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Can You Hit Fat Fast With HIIT?

By Kellie Heywood

When it comes to cardio exercise, do you like to sprint out as hard as you can go, or take it slow and steady? In the case of weight loss, the experts are still trying to sort out exactly what type of exercise has the most impact.

What the heck is HIIT?

HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. The idea is that instead of going at a steady pace at whatever type of cardio exercise you fancy - running, cycling, elliptical trainer, stair-stepping, rowing – you work out at very high intensities for very short periods of time (we're talking one minute at the most) interspersed with slightly longer periods of working out at moderate or low intensity.

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