some stretches before starting any exercise routine to prepare your body.
LIIT Workout 2
This LIIT workout builds upon the previous one but could also be used as a starting point for someone more confident in themselves. It is slightly more challenging than the previous workout and helps for a gradual increase in intensity.
LIIT Workout 3
Things are starting to get more serious in this routine as more of the body becomes involved in the process. Now the back and core are getting a workout as well. The increased duration of this exercise routine will test your endurance.
LIIT Workout 4
This fourth workout takes a different approach to the previous one. It is noticeably shorter, but the exercises are more involved. This is an opportunity for you to push yourself harder and really burn those excess calories.
HIIT Workout 5
The previous workouts continue to be built upon and expanded. This workout combines the additional length and the improved challenge of the other workout routines. Ultimately it is still a relatively easy routine though. As long as you’ve followed the previous routines you will have no trouble with this increase in difficulty.
HIIT Workout 6
Finally, this routine uses the previous routines and creates an experience that is perfect for those looking to burn fat. This full body workout requires no equipment and gives every part of your body a good workout. If you master this workout and no longer feel challenged by it, then you may be ready to move on to something truly challenging like a HIIT routine.