Interval Training BasicsFitness trends tend to come and go, but here’s one we think is sure to stick around for the long haul. Interval training can help us become stronger, faster and even save us time.

What is interval training?
Don’t be fooled by its seemingly scientific name, understanding interval training is easy. No PhD required. Put quite simply, interval training involves alternating short bursts of intense activity with longer periods of lighter activity.

Why is it beneficial?
Interval training is your Swiss army knife when it comes to fitness tools. Adding it to your workout routine can help you burn more calories, save time at the gym and beat exercise boredom.

How to get started:
As with any new fitness program, check with your doctor before getting started. Interval training can be taxing on your body and lead to increased muscle soreness at first. Click here for a few workout ideas to get you started.

If you’d like to develop a workout routine designed specifically to meet your goals, a Charter Fitness Personal Trainer can help you every step of the way.


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